I Want a 1.16.5 server but my server boots up with 1.15.2

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I was following the tutorial but everytime I tried to replace the 1.15.2 with 1.16.5 (the latest version) it kept on booting up a 1.15.2 server. How do I fix this?

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Hi @maximumthorson

If you’ve followed the tutorial exactly you’ll have 1,15,2 as that’s the version used there. Having said that, if you turn you attention to—-downloading-the-latest-version-of-minecraft

You need to download the current version of the Minecraft server. You can do this by navigating to Minecraft’s Website and copying the link that says Download minecraft_server.X.X.X.jar, where the X’s are the latest version of the server.

You can now use wget and the copied link to download the server:


Once done, do to the following

mv server.jar minecraft_server.1.16.5.jar

And from there you can continue using the same steps in the tutorial and it will install the specific version you are looking for.

Regards, KFSys