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Questions tagged [minecraft]

Do not use this tag for Bedrock edition! Mojang's exploration and survival based sandbox game in almost endless, procedurally generated worlds. This tag is for Minecraft Java edition on the PC. See the tag wiki for related tags. Please note that questions requesting technical support for modded Minecraft issues are off-topic.

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How long does it take for hostile mobs to spawn in Minecraft?

I've been trying to make a mob farm but it doesn't seem like the mobs are spawning. I've gone to the official MC Wiki trying to find out, but all it tells me is the radius of where they spawn and ...
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Minecraft Version 1.7.6 crashes upon singeplayer mode

I have a problem that started today (5/25/2019) and it's been bugging me. I'm trying to play on the single player game mode and re-live my old memories (version 1.7.6), as that was the time I ...
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Help using /fill command with NBT tags on spawners in 1.14

I'm working on a mob grinder, and have some spawners I need to place. However, I'd like the player diatance tag to be 1000, instead of the usual 16. I know it should look something like this: /fill ...
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Compost in Minecraft

In the new Minecraft 1.14 update there are several new blocks, one of which is called a composter. What does this block do? Is it just decoration, like so many other new blocks, or does it have a ...
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Are pre-existing Villagers affected by workstations?

After asking this question, Villagers from 1.13 that you have traded with, then upgraded to 1.14 will maintain their Profession and trades in 1.14. Any that you have not traded with, will lose theirs, ...
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How far do I need to be from the Iron Golem farm for it to work?

I have an iron golem farm that is about 100 blocks away from me and 230ish blocks away from the nearest village but iron golems don't seem to be spawning. Am i too far away from the iron golem farm ...
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Minecraft : using @e[] to detect item with a custom name

I am trying to get a command block to teleport 1 Polished Granite (which is dropped on the floor) 1 block above itself (the command block). It also has a custom name, being "Block A" , and my command ...
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How to unassign a 1.14 Minecraft Villager's career in survival, no villager farm

Is there some way I can make something like a Farmer turn into a Weaponsmith or a Toolsmith? without creative or cheats?
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How to use TrustedUUID?

For a while, I have been experimenting with NBT Data on Minecraft. Recently, I wanted to make a fox that trusts both me and a friend of mine, and I know this is possible, as they have the tag ...
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I'm having problems launching my 1.8.9 Minecraft Client [duplicate]

I cannot resolve the issue, please help. ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Ooh. Shiny. Time: 05/21/19 11:18 AM Description: Initializing game org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Pixel format not ...
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JSON Text to normal text

For some time now I've been trying to make it so that I can have a slab kind of like an altar. And any player/mob head that gets thrown onto that slab will have the SkullOwner be the custom name of ...
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How do i testfor multiples items in a hopper? (1.14.1)

I'm trying to create a Minecraft sieve and my plan was to run a command that detects how many items are in the hopper, and use a loot table to spawn items equal to how much was in the hopper. Ex: I ...
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Is there a way to detect the player name a “/testfor” command has detected?

Simply put I want to make a minigame on my server. where when a player reaches 15 kills the game is over and the player who got the 15 kills wins. I can detect and send a pulse when "A" player reaches ...
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Copying NBT data - Set SkullOwner to entity name

For some time now I've been trying to make it so that I can have a slab kind of like an altar. And any player/mob head that gets thrown onto that slab will have the SkullOwner be the custom name of ...
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My minecraft is crashing once i launch [duplicate]

I recently got a new laptop, but when i downloaded and tried playing minecraft, it kept on crashing after trying to launch. It gave me his error report: The game crashed whilst initializing game ...
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What are the rules/range for chunk loading in single player?

I wanted to try testing some contraptions in relation to my previous question. In my test world (superflat, 1.13.2, single player) I created a redstone line that starts with a lever, goes east about ...
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How to rotate an item frame with a command?

I want to reset the rotation of an item inside an item frame (in an exact position/coordinates) using a command. I was thinking about using replaceitem, but it says in that page: The inventory of ...
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Is there a way to Select the Entity that Activates the Command Block / Sign?

This is a very important Question to me, as it relates to my Server/Realm as I use completely command blocks for everything, and due to the point that the closest thing to detecting the activator is ...
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Minecraft Download [duplicate]

I downloaded Minecraft onto one of my laptops, but it's about to break since it's so old. I'll be getting a new laptop soon, but I was wondering if it's possible to download Minecraft onto my new ...
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Is it still possible to create a fog effect with stained glass in 1.14.1?

What I mean by the 'fog effect' is when you placed alternating layers of stained glass on top of each other until it looked like fog. like this picture from google. vvv Or am I just wrong in ...
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Would someone give a thorough explanation of 1.14 Minecraft's /data modify?

Okay, so I've been searching all over the internet for an explanation of data modify ever since I heard Sethbling passively mention it in one of his videos. The only thing I could find on it was the ...
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How do I make an item break a certain block in Minecraft Java 1.14.1?

I am trying to build an adventure map, but I'm afraid the player will place the button in the wrong place. So I need to make a pickaxe to break just the button and not break anything else to reduce ...
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This Java Error

I click on my Minecraft server and it gives an error in java and says "Unable to install Java There are errors in the following switches: "C:\User\Name\Downloads\server.jar';. Check that the commands ...
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How can I enchant leather armor with a command block in Minecraft?

I'm trying to enchant leather armor using a command block. I want it to be red, with protection 1, and unbreakable. I did research for like an hour and I can't find anything about it, and hope anyone ...
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What does this death message mean?

