The Raspberry Pi B/B+/2B+ has a standard Ethernet port for connecting it to the internet and to a network.

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Is 'dwc2' limited to USB direct connections?

The instructions for setting up a direct-connect RPi Zero over USB have me add dtoverlay=dwc2 on a new line to `config.txt', and insert modules-load=dwc2,... in cmdline.txt. Are these settings ...
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Both USB & Ethernet NOK on brand new Pi 3 Model V v1.2

I have a brand new Pi 3 Model V v1.2, using raspbian, with both USB and Ethernet completely dead - keyboard and network don't work. The same keyboard and network work on an older Pi 1 next to it. On ...
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Can't access to Raspberry Pi 3 via Putty

I just bought a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B starter kit. I am a Windows 10 user and I don't have a monitor. I wanted to use Putty to access to my Pi and followed this tutorial. In order to find my ...
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I cant get my Raspberry pi B+ to connect to the internet through a static ip

i am on a school network (dorm) with a predefined ip,gateway,dns, and mask. DEFAULT CONFIGURATION i burned rasbian to an sd card. connected the raspberry pi to the wall with an ethernet cable. ...
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Enable Etho by editing SD-Card on PC

My dad connects to his Zero over a mico-usb rj45 dongle, using SSH. Trying to change the MAC of the cheapo dongle using MACCHANGER, he disabled ETH0 (using ETH0 down) so any change of MAC wouldnt ...
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Eth0 fails to get static IP on cold boot only

I'm using an RPI2 with Raspian (Debian 7.8 "whezzy" , Linux 3.18.5) From a cold boot, eth0 doesn't configure with the static IP I specify in /etc/network/interfaces. But it does from a "hot" boot. ...
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Why do the USB ports and Ethernet port share the same controller?

It is my understanding that the USB ports on the Pi share the same controller as the Ethernet port. This means if one was to use the Pi as a NAS, data transfer over the network would be restricted, ...
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Ethernet port acts weird

Friend has a Raspi 2, was installed with raspbian, but had ethernet issues. It wasn't configured at all, so after a few tries to fix it, I just loaded it up with a new Noobs Lite install. At boot it ...
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Does WiFi on the Pi 3 reduce the Ethernet bottleneck when using USB device?

We all know that on Raspberry Pi 2 and previous models, the USB and Ethernet bandwidth is shared, so when we transfer data over Ethernet to a USB device and vice-versa we are limited by this fact. ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 - eth0 wrongfully named 'enx…'

My new RPi 3 device (yay) recently booted up with a deactivated ethernet. So i watched /etc/networks/interfaces and saw the line: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp Calling ifup eth0 unfortunately ...
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Ethernet port on Zero and A+?

The Pi Zero and A+ both have what seems like space for an ethernet port on the bottom, in the section labeled J5: Is this really an ethernet port, and if so, how would one connect to it (provide ...
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Which Raspberry pi OS images support ENC28J60 ethernet port natively?

Which Raspberry Pi OS images support ENC28J60 Ethernet adapter natively? If none, how can this be installed via the command line and on which OS image?
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Port forwarding / XBIAN

I have UPNP enable on my router, its may be a bit (very) unsafe. I'm worried now cause the raspberry PI have 3 port opened through UPNP 7000 TCP and UDP and 4433TCP From what I know 4433 is a ...
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SSH to Pi through putty Connection Refused (Raspian Wheezy)

I just got a RPi2 Model B a few weeks ago and just started to program with it. I am trying to connect to the Internet for the project I am doing. So the OS is installed on my SD the only problem I am ...
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Possible to power a Rasberry Pi Zero or B+ plugged in via an Ethernet port?

I want to build a device using a raspberry pi where you plug in the ethernet port into any ethernet port device and then from the raspberry pi it routes it back into the same device. Say for example: ...
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Raspberry Pi did not autoconnect to ethernet

So I do not have a monitor. I just put the raspbian image onto the microsd card using the instructions from https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/installation/installing-images/linux.md. When I ...
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Pi Zero: Any way to solder on an Ethernet Port?

