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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I need help getting forge for minecraft 1.15.1 [duplicate]

When I look at videos on how to get it for windows 8.1 never works, when I go to open the installer it has no app to run it and will not let me run the app so I can't use it. If you have a video that ...
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How to reset the stats displayed in the statistics tracker?

I play on my own server and I want to reset the stats. I'm talking about the stats you get when you press Esc then click on 'Statistics'. You can see this in some big servers, for example on hypixel, ...
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How do i summon a falling command block with two different tile entity data [closed]

how would i add another command or setting to my falling block like making it always active and repeating
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Why does Minecraft instantly disconnect me from LAN servers?

When I try playing on LAN, it just says "failed to connect to server", and in bold underneath it says "disconnected". What could be the possible causes of this, and how could I fix it?
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How to make scoreboard show teams instead of players?

I am trying to make it to where points for teams are shown in the scoreboard but I can only manage to get player names on there, what command do I use? On 1.16
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Increase chunk size limit?

Is there some config file that increases the storage limit of a specific chunk up from what it is now?
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How to get a zombie pigman from the nether into the overworld?

I have been trying to get a certain Zombie Pigman through a portal into the overworld. However my attempts have been unsuccessful. I've tried: Pushing it into the portal Having it independently ...
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Why does my mob farm not work?

So I built mob farm, I've been building it since like 2 years ago and it always works, except now it wont, I read that if I light the caves under the farm more mobs would spawn in it, but I than found ...
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How to give a shield with a banner and a name?

I'm trying to give a shield that has a name and a pattern, but I can't combine the two nbt tags correctly. Either one works or neither works. Here's an example of a command I've been trying (I'm in 1....
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is there any way to find the spawn coordinates in a server?

In a minecraft realm run by my friend, I've moved a couple of thousand blocks, but i want to go back to the world spawn, is there any way to do find the coordinates?\?
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What is the best strategy to mine diamonds in Minecraft? [duplicate]

Diamonds are the best material in the Minecraft. There are many ways to mine diamonds, but which one is the best and most efficient one? If someone can tell me the time it takes, the tools used, the ...
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How do I kill a specific dropped item in a specific area? [duplicate]

I need to detect and kill sand (only sand) as an item drop in a specific area. I can detect and kill sand if it’s dropped anywhere using a lengthy command, but it doesn’t include the part where it ...
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Missing hopper side textures in official Faithful 32

I have already tried looking up the issue and it seems like nobody else has reported it. I have downloaded Faithful x32 for 1.12.2 from the official website and noticed that hoppers which face in a ...
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How do I make scrambled letters on Minecraft v1.14.1? [duplicate]

I tried to do those double s things in Minecraft, but I don't know how. Anyone got some tips/info?
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Designing a Minecraft Redstone Sorter where 64 items in a stack go through hoppers each tick

Problem Currently, I am playing on a server where hoppers transport items at the rate of one stack at a time, and this has proved very difficult to build a sorter for. I'm not at all proficient in ...
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How to delay or slowly loop commands?

I found 11 questions like this on gamingSE already, but none of them have proper and up-to-date answers. So I'm creating this Q&A: How do you either activate a command x seconds/minutes/hours/… ...
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Why does this work perfectly without distance=10 but with it, it doesnt work? [1.14] [duplicate]

So, I'm trying to get a command to work but with the distance=10 in the run effect give @e[type=creeper,distance=10] 1 2, it just doesn't work. why? Full Command: execute as @p[nbt={SelectedItem:{id:"...
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What can I do when I get 'invalid username or password' in Minecraft?

I can't log in into Minecraft because it says 'invalid username or password'. What can I do?
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Is there a plugin to use permissions for Command Blocks in Minecraft rather than give op

Am currently using LuckPerms and the autoop feature to allow a certain group to place and program Command Blocks. Ultimately we'd like to get rid of auto-op and all op permissions entirely, whilst ...
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Minecraft LAN not working?

So, me and my brother are trying to connect to each other using LAN worlds. At first it works fine, but after about a minute he starts to stand completely still on my screen as if he was lagging, but ...
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Minecraft Prevention of Motion of Objects not Affected by Motion Tag

I have made, using scoreboards, a chestplate that makes a variety of projectiles stop moving around it. The problem is a select few items: All types of fireballs (Fireball, Small Fireball, Dragon ...
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How to play minecraft against my son with 2 PCs [duplicate]

I want to play Minecraft against my son with us each on a different PC where we can create our own worlds without any other interference from other users. Is that possible, what do we need (I assume ...
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Internal Exception: java.io.IOException: Connection reset by peer [duplicate]

So my friends have a server, and I was trying to join the server, but every time I try, I would be able to connect and see the terrain load around me, but after a while, the server would just kick me ...
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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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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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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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