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Bukkit Permissions: Owner group not giving me all permissions

I am running a Minecraft server with Bukkit and everything works fine. I set up the permissions using Group Manager and the Default group works well. However, I added myself to the Owner group and do ...
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How do I get back onto my servers after changing my name?

While playing Minecraft, I changed my name and now I can't access any servers. I've tried logging out and back on, but it still won't work. I'm afraid that I may not be able to play Minecraft ...
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How can I summon TNT without causing damage to blocks?

I want to summon a TNT box that will cause damage to mobs ,but will not damage or break blocks. Is there anyway that I can do this?
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Is there a command to clone entities?

Is there any way to clone entities or at least summon a lot with one command block?
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How to summon an invisible crafting table?

I would like to know how to summon an invisible crafting table. I'm trying to make it so that when you hold sugar, an invisible crafting table will spawn around your head. I've already got it so that ...
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Why I can't connect to minecraft servers?

I have been playing normally a few months ago and then one morning I try to connect to Minecraft Servers and it says on every server: can't connect to this server. I made a video, the video is on ...
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How can my sister and I join the same Minecraft world on a Mac? [on hold]

My sister and I are trying to get on the same world on Minecraft and we both have Mac computers. How can we do this?
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Command to give a prefilled chest of items?

How do I /give a chest that has items already inside of it? I know you can do it because of mcDungeon, but I can't seem to get it to work whenever I try it myself. Minecraft version 1.9.4.
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Lag Opening Inventory in Minecraft [on hold]

EDIT: THE FOLLOWING IS FOUND IN THE LOG JUST BEFORE CLOSING. Don't know if it's relevant but if it is, please let me know. [21:56:59] [Client thread/INFO] [inventorytweaks]: ...
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Lost my house. Can I teleport to quartz pillars via cheats?

Well, I just did the noobiest thing a person could do in Minecraft. Lose their house. Ok well it wasn't a house. It was the spawn for my adventure map. I really don't want to have to rebuild it. It ...
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Failed to log in: the authentication servers are currently down for maintenance

So once a month I'm having this problem where I can't connect to any servers with 1.8 but I can with 1.9, this makes it so I can't play on the servers that are only for 1.8. How can I fix this?
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Minecraft installation gets stuck downloading Minecraft runtime?

My Minecraft installation gets stuck downloading the runtime and it does not advance past that point: I've tried restarting it over 20 times but it stays stuck. I tried to install reinstall it ...
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How do i make a randomizer for redstone? [duplicate]

I'm making a system where I essentially have a single button and 10 different paths. I want hitting this button to go down 1 of the 10 paths. But I want it to be random.
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Custom Enchantment ID on Book That Can Be Combined In An Anvil?

I have a command block system which checks if the user is holding a diamond pickaxe with a custom enchantment, and if so, performs some actions. I'm using a custom enchantment ID of 98 simply because ...
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Detect Newly Loaded Chunks Using Command Blocks/Redstone

I'm currently using the latest 16w20a snapshot, but AFAIK, anything that works for this problem in 1.9 will work here. Basically, I'm trying to detect when new chunks are loaded, this way I can ...
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i keep crashing and getting this when I try o play minecraft, I am on 1.9 [duplicate]

I do have mods but I removed them and it still did not work Completely ignored arguments: [--nativeLauncherVersion, 301] [17:21:20] [Client thread/INFO]: Setting user: PixieYAM [17:21:20] [Client ...
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Minecraft Mob Spawning Capacity

How do I up the mob spawning capacity of my ender man farm. I am well out from land, several hundred blocks. But I still have an entity maximum of 24. How do I get the game to consider more chunks so ...
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How to clone relative to an entity's coordinates? [duplicate]

This is kind of a sequel to the other post I made, 'Scoreboard/Cloning Help' and someone said maybe I could clone stuff relative to an entity's coordinates, I thought it was an amazing idea, but he ...
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How can I make an escapeable jail?

I am building a role playing server, and when you are arrested you are put in jail. I want my players to be able to escape, but I'm not sure of how to implement this. The guards for my jail are ...
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Login Failure (Minecraft Launcher)

A little while ago I started experiencing a problem with my Minecraft launcher. I could only 'Play Offline', and when I tried to connect to a server I got an invalid session. Somewhere (I forgot ...
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Minecraft - How to select flying arrows by NBT data given to them in item form

On my private (vanilla 1.9) Minecraft server, me and my friends are trying to make custom arrows, such as TNT, ender, high explosive etc. These arrows have NBT data such as a tag "tntarrow" for a TNT ...
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Where are the three secrets where you have to throw a book?

In The Mysterious Library, it is mentioned that there are three places where you have to throw a book to unlock something. Where are they?
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What causes the random explosion during spellcrafting in Ars Magica 2?

So I recently started out with the Ars Arcana 2 mod on minecraft, and was working on creating my second spell; components were projectile, fire damage, ignition and color. I was working calmly and ...
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How to make a lever invulnerable/unbreakable in minecraft?

