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Minecraft 1.8 - Making the fill and clone commands easier to use

So I've been playing with the 1.8 snapshots and now pre-release for a few months now, and the /fill and /clone commands are fantastic for a creative-prone player like myself. No longer do I have to ...
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I get a ConcurrentModificationException when attempting to launch Minecraft with Forge

I have tried to reinstall Minecraft with Forge multiple times, but Minecraft still won't launch. When I check "Launcher Visibility" and change it to "Hide Launcher" and re-open, I get this error log ...
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New Laptop Shaders Failing

So i just got a new alienware 14 laptop. base minecraft works fine on it but as soon as i turn my shaders on it crashes. the error report is down below, anyone have any ideas on how to fix this, i've ...
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iPad stolen. Can we retrieve a Minecraft world?

My son has spend ages building his Minecraft world pocket edition on my iPad. However the iPad was stolen. Is there any other way he can access his world from another iPad or laptop, etc..?
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1-2 FPS when using ShadersMod in FTB

I've just installed the Shaders Mod, and in game I get around 1-2 fps, rather than the usual 30-60. I'm using the DireWolf20 mod pack. I get the lag even with out applying a shader pack. The way I ...
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Can mobs spawn on ladders in 1x1 shafts?

I have a few access shafts that are 1x1 with ladders along one side. The areas at the tops and bottoms of these shafts are well-lit, but the shafts themselves are pitch-black most of the way. Do I ...
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Minecraft Forge 1.7.10 will not start

My minecraft will not start on only that version, I have a Windows 7 computer with Java 8u20 installed, because the latest java 7 update will not work at all(plus imma dev for other stuff). ...
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Seting up a minecraft server

I'm trying to setup a minecraft server: server is on ubuntu comp, client on windows comp. 1) On my.public.ip.adress I can't play: java.net.connectException: connection refused: no further ...
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Multiplayer minecraft on one PC

Is it possible to run two instances of Minecraft and have two players on the same world on the same PC with no internet connection? Does anyone know how this could be done. I have tried to run ...
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End Portal in FTB teleports to random location in the overworld

This issue has happened twice now on 2 different worlds. I've found the end portal, put the eyes of ender all around, the portal effect appears, I jump in, then I get teleported to a random location ...
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Are there any server commands to despawn neutral mobs in Minecraft 1.6.4? [duplicate]

After a rather too succesful experiment with an infinite villager spawner in Minecraft 1.6.4, our server is now overrun by masses (hundreds, if not thousands) of villagers. Is there a server command, ...
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Help with weird issue with modded minecraft server (closing without crashing)

My custom server (forge modded) which i have just spent all day figuring out ID conflicts with, now has just started closing on me mid load without crashing or generating a helpful log file. from the ...
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How to make a Minecraft Server exit automatically when it crashes

I am setting up a custom modded server and am running into an issue. During all the block id related crashes, the server jar will still be running even though it crashed. I would like it to quit when ...
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Hexxit keeps crashing and won't let me on

On Technic Launcher, I can play on Tekkit and other servers, but when I click on Hexxit, it starts loading, then I get a black screen for a minute or so, then it just gives me a crash report. I used ...
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Minecraft server - stop announcing gamemode change/item spawning?

Is there a way to stop announcing gamemode changes, item spawning events etc. on the chat for all the players on a Minecraft Server? I've been searching but I cannot seem to find a flag in the ...
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Where is there a key to the different redstone circuit notations used on the minecraft wiki?

There are lots of schematics of minecraft circuits online, but few of them reference the notation they are using and I am finding it hard to chase down what some symbols mean. The page on Advanced ...
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How do I get two pistons (one of them on an inverted signal) to go at the same time?

Here's the problem - I need two pistons to go at the exact same time, so that one of them is contracted and the other is expanded, on a switch mechanism. To achieve this, one of the pistons has to ...
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I don't seem to have a mod folder?

I downloaded Minecraft Forge, searched %Appdata%, went to .minecraft, but there was no 'mods' folder. What do I do? I really want to play the Pixelmon mod.
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How to get a slowly expanding world border in Minecraft?

Recent Minecraft snapshots added the possibility to set a square world border that players can't pass through. It is used on the MindCrack server to expand the available area very slowly over time. ...
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How to test for time of day with command block in Minecraft

I'm trying to setup something similar to the MindCrack team's current server set up for my single player world so that the world border expands slowly as I play the game. I already know how to work ...
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Remove Minecraft gamerules in-game

Is there a way to remove Minecraft gamerules in-game? I made a gamerule "New" and now want to remove it but I can't find a way to do it. I searched in the minecraft help list and found nothing. I ...
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How to run Mineraft on IPv6

I would like to run Minecraft on IPv6 to simplify my life by not having to portforward every time I host a LAN server. Also, it appears to me that even when I do forcefully run Minecraft on IPv6 by ...
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Will my zombie villager de-spawn?

So I finally caught me a Zombie Villager! However I am nowhere near getting the required materials to transform him back into a normal Squidward. What will cause him to de-spawn? Leaving the area? ...
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Do Endermen teleport along valid paths?

When an Enderman teleports, either by accident or after being angered, does it follow a continuous path to the destination? If so, what are the requirements for such a path? Minecraft wiki made me ...
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Does my friend have to download all the mods or just me?

