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I have little fighting skill. How can I get rid of a Wither?

I have set up a Minecraft server for my 5-year-old son and a friend of his. They use it in creative mode to build stuff. Today, my son copied instructions he saw in a YouTube video and created a ...
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How to automatically broadcast local server name?

When setting casual LAN Minecraft gaming, I'd find it would be easier and more user friendly if LAN clients just see the local Minecraft server automatically in the Multiplayer screen instead of ...
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How to make a Minecraft Server exit automatically when it crashes

I am setting up a custom modded server and am running into an issue. During all the block id related crashes, the server jar will still be running even though it crashed. I would like it to quit when ...
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Can a single player world be opened to people that aren't on my network?

is there a way to make my single player world open to others? I know that there's LAN, but I'm talking about other people from farther away. For example, if I'm playing in Chicago and I want someone ...
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Minecraft Hexxit Suddenly Extreme Lag

I have a extreme lag problem on my server. It's a dedicated Server on my local machine with me and up to 4 other players on it. We use the Hexxit-Mod-Pack on 1.5.2. I give my Minecraft 1Gb Memory. ...
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forge-1.7.10-10.13.2.1236-universal.jar keeps closing while loading mods [on hold]

This is my first time setting up a Minecraft server, and right now I'm trying to set one with a bunch of mods that I'm using on my client version, but for some reason, the server tries to load the ...
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How did someone join my single player world?

I have a Minecraft PE single player world. When I was playing somehow someone joined my game. How could/can this happend?
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'My minecraft server shuts down immediately, even tho I have change the EULA' [closed]

My minecraftserver shuts down immediately. I downloaded the server.exe file. I have changed the EULA, but still, even after many attempts the server just close before it starts loading. (Version ...
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Snowballs exploding like TNT?

I've been playing Minecraft on a server and I was using snowballs for fun. I'm not sure what happened, if it's a plugin, command or something else. The snowballs are exploding like TNT after they're ...
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My triangle.gs server keeps crashing

I have a triangle.gs free server, I logged on then after a little it says error report: Internal Exception: java.io.IOException: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host the ...
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Prevent Wither griefing at specific locations

On my Factions server, I want to allow wither raiding. My spawn recently got griefed by a wither so I used WorldGuard and some custom flags plugin to disable explosions,but that does not apply to the ...
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My minecraft forge-1.7.10-10.13.0.1180-universal server keeps shutting itself down

My minecraft 1.7.10 forge server keeps crashing. Every time I open it, it opens up and starts like it should and starts running but than suddenly it comes up with a bunch of messages that I'm not ...
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Why doesn't my enchanted fish effect other players? [closed]

I have an enchanted Knockback 20 fish but when I hit my brother on my server nothing happened! Is there some kind of restriction on this? I also tried using flaming arrows with a sharpness 5 but it ...
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Can you connect to a LAN server without being on the same internet connection

I was just wondering if you can make a LAN server then connect being across the world just using the ip address that you get to choose like this Gamemode: blah, Op: blah Port, IP Address 12345, ...
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Why isn't my Minecraft 1.8 Client not receiving Server Data?

When I try to connect to a server in 1.8 Client, every time: The IP is mc.antcraft.net, and listen carefully... The 1.8 Client errors with a Server Connect Timeout, but if I ping via Command ...
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What's the difference between Spigot and CraftBukkit Minecraft servers?

I'm making a small server for me and my friends, on a Raspberry Pi. All the guides I have seen so far use Spigot, but there isn't that much documentation that I can find on what they did to make it ...
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Essentials fails to load in spigot

I am running the latest spigot (CraftBukkit version git-Spigot-47b1dff-f233e7d (MC: 1.8) (Implementing API version 1.8-R0.1-SNAPSHOT)) on which I am trying to make Essentials work (I tried ver stable ...
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Minecraft Server CB/Spigot Multi-version Compatibility

So, this isn't necessarily a problem though, but more like a I-NEED-HELP situation. So my server is Currently running Spigot 1.7.2-1.7.5 and I was wondering if there was a way to have my server be ...
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My minecraft_server.1.8.1 file wont open [closed]

When I start minecraft_server.1.8.1.exe, it closes straight away. The log only shows this: [Server thread/INFO]: Starting minecraft server version 1.8.1 [15:11:38] [Server console handler/ERROR]: ...
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Reset a player's progress on a server

I have a Minecraft server I've just started for a few friends. We're playing on hard, and I'm going to set it up so that players spawn with a few minimal items to get them going. Some of them jumped ...
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Minecraft Server connection refused (process running on 25565 being detected)

I am running around in circles trying to connect to my recently set-up Minecraft server. The Minecraft server is installed and running on my Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) machine. I have opened the port 25565 on ...
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How do I disable commands for only 1 or 2 opped players (like worldedit and vanish)

I'm co-owner of a mc-server and the owner want's to make some of his friends op, so they have access to all commands. But is there a way to take some permissions away for an opped player, without ...
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no such item with ID xxxx open blocks xp drain

I have a private forge modded server that I use to take some of the load off of my main computer. I was playing along and attempted to craft a open blocks xp drain and even though I could see it in ...
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Where can I get a basic list of all permissions that I can deny/allow in PEX?

