Finally, after many weeks of development and seven pre-releases, Minecraft 1.8.2 is ready for release. Version 1.8.2 is also fully compatible with all previous server versions (1.8 and 1.8.1).
Because this is important, let me repeat that last sentence:
Please make sure that you are in the correct server mode (online mode/offline mode) when you start the 1.8.2 server for the first time, because profiles are not compatible between these two server modes.
Cross-platform server jar: https://s3.amazonaws.com/Minecraft.Download/versions/1.8.2/minecraft_server.1.8.2.jar
Cross-platform server windows exe: https://s3.amazonaws.com/Minecraft.Download/versions/1.8.2/minecraft_server.1.8.2.exe
Credits: Mojang Team