I want to play modded survival with my friends and I have the mods, do they have to download all of those or do I just have to have them?
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Minecraft accounts are blended. How can i separate them?

I just purchased a minecraft PC account for my son on our home computer. My step-son has an account that was purchase at his mother's house that he accesses on our computer when he is with us. When ...
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I can't open my Minecraft maps even though they exist

I have something strange and cant figure it out by myself. I have 2 maps in my saves that I can't open. I have played on them, but one time they where gone so I searched for them in the Minecraft ...
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Why can't my minecraft (1.7.10) generate any world?

I'm going to play Minecraft with some forge mods, and it just didn't generate the world. I thought that it was a problem with the mods, so I uninstalled them all and started playing normal Minecraft. ...
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Minecraft forge 1.7.10 server keeps crashing on a mac

Does anyone know why when i click on the forge 1.7.10 server jar file on a mac it crashes. I am trying to start up a minecraft pixelmelon server on mac that runs on 1.7.10 but i am not able to do so ...
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How to have a name floating over a button

In lots of Minecraft minigames I have seen buttons, for example to start the game, that have a floating name tag above them. How do they do that ?
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Thermal expansion machines have black fronts

Not sure how to word the title of this question. The picture below shows what I'm talking about: As you can see the fronts of the machines are black. This happens with all thermal expansion ...
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Can't access the end, server crashes on restart

I've just tried restarting my FTB world after not being able to get to The End. I found and set up The End portal, but it just teleported me to a random location in the overworld every time. When I ...
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How to Traverse a Lava Ocean?

I have created a world in a 1.8 snapshot version of minecraft because i wanted to play around with the custom world gen, i turned on lava oceans and it makes the world really cool. I have tried ...
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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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How can i improve the performance of redpower frame tubes?

Now that this question was answered and my horizontal redpower quarry is working, i feel it needs improvement because whenever i turn the switch for the 5000+ block breakers, two things happen: a ...
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Why my Mob Grinder/Farm isn't working? [duplicate]

I built (by following tutorials, see below) a Mob Grinder. It's a simple 20x20, with water, etc. But when I go up there, it's not dark inside. I don't use Gammabright and I didn't put torches or ...
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Interdimensional redstone circuitry in tekkit-lite?

I am building a gigantic horizontal quarry consisting of more than 5000 redstone tube frames and block breakers, all this in a mystcraft dimension. I used to remotely control the bc quarries i have ...
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What's the minimum height for the spawning area of a mob farm?

Considering a standard mob farm design, what's the minimum height I should build the spawning floor so that I'm sure I get 100% efficiency (no other mobs are counted toward the mob count cap)? I ...
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How do I summon mobs with block heads on Minecraft?

I can't figure it out. I can only summon mobs with other mob heads. I've been wanting to summon a cow with a water source block head and name it " Underwater Mission Fail"— Is that possible?
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How to force Minecraft to “Play Offline”?

I've set Minecraft up with my account on a Windows guest user for my little siblings to play singleplayer. For security reasons, as well as concerns for the children themselves, I'd like to disable ...
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Can no longer connect to private Minecraft server

I set up a Minecraft server 1.7.10 on my personal server hosted on the Rackspace Cloud. The server is whitelisted, as it is intended only for my kids and me to play on. The server had been running ...
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I do not know my Minecraft password

I made my Minecraft account about a year ago and I used my dads e-mail. He changed his e-mail and I can't remember my Minecraft password. How can I retrieve my Minecraft password?
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How do I spawn potions with Command Blocks?

I want to get super speed, like a speed III for 1:00? I want it to be a splash potion that spawns from a command block, I know it can be done, since potions are entities.
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How does biome generation work in 1.8 snapshots?

My friends and I were planning on starting a survival server for ourselves once 1.8 is officially released, and the possibility of having the nearest ice-based or mesa biome being 20 km away from 0,0 ...
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Rain arrows in random positions within bounds?

How do I summon arrows from the sky in a random position but at the same time to be inside the coordinates that I want? For example, if I use the following, will that summon an arrow in that ...
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Cannot login to Minecraft [closed]

Every time I try to log in to my Minecraft account, it asks me the security questions I have set for my account. However, it is not able to confirm my identity. Is there a specific reason for this and ...
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Minecraft Forge 1.7.10 Error before game even starts

When I try to run Minecraft with Forge already installed, one of two things happens. Either my game actually loads and it comes up as a complete black screen not showing my game at all but it says it ...
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Backdating a map from 1.7.x to 1.6.x

I have seen some megabuilds on PMC and would like to use it in a 1.6.x server however the map in question is a 1.7.x world. The question is what are the blocks that can potentially dissapear if i ...
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Is there a way to see where Chunks meet?

I want to fix up a red stone system in the Spawn Chunk so it's always running no matter how far i go, however i'm concerned that when i start building it a part of the system will fall outside the ...
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Multisided input for single crafting recipe with Applied Energistics

I'm trying to figure out of the Applied Energistics mod, but I've met a bit of a snag. To create Enriched Alloy I need to use the Metallurgic Infuser. The problem is that it needs two inputs, redstone ...