I was playing on a survival multiplayer server, when suddenly the following message appeared: The player seemed to be very confused (and mad), saying that he has no idea what killed him. Just the ...
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Minecraft 1.13 won't open on Mac

It's been a while since I last played, so I tried to go back to it and play it (i'm using Mac) and it won't open. No error sign or anything appears, the icon will do one jump in my tool bar and then ...
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How do I get my cat off my head? [closed]

I'm using 1.12.2 and my cat just will not come off my head. When I try and look up and click on it, it goes straight to my shoulders. What should I do?
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How to view durability again?

I'm playing version 1.14 and it appears that F3+H or FN+F3+H won't show me the durability of my items anymore. I've been playing Minecraft for many years, did they remove the ability to see Durability ...
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Resume redstone signal transfer as chunks load

Considering that vanilla methods of chunkloading since 1.13 got between impossible and very cumbersome, I'd like a more 'poor man's' method to transfer a signal: I want redstone signal to reach the ...
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Sharing a world with family in Minecraft

I'm thinking about getting Minecraft for a few family members. I know it's possible to play together using the LAN option, but I'd like for my family members to be able to load up the world and work ...
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Pigmen Never Stop Being Aggressive

I'm currently playing on a Hard Mode Minecraft server. About a week ago I hit a zombie pigman, and since then they have been aggressive no matter where I go in the nether. I have even gotten on top of ...
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Retrieve my Minecraft world after forcing to shut down my PC

Yesterday I was playing on one of my Minecraft worlds. After a few minutes, my PC froze and nothing on the screen would move. After about 40 minutes, my screen was completely frozen and I decided to ...
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Unloadable minecraft world

I have been playing a modpack with Galacticraft and when I was on the moon I placed a sealable aluminum cable block and after a few seconds my game has crashed. I can not load that world anymore. Is ...
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Building on top of Trapdoors in Vanilla?

How did this guy build seapickles and frames on top of trapdoors? Is this a mod? How do I do it? He only mentions shaderpacks/texturepacks at the end of the youtube vid, no mods ...
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How to find the Ip

Im looking for the ip on the server I play cuase when your write the server ip you get in the lobby and then click your server you play on is their a way how i can find the ip of the server i pla
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How to install Minecraft in a different folder/on a different drive?

I have to move it onto the D: Drive because it has 2 TB while the default C: Drive only remains 32 GB (117 max storage which mysteriously lost alot of storage). The Minecraft launcher is installed in ...
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How do i make a command so people can place commands

I want to make a command (but i don't know how) that when someone holds a command block renamed Lucky Block it puts them in creative and gets rid of one that they are holding (so if they are holding ...
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How do you edit a Wandering Traders' trades?

I am making my own SkyBlock map and I wanted to change/add (whatever is easier) one of their trades. I want one of their trades to be a bucket of lava since this will be the only way to get the lava ...
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using /setblock to place a colored bed in Minecraft 1.12

So I tried placing a white bed using the setblock command, like I did below /setblock ~ ~ ~ bed 0 I used "0" because that's the data value for a white bed. But this did not work and it only placed ...
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How to test for specific players at specific locations with command blocks

So, I’ve looked all over for solutions to this issue and they all say to use /testfor @a[x=X, y=Y, z=Z, r=R, name=playername] But this doesn’t do anything for me. I’m using a repeating command block ...
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Force Player to Stop Talking to Villager (1.14)

I need a way to when a player clicks on a villager to trade, instead it runs a command. The scoreboard part was easy, (there's a criteria for talking to villagers under "minecraft.custom"), but of ...
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Can't upload world to a realm Minecraft

I am trying to upload a world with a datapack to my realm so that that realm may have a datapack. This stopped at 2.4% and then said "Upload Failed! -1" This made me think I jsut couldn't upload ...
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How to compare two entities by one of their attributes?

So basically I'm doing a minecraft datapack for my server, but being really new to that I'm stuck on a problem and I don't know how to solve it: I've got this line detecting if there is an item frame ...
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Replace empty crossbow with custom firwork loaded crossbow?

I've made a repeating command block that replaces an empty crossbow in your hand with one loaded with a rocket. Thus, when you shoot the crossbow it instantly replaces it and "loads" the crossbow for ...
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How do you invite friends in Minecraft Classic?

I've been playing the new Minecraft Classic in a browser and I've been wanting to play with my friends. Whenever we go to the invite link it doesn't load. Is there a way to play with friends?
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How to prevent the switching of items inside the hotbar in vanilla minecraft [1.12.2]? [duplicate]

Is there a set of commands I could use which would allow for me to prevent a player from switching items? So if their "selectedItem" slot is 1, they can't switch the slot to 2.
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Is there a way to still have zombie villagers from zombie spawners?

I'm halfway through building a villager cure station from a zombie spawner however since 1.11 zombie villagers don't spawn there anymore... Is there still a way to maybe change this feature back ...
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Can I download Minecraft on a another computer but with a different username and skin?

My cousin and I would like to play minecraft pc in a multiplayer world, just asking if I could just change the username and skin on a another computer for my cousin, or would that affect my character ...
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How can I edit an entity model?

I have been trying to edit an entity's model in Minecraft. Is there any way to do this? I understand that Optifine can be used, but is there another way? For example, say I wanted to remove the head ...
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Testing for items being held by cursor

Using functions and 1.14, I tried testing for a book and quill with nothing typed inside, tag @a[tag=cleanbook] remove cleanbook ^ resetting the tag since it's an infinite looping function. tag @a[...