Bukkit is a Minecraft Server mod/wrapper that makes managing and creating servers easier while providing more flexibility with a plugin-based framework.

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How to find a player's redstone clock (or other aggressive circuitry)?

I'm an admin for a minecraft server where I suspect one of the players has set up a fast cycle redstone circuit. The reason is the server uses what seems to me to be too high of cpu for only one or ...
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What, exactly, is Bukkit for Minecraft?

I've read the documentation and everything I can find on this subject, but I'd like to know: What Bukkit does that vanilla Minecraft Server does not Why people decide to use it over vanilla ...
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Why does my bed explode when I try to sleep on it in the Nether, and how do I disable it?

After I read the changelog for Minecraft 1.6, I saw that one of the few items that were fixed was beds in the nether. However, when trying to sleep in one, it explodes. Is this purely intentional, and ...
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How do I kill a pig which was turned into a zombie pigman by lightning in SMP?

no longer applicable for minecraft versions beta 1.6 and later While playing on a Minecraft SMP bukkit server, I tried using the /thor command to manipulate lightning on a few pigs with my pickaxe. ...
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How do I add plugins to my Bukkit SMP server?

I was wondering how to add plugins to my Minecraft server. I am using Bukkit, and the things I would like to be able to do is spawn stuff, teleport to other players, set home locations, have an ...
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Moving From Vanilla Server to Bukkit

I have a server running the standard, unmodified Vanilla server on a Linux box. After talking to the people on the server we have decided that moving to a Bukkit Server would be better because of the ...
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Reduce Minecraft server lag

I recently decided to set up a Minecraft server on an old PowerEdge 1850 I had lying around. I'd like to start expanding and getting more players on, but I've been having massive lag issues when the ...
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How to clear laggy chicken farm

I've irresponsibly made an auto breeding chicken farm on a multiplayer server. Unfortunately, I left my character AFK and the farm grew beyond any possibility of getting close, for it causes horrible ...
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How can I run a Minecraft Server on multiple CPU cores?

I am working on setting up a Minecraft server on a machine I have at home. This particular machine has two quad-core CPUs running at 2.0Ghz so I would like to take advantage of the number of cores and ...
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Is it possible to have a dummy player in SMP?

Me and my friends are playing on a multiplayer server. We have a nether wart farm in the Nether, but it only grows if there is a player in the Nether. We are mainly building a castle so we are not in ...
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Random Stone Brick Replacement with Worldedit in Minecraft

How does one randomly pattern mossy and cracked stone brick among regular smooth stone brick using worldedit? Is there a script for it or does the "vanilla" worldedit have the capabilities of doing ...
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Is there a clear water MineCraft mod that will work for SMP servers?

I would like to know if it's possible to use some kind of minecraft mod to make the water that I look through clear. I understand that there's mods to do it and I can also modify my texture pack, but ...
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How to retain players eqipped items upon death?

I'm running a Minecraft 1.7.2 server with Craftbukkit. I need some command or plugin for the following purpose:- When a Player dies he/she will lose all items, except the equipped items (action bar ...
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How do I get monsters to spawn in a certain place?

Okay, I have an SMP server and I don't want monsters to spawn near my spawn area or anywhere within it. Also, I have built castle walls around it and a huge house (which keeps getting destroyed), but ...
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King of the Hill / Rewards for Area Control in Minecraft

I'm working on setting up a highly modified bukkit pvp server. I want to establish goals that people can fight for, and be rewarded appropriately, on an ongoing basis. One of the ideas I had is ...
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Timed Item Spawn in MineCraft Chests

I'm looking to set up "incentives" for exploring different areas on my minecraft SMP server. One idea I had was for items to spawn in chests scattered in out of the way areas that spawn harder to ...
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How to fly in minecraft

I see a lot of videos where peoples building big building and villages in a time lapse. When I see them, they are flying so they can reach the spot faster. How they do that, is it a Bukkit mod ? Is ...
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Minecraft save-all timer

I have recently found that my MC world does not auto-save (Don't answer on how to do that), so I have to /save-all every 5 minutes or so. However, I have created a timer hooked up to a /save-all ...
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A mechanism or CraftBukkit plugin to not allow building or mining in Minecraft?

I'm trying to teach students how to program JavaScript inside Minecraft with ScriptCraft. It's been amazing, except for the fact that even my most focused students get so distracted with playing ...
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Is there a Bukkit plug-in that will prevent Ghasts from spawning?

We planned to create some big buildings in the Nether but to make it challenging on the earth too, we do enable enemies. However, we don't want to enable Ghasts as we find them very annoying since ...
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What is this Item I found in Minecraft?

This item above was accidently found when playing Minecraft Multiplayer, what is it? Could someone please explain what it does?
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How do I create multiple worlds?

I have been searching for a while now for a way to create more than the default, nether, and end worlds to play in. Example: I want a PvP world, a no-grief world, a grief-allowed world, etc. Is this ...
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Is there a Bukkit Plugin that allows giving new users books?

I was thinking, with the books Minecraft has come out with, it's time to replace those 500 blocks worth of signs with a simple book. Is there a Bukkit Plugin that will automatically give new users a ...
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Minecraft Server Admin: Regions vs Logging

I've run a little minecraft server for my friends for almost a year. I've started experiencing griefing and installed bukkit and the plugin CoreProtect, which logs block place/breakage. It's great. ...
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Is there a world generator that can create a Minecraft world that is solid rock?

