Questions tagged [minecraft-java-edition]

A 3D exploration and survival sandbox game, based in large generated worlds made of blocks. This tag is for the Java-based edition of Minecraft for PCs. For other editions of the game, please use the tag specific to that edition, e.g. [minecraft-bedrock-edition]

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Minecraft won’t open because it says it’s already running

So I’ve seen this question asked on this site before. However, I still can’t come to a fix that works. I haven’t gotten on Minecraft in a while and thought I’d give it a shot again, so I open it, hit ...
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How do you make tnt spawn on you every 10 seconds in Minecraft?

How do you make TNT spawn on you every 10 seconds in Minecraft with command blocks? I've looked at multiple reddit posts, but they didn't seem to work. The other solutions did not work, as after the ...
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Can't find block breaking sound effect

I am looking through the json file that shows the sound effects. I am trying to replace the block breaking sound effect. I have already found "break.ogg" but that didn't change the sound ...
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How do I control two pistons facing each other at the same time in Minecraft java edition?

I'm trying to create a door for my villager breeder. I want the lever to retract the rail and extend the stone and vice versa with one lever.
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Made my first server and I need help with the scoreboard

I know how scoreboards work, and i have one set up already. the thing is, its set to totalKillCount and give 1 point for each kill. I want to give more points for killing tougher mobs. How do I make ...
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How do I give format/give nbt tags to items in achievement .json files

I know this bit here is right "item": "minecraft:lime_dye", but I can't get this part is to work: "nbt":"{Tags:{Damage: 1, HideFlags: 1, Enchantments: [{lvl: 1, id: ...
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How do I get mushroom blocks to drop when mined?

Whenever I try to break a mushroom block in survival, it doesn't give me the item. Why is this happening? Is there a way I can get the item legitimately in survival?
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What's the benefit of a fortune axe?

I just got an axe with Fortune III from an enchantment table, but couldn't figure out what would actually yield more drops from it. Is there actually a use for a fortune axe?
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How to give a random entity a certain effect after delay

execute at @a if score @p delay matches 50 run execute at @e[sort=random,limit=1] run effect give @s glowing This is the command I have so far, I also have a delay command constantly running. I set ...
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How do I detect if there are any mobs in a specific area and execute a command when they are no longer present in that area?

I'm working on a map, which has a castle in it. The castle has different levels (floors), and when a floor is cleared (when there are no mobs left on that floor), I want to make a button appear to ...
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What is the Java Edition method of Bedrock Edition's /ride command?

Story We all know that for the most part, the Bedrock Edition of Minecraft has a very limited command supply, and no NBT access from commands. However, Bedrock Edition has gained a unique trick as of ...
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Getting minecraft client's coordinates in python

This is a bit more of an experimental project. I am trying to get a Minecraft player's XYZ coordinates in Python. Whether it be through reading memory locations or reading log files, does anyone have ...
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How to disable dyed leather armor recipe using datapacks or commands

I am making map and my datapack recipes overrides with the dyed leather one. Is there any way to disable them? When I looked to the minecraft recipes folder, I couldn't find the recipe.
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How to knock back entities with command blocks?

How do I make a command that will knock entities away/in chosen direction? Like for example, any entity within 3 blocks of an armourstand will be knocked away 10 blocks?
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How to apply damage to entities without instant damage effect?

I want to be able to give an entity damage for a command I’m making, but instant damage effect is way too much, how do I apply other amounts of damage with command blocks?
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How do I spawn a zombie with an item from a mod?

I'm trying to get every achievement related to the Inventory Pets mod but I need to kill a player holding a specific item from that mod, Is there any way I could spawn a zombie holding this item? I've ...
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Is there any way to check if a player drank a specific potion?

I tried something like this: scoreboard objectives add potion minecraft.used:minecraft.potion 0 But that went up every time I drank any type of potion. And this isn't a command: scoreboard objectives ...
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How to give an entity a tag, and take it away after a given time period? [duplicate]

How do I use command blocks to make it so after an entity has had a tag for 1 minute/any given time, it will be taken away?
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I cant get a mc mod pack to work with all the mods that a YouTuber is already using! [closed]

I am trying to play a modded mc server with my friends with a mod pack that a youtuber is currently playing and I cant get all the mods to work together This is the pack https://www.curseforge.com/...
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Why is my Villager Breeder not working. Minecraft 1.16.4

I created my own villager breeder. It runs on 1.16.4, and it ran perfectly. It produced about 9 villagers, then stopped. There are 4 beds that the villagers can see. I feed them tons of bread. I ...
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How to clear items of a specific name? [duplicate]

I want to use the /clear command to remove a book with the name “block” from a player’s inventory. I don’t want to take away just a normal book, how do I do this with commands in 1.16.2? I've tried: ...
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How can I merge my world with my friend's world using seed and play with him in minecraft java edition? [closed]

My friend is far away from me and I want to join my world with his world using the seed in Minecraft java edition. How can I do it without using any mod, sever, or realms?
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Randomly lost connection to my Minecraft server, can't rejoin

Recently, I made a Minecraft server to play with my friends on. I'm hosting it off an old laptop and playing it from my PC. I have port forwarded my router and I'm using NoIP as a hostname for my ...
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Minecraft Username Connection

I am on the Hypixel Minecraft server with my friends. I just changed my username last night. I have logged back in, reloaded the launcher, but I still cant get in any multiplayer servers. It says &...
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Downloading minecraft server data from docker container loads old version of map

I am using itzg/docker-minecraft-server, with the following docker-compose config version: '3' services: minecraft: ports: - "25565:25565" volumes: - "mcbig:/data&...
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I can’t find the industrial foregoing's manual for Minecraft 1.16.4

The recipe is supposed to be 1 paper and 1 of any wood. I cannot craft it, and in creative mode I cannot find it anywhere. I even figured out a new way to make it, (1 book and 1 Redstone Dust and 1 ...
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Can Minecraft not open in fullscreen and cover my entire desktop? [closed]

When I open up Minecraft, it automatically goes 'full screen' and covers my entire desktop. It can be played as usual, but I prefer having it split screen with YouTube while I am playing, and since ...
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How can I block people getting onto the roof of the Nether in Minecraft?

