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Can't join any minecraft servers

I can browse the web fine, watch YouTube, listen to music, etc. But when I try to join ANY Minecraft server, as soon as I try to make a connection, I either: Time out my connection or: Sit there ...
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Minecraft Bukkit Server - Map problem

I'm using Bukkit for a personal Minecraft Server. The problem is that the map have something wrong with biomes... see for yourself: Why these stripes and squares of different biomes? How do I ...
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Why is my minecraft forge mod loader not working with java 1.7

I have been having issues with forge mod loader since i updated to java 1.8. After some research I concluded i needed to downgrade to 1.7. I have uninstalled 1.8 from the control panel downloaded ...
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Minecraft crashes on launch with EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION, Problematic frame: ig4dev32.dll or ig4dev64.dll or ig4icd32.dll or ig4icd64.dll

When I try to launch Minecraft 1.7.4 or newer, the game crashes on startup, and the game output screen says this: # EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION (0xc0000005) at pc=*, pid=*, tid=* # # JRE version: ...
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Putting tags above blocks when looked at

Is there any way that I could put tags on blocks when a player looks at it? If you are confused about what I mean by tags, I am talking about the kind that you get from naming a mob with a name tag. ...
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My mods are causing Minecraft to crash [closed]

When I start the game without iChunUtil, I see "ichunutil: minimum version required is 4.0.0". I tried to uninstall 4.0.0, 5.0.0, 4.2.2. versions, but it still crashes. I believe iChunUtil is causing ...
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Minecraft VPN server problem

I can make my own server and connect to it with ease, and my friend can do so likewise. However, I would like to join my friends server, but I cannot connect to his server but he can. If I have my ...
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players in pvp not dropping items in minecraft

I am trying to create a map where a mob class is chosen, the player fights, dies and respawns to fight some more as a different class. I dont want him to keep his inventory, and I dont want other ...
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Trail of particles from a point to TNT

I have a map where I spawn Primed TNT then teleport it to a random Mushroom Cow which is invisible to make 100% random explosion. Now I want to make a particle trail from an orb kind of block in the ...
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Early Game Extra Utilities Generators?

I'm in the process of creating my first "infinite" energy source. I've always down the nether lava pump and thought I'd try something new... I created an automated tree farm the produces charcoal, ...
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Laptop touchpad is not breaking blocks in Minecraft

My control is set to left-click. But I've noticed with my Asus X55C laptop touchpad, when I left click it doesn't punch/mine/hit 9/10 times. This is only with Minecraft and it's not just one version ...
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How can I prevent mobs from spawning in unlit places?

In vanilla minecraft mobs don't spawn if the light level of the block is 9 or above. However, I often don't want to fully lit all my structures. I might want a courtyard or a cellar that isn't fully ...
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New sheep riding an existing sheep

This is similar to another question I posted, but in reverse. Can I spawn a sheep (or any other entity) to ride another, existing entity, like a player or another sheep?
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Minecraft force closes randomly

I use minecraft 1.8.1, no mods, because if i use a mod it already crashes the moment i join a server. This is what I see everytime it randomly crashes: # # A fatal error has been detected by the Java ...
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How to add an enchantment onto held item in Minecraft with command blocks

I want to have a button to enchant a piece of armor in my hand with Unbreaking V, if and only if: The tool is already enchanted witch has Unbreaking III The player has a minimum of 30 levels I ...
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Minecraft - Secret passage behind staircase?

I have a hidden fortress built, and near the entry, you move down a staircase into the main reception area. At the bottom, I have the 2 middle steps and the row just above it also has 2 middle steps ...
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Cursed earth from extra utilities does not spawn mobs

I have my custom minecraft v1.6.4 mod pack with following mods: full list. The thing is that I want to create mob spawner based on cursed earth: dark room with grinders from MFR and stuff. But the ...
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Why can't I play Minecraft 1.7.10 Single player? I get JsonSyntaxException [duplicate]

Every time I try I get this JsonSyntaxException: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Ouch. That hurt :( Time: 8/8/14 8:59 AM Description: Starting integrated server ...
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Which fuels burn the longest in Minecraft?

What's the order of "best fuels"? Example: Coal cooks less than lava and blaze rods, wood cooks less than coal, etc. What's the order of fuels based on their 'cooking quantity'?
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Minecraft Vanilla crash IllegalStateException: Expected BEGIN_ARRAY but was STRING at line 1 column 1?

Whenever I click the icon on my desktop to get to Minecraft, the launcher loads as usual, like it should. But when I click the "Play" button, the launcher goes away, but then comes back saying this: ...
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How can I become Steve again?

I have changed my Minecraft skin and now I feel a bit nostalgic. I have tried to find a solution to this already but all I can find is possible "Steve skins" on the various skin websites. I want the ...
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Is there any way a griefer could overcome my 5-million-block quarantine?

I'm running a vanilla Minecraft (PC) server that some of my friends and I play on together. We've been looking to get more people to join us, but have been fairly unsuccessful so far. Listing the ...
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Can't play on minecraft mineplex together

My brother and I can't play on mineplex together, we can never see each other or play on the same survival game as we somehow on different servers even if we try?
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How can I identify what is causing a framerate drop new to 1.7.4 in only certain loaded chunks?

Without running mods or texture packs, 1.7.4 introduced periodic graphical stuttering when certain chunks are loaded. These chunks are fairly uninteresting, mostly undisturbed land with just a rail ...
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Is there a way to get Feed The Beast offline?

