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How can I trick Minecraft into thinking two computers are on the same wifi network?

Minecraft's got an "Open to LAN" feature, which can be used to set up a local server when two computers running Minecraft are on the same network. Some young relatives of mine use this to play ...
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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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Hosting my own server for Minecraft pocket edition

With my Minecraft Pocket edition version 0.7.4 I can connect to an external server, but I'm not able to connect to a server I'm running in my computer. I've post detailed information about my setup ...
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How do you change the MoTD for a Minecraft Server?

All I want to do is post my Minecraft server on the main Minecraft Servers website but I don't really know what to do with the code they gave me. Please help?
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How do friends come to my ftb server?

I have a friend with the same modpack as me, and I have the feed the beast server. How does my freind join? Do I need to port forward differently than in vanilla?
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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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How can I download an older version “minecraft_server.jar” for Minecraft?

I am a YouTuber and I'm thinking of making a modded series with my friend. I went to the Minecraft website to download v1.6.4 of the server, but they don't have it. So I then searched via Google and ...
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Modding a Minecraft server from scratch

I've been hosting a couple of private Tekkit servers for some friends to play on. There are currently a couple of issues that are becoming frustrating for them: Bugs in existing versions of mods ...
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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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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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How do I move a Minecraft saved world from my desktop to my server?

I've been working a lot on my world on my computer in single player mode. My dad got me a server and so I want to transfer my world onto my server. How is this possible? I noticed that in ...
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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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How to set minecraft server port from cli?

I can't seem to find a up todate and clear answer on this. I just want to run the minecraft server jar on a different port from the default 25565
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Lock mode to Utility in NEI config?

So I'm running a Minecraft FTB (TPPI) server for me and some friends, and I want to lock NEI to utility mode. I found the config option: #For those who can't help themselves. #Set this to a mode and ...
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How do I port-forward Minecraft? [closed]

I want to port-forward so me and my friend can play Minecraft together. How can I do it (for example, a video, a website, etc.)?
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My minecraft server doesn't work when my computer is closed

I have a Minecraft server set up on Mac OS X. Whenever the lid on my computer is closed, the Terminal says, Can't keep up! Did the system time change, or is the server overloaded? The entire server ...