I'm building a Minecraft "War" server where there are 2 teams. Each has a 750×750 area of the Nether to gain resources from. However, I don't want them getting onto the Nether roof and then ...
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How to give tags based on offhand items? Minecraft Java

I want to make it so if you are holding a book if your offhand, you will receive a tag, but if the book is not in your offhand, you dont have the tag anymore, how do I do this with command blocks?
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Minecraft: If you only want mobs to spawn from y = 63 and above, what is the optimal y level in the sky to AFK at?

If you are building a mob grinder (not powered by a spawner but by natural mob spawning) right above the ocean, and the very bottom of the grinder is at y = 63 (the top of the water), what is the best ...
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I can't download Minecraft (Mac) [closed]

I tried to download Minecraft on my mac. But, for some reason I drag it to applications, And it says I need to drag it to applications, Can anyone help?
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What are MInecraft snapshots named after

For example, 18w15a is when dolphins and conduits were added. Based on observations, the 18 is the year, because the snapshot was released in 2018. The current snapshots are going to be 20wXXa or so ...
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Can you play Minecraft Java Edition on Windows 10?

My son really wants to play the Java Edition of Minecraft. Any tips for playing the Java Edition on Windows 10? Is it even possible?
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Minecraft Java Edition over VNC

I play Java Edition on a Linux PC, and I know how to set up a VNC server. I also have a client (noVNC) for the web and a school chromebook. I managed to configure the VNC to be lag free enough to run ...
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Minecraft: Why did a villager brought to deserted village run away?

Near my base on a Minecraft java edition 1.16.4 realm is a deserted village which I want to repopulate. I brought a villager from another village there but he instantly runs away. The village where I ...
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Animated item's .mcmeta file in resource pack not accepting detailed frame animation properties

When I use this code, the item shows up with the pink error texture: { "animation": { "frametime": 5, "frames": [ { ...
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How to get an NBT string's length?

Story I am making a chatbot in Minecraft. Players "type" in their messages to the chatbot using a grid of buttons representing numbers, letters, and symbols. Each button press appends a new ...
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How to split an NBT string into two strings?

Story I am making a map where two players are given halves of a message, and then have to travel through their own separate courses to meet at a central point, where the message must be put together ...
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Why am I hearing the “Minecart rolls” sound effect in Minecraft?

I sometimes hear the noise and see the subtitle "Minecart rolls". These sounds usually occur when a minecart is moving on rails, but at the time and place where I heard the sound, the ...
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How do I stop the Minecraft launcher from warning me about using modified Minecraft installs

The Minecraft launcher recently updated to add support for Microsoft accounts, it also changed the background and added a warning when I hover over modified profiles in the selection tab (This ...
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How do I concatenate two strings in NBT?

This situation is fictional. Please do not suggest an alternative method as described in the Story, please only provide a solution to the Core Question below. Story I am creating a chatbot using ...
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How can I remove a lot of items through commands when they give me immense lag when I near them?

Is there a command I can use? If so please let me know what it is. I have tried the following: /kill @e[type=minecraft:item,nbt={Item:{id:"minecraft:dirt"}}]
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How can I find a specific block (preferably in a large area) in my minecraft world? [duplicate]

I have lost a very valuable shulker block in an ocean, in my minecraft world. It had 56 diamonds, 64 iron bars, few gold ores, a trident, a nautilus shell, a heart of the sea, and a few stacks of ice. ...
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Can flint be obtained from gravel that a player placed when it is mined?

I wanted to get some flint in a Minecraft server and had some gravel. According to what I read, I could get flint from gravel that I placed myself. I started trying and it was unsuccessful. I then ...
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How can I load an unmodded backup into a modded game?

In Minecraft 1.16.4, I've played on an unmodded world. I want to play with mods, however I also want to keep my vanilla world. I've already created a backup and extracted it however I'm not sure how ...
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Minecraft crashing after replacing skin file

I wanted to change my skin so I replaced steve.png, but now when I join a world it crashes. Here's the crash report: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // There are four lights! Time: 11/24/20, 2:00 AM ...
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Issue with a CanPlaceOn object for trade

I have this command /summon villager -179 64 95 {VillagerData:{profession:farmer,level:2,type:plains},Invulnerable:1,NoAI:1,CustomName:"\"Gardener\"",Offers:{Recipes:[{buy:{id:...
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Summon with BlockEntityTag creates “cannot drop air” error

I am trying to use this command summon minecraft:item -282 71 74 {Item:{id:"minecraft:shulker_box{BlockEntityTag:{Items:[{Slot:0,id:oak_planks,Count:64}]}}",Count:1}} on a spigot 1.16.4 ...
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How to use Voxelmap on different versions of Minecraft on the same computer [duplicate]

I play different versions of Minecraft on the same computer like 1.16.1, 1.16.2 etc. and I would like to be able to use Voxelmap for Fabric for all of those versions. I downloaded and installed it for ...

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