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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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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 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] [...
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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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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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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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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 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 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, 101....
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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 %appdata%\...
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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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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 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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“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 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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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 it possible to link 2 different servers together?

I am currently working on my new server and I want to link 2(or more) servers together. So I can have different gamemode on different servers. I would run 2(or more) server console at the same time so ...
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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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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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1answer
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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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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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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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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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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.)?