Feed the Beast is a popular Minecraft mod that combines various features from a huge number of mods. It adds features such as new items, new world generations, magic, and new technology.

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What happens when a quarry mines a chest?

I have a quarry mining above an abandoned mine. There's a good chance eventually the quarry will mine a chest block. Will the quarry suck up the chest with its contents, or just the chest?
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Feed the Beast Unhinged Version History

My server is currently running FTB Unhinged version 1.0.1 I logged in today and noticed that for the first time ever FTB Unhinged is no longer a private code only pack, and it seems to be released to ...
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FTB Ultimate Server constantly giving “can't keep up!” errors

I am looking for some tips for getting a FTB Ultimate server server up to speed. I constantly get the "Can't Keep Up" messages. I am running a FTB ultimate 1.1.2 server on Windows 2008 R2, with an ...
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Which mod changes the bucket recepie?

Apparently in the new Feed the Beast Unhinged mod pack buckets require steel plates and a hammer. Which mod implements this change? This sounds like the kind of thing GregTech would do but I have been ...
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How do I manually install Feed the Beast Unhinged?

FTB Unhinged looks like its the mod pack I would like to run on my server. My server's control panel has a nifty mod installation section where it gives me a drop-down that lets me click whatever mod ...
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Why can I connect to my server using an internal IP and localhost, but not when I use my external IP?

I have made a Feed The Beast Ultimate server for a couple of friends. When I try to connect to it, it says connection refused:connect, which, according to this post mans that there is no server ...
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How to pump mercury into Industrial Grinder?

I've tried everything I can think of to put mercury in the Industrial Grinder. I'm using FTB Ultimate. I have a setup that pumps water in just fine. I have been unable to pump in liquid Mercury, or ...
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Is it possible to measure the liquid amount in Quantum Tanks?

I started using Quantum Tanks to store my liquids (FTB Ultimate pack). I use liquiducts to pipe the liquids from the Quantum Tanks to their target locations. Is there a way to measure/display/meter ...
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Allow others to use Op/Admin levers

Sorry if this is a simple question, but searching this forum and general googling wasn't yielding anything that seemed useful. Anyway, I am using the Yogcraft mod pack, and was wondering if there is ...
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How to control where items get stored?

If I have say wood in a chest with an IE Storage Bus hooked up to it, as well as the same type of wood in a barrel, how do I control where the item goes when I drop it into the network?
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Do drives fragment, and if so is there a way to defragment them automatically?

Let's say I have two drives liked this: Drive 1 99 cobble 1 wood Drive 2 1 cobble 99 wood Now, if I plug both drives into an empty, powered ME drive, would the system be smart enough to ...
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Best way to import from HDD to networked drive?

How would I transfer all contents out of the HDD onto the networked drive? I don't want to plug the HDD directly into the networked drive.
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How do I stop a system from overfilling a chest?

Ok I have a turtle mining, and filling Enderchest(a1) with it's payload. I have buildcraft pipes emptying Enderchest(a2) into Diamond chest(1). I wanted to have a second set of pipes emptying Diamond ...
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How to Efficiently Configure Working Item Counts From Applied Energistics

I'm just getting started on the AE mod in FTB Ultimate Mod Pack. I'm attempting to specify that I want to send all cobblestone, dirt, and gravel over 2048 blocks in the network, to my recyclers. ...
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Why Use EU to Power Quarry?

NOTE: I'm playing FTB Ultimate pack. I'm thinking my quarry is horrible powered and highly inefficient. Currently I'm using an Ender Tank pumping lava in from the Nether to power two Thermal ...
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Minecraft crashes often, and often repeatedly until I force an update. Then it crashes again

Regardless of when I crash, it's always the same console message that I see. 2013-07-02 08:14:32 [INFO] [STDERR] java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException: -1 2013-07-02 08:14:32 [INFO] [STDERR] at ...
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How can you charge items with MJ?

This question has some controversy on how to charge a Power Tool from the Modular Powersuits mod. While it is commonly known that both EU, MJ, and UE can be used to charge it, I want to know how ...
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Is there a way to find the heritage of my bees?

I'm using feed the beast and am currently trying to efficiently use the bees added by forestry, extra bees and thaumic bees. I want to find all possible bee-breeds without looking them up, this ...
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Can I automate creating and placing TNT blocks in the Feed the Beast modpack?

I'm planning to create an automatic TNT cannon which can be reloaded without user intervention but I ran into a difficulty: the TNT needs to be reloaded into my gun. I can create a magazine but it ...
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Why can I place blocks but not water at my server's spawn?

I can't place water at my spawn. That makes sense. However I can break and place blocks. What gives? If I op myself I can then place water. If I de-op myself I cannot. However regardless of my ...
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Fastest way to Create Woven Silk?

I'm playing with the Minecraft FTB Ultimate pack, and I want to create a woven backpack, but I need woven silk. At first I was hoping to find a lot of jungle hives and get the Silky Combs, but after ...
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Is it possible to automate the winding up of a Clockwork Engine?

The clockwork engines in the 1.5.2 version of Forestry provide essentially unlimited power at the cost of winding them with right-clicking. Is there any way to automate these, maybe with turtles or ...
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How do Forestry Bee Comb production chance work?

For example, Exotic bee has a 30% chance in the database to produce a Silky Comb, but the Edenic bee (one evolution up) only has a 20% chance. I also notice that they have differing production speeds ...
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Why did my miner stop working?

It is named "Miner". Other than that I'm not sure if its a IC2, BC3 or some other miner. My Miner has hit bedrock, and will not retract. Why? I have removed the remaining pipes from the Miner unit ...
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What works with Vanilla Ender Chests in FTB?

