Note: If you are trying to set up a vanilla server, you are on the wrong page. This is to set up the modded server SpigotMC or Bukkit. So, you have been using the vanilla server for two weeks, and things have been getting boring.
Video tutorial: How to install mods with Forge or Cauldron
In this tutorial, we will show you how to make a Minecraft server on various platforms. Setting up a Minecraft server with Hostinger has never been easier. Once you have chosen your plan and made your purchase, login to your Hostinger account. Congratulations, your Minecraft server is now live. In this section, you will learn how to make a Minecraft server on a machine that runs on Ubuntu or CentOS. Before we start, ensure that you have a root SSH access to your machine. Before we begin, keep in mind that the minimum operating system requirements for the following tutorial are Ubuntu Connect to your server via SSH. When prompted, enter your username and password.
Installing Minecraft mods on your server
Forgot Password? When playing a modded Minecraft server you may want to add mods to it to alter the experience or include something that you feel the pack is missing. Below you will find all the steps required to add the additional mods to your server as well as methods for using FTP access to update and restart everything. Newly added mods will not have configuration files. You will need to run a server restart at least once to generate all the files for configuring the mod and making adjustments. If you are interested in adding mods to your singleplayer modded Minecraft, you can follow our instructions here: How to: Add Minecraft Forge Mods to a Singleplayer Game.
There are many places on the internet to find mods. It should be noted here that some mods only work with certain Forge versions. You should get the information on the mod page and adjust the Forge version if necessary. The version can be adjusted at any time under "Versions" or, if the respective version is not available there, installed under "Settings". In order to be able to install mods on a Forge server, the connection via FTP is required in order to be able to upload the mods. We have described exactly how the FTP connection can be established in these instructions: Click.