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Button that can be placed on a colored block [duplicate]

How can I use the /give @p command to give me a button that can only be placed upon red stained clay in Adventure mode? I am using this command, but it's letting me place it on any block. /give @p ...
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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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can i put 3 items in a chest that are renamed, have lures, also the chest is renamed

I'm not going into great detail but I need a way to make /setblock ~ ~1 ~ chest 2 replace {CustomName:"yolo (1,2,3)",Items:[{id:25,Slot:13,Count:1,tag:{display:{Name:"2",Lore:["LOL"]}}}]} I am ...
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Fire damage in the Nether

I was recently in the nether for the first time since the last update and i suddenly took constant (and fast-acting) fire damage but to my surprise there was no fire, lava or mobs (no source of heat) ...
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Are there any seeds that spawn near houses? [closed]

Are there any seeds that spawn near a castle, house or a mansion?
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What Specific Blocks are needed for Turing Completeness?

Let's say I want to make a shop with all the redstone components required for Turing-completeness. Since we know Minecraft is Turing-complete, what are the basic blocks required? Ex: Comparators might ...
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How do I fix the Mojang Native Launcher Updater?

Whenever I attempt to open Minecraft, I get the following error message: "Problem copying the file with the following error code: 2". Also, the name of the popup window is "Mojang native launcher ...
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How can I teleport an entity to a random entity?

I made a command that, by all Minecraft logic, should work. My command: /tp @e[name=NameA] @r[name=NameB] I need it to teleport NameA to a random entity, which is named NameB. Instead, it says: ...
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'Magnet' and 'Delete' buttons won't show up

I own a 1.8 server running Bukkit. I have Essentials and bPermissions installed. Client-side, I have NEI installed and I can't seem to get the Magnet and Delete buttons to show up. Every other button ...
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How to set a specified block on another specified block command [duplicate]

Like the title, how do you place a specified block, like a golden pressure plate, onto another specified block, like purple wool block? And only that block can a golden pressure plate be set on. Is ...
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Does anyone have suggestions on easy ways to do Minecraft's trophy “On a rail”? [duplicate]

I have tried EVERYTHING. But still, not enough resources. And doing it underground means either one million monsters or one million torches. Up on the ground? Well, that would be dangerous creating ...
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Does the Difficulty affect mob equipment?

Does the difficulty level affect mob equimpent? For example, if I select the Hard difficulty, will more of the zombies and skeletons wear armour, than those on Easy? (Or if I spend lots of time on a ...
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How to set up a private server for me and my friend?

I have a friend that also plays Minecraft. She lives a fair bit away from me and I am wondering how to start a private server where ONLY she can join. If any more information is needed please comment ...
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Deauthorize an op from using /kill and /tp commands

I went on my realm and my friend was trolling me with /kill in command blocks and chat. He also kept teleporting to me so his head was inside mine, so I couldn't break his command blocks. How can I ...
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ArmorStand Passenger on Squid sinks away from Squid

I need some help! I am using the command: /setblock ~ ~1 ~ minecraft:mob_spawner 0 replace ...
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Primed TNT on summoned mobs

I want to be able to summon a baby zombie that has a TNT block on its head. The command I have so far is /summon Zombie ~ ~1 ~ {IsVillager:0,IsBaby:1,Equipment:[{},{},{},{}, ...
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Why does my minecraft crash every time I join?

I'm running a minecraft server for 3 friends. It has been working fine for a week, but now crashed almost instantly when I join. Below is the low, but I dont really know what Im looking for or how to ...
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Modded Minecraft server with the mods messed up [closed]

I made a Modded Minecraft server (hosted on my Computer) and the only mod it has is Lord of the Rings. However, it is like the mod isn't there, I can't spawn anything in on Not Enough Items and I ...
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Which block requires the most steps to craft in Minecraft?

This doesn't include collecting the base materials, or smelting, just the actual crafting process itself. For example, a cake requires two steps, as you have to craft three buckets for the milk, then ...
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How do i summon arrows going north and south [duplicate]

When ever I am trying to do stuff where I need to summon arrows I can't seem to get it to summon arrows going in the north and south direction. I have tried multiple ways to try getting this to work ...
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Why doesn't the /summon arrow command work for me? [closed]

I have been working with arrows lately and they don't seem to work as well as other people's. I have seen many videos and done a lot of research. when I do /summon Arrow ~ ~ ~ ...
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How can I test for a specific item in a player's inventory? [duplicate]

I am making an adventure map and I can't find a command that I need. The command that I'm searching for tests for a specific item in the players inventory. If you don't have it in your inventory, it ...
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How to execute a command when an entity is a certain number of blocks away from another entity

I am creating a gun in vanilla Minecraft and I need it so when an armor stand is within a certain amount of blocks away from another entity, it performs a command. Does anyone know how I can do this? ...
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How to test for a player's height

I'm making a mining turtle-like one command contraption and I need to execute on the turtle when it gets to y=16. This is the command I use: scoreboard players tag @e[y=16,dy=0,tag=Bot] remove ...
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How to earn the 'On a rail' achievement in Minecraft? [duplicate]

I started a survival world where I would try to get every achievement possible. I'm currently stuck on the achievement called "on a rail" I have placed 20 stacks of normal/power rail in 1 direction ...
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Server Resource Pack not working with link to Dropbox

I uploaded my custom resource pack to my dropbox. But if I use a link to said resource pack in server.properties, it never works for some reason. It does work fine when I use a direct link (from a ...
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How do I kill a certain mob outside of a radius

I have been working on this project and I need to kill an entity that has left a radius. I used this command but it didn't work. /kill @e[type=ArmorStand,!r=100] What do I do?
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Minecraft 1.9 Data Tags changed?

