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What licenses do I need to use Minecraft in class?

The children in my class would like a private lan server set up in school for MC. However I am a noob although I have played it via a vanilla server a while ago. The school are willing to provide ...
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Why is my server's memory usage so high with just 5 players online?

I recently started a vanilla Linux Minecraft server (v1.7.2) and have been having trouble with high RAM usage causing the server to disconnect. I have allocated a maximum of 3.5GB. I restarted the ...
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Hosting a Linux Dedicated Server for “The Ship”

I cannot get a dedicated server for The Ship (AppID 2403) to run on a linux box using steamcmd. I have followed this guide. The steps listed complete successfully. Then, I run ./srcds_run -game ship ...
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“Failed to Bind Port” Minecraft Server

I started a local Minecraft server on my Windows XP computer, but didn't shut it down correctly once finished by using the stop command. Now when it starts up, it says "Failed to bind port 25565. ...
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Minecraft Failed To Bind Port

I made a server and used my IPv4 address for the IP. I decided to scratch that server and make a Bukkit server so I can use plugins. I tried to use my IPv4 address which I used for my other server but ...
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Get a players name from their UUID

Is there a quick and easy way to resolve a Minecraft players UUID to their IGN? I'd prefer something as easy as: A server-command like: playername xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx A website that ...
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Vanilla dedicated server, can I configure a list of bot names

I have a dedicated TF2 server set up for in-office breaks which our department uses to play together. We use tf_bot_quota_mode fill and tf_bot_quota 24` to make sure we have plenty of things to shoot ...
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Why is it that when a player is opped on my minecraft server, no one else can build/break blocks?

If there is even a letter in the ops text file nobody including myself can build or break anything. Even as owner rank if I were to op the letter 'c' I still would have this problem. I use Group ...
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How to Prevent Access to Minecraft Server from non-minecraft Clients?

My son has recently created a Minecraft server in our home using a leftover PC. He is using a whitelist to allow only his friends' legitimate accounts to join the game. However, I have discovered ...
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Seting up a minecraft server

I'm trying to setup a minecraft server: server is on ubuntu comp, client on windows comp. 1) On my.public.ip.adress I can't play: java.net.connectException: connection refused: no further ...
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Garry's Mod Steam Server?

I followed the following instructions for setting up a Garry's Mod server in Linux via the command line; http://wiki.garrysmod.com/page/Hosting_A_Dedicated_Server mkdir ~/Steam cd ~/Steam wget ...
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How to automatically heartbeat a TF2 listen server?

I am running a listen server from time to time to play with friends, i get annoyed that in order for the server to be lsited on the internet i have to manually "map " in the console. Is there a way to ...
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What command can I use to stop receiving a defuse kit every round in casual?

My friends and I wanted to play a 5v5 premade and make it look like a competitive match. I got all the commands except for the one that disables a defuse kit being bought automatically after each ...
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Minecraft Server: Connection refused

and here's my question: My Minecraft Server is running perfectly, I can connect. But, if others try, it says "Can't connect: connection refused: connect". I have a Mac, with 8gb ram, and am using ...
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Minecraft is port forwarded properly but can't log in

I have run a Minecraft server for over a year. I had a netgear router on Comcast network. We recently got a 'new' all-in modem/router, one that needed to be configured. http://canyouseeme.com says ...
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How to automatically update a Team Fortress 2 server with SteamCMD?

I have a Windows server running Team Fortress 2 (TF2) with SteamCMD and I would like to enable auto-updates. For the moment, I have to do it manually with SteamCMD using the app_update command but ...
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Gamemode addon implementing in server

I've installed some gamemodes from the workshop but I have no idea how to get this in my server. For example I get the gamemode Hide and Seek which gets put in the directory: C:\Program Files ...
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Does having more players on run your computer harder?

So I've had this Minecraft server for a long time that I just play on with friends using Hamachi. I've always used the free version of Hamachi, which only allows up to 5 players to be in the group, ...
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Is there any way of making a Minecraft server lower than the current version?

So me and my friends manged to make a server in Minecraft for us to play on and we would like to add mods. But the mods we want to add are a few versions lower than the updated version. Is there any ...
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Pokemon in Pixelmon server don't appear when I send them out?

I have a Pixelmon server for my friend and I to play on. It's been working fine for the last week, but when I came on it today, and I threw out my Pokemon it wouldn't show up. It would say "Sent out ...
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How can I Protect my Minecraft server from griefers without and griefers within?

I have a new MC server professionally hosted. I'm using whitelist to limit users that can connect, but I'm wondering what I need to do to make sure that when my players return, their hard-won items ...
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Is there a way to modify/disable the setup timer in TF2 as a server owner?

Not to be confused with the "waiting for players" timer or the "end of round" timer, the setup timer is the one where, during payload race, control point, or KOTH games, the attacking team is locked ...
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Texture Pack on Server over FTP

Today I tried to "install" a texture pack on my server (verygames) to let all my users use the same texture pack. To do this, I found a way with editing the server.properties at line "resource-pack=". ...
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CS:GO Server on OS X 10.9 Server

I'm wondering whether its possible to run a CSGO casual server on OS X Server for me and a few mates, the system is up to it hardware wise I'm just wondering if its actually possible and how it would ...
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How can you open a server on Minecraft PE?

