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 to get "Arbalistic" hidden achievement?

How do I get this hidden achievement, "Arbalistic", and what is the best/fastest way to do so?
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How do I update to minecraft java 1.18 WITHOUT altering old terrain?

I want to update my 1.17.1 survival vanilla world to minecraft 1.19 when it comes out and I can't find anywhere a way to update so that worlds don't modify existing terrain, I only want to get the new ...
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Minecraft 1.7.10 crashes [duplicate]

I wanted to play Minecraft 1.7.10 and it keep crashes when I open a new world. Here's the bug report: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Don't do that. Time: 5/26/22 2:11 PM Description: Unexpected ...
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Seed generates a completely different world on the same version

I have a Minecraft world that I was playing on with my friend in January 2021. The world was originally created on 1.16.4 on a Minecraft server. There were no mods nor plugins that were changing the ...
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What is the best way to get "How did we get here" achievement?

What is the best or fastest way and how, to get this hidden achievement in minecraft java?
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Minecraft Daylight cycle issue [duplicate]

I have downloaded a world (a mansion build) online into my Minecraft game. The world I download does not have a daylight cycle. It remains daytime all the time. I have tried to turn this off by doing ...
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How can you make a ghost block in minecraft?

So, I forgot how to summon falling blocks, and all the videos were not helping. I'm not very good with the commands which involve using [, so if I could get an answer, that would be nice.
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How do I fix my system crashing randomly when Minecraft chat is opened?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04, I'm having an issue with Minecraft: The chat flashes multiple random colors and crashes my entire system most of the time. This also happens very rarely with held ...
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Minecraft item sorter not working?

Edit: I tried having the hoppers face the comparators, it made no difference As you can see in the picture, I am trying to make an item sorter, but once I put the items in it seems to work for like 30 ...
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My hardcore Minecraft world is gone [duplicate]

Last night I got off of my hardcore world and shut off my pc. This morning while waiting for my laundry to cycle I figured I'd kill time by playing it but when I went to load in it was gone. I have ...
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How can I swap between offhand and mainhand with commands?

Of course I know that if I press F key, offhand and mainhand's item swaps. But I want to do this with command. I tried: execute as @a[nbt={Inventory:[{id:"minecraft:snowball",Slot:-106b}]}] ...
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Can you type subscript on signs in vanilla Minecraft?

In some of Iskall's videos, he adds a TM in subscript on signs for fun. Is this possible in vanilla Minecraft, or is this done with a mod?
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How to play Minecraft without a Microsoft account?

Minecraft is a single player game. A Microsoft account was not required when I bought it. It's a requirement they added later. Asking your customers to do this years after the fact is unreasonable. I ...
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Is there a way to make a zombie that doesnt attack you but it attacks other players on java? [duplicate]

I like playing OP PVP with things like protection 22 armour and sharpness 25 swords, things like that, I like developing the armour sets more than actually using them, I was making a Kings Set that ...
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How to lock items into inventory/chest slots using NBT data in Java Edition?

It's a bit like Changing the NBT data of a variable amount of items in a chest inventory? but I want to do it using NBT data (like possible in Bedrock Edition) and without the need to set up a ...
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My Minecraft skin won't change from Alex or Steve even though I've changed it

I've had Minecraft for the longest time and have NEVER had this problem. I've done everything I've seen others do, I've uninstalled and reinstalled Minecraft, I've changed my skin in Minecraft main ...
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Sound pack is not working even though sound.json's working fine [duplicate]

{ "ak47_shot": { "sounds": [ { "name": "custom/ak47_shot" } ] }, "ak47_reload": { ...
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Potion effect Giver from item frames

I remember doing this a long time ago with armor stands as it was the only entity to easily do it. I wanted to make an invisible item frame that gives the player jump boost when under the item frame. ...
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If I'm adding sounds on resource packs where should sound.json go?

{ "ak47_shot": { "sounds": [ { "name": "custom/ak47_shot" } ] }, "ak47_reload": { ...
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Minecraft on Ubuntu is using 100% of my RAM

I am using Java version on ubuntu 20.04 and have an issue with the RAM usage. I have tested other Minecraft versions, Java versions, launcher versions, and I've even changed the assigned RAM but the ...
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Shulker Farm Failure Rate

I built a shulker farm following the design by devilmok. Centered on the trapped shulker, there are 4 nether portals with 17x17 portal blocks. These are spaced apart with blocks in between to allow ...
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Troubleshooting a minecart transfer system in Minecraft 1.18.2 Java

This is the minecart transfer system I've put together. A hopper minecart comes in on the top right, unloads into the barrel, then leaves. Another hopper minecart comes in from the left, down the ...
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Custom Data model shows old textures but slighty darkened

I am trying to write a custom data model for a Trident at number 10, that will obtain a trident with a custom texture (stobie_trident.png). The problem is that it loads the default texture but ...
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What is the best Minecraft base defense to use against online players

These guys keep raiding my base and it usually ends up in total destruction due to TNT. They won't fall for traps and usually they TNT anything they see as a path to my base. How can I outsmart them?
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Is it possible to make using an item summon an entity in 1.17? (Java) [duplicate]

I'm planning on making an RPG game for my friends and I with custom items, but I'm not sure if it is possible to use the /execute command (or any command) to summon an entity when you right click with ...
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Stop a thief in Vanilla Minecraft: Detect if player is x distance from y,z coordinates

I'm trying to catch a thief in 1.19 Minecraft. I had one set of commands to see if items were taken out of a chest, but that was defeated -- I suspect they used X-ray hacked client to disable the ...
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How to change Java's default installation folder for Minecraft

I have my .minecraft folder on a USB drive, but it's getting old to keep copying and pasting it into my root directory every time I want to play. It's nice keeping all my Minecraft files on a USB, but ...
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Minecraft Java Simple Raid farm goes directly to "win" - raiders unable to spawn?