Is there a world generator that can create a Minecraft world that's solid rock? Literally, with one layer of bedrock at the bottom and the other 127 layers stone? I don't care if it generates ores or ...
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Minecraft SMP mob statistics

I'm am trying to build a mob farm in Minecraft SMP, but barely any mobs spawn near it. I know there is a limit of 85 hostile mobs for the whole world. But even when I am the only player logged on, I ...
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Can I disable different colored grass?

I made a town which is inbetween 3 biomes, and the grass is colored differently for different sections of the town, making it look very ugly. Is there a Bukkit plugin I can use to change the color of ...
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Is there a multi-world bukkit-plugin with per-world(-group) inventory?

I set up my bukkit server to run multiple worlds. However, one of them is supposed to be a creative one (i.e. give etc allowed), another one is survival based and no cheating allowed. Currently the ...
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What server config do I need to get monsters to not spawn in the main world, but to spawn in the nether?

I have a small server with my wife, and she doesn't like playing when monsters spawn. That's fine, I can deal with Peaceful, and Spawners still spawn mobs that I can farm. But in the Nether, there are ...
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Are there any effective multilevel mob grinders in 1.2.5?

I've seen some of these super high efficiency traps (> 50,000 items/hour) but most of them seem not to work on 1.2.5. What I was hoping would work would be floors that spawn and let the mobs drop ...
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Is there a bukkit plugin to run small scripts when players (re)spawn?

I'd like to setup my bukkit server to run a small script (like, giving players basic items) when players respawn or enter a world for the first time (or cause every 10th respawn to be in another ...
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Can you warn people that their Towny rent is almost due?

In Towny, is it possible to warn players a certain time before rent is due if they won't be able to afford rent? I'm open to installing further plugins to enable this, but it's rather painful to my ...
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Besides disabling items, what is the best way to prevent duplication glitches on tekkit servers?

I have had many issues with people on my tekkit multiplayer server using Tekkit items to illegally obtain or duplicate items. So my question is: How do I prevent my players from exploiting the bugs ...
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Are there performance and stability differences between vanilla and Bukkit servers?

I am deciding whether to switch my vanilla server over to a Bukkit server. I did upgrade to the development build of Java 7 which did give me a slight performance boost. Just wondering if anyone has ...
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How do I hide the plugin list from my users?

I want to hide my plugin list from my users. How do I do that? They just type /plugins and all plugins are shown. Is there any option to disable this? I am using Essentials.
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Is there a plugin for always spawning with the same items?

I need a plugin that lets me set an item/items that players always spawn with. Does such a thing exist?
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Minecraft Biome Modification? (SMP)

I host a SMP server on a VPS and lately there's been a couple of hard crashes at the hosting facility which has caused some interesting biome glitches. The initial spawn area and the surrounding ...
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How to do you add Mods to my Minecraft Bukkit Server?

The Mod I want to install is BuildCraft, so I am wondering how are you supposed to install Mods like that into a Bukkit Server?
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How do I have different plugins in different Multiverse worlds?

I am trying to set up a Bukkit server. Is it possible to have different plugins in different worlds? I am ok with Permssions, and also I have already downloaded PermissionsEx. Could you give an ...
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Setting up permission in McMyAdmin with groupmanager

I have a served hosted at Fragnet.net. Here the default admin tool is McMyAdmin. I want to set up permissions in MyMcAdmin with group manager as suggested by the fragnet knowledgebase. But even after ...
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What is the maximum number of players on a Minecraft/Bukkit server?

Does anybody have any experience with this? I'm having trouble finding the number.
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Alternative to Bukkit's world-edit?

I play on a minecraft server. The admin likes a plugin that uses /sp. I aksed him to install world edit, so he did. He then uninstalled it when he realised that it overwrote /sp. So I'm looking for a ...
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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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Why did my Craftbukkit 1.7.2 map reset?

I am running a small homeserver with the latest craftbukkit 1.7.2 build. Whenever they release a new version, I update my server asap. However the last update somehow "reset" the map. Spawnposition ...
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Disconnect by Server: Nope!

I was playing on my Bukkit Minecraft server, testing a new plugin for sitting in chairs. I right click on the chair (A stair block), and am teleported to the stair block. I right click another block ...
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Bukkit Permissions, quick and simple

I cannot for the life of me figure out how permissions.yml works for a CraftBukkit Minecraft Server. Here is what I want: I would like three groups: admin, user, and default. Admins should have ...
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Minecraft Towny - Only build in plots?

In my Minecraft Bukkit server, we have Towny installed. If players belong to the town, they can build anywhere inside it. Is there a way to limit the players to only be able to build in plots that ...
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Is there a plugin which will allow Gates?

I was wondering, does a bukkit plugin where you can select an area, and then when right-clicking a sign, a fence/other block fills in the selected area? So a player could right-click a sign (or ...
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Is there a way to change an existing map from Default to Large biomes?

I'm OK with there being 'unnatural' stuff at the borders of the 1.2.5 map and the 1.3.1 map, but I'd like all the newly generated areas to be LARGE BIOME. I am using Bukkit, is it as simple as ...
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How to add Minecraft client mods to Spout / Spoutcraft?

Spout is a bukkit plugin that allows some nice interaction with the modified client Spoutcraft, for example using server-side defined texture packs and which mods the client will use. This does ...