How to Make a Minecraft Server

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:

#!/bin/bash

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.

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24 Discussions

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SuperAGstarsA
SuperAGstarsA

4 years ago

agh last step wt!!!!

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oripotam
oripotam

Reply 4 years ago

To let other people play, Tell your friends the name and ip address of your server. The server app has to be open.

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Aussie_Fog
Aussie_Fog

Reply 3 years ago

Whenever I change the IP address it can't connect, is that a problem?

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Aussie_Fog
Aussie_Fog

3 years ago

I did it, thanks for the help!

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bammer951
bammer951

3 years ago

Hello i just wanted to say the instructions are for a mac i have a windows. Its a lot easier to do on windows you just launch the jar and bam you got it. But you have to agree to eula

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pie999
pie999

4 years ago

WHAT IS THE COMMAND THINGY CALLED!!!!!

GIVE ME ANSWERS!!!!!!!!!!

PLEASE ANSWER!!!!!!!!!!

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oripotam
oripotam

Reply 4 years ago

It is called Terminal.

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Daniel Butcher
Daniel Butcher

Reply 3 years ago

I can't find Terminal!

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Alice inP
Alice inP

3 years ago

how to you find you server ip?

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CoderStephen
CoderStephen

3 years ago

where do you find the server ip?

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ahock38
ahock38

4 years ago

how do i add a map to it

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JohnTheReither
JohnTheReither

4 years ago

can you also find out how to add maps

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oripotam
oripotam

Reply 4 years ago

Do you mean to the server? Or do you mean maps to play on?

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JohnTheReither
JohnTheReither

4 years ago

Can you show how to change the IP name

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pie999
pie999

Reply 4 years ago

what is the command thingy called

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oripotam
oripotam

Reply 4 years ago

Terminal

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oripotam
oripotam

Reply 4 years ago

Go on launchpad, click on "Other", then click on the app "TextEdit". Alternatively, press Command-Space which opens a search bar that you can search the app.

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oripotam
oripotam

4 years ago

Hey Guys, this is for mac only. There is a different version for windows.