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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Fastest way to get enchanted books?

I play minecraft, and have been wondering: what is the fastest way to get enchanted books? I have been trying fishing, enchanting, and dungeon looting.
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How to detect death in Minecraft in a certain area

I am making a PVP game and I need to detect when a player dies, but I also only want to detect that if the player is in the PVP arena. I want to be able to detect the last man standing and the one ...
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I want to change the player_head.json in minecraft, how I can do it?

I'm making a map and a resource pack for it. I want to make a Zombie with a 3D model on his head, and I think I can change the player_head.json, but I don't find the original .json model in the ...
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Why can't my friend move when he joins my server?

I'm trying to have a friend join my Minecraft server. For some reason, when he joins the server, his avatar just stays in one place and then after about 15 seconds he is kicked off the server. The ...
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How do I reset all players spawn positions when joining?

I have just created a Minecraft server to play with friends, but I would like to make sure that every time a player joins the server they spawn directly at spawn, instead of the last position they ...
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minecraft multiplayer suddenly freezes (linux) 1.8.9

The title says most of it. When I play multiplayer minecraft, every once in a while, my client does not connect to the server, I can move but the server does not respond. After around a minute I get ...
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Teleporting type command doesn't work with @e

Whenever I type /tp @e[type=anything] @p it teleport all entities nearby and all my named entities, even though I've specified to teleport all cows, or minecart with chests, or whatever I put under ...
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Would I be able to disable parts of 1.17 update?

I have been seeing a lot of the 1.17 snapshots, and I am a huge fan of the Cliffs parts of the update, but I think the new caves would be very annoying and hard to light up. Would I be able to ...
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How can I combine high-level enchantments?

I know how to give myself high-level enchantments, but I don't know the command to combine them, if there is even a way to combine them. Is this possible and if so, how do I do it?
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How can I activate a custom sound with redstone?

How can I play a custom sound via redstone? I am open to using mods.
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Craftbook - Sort Potions

I think it's possibly something like a duplicate of my other question Craftbook Collect: Sort enchanted Books/Items But I have a similar question about how to sort potions or if it is possible. The ...
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Minecraft Update Stuck

When i install minecraft 1.16.5 update, it gets stuck at "downloading rt.jar". I even deleted .minecraft and installed it again but it got stuck again. Theres nothing wrong with my internet ...
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What sources of randomness can be made with commands in Minecraft?

I want to make a mini game in Minecraft were I need a random command generator for 9 commands. I need a random command to give the player a random item. I can't do the command block in the dispenser ...
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How do you enchant your weapons without hitting the “too expensive” thing?

Some users have suggested this question and answer, but that asks for an exploit, while I am asking for a way to not encounter this in the first place. Ok, so we all know the infamous words, "...
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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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Can I exclude a player within a radius from a game-mode change?

I know you can change all players to the 'adventure' game mode within a certain radius, but is there a way to exclude certain players from this? The server I'm in is vanilla, with 0 plug-ins/mods and ...
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How can I increase the knockback of a slime in minecraft?

I'm using command blocks to make a custom slime, I've tried using the command: /summon slime ~ ~ ~ {Size:3b,Attributes:[{Name:"generic.attack_knockback", Base:8.0,}]} but it doesn't work. ...
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Why do my friends' and my pets keep despawning?

So, I spawn some zombie Piglins and/or Slimes because they're cute. I name them, give them some potion effects to make them pretty much immune to receiving damage, and for the zombie Piglins give it ...
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How to find lost horse in minecraft

Ok, so I'm in a HUMONGOUS RPG map, and I fenced in a horse near the edge of a forest. I have two problems: I want my horse back I want to find the area where that was I can't find the area, and I ...
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Cache of others skins?

I've been wondering. Most games with custom content cache the custom content from others somewhere. Is there a way to find the custom skins of others somewhere in the Minecraft folder after you ...
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Can't connect to my own minecraft server

for more context it's a 1.12.2 modded forge server running on my own pc, other people are able to join but when I try to connect it returns the error "io.netty.channel.abstractchannel$...
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Minecraft Java Commands read from Json file

So I have a json file and I would like to read it with Minecraft commands, such as displaying the message inside of the json file. How could I do this with Minecraft 1.16?
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How can I make a command have escape codes inside a command with escape codes?

So basically I am trying to make a one-command-creation, which is where you have an entire project inside one long command. I already asked a question on here which explains how the one command works, ...
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Changing player heads size that are on the ground

The Minecraft YouTuber, Wisp, has a texture pack and plays Hypixel UHC. When he kills people, they drop player heads, but they're enlarged when on the ground. How does he do it? Can you tell me how to ...
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My game looks weird and had a error when I bring it up

I have a picture of what it looks like but it says its to big, it says java sprit error and my game looks like I turned on a super secret setting from 1.8 the staticky one.
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Using a (minecraft) plugin, how can I modify the maximum durability of an Item? (Commands work as well)

I've been trying to make a plugin with custom recipes (I have that part, thank you very much) to create some pickaxes with insane durability, but I don't want it to be unbreakable, since that breaks ...
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Why are my Minecraft maps not showing up?

