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Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working?

My LAN server won't let my cousin join me or me join my cousin. It won't show up on the multiplayer screen - it keeps saying "scanning for LAN servers" but it never finds it. I am at his house and we ...
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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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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 Place Modded Blocks on my Minecraft Server

I am hosting a server with Kovacic's Mod installed onto it. When I enter the server, I walk far away from spawn and OP myself, yet nothing happens. I still cannot place blocks that are from the mod. ...
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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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Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working? Is it because the zip codes are different?

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working? So I live in a town with 3 different ZIP codes. I'm not sure if ZIP codes have anything to do with Minecraft LAN servers. ...
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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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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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Change Minecraft Server Name?

I'm setting up a minecraft server for just myself and friends. I'm using the official server (on windows) from minecraft.net I got it all up and working but I'm curious how to change the Server Name. ...
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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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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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Random spawn for multiplayer Minecraft server

I want to know if there's a way I can set it so that on first join, a player gets teleported to a random location on the map automatically. Then if the player dies without having a home set, they are ...
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Attempting to connect to a Hamachi Minecraft Server gives 'Connection timed out: no further information' error

Whenever I start an Unturned Server, my friends can join it over Hamachi without a problem. Same way with Magicite, we can play together with no issue. But whenever we try to join a Minecraft Server ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I become OP on my minecraft server? It won't let me! [closed]

So, I have a minecraft server. However,I can't do anything like commands and stuff so... how do I? I can't do any commands! I can place and break blocks etc. just not commands and since I'm the owner ...
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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 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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I am having problems connecting to the Minecraft server from a 2nd machine in the local network

The kids have got into Minecraft and want to run their own multiplayer game locally, however, we can't get one computer to connect to the other, but the reverse connection works. COMPUTER A is the ...
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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 ...
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How to enable sethome and home on a Vanilla Minecraft Server

I've seen some Vanilla Minecraft servers that use books with a teleport home, set home, and tp to spawn options. I found an app that I can use to build the custom book, but I can't figure out how to ...
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“Unknown Host” Bukkit 1.7.10

I am trying to host a Bukkit Server over a LAN wifi network at a Library that I work at for 16 kids to play on. In the past when I was using an older Windows 7 computer I could host it fine and they ...
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How can you make a Minecraft server with mods? [closed]

How do you make a minecraft server with Ars Magica 2, Tinkers Construct, Too Many Items and Applied Energetics?
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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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5answers
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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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1answer
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Test true if NO ArmorStand

The system I'm setting up is supposed to teleport players forward if an armorstand is within a radius, and down if there isn't one (to find a vacant area for the player). The commands are supposed to ...
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Where can I find old alpha and beta versions of the Minecraft server software? [closed]

I can only find the alpha and beta clients and newer server versions.
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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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Can you downgrade Minecraft Pocket Edition?

I have Minecraft Pi version on my Raspberry Pi and I wanted to be able to play with people on MC:PE. However, when I go to connect the device to the Pi's server it says Outdated Server! I know that ...
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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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Why is my new server not letting me connect?

I followed the Minecraft wiki on how to set up a new server (extract zip, add name to admin file and run). However, when I connect through the local client to the server using 127.0.0.1 as my IP ...
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How can I get mods on a non-bukkit Minecraft server?

I have a Minecraft 1.8.1, non-Bukkit server (Using the .exe and nothing else) and I wan't to add some mods. Can I do that? if so, how? or do I need to switch to Bukkit? Also, a friend and I have ...
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How do I create a Minecraft server? [duplicate]

Someone please tell me how to create a Minecraft server.
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Craftbook Collect: Sort enchanted Books/Items

Is there a way to sort enchanted Book with Craftbook? With /iinfo I get IDs like the following: 403#G 403#4i 403#2L I simply tried to use this as ID, but it didn't work (collected just all). I ...
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After changing my minecraft username I can't play on any of my servers? [duplicate]

When I changed my Minecraft name I logged out of my launcher and relogged. When I tried to connect to a server, it said : "Not authenticated with Minecraft.net" Any help ?
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Vanilla 1.8 detect new player

In vanilla 1.8 using command blocks, is it possible to change a player's spawn point after they first join a server? When a player first joins a server they are in location "A" When they press a ...
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Error trying to run ServerStart.sh for FTB Infinity 1.7 [closed]

I don't know much of anything about Ubuntu (which is the OS I am using, 14.04 LTS) I have installed the latest version of Java (jre1.8.0_40) I have never tried to run a Minecraft server before I have ...
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I can't get into Minecraft Pocket Edition Server

Both of my siblings have iPad Mini just like me. My brother clearly can play on a server but when I go into the server, I can't get in. I think the reason might be my sister since she has the same ...
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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 ...
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Minecraft Exception Access Violation Problematic Frame ig75icd64.dll [duplicate]

Minecraft keeps closing a whenever I try to play on multiplayer and its keeps saying that I have a file open. Here is the crash report: Completely ignored arguments: [--nativeLauncherVersion, 301] ...