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Setting up permission in McMyAdmin with groupmanager

I have a served hosted at Fragnet.net. Here the default admin tool is McMyAdmin. I want to set up permissions in MyMcAdmin with group manager as suggested by the fragnet knowledgebase. But even after ...
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What is the range of a soul cage?

I'm building an enclosure for my soul cage. How large should I make it such that no mobs escape?
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Can I rotate a WorldEdit selection horizontally?

I have a selection in WorldEdit (Bukkit Plugin) that I would like to rotate horizontally (i.e. not around in circles). I can use //rotate x to specify the angle to rotate, and using //rotate 180 would ...
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Is there any way to attract or influence iron golems?

I created several iron golems to protect a village, and they occasionally get through the walls (mostly cobblestone fences) I've built. Is there any way to get them to move toward me, or toward the ...
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How to get spiders to group together in Minecraft?

I have two cave spider spawners that are very close to each other, so I'm trying to make a trap for them. I have all the spiders funnel into a 1x1 vertical tube, that's 3 high, with an iron bar on ...
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Briefly turning an output on when a switch is turned off

I'm not sure if there's a simple way to do this, or even a way at all. Basically what I have is a switch which is on, and two outputs. The first output is very simple - it goes on when the switch is ...
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How fast can I deal damage with a weapon?

Is there a limit to how fast I can do damage to a mob or player using a weapon, such as a sword? If so, what are those limits?
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How can I control a sequence of outputs via a single input?

Ok, so I'm making a map which needs a level system. By level system I mean: Push the button first time,output A lights up. Push the button second time,output B lights up. Push the button third ...
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Can't find my waypoints in Rei's Minimap? [duplicate]

I know the .points mumbo jumbo in is mods, rei_minimap, but there's only option.txt and keyconfig.txt. EDIT: I want to export some waypoints for a server and you're supposed to copy/paste the list ...
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What is the maximum range of an ICBM in Voltz?

I'd like to know what the maximum possible range is for any ICBM in the Voltz modpack for Minecraft. Thanks EDIT: Seems to be about 200 blocks, but I don't know if this is extendable somehow or not. ...
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How do I fill up a massive hole in the world?

Due to some issues on my server, I was forced to remove a massive hole of about 100k blocks on my server. The problem is, it is really close to the spawn and I don't want anyone seeing it. Is there ...
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Conditions for skeleton spawning

I have made a skeleton grinder and, for an unknown reason, they don't seem to spawn. My grinder is of the type that the skeleton spawns at a high distance and drops to his death. Are there some ...
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Powering Electrical Engine with Tin Cable

According to the Feed the Beast Wiki article, Electrical Engines take 6 EU/t and output 2 MJ/t. Since I'm powering a forestry machine outside of my main power station, I wanted to use efficient ...
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How can I escape from monsters quickly in Minecraft?

In Minecraft, I often find myself being ambushed by hostile mobs as the sun starts to set, especially when I'm far away from my base. What is the most effective way to escape from monsters/hostile ...
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Nether portals don't work with World Portals plugin active

I have Bukkit on my SMP server, and world portal so I can have multiple worlds. The problem is, when I build a nether portal, pig zombies spawn next to it, but when I go in it, it just plays the ...
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Minecraft: I Can't Create an Account [closed]

I am attempting to create a Minecraft account. On youtube, I have seen the account creation screen. However, when I click the register link, I am redirected to the Mojang website and I have no option ...
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Help I'm trapped in an infinite loop and I can't get out

Like a complete genius, I put this in the startup program: while true do shell.run("power") end Which seemed fine at the time, except now I need to edit something. Here's the fun part: when I try ...
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What is the exact time on Minecraft that is sunrise?

What time does the sun rise on Minecraft? I would like to know because I am building a map where it needs that time for the map. By this I mean when the sun creates a purple color in the sky.
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Random parts of map on MC server dissapear/reset

I'm furious with what just happened, the (Bukkit) server I'm working on deleted almost half of something I spent hours building. Does anyone have any clue what could have caused this? I logged off and ...
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How do I get excess liquid out of a carpenter?

I want to craft something that requires water, but there is residual seed oil in my carpenter. How do I get it out?
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How can I speed up harvesting trees?

I seem to spend a lot of time harvesting trees. What can I do to reduce the amount of time I spend harvesting wood?
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Keeping track of multiple bases in Minecraft

In Minecraft, I often lose track of some of the chests that I've created, as well the bases that I've made, so I keep losing some of the items that I've collected. Is there any efficient way to keep ...
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How can I start minecraft from a different folder via .bat file? [duplicate]

Due me testing out various mods, I've created a cloned .minecraft folder called ".minecraft_modtesting" . In my normal MC folder I've got a batch file with start /high javaw -Xmx2048M -Xms1024M ...
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How do I light this hollow tower of Redstone Lamps?

