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Respawn the Ender Dragon

I have a server and the Ender dragon has been defeated. However, returning to The End does not respawn the Ender Dragon. How can I get the final boss back on a vanilla server without using mods?
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Why won't this ocelot do anything but breed?

I have several raw fish and have been trying to tame an ocelot. However, every time I get it to approach and feed it a fish, it simply wants to breed. I am playing on SMP, and have tried logging ...
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Does using redstone cause a slowdown when using a fill clock?

I'm working on some logic, using fill clocks to drive my command blocks. I usually end up having to extend my circuit, and rather than adjust the fill clock command, I usually just put in some ...
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Check if area contains only one entity in Minecraft with a command block

Is it possible to check if an area contains only one entity with command blocks. I've tried /testfor, but it activates the redstone for one person, even if there are more...
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How do Villagers react to Iron doors?

In Minecraft, doors are a fairly integral part to a Villager's livelihood. They determine the population and the safety of the village. However, does an Iron Door have a different effect on the ...
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Minecraft flickers when moving around

A while ago my Minecraft started to flicker. The screen flashes once in a while when I move around. It doesn't when I stay still, just when there is movement. Any help? I would try to take a screen ...
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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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I changed my username and now I cannot play online

I don't understand this and I'm now worried as I have donated to a lot of servers and I don't want to lose this account. On the launcher it says my new username but when I log on it says "Account not ...
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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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How to detect if a player logs out of the game in Minecraft?

I am building a Minecraft survival games map, in which the battle area is on a floating island. My friends discovered that if they are falling to the ground, they can quickly logout and log back in to ...
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At what distance (from the player) do iron golems spawn in villages?

I'm planning on building an iron golem farm in Minecraft 1.8, and I want to know how far from my base it can be and still work. All the information I've found related to mob spawning deals with ...
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How can I change my username temporarily on Minecraft?

I want to change my name in Vanilla Minecraft but I don't want it permanent. Going to www.minecraft.net just gives you a permanent new name. I just want it in the game for a short time. Is there a ...
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Do I have to buy Minecraft again to make a new account?

I have been using my brother's account to play Minecraft and already have it downloaded on my laptop. However I want to create and use my own account do I have to re buy the game
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What do the profiling values mean on the minecraft debug screen?

What does each of the 10 parts shown on the Minecraft profiling graph mean?
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What are these sets of three numbers in my Minecraft server log?

I'm referring to the floating-point-esque numbers in parentheses that appear after the entity ID, at the end of the lines indicating that a player has logged in: 2011-04-21 23:49:37 [INFO] burpen ...
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Respwn dynamics of command blocks in a Minecraft event

I'm designing a parkour event in a Vanilla world totally organized with command blocks. What I'm trying to do is: Teleport a player in a indoor map in the sky Change his gamemode to Adventure Mod ...
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How can I create a copy of an entity using command blocks?

More specifically, say there's a pile of items on the ground, for instance after someone dies, and I want to create an exact copy of each of those items (NBT tags and all), but in a different ...
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Strategy to start a new world in survival mode

I've started playing minecraft just yesterday and I'm doing alright and I even had a house up but I don't have a bow or anything like that and a skeleton is basically killing me over and over again. ...
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Is there a way to have a custom death message in vanilla Minecraft? [duplicate]

Basically, I want a custom death message by using tellraw, but how would I make it detect someone has died? Do I use a scoreboard system, do I use testfor, what do I use to make it detect someone ...
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Minecraft how to testfor if a mob is looking at the player

Is there a way I can testfor if a mob is looking at the player? I know there is a way to testfor a certain rotation, but is there a way to test if the mob is looking in the general location of the ...
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Why do I never receive blocks when mining?

I work in Vanilla style Minecraft in version 1.8.4 and I am playing a survival style map with cheats ON. I am POSITIVE that I am on game-mode 0 and after switching back from creative to survival; I am ...
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I can't open minecraft 1.8.3 problem in Java? [closed]

Whenever I try to open Minecraft the program stops and takes me back to the app launcher, the full problem is listed below. Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: ...
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How to test if someone died twice and then put them in creative with invisiblite x in command blocks

I am doing a minigame map, and there are a couple events I want to set-up: If someone dies twice they will be eliminated and put into creative with invisibility X If all of a persons wool is ...
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Is there anyway to make a vanilla mail system?

What I want to do is that when someone has ran a command, a tellraw text runs a command and when you press it, you can type a message to one particular person, who's offline on the server you're on. ...
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How can I prevent my chest from being sat on?

Cats will now sit on chests, beds, and furnaces until you give them a fish. While a cat is sitting on a chest, the chest cannot be opened. Is there any way I can prevent a cat from sitting on a ...
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How do I upload a world?

