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How to stop CIFS from creating duplicates of my files

I would like to know how to prevent cifs from creating duplicate temporary files after I delete files on the share. For example, if i open a .txt file on the server and i delete it afterwords, i will ...
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Python: Is there any way to get a list of ips connected to a network

Is there any way to get a list of ips connected to a network ? I'm trying to build lots of networking tools so.
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slow network performance samba

I'm suffering from poor network performance on my PI. I use samba to copy files from W7 to an external 3,5inch usb3 drive, NTFS formatted and mounted on the pi using NTFS (not the 3g). I have seen ...
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Transparent Bridge from Wifi to Ethernet

Bridging There's a lot of information available on bridging for various configurations, some of which is targeted at RPi, others which is available for the general Debian distribution. I've wasted ...
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WebIoPi buttons don't show up over Internet even with port-forwarding

I am trying to setup my RPi to access over the Internet and tried to setup a simple rule to port forward to RPi. I see the buttons and a camera feed if I access the WebIoPi over the local Intranet. ...
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Stream unencoded raw video bit data to a machine with a good GPU to speed up video processing time?

I have a Pi B+ and a HD USB Webcam, as well as an improved wifi card (300Mbps). I am working on a research project where I want to build multiple 'camera units' (lets say 3 as an example). each camera ...
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How to connect to 802.1x EAP wireless network with debian wheezy (raspberry pi)?

I able to connect to a 802.1x EAP wireless network with my android phone. Now I would like to connect with this network with my Raspberry pi with this module Edimax EW-7811Un. Here is the network ...
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NAS slow performance search bottleneck

I recently bought a Banana Pi, and i set up the same NAS configuration which I had on my friend's Raspberry Pi and surprisingly the data transfer speed did not changed at all. specs: • banana pi has ...
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Can a Pi back itself up?

I am looking for a way to have the Pi create an image of it's SD card and send it off to a networked file share in a repeatable manner, and then resume operations. I imagine that it would need the ...
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Multiple interface with multiple wifi network

My question is a bit trickier one. My RPi have 2 wireless interface and I have 2 wireless router with different SSID. I just looking for a configuration, where the first wifi device always connect to ...
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Raspberry Pi sim900 Default Internet Access

I have set up a ITEAD sim900 GSM module to interface with raspberry pi. I believe I have established a gprs connection to AT&T though wvdial as I get these results. --> WvDial: Internet ...
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can I mount the same network drive on two PIs

Could I reliably mount the same network drive on two PIs connected to the same internal network? At the moment, I have one PI moving pictures from its saved location, to its mounted network drive, ...
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How to keep internet usage track per user on Linux server in wifi network

I have an raspberry Pi running raspbian and I have configured it as a wifi hotspot using Hostapd and dhcp server. Mobile clients connect to the wifi network and browse internet, Now I need to keep the ...
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OpenVPN as a background process [closed]

i would like to run the OpenVPN service in the background. I have a script like this, that basically starts the Netherlands VPN of privateinternetaccess. vpn.sh sudo openvpn --config ...
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Headless Pi server over Wifi

I bought new Pi b+. So i found my hungry wifi dongle can work on it well, I decided to put my Pi running headlessly over wifi. But problem is if wifi disconnects, the Pi wont reconnect. I'm using ...
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How can I turn my RPi into DHCP server for my router?

I've set up a home network with two routers (TEW-692GR and another one from TP-LINK), but neither supports on-site VPN server configuration. I stuffed my RPi with Raspbian into the box with my router ...
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Raspbmc slow networking issues

I have a Pi running Raspbmc by the TV and a desktop computer in the study. For a while, I had the TP-Link gigabit router next to the Pi and the desktop connected via household wired network cables. ...
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Wvdial and usb_modeswitch dont work unless Device is hotplugged

I want to connect to the internet using a 3g usb dongle. I have downloaded ppp, usb modeswitch and wvdial. Modeswitch is able to switch my from storage to modem only if I hotplug the device into the ...
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Connecting 3g dongle requires it to be replugged

I am using a 3g dongle and usb_modeswith. It works fine if I plug the device after the Raspbian Os has booted up. The thing is, it does not connect (wvdial doesnt detect modem) , if the modem is ...
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Raspberry-pi not detecting network when connected to a router via Ethernet cable

I have installed a fresh version of raspbian wheezy to my 8GB card.It is working fine when connected directly via hdmi.When i am connecting to the network via ethernet cable to a router,raspi is not ...
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Usb_modeswitch doesnt seem to work in raspberry pi b+

I just purchased a raspberry pi b+. I want to connect to the internet using a 3g dongle (huawei ec152). I followed ...
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ssh into Raspberry Pi connected via a Huawei E3131 USB modem and prepaid SIM card (orange)

I managed to connect my Raspberry Pi to the Internet (accessing web pages, ssh to a known server,...). Everything works fine. Now what I would like to do is connecting into the device from a remote ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as a router connected to an access point device

I have a Raspberry Pi model B, a USB 3G dongle (ZTE MF667) and a Netgear WG602v3 access point. I'm wondering if it's possible to set up Raspberry Pi as a router that connects to the internet through ...
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Network Won't Work Even When the Ethernet Cable is Connected

My Rasberry Pi won't connect to the internet. I know that my Internet setup is good because when I connect the same Ethernet cable to my main laptop is works perfectly. Please help.
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Share internet connection from HSDPA modem using RPi?