I was wondering if it's possible to solder on an ethernet port. Having a OTG USB to Ethernet is a bit bulky. What I'm trying to do is fit a Raspberry Pi inside my MacBook, and then solder the ...
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How do I make a fast NAS setup using the PI and a Mybooklive?

I have a mybooklive and although it has a lot of storage it comes with a slow cpu and just 256mb of ram. I was wondering if adding a PI in the mix would give me more speed. I mounted the NAS and I ...
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Ethernet and wifi are not working after 2 hrs in raspberry pi 2

I have a raspberry pi 2 model B.I am turning ON and OFF the GPIO from a website for IOT project.But after 2 hours the GPIO are turning OFF and no signal is being recieved by the raspberry pi. I have ...
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Can I use the Ethernet (RJ45) port on the RPi to place telephone calls?

I would like to use an RPi as an analog landline, and was wondering if instead of having to use a serial port to connect a modem that generates DTMF, if the Ethernet port could be used to generate ...
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Connecting to laptop wifi via ethernet

I have been trying to connect my pi to the internet for many hours now and to no avail. (I am on Windows 8.1) I have went through many tutorials, so far I have tried: Turning my wifi internet ...
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RPi not visible from LAN but works as an AP

I have turned my raspberry pi B+ into an AP (Wifi Access Point). A TL-WN725N (wlan0) uses hostapd, setup by create_ap on archlinux arm (latest) to bridge the eth0 interface connected to the LAN via a ...
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Ethernet not working on Raspberry Pi 2 (Model B+ or B) running latest version of Raspbian

Today I was in the office using the corporate ethernet there with my Raspberry Pi, and it was working very smoothly. I was even able to tinker with some SSH and VNC connections and use the browser, ...
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How to configure pi to preferentially choose network adapter on startup on Raspbian?

Overview One of the systems I am currently developing involves connecting a lot of Pis (>40) to a network and then interfacing with them simultaneously from a single host machine on the network using ...
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Can I determine the MAC address without booting up?

I have a number of Raspberry Pi 2 and need to know the MAC addresses of these before installation. Is there a way to get or deduce the MAC address given access to the physical Pi but without having to ...
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Connect raspberry pi to pc (ubuntu) with ethernet

I tried to connect raspberry pi (headless because I have no monitor to use) to an Ubuntu PC using ethernet using link-local setting on the network manager, setting the ip of the pi using "cmdline.txt" ...
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What are the possible OUIs for the Ethernet MAC address

I'm setting up a computer lab in which many Raspberry Pis are going to acquire IP addresses via DHCP. I'd like to have the DHCP server to differentiate between Raspberry Pis and other clients. What ...
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Internet and Remote Acess via Wi-Fi & Ethernet Cable

I'm doing a project where Raspberry pi works headless and accesses Internet via wifi. I want to remotely access the rpi desktop from my laptop for programming. I'm not sure if it is possible using ...
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Specify port number with hostname

I think its not possible but Is there a way to specify a port for IP addresses listed in the etc/hosts file. If not, how to solve this: working url: http://raspberrypi.local:1234/mypage but if I ...
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Raspberry Pi Ethernet port not working after thunderstorm

I have a Raspberry Pi (512 Mb ram) running Arch Linux ARM, connected to my router working as a vpn server. After a thunderstorm, the Ethernet port stopped working. It won't even blink anymore. The ...
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“PulseEight CEC Adapter - Configuration updated” crash the network

I read a lot about this problem but i can figured out how to solve it! I tried to install raspbmc and openElec but i have the same result. When i connect the raspberry, i have a network connection (...
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Simple wifi-independent way of connecting to pi via ethernet

I've tried everything. Connecting to the pi once the Pi is connected to a WiFi network is easy. Internet sharing is also easy on OS X. I can't figure out how to make a basic static route between the ...
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SSH networking issues on raspbian

I am trying to connect to my headless RaspberryPi using SSH via putty but have some networking problems, although it used to work sometimes. The Pi is running Raspbian and is connected to my router ...
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Test connectivity of a Interface [closed]