I wanna know how can I make a lever invulnerable so that lava can't burn it and a player can't remove it. I tried the following but it didn't work : /scoreboard players tag @e[item=lever,r=10] add ...
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How to expand Minecraft village from single villager in survival

In my world there is a village that has a well, a forge, and a single blacksmith. How would I go about expanding this in survival?
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Summon fireball going same direction as arrow

A bit of background before I ask the question: I am making a system of command blocks that finds in arrow in the ground and replaces it with a fireball. Right now I am making the fireball go directly ...
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Staff rank using gamemode

On my small minecraft server, the MITs (Mod in Training) have access to /gamemode /gm(s or c) when they don't have a permission node for it. I don't want the MIT rank to have access to the game mode ...
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I accidentally loaded my Minecraft modded world without loading my mods and now my game keeps on crashing when I go on that world! [on hold]

I have a Mac Book Air Forge: 1.7.10 Mods: 11 I have this one world which I play with only mods on 1.7.10. Today I accidentally loaded that world in 1.9 and with no mods. I wanted to make sure that ...
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Minecraft:Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM warning: Using incremental CMS is deprecated and will likely be removed in a future release [duplicate]

I solved my problem by watching this video . It's in Spanish but it's still a bit easy to understand. The reason I'm asking a question and answering it is because I ...
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How do I make a Minecraft server in 1.8 while the 1.9 update is in effect? I want a 1.8 server during the 1.9 times [on hold]

I made a server using the Minecraft website link that downloaded this thing and i followed the directions from a video and it worked, but i want to make a server in 1.8, not 1.9. How do I do that?
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How To Summon ArmorStands With Blocks On There Heads In 1.9?

Tried: /summon ArmorStand ~ ~ ~ {Equipment:[{},{},{},{},{id:coal_ore}]} That did not work. It just spawned without the block on its head. Also tried: /summon ArmorStand ~ ~ ~ ...
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Finding multiple End cities

Is it possible to find more than one End city? The Wiki says that End cities are spawned randomly and are fairly rare. Unfortunately, I did not find the information I searched. Does the random ...
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How do I make it so when a player is holding a specific item in their hotbar or offhand, that a potion effect is given to them?

I'm making a PVP-style server for a group of my friends and I, and I wanted to make it so when a player was holding a "Dark Gnome's Shadow Wand" (a stick) in their hotbar or offhand, that it would ...
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How to make a dispenser shoot infinite creeper eggs

I was making a cool armor and etc. So now i need a creeper spawner for my game which shoots infinitly for my test do you have a code for it?
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Is there any way to make the Moon generate Earth terrain in Galacticraft?

My question is about the Minecraft mod Galacticraft. I'm very curious about this, and I would like to attempt it. For science. Could I change the biome or dimension ID or something, to make the Moon ...
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Are you able to testfor people somewhere on a countdown?

For a part of my Vanilla world I would like to test for a player on a block. Then I would like to test for a player standing on another block within a certain duration of time(Like 4 seconds) from ...
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How to Make Custom Colored Scoreboards

I am on the mchost.co server and I want to know how to make colored scoreboards on it for my Minehut server. How can I do this?
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How Do I Use /scoreboard To Change Clone or Tp Coordinates

I don't really know how to explain this, but here goes. I'm working on a map. I have a huge 20x1x200 area, and I'm cloning it into a 20x1x20 area. The command goes a little like this: /clone 12 ...
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How can I build on an infinite sea?

I let my small cousin play Minecraft a while, but then she came to me with a problem: She had made a new survival world which consisted only of a sea, using the superflat world prefixes. She said she ...
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GroupManager/Essentials: No users can use the /help command

I'm in the user group owner. I have - help (4 spaces before the -) under every user group permissions in the groups.yml file. I logged into my server and it said "type /help for a list of commands." ...
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1.9 Kill syntax

So I am trying to make a command block to kill all creepers. The syntax in the command block is: kill @e[type=Creeper, r=10] This command is even directly shown on the Wiki. I am assuming that the ...
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Regrowth - Legit way to progress in the dream world

I am currently playing the modpack Regrowth, where you have several things to accomplish. I came to the dream world (where you lose all your inventory when entering) and am trying to get the necessary ...
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Can I make an Enchantment table which can enchant to higher levels then 30?

In Minecraft 1.9, End Cities spawn in the End. These End Cities contain Chests with various items, some of them enchanted. On the wiki I found out that the items may be enchanted to a random level ...
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Why don't spawn chunks work properly with OptiFine?

(This is a follow-on to an earlier question whose answer taught me about spawn chunks.) I've built an iron golem farm in Minecraft, and I've noticed that golems don't spawn when I'm far away from it ...
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Prevent griefing

I am running a Minecraft 1.9 server. I have built a hub and I want to protect it with WorldGuard but WorldGuard latest version only support Minecraft 1.8.1. I have tried to use the latest version of ...
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minecraft item frame not outputting redstone signal when item turned

I have an item frame on a block of emerald. In the item frame there is an anvil. I'm using vanilla Minecraft 1.9. When I turn the item in the item frame no signal comes out of the comparator. I have ...
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How can I quickly dig out 3 chunks for my basement in FTB Infinity Evolved?

I'm expanding my 1 chunk house to a 4 chunks house. I need to excavate an 3 chunk hole for my 3 floors basement (4 chunks total less 1 chunk already built). My first thought was using a filler from ...
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Shader mod in 1.8 with without black chests, signs, mobs, and player armor

I installed the ShadersMod-v2.4.2mc1.8 from http://minecraftsix.com/glsl-shaders-mod The 5/12/14 update must have fixed player skins, armors, and signs. However single chests are still black. This is ...
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How do i testfor a player using a water bucket with scoreboards?

I'm making a map and I need a way to test if the player uses a water bucket. I tried /scoreboard objectives add <Name> stat.useItem362 and /testfor @a[score_<Name>_min=1]. Did I do ...