I'm uploading my world to www.minecraftworldmap.com, and I'm confused. How exactly DO you upload a world? I've gone into the .minecraft saves folder, but no luck. Help please.
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Minecraft takes me to 'GameOutput' screen instead of launching

So, I've been playing minecraft on my macbook pro for a while, but all of a sudden, the game has stopped launching. I mean, I can go to the launch screen, but when I click "play", it takes me to a new ...
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Minecraft: Why does my opened to LAN world not show up in my other laptop? [duplicate]

I am really annoyed of this problem. I have did everything that everyone said, like run the Command Prompt and find the specific IP (they matched), restart Minecraft, uninstall all other Java versions ...
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Minecraft Crash - Windows - 1.7.10 - Modded

I'm using Forge v1291 and I have a lot of mods, and I've been attempting to get them to run properly for ages, and I cannot find any solution to the problem I have. I've attempted to look through the ...
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How do I make “clickable” items in a mine craft server?

When I go onto Mineplex, I get a ton of items in my hotbar, that when I right click with them in my hand, it opens up a menu. (E.g. right click the item named "servers" and it opens up a menu of ...
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If I upload a seed, will my creations be saved on it?

I am uploading a world, and if I upload it as a seed, will my user-made creations still be saved on the seed?
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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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How can I use Command Blocks to keep players from placing blocks on a vanilla server?

I want to know how to keep players from placing blocks in a certain area on my Minecraft server using Command Blocks. I already know how to keep them from breaking anything via [effect player 'mining ...
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How to generate an empty world in Minecraft?

Is it possible to hack level.dat to make world generate new chunks with nothing but air blocks? Or is there any tool to create such world? Is it possible to give that world file to someone with ...
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How to list installed plugins on a Minecraft Server?

How do I get a list of installed plugins on my server from the client? It's minecraft_server.1.8.4.jar running on a Linux server.
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MineCraft: I'm currently using 1.8.4 and I cant turn of super secret settings

I've tried F4, restarting the game, loading the world again, and also clicking on the super secret settings a couple of time but I am always going in a loop. Basicaly nothing works, please help me.. ...
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Minecraft: Are light sources additive?

This question stems from another question about how close torches need to be in order to prevent spawning (How far should I place torches in a planar huge room?). The answers there seems to contain ...
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MineFactoryReloaded

I planted a really big tree that only part of it is in the harvester's range but it still harvested the whole tree. So my question is how big of a tree can a harvester harvest outside of its range?
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How fast is an induction furnace in Tekkit Lite?

(Tekkit Lite) I am looking into replacing my electric furnace with an induction furnace, but is it really a good idea? Right now, I feed my Electric Furnace HV and it has 11 Overclocker upgrades. Is a ...
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Stop Minecraft Ticks when zero players online

As we all know , a Minecraft Server keeps the spawn chunks loaded all the time (if you don't know, read these questions: one two). So ticks keep passing by. I'm keen of the fact that in these ticks ...
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Strange polygons appear in fullscreen

Another interesting Minecraft "feature" here. When I play from inside the browser and hit F11 for fullscreen, I get wildly moving polygons flashing across the entire screen: It doesn't affect ...
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How can I make an automatic cobblestone breaker?

Is there a way to break blocks with a redstone/piston system and then pick them up with a hopper in vanilla Minecraft. I want to make an automatic cobblestone breaker. I know that I can break sand, I ...
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Are there performance and stability differences between vanilla and Bukkit servers?

I am deciding whether to switch my vanilla server over to a Bukkit server. I did upgrade to the development build of Java 7 which did give me a slight performance boost. Just wondering if anyone has ...
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Why do I keep timing out on Minecraft multiplayer servers?

Whenever I join a multiplayer server I get to play for around five minutes, it loads the chunk and lets me interact with furnaces, ect. but after some time it disconnects me and says 'Timed Out', my ...
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Minecraft forge 1.7.4 can't install

I have several versions of minecraft installed (1.5.2, ..., 1.7.2, 1.7.4). When i use forge installer, it installs forge for minecraft 1.7.2 instead of 1.7.4. I tried to remove 1.7.2 and then got ...
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How rare are the “rare biomes” in Minecraft?

How rare are the biomes like Mesa or Jungle in the newer releases of Minecraft? I've mapped out at least 10 largest zoom maps (1000x1000 each) and didn't get to find a single Mesa. Is it just my bad ...
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“Disconnected by Server: BadPaddingException”

I have not opened up my Minecraft launcher for nearly a year. However, when I updated to Minecraft 1.6.2 and the new launcher recently, every server I attempt to connect to seems to have some kind of ...
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Minecraft forge 1.7.2

When start minecraft forge 1.7.2 it prints some text and an error message and then instantly closes. It shows this: [18:56:44] [main/INFO] [LaunchWrapper]: Loading tweak class name ...
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How do I testfor if a player is standing on a certain block on a certain coordinates

So I'm pretty new to testfor still and I would like to know how to create a commandblock system that would detect when they are standing on a yellow wool block on the coordinates 400 4 600 (for ...
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How can I change my name using command blocks?

Is there any command in Minecraft where I can change my username in the chat, tab and my name tag above my skin? And no I'm not noob, I know I can change it on mojangs service, what I mean is like I'm ...