I'm having problems with getting Minecraft maps. Some of them work, but others don't. I'm trying to get the "Titanic Survival 2" map but it just won't show up. I'm doing everything correctly:...
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How to spawn a golem? [closed]

When I started minecraft I always saw the golems, but I never knew how to spawn one. I searched through the spawn eggs about 1,000 times but never found the spawn egg for the golem. Then, giving up I ...
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Minecraft 1.16.5 - Teleport a player to a given location if on given coordinates

I already tried this link and many other, but it doesn't work. I think it's because I use a newer version and the commands are not the same. I want to teleport every player to 83 15 -177 if he is on ...
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Run command after 60 seconds + display timer for individual player when player presses button

My title almost explains everything I want to do. I want the player to press a button. Then the player gets an item from that but the player is only allowed to have the item for a minute, so I need ...
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How many items can produce light?

I was wondering, leaving the torch and the jack o' lantern apart, how many items and which can produce light?
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How many diamonds can a Diamond Ore drop in Minecraft

My friends and I are having an argument on how many diamonds a Diamond Ore can drop (on avg. or maximum) without any fortune levels on a pickaxe. My friend says there will always drop only one, but I'...
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Minecraft installation gets stuck downloading Minecraft runtime?

My Minecraft installation gets stuck downloading the runtime and it does not advance past that point: I've tried restarting it over 20 times but it stays stuck. I’ve tried to reinstall it, but it ...
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How can I make it so players can't destroy farmland by jumping on it?

How can I make it so players can't destroy farmland by jumping on it? I am using java edition 1.16. I need this for my Minecraft map where I don't want players to be able to destroy farmland.
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How to stop grass spreading

I'm trying to make Minecraft Dungeons in vanilla Minecraft but I just realised something: "Since grass spreads, how am I going to keep the dirt as dirt?". Is there something I can do to keep ...
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Minecraft login issues

I know I've found an answer already on here a long time ago but for whatever reason, I can't log into my launcher or the website. I know my information is correct, and my account hasn't been hacked. (...
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How to import single player minecraft world into server folder

I've tried the usually suggested method of copying minecraft world from "saves" folder in ".minecraft" but Bukkit didn't recognize the world was even there. The world works. I've tested it a little in ...
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How much data will a 12550824 x 12550824 world take up in Minecraft?

I would like to know just how much disk space I will need for such a world in Minecraft. It will be stored on USB which has 3.12 GB of free storage remaining. This is for a Minecraft server. This ...
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How do you delete items in “invisible” slots of shulkers with commands?

When you generate a shulker with stacked items that are supposed to be unstackable inside, then break it, the items separate, and while 27 of them remain visible, the other 37 items (provided that you ...
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Making Arrows Fly Faster [1.12]

I'm making a sniper with 1.12 commands. It's working very well (except for the fact that bows don't shoot perfectly) but I have a problem: arrow speed. If you shoot an arrow at minimum speed, you can ...
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How do I summon something with velocity in Minecraft?

How do I summon something with velocity in Minecraft? I tried searching it on google and click the links I can find. When I tried them, it didn't work. How do I do it?
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Why is the /playsound command not working?

I wanted to check out the new sounds in Minecraft snapshot 15w49a, but when I type in the command, /playsound minecraft:entity.squid.death @p, it says that it played the sound, but I don't hear a ...
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Why doesn't my mob grinder work?

This is my 10th failed mob grinder i havent got one to work i've followed multiple tutorials all leading to nothing. Caves in the area have been lit up and this was built near land but above the ocean....
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How to make a checkpoint commandblock but make it only go once

I am trying to make a map and I have a command block to detect when the player is on a gold block and a chain command block to say the message in chat but it spams it until I get off the gold block, ...
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How to detect if there is a player near my house in Minecraft 1.6.5 [closed]

So the thing is I want to ban the players who try to break into a house from my server. How can I do that I also want it to be automatic and I tried test for but it did not work
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Minecraft scoreboards: how do I track how many times a player kills another specific player?

So I'm trying to create a scoreboard that tracks the kills of players, but I only want it to increase when they kill a specific player, in this case just the player IGN would do. I was thinking it ...
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Minecraft (advanced ) command question - how do I use quotes in an extremely nested command?

Basically, I'm trying to make a "One command creation", which is, if you don't know, when you have an entire creation/project in one long command. My creation makes a box, and then puts ...
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How to enlarge Minecraft debug pie chart on my desktop

I'm using my pie chart to locate a spawner, but the texts displayed below it were too small to read that they were basically pixels. I'm therefore finding any method to enlarge that pie chart as well ...
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How to fix Minecraft java.lang.nullpointerexception group error?

My friend is having a really annoying problem with his minecraft but he doesn't have a SE account so I thought I'd ask this for him: Whenever he tries to log onto a server he gets this message: ...

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