My main gaming PC doesn't connect to the internet so I use laptops to do any downloading from the internet. My old one hasn't been powerful enough to play minecraft at the lowest graphic settings ...
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Minecraft spawning items with inventories in them

I was wondering, is there a way to spawn a dispenser that is filled with snowballs using a command? Like, i want to be able to /fill over a row of dispensers with full dispensers... so how would I ...
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Java Hotspot 64-bit Server VM Warning [duplicate]

When I press play on Minecraft it always says this: [19:33:17] [Client thread/INFO]: Setting user: xTrizTp [19:33:17] [Client thread/INFO]: (Session ID is ...
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Minecraft Forge 1.7.10 keeps crashing as soon as I launch the game?

After successfully installing Minecraft Forge 1.7.10 using the Windows Installer, the game crashes as soon as it begins to launch. After crashing, the games screen reads this: [12:09:24] [main/INFO] ...
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Is there a way to find where other players are in the Minecraft world without asking them for their coordinates?

Is there a way to find where other players are in the Minecraft world without asking them for their coordinates? I play with friends. We've sort of aligned ourselves in a 2 vs 2 match-up, and since we ...
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Can the ender dragon see you in minecraft when you have a potion of invisibility

I am planning on fighting soon and just wondering if a potion of invisibilty would be a good thing to bring along.
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Does a portal to Alfheim draw mana equally from the two pools?

I have a portal to Alfheim set up (not yet turned on) with a mana pool to each side as instructed in the Lexica Botania. One side is powered by some Hydroangeas (slow flowers) and the other side by ...
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How to make a Pulse only activate on the second time activated?

I've hit a problem while making a map. I want one command block to activate on the the first pulse but another when I hit the button a second time. If there are any Redstone pros out here then could ...
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Why won't my 1.7.3+ Minecraft show the Menu and play?

Whenever I click "Play" on the launcher it downloads the version and starts to run but it doesn't show anything, I can just hear the main menu music playing and when looking through the console it ...
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Minecraft Server: Connection refused

and here's my question: My Minecraft Server is running perfectly, I can connect. But, if others try, it says "Can't connect: connection refused: connect". I have a Mac, with 8gb ram, and am using ...
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How do I disable commands for only 1 or 2 opped players (like worldedit and vanish)

I'm co-owner of a mc-server and the owner want's to make some of his friends op, so they have access to all commands. But is there a way to take some permissions away for an opped player, without ...
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launcher minecraft error?

Minecraft won't run. It was running perfectly until the 1.8.3 update. The launcher is fine. I tried older versions and that did not work. I have a windows 8.1 HP laptop. all java has been ...
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What do I do if my spawn point is in lava?

I was roaming around and died. My spawn point changed because the last bed I slept in got destroyed, and my original spawn point is covered in lava. Now what do I do?
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Minecraft “A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment” [duplicate]

I'm trying to play Minecraft on PC, but the system crashes. I have added the report from the computer below. Can anyone help me solve this, so that I can play? # # A fatal error has been detected ...
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Minecraft Launcher gives an EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION Fatal Error [duplicate]

The minecraft launcher will come up and then I will press play. Minecraft begins to launch and the stops and goes back to the launcher. The launcher says [11:23:30] [Client thread/INFO]: Setting ...
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Help me fix Minecraft

Can someone help me fix this glitch for Minecraft? [16:20:19 INFO]: Refreshing local version list... [16:20:19 INFO]: Minecraft Launcher 1.3.9 (through bootstrap 5) started on windows... [16:20:19 ...
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Minecraft cannot load singleplayer worlds with NEI - NoClassDefFoundError? [duplicate]

With NEI installed on my computer it wont load singleplayer worlds... i dont have any idea why but this is the crash report and the mods i have installed: worldedit-forge-mc1.7.10-6.0-beta-01 ...
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Minecraft Error: org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Pixel format not accelerated? [duplicate]

It doesn't make it beyond a launch, before it reports to me that its crashed and gives me this file report. I'm not savvy with this stuff, so I literally have no idea how to fix this. Can someone help ...
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What is the most efficient wood based fuel?

Which form of wood is actually the most efficient in furnaces? I would appreciate if there is a descending list of efficiency. This includes any thing that can be made from wood, including charcoal ...
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What built this prison in the 1.7 DW20 pack?

I've been playing the new Direwolf20 pack for about a day now, and I happened upon this sort of abandoned prison while strip mining. Note that, as of now, DungeonPack and Walled City Generator are not ...
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How to play Minecraft offline?

I just lost my broadband, and am left only with mobile devices with any online access. My main PC is offline - and it seems the newest Minecraft launcher doesn't believe one can have no network ...
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Is there a way to test if someone has said something in chat?

What I want to do is make a command that allows me to say something like "home" in the chat, and have a command block teleport me to my house. Is there a way to test for a word in chat?
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How can I specifically modify OP abilities or change what buttons are available in NEI for players on my FTB Infinity server?

It's hard to ask this question correctly I suppose. Basically, I want to be able to have a few mods that are level 4 OP, but other players to be able to still teleport and perhaps toggle the rain. ...
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One of my friends can join my minecraft hamachi server but the other can't

My friend (call him friend1) and I can play my Hamachi server together no bother. When I asked my friend (call him friend2) if he wanted to join, he said yes. My friend (friend1) can play but the ...
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How do I get my minecraft mods to work? [closed]

I have three mods already downloaded but I can't install them because every time I open them with 7-zip they automatically close; Which is progress compared when I try to use Java. What do I do?
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How to create a nether portal (and collect required resorces) in skyblock

I'm playing skyblock 1.1 - no obsidian in the starter chest. I'm also playing in minecraft version 1.7.10. I understand in 1.7 you can make obsidian with Redstone, lava and water. This seems like a ...