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Compiling TP-LINK TL-WN725N v2 Drivers - make errors

I would like to compile and install the drivers myself for my TP-LINK TL-WN725N v2 The official source is https://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8188eu My Pi version info is uname -a Linux raspberrypi ...
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Raspbian /etc/network/interfaces file not present in ArchLinux [migrated]

I am porting software system with central java application, "talking" to php webpage. In php webpage, there is a subsite for configuring network parameters, which in the code reads/writes from/to ...
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How to setup a Host-Only network for RPi

So i did a blind install of NOOBS on my new Raspberry Pi and can confirm it is functional, having connected it to my router and ssh to it from my PC. I would like to setup something like a host-only ...
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Torrents Tools web keeps crashing

I've tried running both transmission and deluge on my raspberry pi. Both times fresh install. I can get it up and running fine, but then after about 1-2 minutes the web server stops responding and I ...
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Multiple instances of /usr/sbin/ifplugd and high CPU usage

why do i have multiple instances of /usr/sbin/ifplugd running, is there a problem Also my CPU seem to be running Maxed PPP0 is the 3g card. and currently it is connected 07:56:38 up 7:57, 1 user, ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as a Tunnelbear sharing device

I have a Model B which is hooked up to my network via ethernet. It also has a wireless USB dongle plugged into it which is currently not in use. I have Tunnelbear's unlimited VPN (grizzly) and ...
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wireless - unable to retrieve number of connected clients as iw throws errors

i've sucessfully set up my wifi AP on raspi, and i have problems with implemting python script to handle the adafruit's lcd shield. The problem is that iw dev wlan0 station dump says nl80211 not found ...
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Is it possible to update SD card image over network [duplicate]

Apologies for my ignorance! I have few Raspberry Pi's in a network attached to a server and every time I make changes to the image I have to write image to all the SD cards again, can that be ...
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Pi as WiFi Repeater

There are many blog posts about using a Pi as an Access Point. But all the posts I read assumed the internet coming from Ethernet. As anyone successfully used the Pi as Wi-Fi Repeater? Other than ...
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How can you preset the IP address (and other parameters) of a Raspberry Pi?

When we download the RPi operating system (anyone of them) images, is there a way to preset the RPi unit so that it takes a certain IP address? Right now, my router leases IP addresses via DHCP, and ...
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Monitoring Network Traffic

How would you go monitoring network traffic on a router using a raspberry pi. I have looked at the questions Network monitor by Process and Raspberry Pi as a network monitoring device but ...
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Is it possible to add an ethernet port to raspberry pi a+?

I will receive a Raspberry pi model a+ tomorrow. Does anyone tried to add an ethernet port to it? Is it even possible?
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How can I use ytalk, so I can have encrypted chat with my friend in a different location?

I have a raspberry Pi that my friend and I are able to ssh into from anywhere. Now, how can I use ytalk to chat with him? I tried it myself and I got an error that said ytalk error: bob@127.0.55.55 ...
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Can't connect to Ethernet port on RPI

I have an Rasberry Pi B. I have copied Raspbian to SD card. I plugged RPI into TV and set it up. I enabled SSH at boot. I rebooted, and took it to my laptop. I connected the laptop and Pi via ...
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How do I stop two wireless dongles switching between wlan0 and wlan1?

I have two wireless dongles attached to my Pi B+: wlan0/RALINK is for network connectivity wlan1/TPLINK is for monitor mode traffic analysis The problem is, they change unpredictably (even ...
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Samba configuration file

I'm attempting to set up a NAS using samba on my raspberry pi, running raspbmc. I'm following this tutorial to do so. I've got to the stage of editing the config file: Our next stop is to turn on ...
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Raspbian - Network-Manager 0.9.6 or newer?

I am using the RPi CLI only. I would like to use Network-Manager as I do on my ubuntu system (v0.9.8). I have installed NM on my dev RPi (via apt-get), but looks like 0.9.4 is latest available. Is ...
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How to setup dns server on a closed network

I have a network, with no internet connection, with a few computers and a raspberry pi on it. I want to setup a dns server on the raspberry pi so that the computers on the network may use it. For ...
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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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Can't make change to “route” stick

I have this exact problem: "connect: Network is unreachable" on a working wlan0 (connected) interface So, I'm able to use the LAN but i can't reach the Internet. And the solution in the ...
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How to get microcontroller connected to WiFi - no keyboard, screen, or native app

Assuming a user has a RPi-based device with a WiFi adaptor, Ethernet port, and Bluetooth dongle, what is the easiest way to configure their SSID & Password to get them connected to WiFi without: ...
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Wake up 'sleeping' wlan-connection

I observed, that after a while (some hours) my Pi isn't reachable over the wlan any more. If I do some excessive ping-ing (i.e. for 70-100 times) the Pi starts at some point to respond and I can ...
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Multiple Wifi Networks: Connect to Strongest Signal

Following the instructions here, I was able to setup my pi to connect to two different wifis. The two wifis are in the same place and I would like the pi to connect to the one with the strongest ...
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Add folder to vsftpd without PAM