I basically want the kids playing on our server to be able to get new Totems of undying and Hero of the Village V easily. I have a stacking raid farm, but that requires more planning to use, so I'm ...
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Minecraft Java 1.17.1 Server Times Out Players Who Join Second or Teleport

The server is the vanilla 1.17.1 Minecraft Java server for Windows. The first player to join is always able to connect. However, any other player who joins when someone else is already playing has a ...
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How do you get World Edit enabled on Minecraft?

I'm considering making a map for me and my friends to play when I can and I feel like world edit would help speed things up alot. However I can't figure out how to enable it or if you need mods for it....
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What is the accuracy of a Minecraft dispenser?

I want to know how accurate a dispenser can be for defensive purposes. There are facts for arrows fired from bows in the Minecraft wiki, but not for dispensers. The reason being dispensers can be ...
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How to clone a structure with commands? [duplicate]

I made a house, and tried to clone the whole house somewhere like 511 blocks away. I made the house inside a red line to make the cloning process easier. But as soon as I pasted the coordinates to the ...
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Can I clone an area to the coordinates of an armorstand in 1.18.2? [duplicate]

I am making a map where, if you walk close to an armorstand, it disappears and clones something on the armorstand coordinates. I have already figured out a way for detecting if a player is near it and ...
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Need help making a ground distance detector

I'm making a data pack where some players cannot take fall damage. I don't want to use resistance 5 or jump boost 255 as there needs to be PVP and jump boost 255 will launch you in the air with PVP. ...
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How do I a get deleted world save back?

I have a BungeeCord (Waterfall) server network. Well, that's besides the point. One of my friends built a bunch of stuff on a world. Later, I was cleaning up old backups. I thought I was deleting an ...
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Teleporting players when a certain coordinate is reached [duplicate]

I am trying to teleport all players who go to the Y level 8, but this command teleports all players from Y level 8 and the command block coordinates: /execute if entity @a[y=8,distance=..10] run tp @s ...
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Why won't this execute command work?

I'm trying to make a datapack and in it you cannot sleep unless you are y 100 or above, but my command doesn't work. Can anyone explain why P.S: playerheight is a scoreboard that updates according to ...
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How do I prevent other players from taking items out of a dropper? (1.18.2)

I'm currently making a trading system on my Minecraft server. You drop an item that spawns a dropper with a small UI. There are 2 empty slots where both players will put a custom player head from ...
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Check the block connected that an item frame is connected to

I'm trying to check the inventory of a hopper that has an item frame connecting to it, however I can't even get it to say "hi". I currently have this: execute as @e[type=minecraft:item_frame,...
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How do I recover specific parts of builds in a Minecraft world?

I have this creative Minecraft world where I build alot of stuff on. Specifically on my base design. And at one point suddenly what we worked on the last few days on for the base, just disappeard. The ...
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How to tag a #log in 1.18?

I'm working on a treeAxe using commands in 1.18, but I can't figure out how to tag items that are logs and wood. Here is what have so far: tag @e[type=item,nbt={item:{id:"minecraft:acacia_log&...
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How do I make a villager that buys a custom banner

I want to know how to make a villager buy custom banners and I also want to know what the problem with my code is so that I don't make the same mistake again. This is what I typed: /summon villager ~ ~...
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Do I have to re-buy Minecraft?

I was playing Minecraft some months ago on my Mac since my PC was broken. During that time I had to migrate to Microsoft, and it worked perfectly. Now I got my PC back and when I log in into minecraft....
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How do I display a message onscreen whenever someone logs into my Minecraft server? [closed]

I am new to running a server with Apex hosting. I want to display a simple message at the center of the screen whenever someone logs into the server. How do I do this? I would like a solution for both ...
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How do I speed bridge up on Bedwars?

I'm trying to get good at Bedwars, and one of the main things that is allowing people to get the advantage over me is that they can bridge up faster than I can, thus easily getting the high ground. I'...
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Is it possible to get the angle of the Sun to a block in Minecraft?

Minecraft has shadows in some of the shaders, and the shadows are obviously created via the positon of the sun or by timing. So is there a way to actually get this angle of elevation from the ground ...
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Editing ore/structure generation with NBTExplorer

I was wondering if there was a way to increase the spawn rate of ores and structures using NBTEditor. I've been able to change player data, spawn "illegal" enchanted items, and other fun ...
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How is it possible to preview a Minecraft world only by using its seed?

I was just wondering how different apps/websites do it only by using world seed. Like Minecraft seed map viewer.
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Will setting your time to April 1st bring back April Fools features on Minecraft?

As most people know Minecraft had an April Fools update that removed the inventory entirely only allowing you to pick up one block/item at a time. I was not able to play on April first though so I ...
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How do I get Pillager Patrols to spawn?

I can't find a Pillager Outpost anywhere near my house, and so I've been trying to AFK far away from my house (it has a village and patrols don't spawn near villages). But there seem to be none ...