Introduction: How to Make a Minecraft Server

Hi Guys!

This is an instructable on how to make a Minecraft server. Again this is for Mac. (sorry windows) ;)

Let's get started!

Step 1: Folder

Make a folder on your desktop call it whatever you want.

Step 2: Download

Download the minecraft_server.jar Here and put it in the folder. Open it. A bunch of files will appear.

Step 3: Code

open textedit and type:


cd "$(dirname "$0")"

exec java -Xms2G -Xmx1G -jar minecraft_server.jar noggin

(no spaces)

save the file and name it start.command . put it in the folder as well.

Step 4: Terminal

Open terminal. type in chmod a+x. DO NOT press enter. press space and then drag the start.command file into the terminal window. NOW press enter. notice in the second picture.

Step 5: Eula.txt

go on the eula.txt file in the folder change the false to true.

Step 6: Open Server

click again on the Minecraft_Server.jar. This time it will not quit.

Step 7: Go on Server

to go on the server, go on minecraft launcher and go on multiplayer and click on direct connect and type localhost.

Step 8: Multiplayer

To make other people able to play, tell the ip address and a random name.