I am currently building my server, and I chose the PEX Bukkit plugin. It is so far very easy to use. (Although I am a programmer, so any weird settings file that you have to edit using the command ...
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What's the best way to restrict gamemode per-world in MultiWorld?

I have a MultiWorld server set up (Spigot 1.8 using the MultiWorld plugin) which I would like to have some worlds lock everyone into creative mode and others lock everyone into survival mode. I've ...
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Is it possible to have my minecraft server update itself?

I am currently playing a server with my friends on the new Minecraft snapshot and I constantly have to update it because they release a new snapshot often. I was wondering if it was possible for every ...
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Prevent Kill farming on Minecraft PvP-Server? [duplicate]

I have a minecraft PvP Server and I have a huge problem with kill farming. Problem: How am I supposed to stop Kill-Farming, since anyone could simply kill someone as many times as they like? Any ...
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No “main manifest attribute” in craftbukkit.jar

I am trying to make a Bukkit server with 1.6.4 (its the newest recommended since the whole dispute with Mojang). I followed the directions, and my run.bat says: java -Xmx1024M -jar craftbukkit.jar -o ...
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How can i lock the same custom map in every new single world?

So, to be more precise, I want to create something like this: -I want to enter the minecraft lobby and when I press the singleplayer and create a new world, the present map would be the same over and ...
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Stop Minecraft Ticks when zero players online

As we all know , a Minecraft Server keeps the spawn chunks loaded all the time (if you don't know, read these questions: one two). So ticks keep passing by. I'm keen of the fact that in these ticks ...
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New Computer- Port forwarding stopped working

I used to run all sorts of minecraft servers off of my old computer but that one was old and slow. Now I got a new computer and I wanted to get back to running servers and when I set up my port ...
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Can I play Mineplex on Xbox 360?

I play minecraft on my xbox 360, and I can't seem to find a way to choose multiplayer, and fill out server info like on YouTube. Can I only play mineplex on a computer version?
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How do I allow my Agrarian Skies server to run?

I've uploaded and installed the Agaraian Skies modpack onto my server, hosted by MTXserv. When I start my server, it always reverts back to 'stopped' and every time I try to run it, the server ...
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minecraft server connection timed out

when someone tries to connect my server he gets "connection times out " i know this question was asked a lot ,but any other solution didn't help for me . so the common problem is that the port is ...
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I can't play on Minecraft PC servers

Everything seems to work, but when I try to join a server I get an error When I try to join either one on the zombiemold servers I get this: I don't know what to do.
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Is vanilla spectator mode secure?

I have a private server with a bunch of friends and I was thinking, since spectator mode is a thing now, to open it to public and have the default gamemode be spectator mode so guests can snoop around ...
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When I try and launch a Material Energy^3 server this happens

I've been trying to run a minecraft server with one of my friends with the Material Energy^3 Modpack but this error always happens OS is 64 Nov 12, 2014 10:03:02 PM ...
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How to use a command block to welcome new players on a server in Minecraft?

Ok, so me and my friend own a server, it uses Minecraft 1.6.4. What I can't seem to figure out, is how to welcome new users to the server by saying Welcome USER To Northwood, when they join.
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Stuck in Creative mode for Multiplayer

I installed Minecraft yesterday. When I was playing single player in survival mode. (I have not yet tried createive mode.) I haven't installed any mods and I haven't changed a single setting (I ...
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Does Vanilla (non-Bukkit) servers have a limit on mobs spawning? If so, how do I remove it?

I have a modded server (with the FTB Crash Landing modpack), running Vanilla Server software (the one where you download from minecraft.net and then add all your mods in etc. However, something ...
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If I run my own minecraft server, will I have to pay for the clients?

My family currently uses the XBox minecraft edition. I thought it would be a fun project to set up a minecraft server with my kids. I've got some hardware to run the server. I've downloaded the client ...
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How do you host a multi-player survival game in Minecraft?

I've downloaded all the required files in order to host an on-line multi-player Minecraft game on my computer, and successfully made a server. However, it seems that I can only make games in free ...
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Is there a way I can disable mods for specific players?

My friends and I want to do a Magic v Science server where each team can only use their given mods. Is there a way to prevent the magic team from using mods like Thermal Expansion, Industrial Craft 2 ...
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Multiverse Inventories — How to Import existing Vanilla inventories? — Minecraft

I'm at the final stages of importing a pre-existing Vanilla World, vanillaland, and its nether, vanillaland_nether, into my Multiverse server. Everything seems to have gone smoothly -- Nether Portals ...
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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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Can two users play on a Minecraft server using the same account?

I bought a Minecraft account for my little brother for Christmas, and I'd like to play with him on my server every now and then. If I log in while he's on, however, it kicks him off since we have the ...
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I can't host minecraft server anymore!

I have hosted minecraft servers from time to time, I know how to do it. Now suddenly people cant seem to join my server. I am talking about LAN gameplay now because I know I need to port forward if I ...
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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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How do I convert a SMP server world into a Single-player compatable world?

I had a Minecraft world on Minefold. I archived my Minecraft world just before Minefold closed about a year ago. I'm trying now to open the world in my local Minecraft installation on OS X, but it ...