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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How do you open a LAN server for your world without running Minecraft?

I usually host my world on Minecraft by using the “Open LAN server” on my MacBook. However, sometimes I don’t want to play but still want to open the LAN server with my friends. I don’t like keeping ...
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How do I evenly distribute items between 4 furnaces without minecart?

The problem I'm having is evenly distributing cactus from my farm into my xp smelter. Because the cactus flows into the hopper minecart relatively slowly, it is filling the first furnace on the ...
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How to detect if a player has killed a mob? Minecraft 1.15.2

So I am making a function for a video, and I need a way to set a player's score to 1 when they kill a bat. I was thinking I could just summon an invisible armor stand on every bat in the overworld, ...
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Impossible login problem [duplicate]

So a long time ago when I created my Minecraft account, the email linked to it got hacked, so I deleted it not realizing the consequences. But everything was fine and I could log into Minecraft ...
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Minecraft: How can we repopulate a VANILLA world with MODDED ores?

I'm currently stuck in the process of trying to finalize a modded world in Minecraft. I need to repopulate ALREADY CREATED chunks with ores from mods. For more context: We're trying to use a 1.7.10 ...
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Generate an almost flat world in Minecraft

I had started a "builds" world (default world settings) in 1.12.2 some time ago and am adding new builds weekly, hence I decided to make the map like a big city, divided in areas by architectural ...
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Minecraft World Loaded Detection Using Redstone (Save file load detection)

I've been trying to search for an answer to this question for some time now (World Load Detection / Chunk Load Detection / Join World / etc) However, despite my effort, I've been unable to find a ...
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How to make army to help in survival mode

I was wondering if there was a way to make an army to fight with you in Minecraft 1.12.2 Java Survival Mode. I know dogs work but...I want something that looks like a real army, made of like soldiers, ...
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Annoying Game-Breaking Bug [duplicate]

I have made a PVP map that took an EXTREMELY long time to make. Lots of time, lots of effort, and I was finally finished and ready to show it to my friends. Then, I suddenly got glitched and ...
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Too many items in the end is causing my client to disconnect from my realm

Short version: Huge number of items in the end, are causing my client to disconnect when I log on to the realm. Suggestions? My current plan is to keep logging on to the realm manually, and hope ...
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Minecraft: How do I load chunks outside of my FOV

I’ve been trying to make a 360 photo using world curvature function from a shader pack, which I came across a problem: chunks that are not within the vanilla FOV of the player will not be loaded, ...
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Minecraft Delayed Repeating Commands [duplicate]

I play Minecraft 1.12.2 Java edition. I made a command block that basically shows a welcome intro (ex: Welcome to the world! Please ask for creative mode.) I want it to repeat about every 30 seconds. ...
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Why is Minecraft slower when using Linux?

I recently installed Linux Mint on my MacBook Air, but Minecraft seems to be much slower (lower FPS) than when I played it on Mac OS. Why would Minecraft be slower on Linux? Is there any way to make ...
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How do I execute if there are no non-player mobs in an area?

I am attempting to create a wave survival game, in which zombies and other mobs are fought and killed until there are none left, and another wave is started right after their deaths. I cannot figure ...
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Minecraft launcher saying it's already running when it isn't

I have no idea how to fix this. Clicking start anyway crashes the launcher by the way. I have already tried reinstalling minecraft (3 times), I've restarted my computer countless times and there is no ...
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Minecraft replaceitem same amount [duplicate]

I'm wondering if there's a way to /replaceitem the same amount as a previous execute if command, so basically I am trying to make my own blocks in a datapack that is craftable, so I've made crafting ...
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How to turn cheats on or off in minecraft [duplicate]

I need to turn cheats on in Minecraft Java Edition and keep it on even when I quit and rejoin the game.
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Custom tellraw url in Minecraft

I need to have a commandblock output a clickable url to the chat with the playername inside of it and some scoreboard variables. Example: http://example.com/?player=<INSERT PLAYERNAME HERE>&...
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Which command can I set so that when someone dies a /title appears? [duplicate]

I am attempting to make a command that triggers when someone dies on my server. When someone dies, a /title command should run. All the other answers I've found are for version 1.12, and I need an ...
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How can I spawn a group of mobs within a certain radius? [duplicate]

I want to spawn multiple mobs within say, a 20x20 radius or so. The coords are: -277, 94, -37 (the center) All I have right now is: summon area_effect_cloud ~ ~-9 ~ {Passengers:[{id:zombie},{id:...
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How to replace crossbow with loaded crossbow, but with tipped arrows?

Im trying to make an automatic crossbow that shoots slowness arrows, but i cant figure out how to make the arrows tipped. any help?
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For player damage but no environment damage should I choose Adventure Mode or Survival Mode?

I am making a Star wars PVP Map, featuring The Empire and Rebels and some props. Players would be assigned to one of the teams and the battle would begin. Since I play Minecraft Java 1.12.2 (because ...
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Can I download Minecraft for PC on my Android device, then later install it on my PC?