I was bored this morning, so I asked my sister to join me on Minecraft PE. She did, and it worked. Then she had the idea of asking some of our friends to join us. I was thrilled with the idea, but how ...
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Minecraft: Constant LAN port?

Occasionally, a friend wants to join me, playing on my Minecraft world, which I run locally on my computer. We don't want to use VPN or other stuff, so we currently do it using this procedure: I ...
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How do you make a crazy craft server on mac?

I'm trying to make a crazy craft server with my friend. I downloaded the server pack download already on the voids wrath website.When i double click the server folder i downloaded, it shows me a bunch ...
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A lot of TCP and UDP errors in Boring Man

I've been playing Boring Man (a free online shooter on Steam) for a while and a ton of errors keep flooding me every time I want to join a game. Common Errors: TCP Error 4, UDP Error 5, TCP Error 5 ...
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Create Official Dedicated CS:GO Server

I would like to make a CS:GO Server that people using the in-game casual matchmaking system can join. But every time I make it it is created as a 'Community Dedicated' server as opposed to an ...
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MinecraftEdu server crashes in one class, not others

I use MInecraftEdu in my geography classes. The servers work fine in three classes and fail repeatedly in the fourth. The failures occur soon after starting new worlds. I have noticed some students ...
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Have two Minecraft players coexist at separate times in the same local server

I have a question that just doesn't seem easy to put to words in a Google search, so here goes. There's only one computer in the house. My brother and I play Minecraft on it using the same account. ...
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How to change MineOS Password for Web UI

I have successfully installed MineOS (Minecraft Server Admin Tools). I have it set up so that it automatically launches when I restart the server. I go to my.ip:8080 and the web interface is up and ...
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How many connections does the client make to the server in 1 minute?

If I have a script that checks for x connections every x minutes and blocks IP's after x connections will it stop Minecraft servers from working properly? How many connections does the Minecraft ...
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Trying to create a game server but unable to connect to localhost 8081

I am trying to create a game server for the game 7 Days to Die but I am running into a problem. This is the file I was told to use when starting the server. rem rem Starts a dedicated server rem rem ...
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Friend cannot connect to my TF2 server

Yesterday, one of my friends started playing TF2 for the first time, so I thought it would be a good idea if we played a game against bots together before we play the mayhem that is multiplayer. So, I ...
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Dedicated Server - what should I be looking for? Virtual private servers?

I would like to rent my own dedicated-server which I can run my own game servers on, rather than buying a server specific for one individual application or game. Any suggestions of what I should be ...
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I Forgot my MC PE External server password and now I can't play.

What can I do? I've forgot my login password for external MC PE servers and now I can't join any of them because I forgot. Now what? Is there a way to get your password back?
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Cannot connect to own Team Fortress 2 server

I have been following this tutorial to make my own TF2 server. And have gotten to video Sechs (six), and I have tried to connect to my own server by going to the server browser in TF2, but it says ...
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Port-forwarding: different ports in router log? [closed]

My friend cannot connect to my Minecraft server. How do the the different ports shown in my router's log affect port forwarding? What can I change to allow my friend connect to my server? I believe ...
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Unable to connect to authentication servers on debian vps

Hi i am currently hosting a server on a VPS running debian and when i try to connect to the server my client gets an error saying the authentication servers are down, and the server displays an error ...
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How do I enable bumper cars on any map?

How do I enable the bumper cars function on my map? What command would let me use bumper cars on any map? I've heard sometimes that if you try to add bumper cars they won't show, is this actually an ...
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How to force CSGO server to change teams at mid rounds?

I have mp_maxrounds "30" but they are all played on one side, what I want is to have 15 rounds per side.
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Minecraft prefix

In my Minecraft server, I have prefixes set up for groups but when I join The Nether or The End the prefixes go away and it's permissions.
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Other's can't connect to my Minecraft Server

I created a Minecraft server for my sister and I, and we're using the same connection, but she can't seem to connect to the server where as I can, and we're only 10 meters apart and both using wired ...
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How to I give someone specific permissions on my Minecraft server?

I have tried everything I have thought of to give myself and other people permissions. To make someone be able to warp or get a kit, I have to op them! Is there another way to give people specific ...
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Does Grand Theft Auto Online have it's own servers?

This question was a bit hard to put into a simple question but basically i'm just wondering if the online section of this game is hosted by Rockstar or if they are hosted locally by the host of each ...
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Minecraft: LAN options

My team and I are hosting a LAN-party this friday and we expect about 20 people to enter our Minecraft: Hunger Games contest. The problem is that we have no firewall or router access, and all ...
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Minecraft server connecting to site

I'm thinking about making a server where there is team of 8 vs team of 8. and I'm wondering if I can make a website where you register your team and it's members usernames, and it tells the server ...
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Why is my minecraft skin is not showing up? [duplicate]

Just like a normal Minecraft player, I go onto servers and play with friends. But wait. When I join, my skin does not show up. I am on a 1.8 server and nobody can see my skins. Please help someone.
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Cannot Connect to GMod DS

Console initialized. Couldn't load shader dll: game_shader_generic_garrysmod_srv.soConVarRef mat_dxlevel doesn't point to an existing ConVar Game_srv.so loaded for "Garry's Mod" Setting breakpad ...