In FTB, lots of items interact with chests, such as Miners. Which, if any, of these items also work with vanilla Ender Chests? Or conversely, which items do not work with vanilla Ender Chests? ...
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Checking amount of items in a barrel using computercraft

How can I use computers or turtles to check how many items and stacks are there in a barrel? (Is there any way even?) Im using MindCrack Feed the beast pack.
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Is it possible to use ComputerCraft to show the TPS of a server?

Sometimes a Minecraft server is running a bit slow. How slow? Well, that's what we want to know. With this program, we should be able to see what the currently Ticks Per Second (TPS) is on a nearby ...
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Regenerate ores in active minecraft map?

We have a server that is running the Direwolf20 modpack from Feed the Beast. When the server was started we decided to remove GregTech from the modpack. Well now we want to add GregTech back. The ...
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“Address family not supported by protocol family” error

When ever I try to login to a FTB server it says: Connection Lost: Address family not supported by protocol family: connect: java.net.SocketException: Address family not supported by protocol ...
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How can I turn off the bags?

I recently learned that Not Enough Items has other features than allowing you to retrieve any block in the game. Needless to say, that's pretty awesome, and I now use it to help me learn the purpose ...
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What's Silver for?

I found silver, and while it seems to be used in the Factorization mod, the Silver entry in the Factorization wiki is missing. What's it for?
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What is the optimal way to stress test a server?

Given recent events, I have decided that Nukes everywhere are probably not the best way to stress test a server. Is there a way to do this in Feed the Beast Ultimate that doesn't result in massive ...
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Sphax texture pack & Feed the Beast

I tried to use the Sphax texture pack for Feed the Beast, but it caused mobs to display as wireframes and my minimap to break. Is there something special I need to do to get it to work correctly?
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Advanced Pump vs BuildCraft Pump

I can't seem to find any information anywhere about the speed of the GregTech advanced pump. Considering that it is constructed from 4 BuildCraft Pumps and consumes quite a bit more energy, it seems ...
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What are the pros and cons of Quantum Armor and the Modular Powersuits?

I want to know the pros and cons of having the Quantum Armor (including the GraviChestPlate) compared to the pros and cons of the Modular Powersuits (with all modules installed). What I don't care ...
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What can give me near-infinite storage?

I have a lot of things. I need a place to store them all. Barrels store only one thing, but a lot of that one thing. Applied Energetics systems store 63 types of things per drive. Chests, are well, ...
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Can I transfer enchantments from one item to another?

I currently have a thaumium pickaxe with Efficiency IV, Unbreaking III, and Repair II. What I would like to transfer these enchantments to a thaumium sword (not crafted yet) and hopefully get the ...
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What Happens If I Run My Advanced Pump Continuously?

What happens if the Advanced Pump is left running continuously and the output pipe is full? I noticed it will continue to consume power, but does it stop pumping until there is enough room in the pipe ...
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Minecraft versions in Feed the Beast

I've heard various things about the Minecraft version Feed the Beast runs. Some people say it runs 1.5.1, others say it runs 1.4.7. Others still say it supports the features of 1.4.7, as if to imply ...
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Is there a way I can daisy-chain tanks to store liquids?

I'm simply not sure how much oil my well is going to transmit back to my base so I'd like to be able to expand my tanks as required, is there a way I can maybe connect additional tanks to my first one ...
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Why do Buildcraft engines blow up even if cooled properly?

I have a Peat Bog and Turbary and I powered it using a fuel-powered Combustion Engine cooled with an Aqueous Accumulator, but I still wound up with a giant crater. What happened?
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How do I connect multiple machines to an energy bridge?

I've got an energy bridge converting my EU power to MJ and when I put a machine that runs on MJ directly next to the BC producer, it works. I've tried to connect 3 of these types of machines to the BC ...
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Can I Force Feed someone?

Say, hypothetically, I had someone trapped in an inescapable cage of warded blocks. Say also that I had removed their items and armor before transporting them there. They would eventually starve to ...
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My tunnel bore has corrupted, what can I do?

My tunnel bore (frame motors, CC chunk loaders) stopped. When I went to investigate, it crashed the server. Then, every time I logged in again, it crashed the server. I only escaped by editing my ...
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Will I need to regulate or stop the output of my lava pump if I fill up my storage?

I'm planning to pump lava through teleport pipes. I'll be using redstone engines to do the pumping. I am concerned as to what will happen if there is still lava left to collect, but my tank on the ...
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How does one pump huge lakes of lava fast? [duplicate]

I am creating a setup that will use 10 thermal generators and create massive EU. I need to know how I can pump lava from the nether as fast as possible, multiple buckets per second even. Anyone know ...
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What happens if I disable a mod in an already generated world? [duplicate]

Specifically, I have XyCraft enabled as part of ftb ultimate but I get loads of these drops but looking at the current usage, I can't see me needing them. If I disable the mod what happens to: 1 The ...
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How can I switch off certain parts of my EU powered network/machines to conserve power?

I'm at quite an early stage of the game in terms of power generation but I have (possibly unwisely) started making Applied Energistics equipment as I really want to use it to manage the masses of ...
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Need help to debug unexpected server crashes

Recently my friend got his computer fixed and he was finally able to join my server. He was lagging a bit at first but then he made some changes that seemed to improve that. I also added another GB ...
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Can tamper-resistant blocks be removed by an op?

Can tamper-resistant blocks, such as Warded Blocks, Personal Safes and Trade-O-Mats be removed by a player who is an operator in game? If so, how? I'm trying to remove a glitched Trade-O-Mat that ...