I would like to install the full version of Minecraft for PC. If I download it on Android, Can I later transfer the .exe file over to PC? Will this install the full version of Minecraft?
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In Minecraft, How to create floating grass with command blocks

I am trying to build a puzzle map for some of my friends and having an issue with making floating grass/flowers with command blocks. I can easily place 1 standing on its own ( https://i.stack.imgur....
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Talking in chat from other player's perspectives

I have been playing Minecraft 1.12.2 Java Edition on PC. One of my friends started to make me say stuff I wasn't saying in the chat. I don't know what command he was using but he basically made the ...
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I can't login my Minecraft account [duplicate]

I have my Minecraft account and I accidentally deleted the launcher so I downloaded it again and I had to login again. I put in my password and my e-mail, my e-mail was right but my password wasn't, I ...
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My ocelot in Minecraft won't change? [duplicate]

I have it tamed, but it still doesn't follow me. It just walks away after I feed it. I stayed away from it (about 10 or 5 blocks) and didn't move so it would come to me, I fed it fish and red hearts ...
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Select entities with a specific player as a passenger in a Minecraft command (1.15.1)

I need to use an entity selector in an /execute command to select all boats who have at least one player on board who is holding a specific item. However, because the id tag does not exist for players,...
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How do I set a custom head for a mob?

I am in the process of trying to replace a mob's head armor slot with a custom head. The /replaceitem command doesn't seem to be working. /replaceitem entity @e[name=Zombie] armor.head minecraft:...
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Extreme block lag in any world any version modded or unmodded (singleplayer)

Every time I create a single-player world in survival, I get extreme block lag when placing or destroying. It happens in any world and any version, modded or unmodded, but only in survival (if I ...
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Spawning Zombies in a specified area

I'm trying to figure out how to make only Zombies spawn in a specific area in my Minecraft server's spawn. I have a pit in my spawn that I would like to have spawn Zombies each night time cycle. The ...
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Cannot find .minecraft folder

I see everyone using mods in Minecraft go into their File Explorer, type in %appdata% in the top search bar, and then in that folder they have a Minecraft folder in which there should be a mod file (...
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Is there a way to completely disable the narrator in Minecraft 1.12.2?

Every time I write a curly bracket (my keyboard has it set up as alt+b) in game, the narrator turns on because its on the same key bind as the curly brackets. This is really anoying and I would like ...
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How to kill all Items except for ones that players drop [duplicate]

So to give you some background on what I'm trying to do, I've set up a safe-zone around world spawn where command blocks are used to kill entities that come within range. However, this generates a lot ...
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How can I remove items with custom tags from a players inventory in 1.14?

I have no problem giving a player an item with a custom tag, and I have no problem detecting that item with the specific tag, my issue is running the clear command for that specific item AFTER ...
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Is there a Minecraft direction facing by hotkey solution? [closed]

I’ve already scoured the internet to the best of my searching ability for a client side Minecraft mod or solution that can set my camera rotational coordinates to pre-set directions with the press of ...
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Minecraft map keep saved file

So I download a minecraft map and played for quite a while but the map is being updated so I was wondering if it would be possible to keep my current saved file while playing in the updated version. ...
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Some pistons won't extend in complex creations

The piston extender fully extends with a circuit. The same piston extender/circuit jams in large or complex creations even though there's no redstone interference. Do i need a more powerful computer?
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Are the clouds in minecraft the same for all clients on a server or are they client-only?

I was wondering if the clouds on a Minecraft server were the same for multiple people or is it a client-only thing.
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Why aren't my mobs spawning? [closed]

I was turning it to normal mode from peaceful mode to play Minecraft. I tried spawning a zombie it wouldn't spawn
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Is there any way to make fireworks deal no damage in 1.15?

I'm working on a map that launches a specific firework at each checkpoint using commands. I'm aware that there is a way to craft fireworks so that they deal no damage. However, is there a tag for this ...
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Can I import Windows 8.1 Minecraft worlds to Windows 10?

I'm talking about Java to Java, and if I can't directly transfer how to format the files?
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Want to have text appear each time a player joins on my server [duplicate]

So first off, my goal is to have [Server] say something whenever a person joins my server. I was going to do this using the .mcfunction command, where you type /function .... in game, and it saves as ...
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How to alternate redstone signal?

I want to create a circuit that when a button is pushed, one piston goes after a delay from another piston, but when the button is reset (i.e. when it is released), then the same piston retracts first ...
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How do I summon a mob with an item with custom durability?

I have tried and failed to summon a mob with a fixed durability item. Every time the entity is killed, it drops the item with a randomized durability, because such is the way. But is there a way to ...
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Is there a way to prevent water from being placed in front of an observer?

Please note: I am not looking for a server plugin resolution, I want to know if the question in the title is achievable. I am playing on a small server with a couple friends, with everyone settling ...
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How to bold, color, and remove italics on an item at the same time?

I just wanted to know whether there was a way to remove italics, color, and bold an item in Minecraft at the same time. I know how to do them individually, I'm just unsure how to put them together ...
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How to make custom advancements the only advancements in Minecraft?

I've recently added custom advancements to my Minecraft world, but I want to remove the original advancements from the world. How do I make my custom advancements the only visible ones?
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How do i detect when a player is in the nether or any other dimension to run a command?

Im new in making datapacks but, All im trying to do is make it detect when im in the minecraft:nether_1. So if im in the nether it will run the command "execute as @a at @s in minecraft:nether_2 run ...