I have a raspberry Pi with three interfaces eth0 (Ethernet), wlan0 (WiFi), and wwan0 (via a GSM modem) How can I test if an Internet connection is available via a certain interface? e.g. is my GSM(...
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Connecting to Pi over the internet - Already tried a lot of things

I read some tutorials here on connecting to my Pi via SSH. I have successfully done this over my own network. I am trying to do it from the internet (I use my phone's hotspot to attempt from outside ...
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How to make Raspberry shutdown when I unplug the ethernet cable

I use my Raspberry Pi Model B with Raspbian as a server and I want to know (if it is possible) how to make that the Raspberry pi send itself a halt command when I unplug the Ethernet cable (eth0) Any ...
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Why is pin 5 in the Ethernet connected to 3v3? is it safe to disconnect?

Looking at the pinout of the Pi's Ethernet, it looks like pin 5 is connected to the 3v3. Why is it connected there? According to the 100Base-T Ethernet specification, that should be unconnected. ...
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Does the Pi use all the ethernet pins?

Since the Pi does not support gigabit Ethernet, does it use all the Ethernet pins? are some left floating, or are they connected to something? (100mb/s Ethernet is achievable with only 4 of the 8 pins)...
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Pi Headless: How to confirm that the Pi is shut down

I am running my Pi headless connected to my wireless router using a ethernet cable. I wanted to shut down the pi remotely even when I am not connected to it using SSH/Putty to shut it down exclusively....
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Raspberry Pi w/ 2 ethernet ports

I need to use two ethernet ports for a GW like target. Is there an alternative to the RPi, or a way mod the RPi so that it has two ethernet ports? Community Edit Note: The original content of this ...
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USB disabled when ethernet is plugged in

I'm using a wireless keyboard, it works fine with the raspberry pi, but when I plugin my ethernet my keyboard no longer functions. I can't enter any keys or anything. Any ideas? No usb hub involved.
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Should the Pi automatically connect to an ethernet connection with a default Raspbian install?

After some trouble networking with my Pi, I've just flashed my SD card with a fresh version of Raspbian 2014-01-07. It boots up fine but does not connect via ethernet to my network. The network lights ...
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Pi stopped working by itself

I had some fun with the device, configured it as Wi-Fi router and it worked fine for a couple of months. Then hot-spot disappeared and only red LED is now on. I don't have a spare HDMI monitor or HDMI-...
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How to merge port 80 and port 8080? [closed]

i would like to seek your opinion on this as I have little idea about the whole structure and not sure where to find more information. Currently I have this problem of having both Apache2 and ...
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Setting up a PXE Server with Plop Boot Manager on Raspberry Pi

I have a computer that won't boot off CD/DVD or USB (even tho it's supposed to). Since it can boot from the network, I want to setup a PXE server on my Pi that will load Plop Boot Manager so I can ...
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512MB suddenly not recognizing USB or ethernet

I have a 512MB Model B (2012 edition I believe, possibly 2011...china made) and recently my power cord was partitally chewed through. Obviously, the Pi wouldn't boot up, as I noticed when I tried to ...
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Raspberry power supply via PoE (power over ethernet) [duplicate]

Is it possible to supply a raspberry pi via PoE? If not, why?
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USB-LAN adapter over USB hub

I want to make a router-access point with a Raspberry PI model B. But I need 5 LAN ports (4 WAN ports and 1 LAN). So I tried this: On one USB I place an USB Hub and on every port a usb-lan adapter ...
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In a RPi XBMC, how to connect to internet which requires authentication? [closed]

How do connect to a network which requires authentication (username and password) ? I am using Raspberry Pi with XBMC image. I have a DSL line named "RailWire" which requires authentication everytime ...
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Share Internet Connection from Windows 7 to RPi

You have probably seen a similar question somewhere. I have a laptop connected to my Internet with a Wireless router and I want to share my Internet Connection with my RPi via crossover Ethernet ...