This tag is for questions about how to monitor internal and external conditions via the Raspberry Pi.

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Running Deamon Involving GPIO on Pi [migrated]

I have a deamon that monitors various things using the GPIO ports. I have used python to write the code for this using the RPi.GPIO module. I would like to ensure that the deamon is always running, ...
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Display works for a few seconds, but then tells me there is no signal

my new Raspberry Pi has been acting up a bit lately. The first time I plugged it in, I had all of the neccisary parts, as well as a 8 GB SD card that had been formatted and filled with the "NOOBS" ...
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Input and output parallel data over long distance, shift register or alternatives

I have a pi that controls and monitors stuff in the garden, in the house on different floors and such. Currently I have multicore cables running around but I am at the limit of my GPIO pins and I want ...
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Using old alarm keypads as displays

I have a few old IDS alarm keypads lying around(both 8 and 16 zone) and was wondering if I could somehow hook them up to my pi.(LED only, no LCD) Power can be supplied via the alarm panel, so I just ...
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Resourse Monitoring

I am currently running Kali on RPI B. I want to see how well it is resourced in practice as an IDS. I am looking for a reliable method of logging in readable format: CPU % usage every second Disk % ...
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Crt monitor overclocking

i have a really old crt tv that i use for my pi. It has a really low refresh rate, wich bothers me. On my main windows machine, i can overclock my monitor using the nvidia control panel (15hz extra ...
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Monitor an outlet to see when power switches on and off

My washing machine doesn't have any bells/whistles/buzzers to let me know when it's done. I just got my first Raspberry Pi and am thinking wiring it up so it texts me when a load of clothes is ...
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Detect Power Loss in AC outlet

I want to make my Raspberry Pi to detect AC power outage and send E-mail/SMS accordingly. The Pi I have is model B not the B+. Now I have read other posts but my request is different. The idea is ...
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How do I monitor the temperature ever 3 seconds without entering new commands?

I just bought a heat sink kit for my pi and I'm using Raspbian and would like to monitor the temperature continuously every 3 seconds via SSH while I perform tasks on the pi so that I don't have to ...
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Why does this device always reboot at 21:17?

My Raspberry Pi has been rebooting itself a lot lately and I can't seem to figure out what is happening. Here's the output of last -x: hal@raspberrypi ~ $ last -x hal pts/10 localhost ...
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Is there a big touch monitor available which works with raspian os?

I am interested in buying a big touchscreen . I am talking about 19" - 23" . But I am not sure if Raspian OS supports these screens out of the box or what is needed. Did anyone already made such a ...
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Working with Raspberry Pi having only a laptop and a table (no extra monitor)

I'm a newbie at Raspberry Pi. I created a boot sd card with raspbian and I don't know what to do next because what I have is only a laptop and a tablet. I don't have an extra monitor to plug in an ...
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My Pi getting heated for no reason. How do I debug?

I wrote the Wheezy image, booted with rPi, expanded size, rebooted. Then I played couple of games, Python Games. Then I opened the default browser, however it was slow. I only opened two pages, one ...
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Check a program/script is active and running properly

I can't find guidance anywhere on how, if you're running a (say python) script permanently in Raspbian on a headless RPi, to check periodically it's running ok. I've researched reporting on running ...
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Raspberry motion getting killed every morning and evening

This is the weirdest problem I have ever ever faced! I am using Raspberry PI (running Raspbian Wheezy) with Logitech C310 webcam for home monitoring, with motion detection and recording enabled. It ...
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Raspberry Pi to monitor all HTTP requests to/from Router [closed]

I would like to be able to view all the HTTP requests that my router receives (in the kind of way Fiddler monitors on a PC). I would like to monitor all incoming and outgoing traffic with the HTTP ...
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Packet sniffing with channel hopping using scapy

I have set up scapy on linux (raspian on RPI) for sniffing WiFi packets using WiFi adapter (b/g) in monitor mode. I am not sure if scapy by default hops on all the channels of the b/g protocol, or ...
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Monitoring LVM disks for failures

I've created a RAID1 array in LVM (lvcreate -m1 --type raid1....). The system is unattended, so I would now like a notification email if one of the disks fail. I could probably write a cron job to ...
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Monitoring a Python script running in a screen session with Monit [closed]

I have a Python script that uses Twitter's streaming API, but it usually crashes after a day or two. I have not been able to pinpoint the cause, and after more than a month of trying, I've stopped ...
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Raspberry (HDMI) to monitor(VGA) Does a cable work?

Now I have seen some HDMI to VGA Cables, but on some forums people say it won't work. I have a monitor with just VGA input and I want to connect my Raspberry Pi to it. Will a HDMI to VGA cable work? ...
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Stream PC screen to Raspberry Pi

I would like to stream my computer's screen content to my Raspberry Pi, so what I see on my computer screen, I see on my Raspberry Pi's monitor. Is this possible? I know the Raspberry Pi has a 100 ...
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Network monitor by Process

Is there anything that allows me to monitor network usage by process for longer time (1 day +-). I know nethogs but it only shows current process and I need longer period to be monitored and probably ...
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Is there a dashboard for Raspberry Pi?

I'd like to remotely be able to check RasPi's status, including: processor speed, usage free disk space the CPU temperature top processes ... ... as a dashboard-like web page. I know I could ...
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Angelcare baby monitor pad compatability with RPi [closed]

I've got a 6 month old little girl and a raspberry pi on the way, we've got this wind-up baby mobile that lasts for maybe 2 minutes, but she just loves it and insists that we keep winding it up over ...
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How can I share data between a network of Arduino and Raspberry Pi temperature monitoring stations?

I am planning on doing an internet connected temperature monitor (among other data) at multiple locations. At two of the locations I want to use a Raspberry Pi to display the information. The ...
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Raspberry Pi as a network monitoring device

I was thinking it would be cool to have my Raspberry Pi (RPi) monitor how long a computer/mobile device is connected to the network. This would be useful to figure out how many hours I spend on the ...
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How do I set up munin?

How do you set up a munin-node on the raspberry pi? Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" ...
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How do I monitor and/or control the temperature of the SoC?

Is there a way to programmatically monitor the temperature of the BCM2835 SoC? If so, would it do any good? i.e. would temporarily suspending CPU-intensive processes have any chance to reduce the ...