I need to deploy dozens of Raspberry Pi in different locations. I need internet connection for each RPi device. There could be some points, where 2 or more RPi devices will be deployed close to each ...
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RF24 communication with Arduino

I have been trying for ages to work this problem out and can't figure it out. I have two nrf24 transceivers, one connected to the raspberry pi and the other connected to an Arduino. My code for the ...
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How to debug avahi-daemon? Hostname not coming through

I installed Avahi with libnss-mdns to be able to access my pi by hostname. Relevant info: $ cat /etc/hostname raspberrypi $ ps ax | grep avahi 2103 ? S 0:00 avahi-daemon: running ...
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Raspi periodically unreachable via SSH

I'm using a RPi Model B as a file server back home. I set it up according to HTG's RPi file server guide, so I'm using SFTP to access the files on it. The RPi is wired to a Linksys router functioning ...
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Trying to install Apache Traffic server armhf to raspberry pi

I have installed Apache Traffic Server into my raspberry pi. But whenever I try starting it i get segmentation error. anyone has any SD images that I can use that already has the Apache Traffic Server ...
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Run Hamachi and Tightvnc on startup without logging in on raspberry pi

I have a raspberry pi with hamachi, haguichi and tightvnc installed. I have these 3 setup already, but I'd like to configure to run hamachi and tightvnc on startup withouth the user logging in on the ...
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wifi dongle not working

I have followed numerous tutorials to get my wifi dongle working on my raspberry pi, and when i use this command: iwconfig I get what almost all the tutorials show me, but i still can't get to ...
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ssh: connect to host … port 22: Connection refused

I have dnsmasq configured on a DNS/DHCP server, which is set up so that the domain name mycompany.com is automatically appended to the hostname of each device connected over DHCP. e.g. the computer ...
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How do I test the internet connection on OpenELEC, besides restarting?

I just set up OpenELEC, and the first task was to set up the WLAN. I entered the data (gateway, SSID, etc) and it did not work. I spent at least 45 minutes changing different parameters, googling, ...
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Configure a Raspberry Pi for wifi from an access point by USB wifi dongle

I'd like to be able to configure a Raspberry Pi to work as a wifi access point that loads an interface where users can choose the WiFi network to connect to. I've read the guides on how to make an ...
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interfaces - Connect to unencrypted network in raspbian

I want to connect to a network that has no encryption on it. I have the below to connect to an encrypted network but I can't find how to connect to an unencrypted network. How do I specify the ssid ...
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Executing remote binaries over network

I have three Pis connected to a router with static IPs. An external hard drive is connected to one of them, and mounted to the other two over the network, so that all three can access the files on the ...
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5 Ghz Wifi on Raspberry Pi

I have already configured by Raspberry Pi to be a wireless access point using the tutorial here: ...
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5 Ghz Wifi on Raspberry Pi

I have already configured by Raspberry Pi to be a wireless access point using the tutorial here: ...
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Ways to restrict internet access via MAC address with a RPi

I'm looking for a way to restrict access to the internet from my home network for specific devices without doing any configuration on the device itself. I want to achieve this with a RaspberryPi, ...
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Delay WiFi Networking Auto-Connect until after X and other applications are started

I've been profiling my boot times with bootchart and it seems that wpa_supplicant and dhcp take a significant amount of time during the boot process to get up and running and associate with my home ...
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WLAN or LAN, where is the bottleneck ?

I use the raspberry mainly as a XBMC and some private use webserver (almost no traffic). I'm moving to a new flat and in there I'll have 100Mb download speed (optical fiber from ONO.es) I would ...
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Prioritize different network connections

I'm planning to use my Pi as a wireless NAS and use with XBMC on my childrens Android pads. The Pi is configured with two wireless adapters, one (wlan1) that is configured with static IP-address and ...
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SliTaz headless setup

I am trying to run SliTaz on my Raspberry Pi, but I can't find a way to set it up over the internet, because all the ports are closed. I ran: $ nmap 192.168.1.85 and the output was: Starting Nmap ...
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Is swapping to the network a good idea?

I figured out how make the Raspberry Pi swap to a network storage device. Basically, I create and mount a disk image on the network storage and then create and use a swapfile on that disk image: ...
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Why the Raspberry PI loses the ethernet connection?

Please help me out with debugging, why my RPI (Raspbian) loses internet connection. The scenario is this: 1. I start the PI, the ethernet is working. 2. I start one php script, that posts something ...
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How to set up a nas box

I have been trying to set up a nas box to enable my usb to be accessed on the network. I have been using This website as a tutorial and the raspberry pi shows up on the network and inside is a folder ...
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Bypass in-browser authentication to connect to internet

How can I connect my Pi to the internet on start-up if I need a in-browser authentication from my ISP. I can connect to my router by providing the SSID and PSK in "/etc/network/interfaces" file or in ...
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WiFi ONLY works if Ethernet is plugged in

I have a headless Raspberry PI model B, with a RealTek 802.11n dongle, running the very latest version of Raspbian. I would like to configure both the wired and wireless connections so that I can ...
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2 wireless connections and an ethernet connection setup

I have a raspberry pi that I am trying to create into a sensor. So basically I talk to the pi directly with keyboard and monitor when I am trying to modify files as quickly as possible, and I ssh and ...
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Pi in “meshed” wireless network

Is there a way to create a wireless network with Rpi as access points so that computers can connect to the Rpi and let the Rpi's route the traffic between the wireless access points. Should every Pi ...