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Paper is a fork of the Spigot server implementation (which is itself a fork of CraftBukkit). Paper strives to bring improved performance, more features, and more APIs for developers to build awesome plugins with.

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  • PaperMC/Paper: The most widely used, high performance Minecraft server
    I had done some research about the topic some time back, these are the links I had gathered. I was researching Java edition specifically, however among the ones linked below, at least one (Nukkit) has a Bedrock (C++) edition) Paper Bukkit Spigot Nukkit Folia (mod for Papaer) - Source: Hacker News / 4 months ago
  • How to Setup a Minecraft Server on Ubuntu: A Step-by-Step Guide
    We will be downloading the Minecraft server files into this directory. To preface, there are numerous variations of server JARs that can be used (e.g. Spigot, Paper, Purpur each touting their own benefits). For this tutorial, we will be working with Paper, a fork of Spigot that is optimized for performance. - Source: / 6 months ago
  • [java] How do you host multiple Minecraft servers on the same IP?
    Go to and download Waterfall or Velocity. Source: about 1 year ago
  • How to setup multiple Minecraft servers with BungeeCord
    The latest version of Spigot or Paper for your Minecraft servers from here or here. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Need help installing optifine on pop is (Mc 1.20.1)
    I am going to assume your client needs the optimizations not the server otherwise I would recommend paper. If you are looking for client sided optimization I'm going to recommend things like sodium, Iris Sharders, and lithium. I have used Optifine in the past and found it to be sub par when compared to those three but you might find different. I am going to recommend Atlaunch as Ive found it to be better than... Source: about 1 year ago
  • How do i squeeze the remaining gpu power?
    Yea definitely. I did run paper while playing Minecraft on my old MacBook Pro 2013, with 30 fps and laggy, but it works. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Running 2 Minecraft servers
    If you're not hosting it through a game server manager, I suggest using PaperMC for vanilla server. It comes with a /restart command you can run to restart the server, and you can find and add a plugin that does that for you. There is a mod for that for use on modded servers as well. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Yesterday I started to learn to host a server, finally made it work, but I was wondering if there's a way to make the command prompt easier on the eyes?
    1) Use Paper! When it launches it has a neat little GUI that looks much better. Source: over 1 year ago
  • My old desktop from 2008, is it worth selling anything or should I just throw it out? What would be the price?
    Paper has been out for a long time. It's not a Plugin, it's server jar like Bukkit/Spigot is. It's been out since at least 2014. Source: over 1 year ago
  • A script for quickly spinning up a papermc server
    You can just download the script, choose your server's version (and build if you want a specific one) and it will automatically download the PaperMC version you chose! It also checks if the version exists (and the build as well) and if you have the correct version of Java. You are able to update and downgrade the server version, but will be asked 2 times, just to make sure you accidentally nuke your server data. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Least tech savvy way to setup a server for young kids?
    Minecrafts Open To Lan shoud do totally fine and requires almost no setup just jump in a world and in Esc click open to lan and on other pc write host's ip:port and connect. If u want setup where the world is accessible even tho host doesn't play right now u want standalone server.jar that requires bit more setup. I only use PaperMC or fabric but u can just run mojang's original server.jar. PaperMC is optimized... Source: over 1 year ago
  • Why is this single block of wheat no longer growing? (Java 1.19.3)
    I can't think of any vanilla bug. Try asking in the paper forums or their discord. Source: over 1 year ago
  • 1.19.2 Vanilla Server Lagging between dimensions
    I have had this issue before a long while ago, and what fixed it for me was changing from just vanilla Minecraft to paper. You don’t have to add any plugins, its just that paper is better optimized and over all you should see a drop in the usage of all resources and might also solve your void issue. Its also very easy to install. Just replace your 1.19.2 vannila .jar with one downloaded from Source: over 1 year ago
  • Just created a HeavyNode server, need some help with plugins?
    I am trying to use plugin on my HeavyNode server. From other threads and the help page on the Heavynode it seems like I need to replace the default JAR with Paper JAR to get plugins to run. I am having difficulty figuring out how to do that. From another thread: "Replace your default Vanilla jar with Paper, in the startup tab on the left in your HeavyNode panel, set it to... Source: over 1 year ago
  • Issues setting up a modded server on Oracle Cloud
    For server software, I recommend you use Fabric with performance mods. But if you don't mind breaking parity using Purpur (A fork of Paper with more customization) is a good choice. Source: over 1 year ago
  • help with spigot minecraft server
    You could always try using PaperMC which is a fork of SpigotMC that all plugins work with that provides optimizations and bug fixes. This could help. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Which is better for performance? Vanilla server or forge with no mods?
    As others have mentioned, you can use Fabric with lithium & so on, but if you're after a vanilla experience, PaperMC might be a safer bet. You can always use data packs to tweak the game. Source: over 1 year ago
  • [Mod/Datapack Request] Multiplayer Sleeping Datapack or Mod that excludes AFK player
    Are you mixing up PaperMC with Fabric? PaperMC indeed is a fork of Spigot that is performance oriented. Fabric is a Modloader just like Forge. Fabric does not have plugin capabilities, since it is Mod based. There are Projects, that aim to add plugins to Fabric, like Cardboard, but these are still a work in progress. As you can see by their Progress Tracker. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Any alternatives to Aternos to play with friends ?
    Download the server.jar from minecraft(or paper.jar from paper etc). Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Spigot Ticking Entity crash
    While I don't have a fix for your specific issue (sorry), I'd like to be the one to introduce you to Paper. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Simulation Distance and Always Loaded Chunks
    You can lower the simulation distance but that would also lower the area loaded around actual players. If you are using PaperMC, you can set the spawn.keep-spawn-loaded setting to false to have almost no chunks loaded when nobody is online: Source: almost 2 years ago

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