I want to light this tower, but controllable from a switch. I'd like to be able to expand this up or down in a modular way. The example in the image is being powered with a static setup, just faked ...
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Bukkit plugin with realistic shop/economy features?

I would like to add a shop plugin that lets players (ideally) purchase a shop or an npc to act as a shop that they can stock with items they've produced (i.e. the items don't come from out of thin ...
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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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Can I manage a farm?

I'm trying to hook a manager up to my farm. As far as I can tell, it isn't working though. Here's my manager: And here's its inventory: It is connected to an input farm block. The tubes are ...
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Minecraft save-all timer

I have recently found that my MC world does not auto-save (Don't answer on how to do that), so I have to /save-all every 5 minutes or so. However, I have created a timer hooked up to a /save-all ...
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How do I feed items into a multifarm?

I have a multifarm set up, and it has a pipe connector on the bottom. Immediately upon connecting a pipe, items were ejected. How can I connect a pipe to use as input only?
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Saving items when updating a mod

I want to update Divine RPG. Is it possible to save the items I already have and add them to the new version of the mod?
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Severe system lag spike when running Minecraft server with more than 1 user?

I am trying to figure out what the problem could be with my game server. Currently it only run a Minecraft server but may run more later. The problem I am experencing is severe system lag spikes when ...
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If I destroy a computer, will it lose its programs?

If I destroy my computer, will the programs on it remain if I replace it somewhere else?
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Over what distance will one coal power a Minecart with Furnace?

When I use Minecarts, I hate having to use Powered Rails to move them. I would like to use a Minecart with Furnace to push my Minecarts, but I don't know how much fuel I'll need. How far can a ...
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How can I stop being electrocuted?

In Feed The Beast, I have this setup with an MFE, a low voltage transformer, some gold cables, and my other machines. Whenever I touch the MFE, transformer, or gold cables, I get shocked. This ...
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Do you have to buy minecraft if you are running against your own server?

I want to run the minecraft client and server on a local network. To avoid what appears to be a pile of "free" scam sites, I want to purchase and download it from the official site. However, on ...
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How can I make my lapotronic charge pad charge faster?

It takes ages to charge my GraviChestPlate while standing on a Lapotronic charge pad. Are there upgrades that will make it faster? Overclocker? Efficiency?
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How to keep track of winners in a spleef Minecraft tournament?

I'm holding a spleef Minecraft tournament for my students. So I downloaded the SuperSpleef plugin. Problem is I don't know how to keep track of score and see which of my students won... I want to ...
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How to farm spruce trees indoors?

I don't understand how to make an indoor spruce tree farm. I know that with regular oak they just need to be next to a torch. I read somewhere that having two spaces between spruce saplings should ...
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How do you create seed oil in Minecraft Forestry 1.6?

I cannot figure how to extract oil from seeds in order to put it into a can.
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Unable to locate Signs problem

What I have been having with my server the last few days is that there are massive holes all over my land; you can try jumping in them but you only go about one block down then you get stuck if you're ...
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How to turn off a TE Redstone Energy Cell if there is no load?

A Redstone Energy Cell (from Thermal Expansion) continuously emits energy according to the rate set in its GUI as long as it contains MJ. If the Buildcraft machines connected to the energy network ...
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How can I select a single bit out of an array of latches?

Let's say I have 4 latches, each representing a bit: I want to be able to see the value stored at a specific bit. I specify which bit I want to look at by entering a binary number via. switches: ...
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Avoiding Wither Projectiles

I am currently fighting the wither and am annoyed that I always have the wither affect on me. I tried to dodge the blasts, but I am in the jungle and it's almost impossible to escape. So, is there a ...
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Minecraft Server: Everyone spawns in the ground

In the MC server I'm in, every player experiences a spawn issue; players spawn in the ground and start to suffocate. After a second or so you then spawn where you would normally spawn.The length of ...
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How do you build an End portal in the Nether?

In creative mode, how can you build an End portal in the Nether? Placing End portal frames in the usual configuration and putting eyes of Ender in them doesn't have any result. The frames and eyes ...
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Minecraft Modpacks vs MCPC+

I run a private server for my friends and I that started out simple, but has slowly been growing in plugins and mods. What started in vanilla, quickly changed to Bukkit for essentials and permissions, ...
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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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A mechanism or CraftBukkit plugin to not allow building or mining in Minecraft?

I'm trying to teach students how to program JavaScript inside Minecraft with ScriptCraft. It's been amazing, except for the fact that even my most focused students get so distracted with playing ...
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Transfer Everything to Another Player

I am running a Bukkit server on my local machine for personal use with MultiVerse plugin. Last week, my Internet went down for a couple of days, so I thought I could just play in offline mode on a ...
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Allowed symbols/characters in Minecraft chat

Is there any list of all symbols/characters you can use in the Minecraft chat?