Ok so I have this command here: /summon Item ~ ~1 ~ {Item:{id:spawn_egg,Damage:65,Count:32,tag:{display:{Name:"Destruction Pellet",Lore:["Place this item in a dispenser and power","to destroy the ...
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Can't use the official unmodified Minecraft Launcher

I have tried anything that came into mind: Reset modem, add Minecraft to exception list etc. Now this is the launcher that claims it doesnt need Java, is that true or not? because as far as I know ...
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Trouble making a 5 x 6 wall of redstone lamps

I am trying to make a 5 high by 6 wide cube of redstone lamps to work all at once but I'm having issues getting them to work. They need to be wired so that you can turn them on and off with a clock. ...
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Rewarding Players On Kills

I am working on a Minecraft Map where whenever you kill another player your sword upgrades. I have tried doing /scoreboard players add @a[score_Kills=1] Kills 1 and /give @a[score_Kills=1] 283 but it ...
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How do I add passengers to entity in minecraft 1.9?

Not summon but add so I tried /entitydata @e[type=ArmorStand] {Passengers:[{id:Cow}]} But it doesn't work
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Angry Wolves on Demand!

Whenever I use the summon command to spawn an angry wolf using /summon Wolf ~ ~1 ~ {Angry:1}, it always spawns neutral, and does not agro on to me. Would I have to force the player to right click the ...
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Minecraft Won't Let me Sign In [duplicate]

So I go to sign into Minecraft on minecraft.net and I put in my email and my password (that allow me into the minecraft system in game) and it says unknown username or password (or something like ...
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Fixing a Minecraft summon command [duplicate]

I used the site here to help me summon a custom mob. However, this command did not work. The command it gave me was: /summon Zombie ~0 ~1 ~0 ...
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I can't login to my account [duplicate]

I have a Mojang account, and have bought Minecraft, but I can't login to my account. Even after reseting the password. And I can't forget to mention that I was on it earlier today! What do I do?
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Mob Health Check

My question is as simple as it sounds; is there a way to check if a mob (and perhaps of a custom named mob) has x amount of health left. Example: Im making a skeleton boss, and when he hits half ...
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Ping issue with minecraft servers

I normally play with 100-100ms to almost all US hosted minecraft servers, this morning when opened minecraft all my servers are getting 200-210 ms constant. I have already checked my internet speed ...
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Moving player before actually loading the map? (not being admin of the server)

By accident, I destroyed several full double-chests at once on a multiplayer minecraft server. The server immediately crashed (probably) due to the large amount of items. It restarts automatically, ...
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How do I fill multiple chests with hoppers?

I have a mob spawner (the KaspersMC type, a 9*9*5 room that uses water to push mobs down a hole.) At the bottom of the drop hole I have a hopper feeding a double chest. So when I kill the mobs all ...
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How do I summon a weapon or tool with a low durability

I'm trying to make a custom npc map for myself. I need a command that will summon a weapon that has low durability so it can by dropped by the npc. Can anyone give me an example on how to do it?
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Best way to kill the Ender Dragon in 1.9

As you know, in 1.9 it is harder to kill the Ender Dragon than in older versions, because the Ender Dragon regenerators are surrounded by metal. What's the best way to kill the Ender Dragon?
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My Minecraft Crashes when i hit play [duplicate]

---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // There are four lights! Time: 1/9/16 11:07 AM Description: Initializing game org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Pixel format not accelerated at ...
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How can I target a random entity of any type using @r?

While @r alone can only target player entities, adding the type parameter allows it to target other entity types: /say @r[type=ArmorStand] But because of this requirement, you'd only be able to ...
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In Minecraft, how do you play in Hard difficulty without depleting hunger?

I've been making a Hard map in Minecraft, but whenever I test it, I keep getting hungry! The goal is to kill all of the monsters in the map, but I can't sprint, sleep or focus if I'm about to die of ...
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Minecraft lobby servers keep timing me out [closed]

This has been happening for probably a year now. Whenever I am on a large hub server (1000 players+) I can never stay on the server for more then 5 seconds without getting the 'Timed Out' error. I ...
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Why do minecraft blocks reload?

I have minecraft turned up to max settings (GTX 770, quad core 4.0 GHz intel i7, 240 GB SSD, 32 GB RAM) and for some reason the max distance blocks are slowly loading over time (not at once) and when ...
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Dispenser stops shooting items when full

I've got a basic chicken farm, which takes eggs from a bunch of seed chickens, and channels them down to a dispenser. The dispenser has a comparator coming out the back which checks whether it's full, ...
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Planning and analyzing lighting layout

When building structures in Minecraft I usually tend to thoroughly plan my lighting layout, with the primary focus on a seamless coverage of the whole "civilized" area in a light level of at least 8, ...
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Minecraft PE mob spawning platform isn't dark even without torches

I have started to build a mob far in minecraft pocket edition. It is a basic farm build at exactly the height limit. You can see the outside in the picture below. The problem is inside the spawn ...