I'm creating a completely wireless home server solution using the Raspberry Pi and up to now everything has been really easy. But now I've encountered an issue. I have a folder ...
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Raspbian can't seem to connect to ethernet

I've burned the Raspbian image downloaded from the official website to the SD card, plugged it in for the first boot, all LEDs turn on, but... The Pi doesn't show on the DHCP clients list - the only ...
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Raspberry Pi Wi-Fi setup with mobile app

My use case involves a Raspberry Pi and an embedded application that requires Wi-Fi internet access. I want to be able to carry the Raspberry Pi around and quickly set up the Wi-Fi access for each ...
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Connecting a Long Stem Thermometer to a Raspberry Pi to automate the recording of temperature in an experiment [closed]

Is there a way to connect and read the output of a long stem thermometer like this one to a raspberry pi?
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Does anybody else experience micro-freezes with the Raspberry over wifi?

whenever I connect my Raspberry Pi over wifi to the LAN, I sometimes get micro-freezes when streaming video from the Raspberry or when I connect over ssh. It seems kinda periodic. The freeze/lag has a ...
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Arch - netctl - how reconnnect to wireless network automaticly

So, I have netctl WiFi configuration working with Arch Linux on RPI. How can I make sure that it reconnects to network if connection drops for any reason, like losing signal?
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Raspbian can't forward port to a ip in lan

I have a problem: I have a DVR connected to my router and I want to access it from remote but in my country there aren't ISP that offers free ports. So I bought a Raspberry Pi, connected it to Hamachi ...
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Emulation raspberry PI

How to get W.P.A.G.U.I to appear on Emulation Station screen so i can configure my wireless from the home screen, and in Emulation station how do i get a P.D.F reader to appear on the screen so i can ...
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Force ipv4 address

I upgraded my raspberry pi to jessie, which uses systemd. One side-effect is that it connects using ipv6 only and does not have an ipv4 address. How can I force it to get an ipv4 address from the dhcp ...
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Problem with network when external HDD to be mounted at boot is absent

I have a Raspberry PI (RPI), running Arch Linux, and I have an NTFS external HDD (with its own power source), which is mounted at boot via fstab: /dev/xxxx /boot /dev/sda1 /mnt/usbhdd/ ntfs-3g ...
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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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Wlan0 bridge Wlan1

i have replaced eth0 to wlan0 and wlan0 to wlan1 in /etc/network/interfaces and shared wlan1 but i found the connection was limited without ips My project : making a repeater using 2 wlan and Rpi ...
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Would a raspberry pi be strong enough to work as a web filter?

Im planning to use Raspberry Pi as a web filter and a proxy for my home network. There are four devices in the network. Will it have enough performance?
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Access Raspberry Pi connected to 3G via Internet

I have a RasPi running RasPian The RasPi is connected to internet via a 3G USB Dongle I can access internet via this 3G dongle. How can I now access the RasPi from "outside" i.e. the internet. ...
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Logging Clients (and sites they visit) while using Raspberry PI as WLAN Hotspot

I have recently setup my Raspberry PI as a WLAN hotspot using this guide. Everything works as intended I can login to the hotspot with my smartphone or laptop and browse the internet. Now my question ...
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How to share my internet connection (Windows) with Raspberry Pi?

I have a Raspberry PI directly connected with my Windows laptop through Ethernet, so I can make a SSH connection with Putty, everything works fine except that my Raspberry PI has no access to the ...
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wpa_supplicant crashing(?)

I just got my Raspberry Pi B+ together with a WiFi dongle from ThePiHut and am now trying to connect it to my WiFi. It works, at least sometimes. After booting the Pi, I do not get an automatic ...
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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 ...
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SAMBA 4 Active Directory server - success anyone? [closed]

Has anyone succesfully installed SAMBA 4 on Raspberry Pi from source and used it as an AD logon server for a small heterogenous network? I am about to do this since most linux distros now should ...
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Raspberry Pi will not allow login password via SSH

I am trying to connect locally (for now) to my Raspberry PI. I have done found the local network address, ping, and make it to the login screen for the pi. However when I type in the password (and it ...
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Can't shutdown eth0 interface

I'm running a standard Raspbian installation (2014-01-07 image version, no extra software installed). All I want to do is to shut down the eth0 interface. The problem is that this works for a few ...
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Establish connection between Qemu Raspbian machine and Host

Objective: I would like to install several virtual (emulated) Raspberry machines on the laptop, connect them to each other and to the laptop. Afterwards I would like to send tcp packets from virtual ...
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Major trouble with nRF24L01+ controllers and the RF24 library

I've had a hellish last three days. All I've wanted to do is get an Arduino Uno and a Raspberry Pi B+ talking to eachother with these little guys, and after following many different tutorials, I've ...
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Raspberry Pi B+ not visible on Windows Workgroup

I have Raspberry Pi B+, connected to LAN and I can communicate with WAN without any problems. However, I've installed Samba using following configuration (smb.conf): #======================= Global ...
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How to import Xbee to Python?

I would like to handle my xbee with raspberry pi via Python. I install xbee with this command: pip install xbee And I try to use this example code: #! /usr/bin/python # Import and init an XBee ...
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TL-wn725n V2 driver needed for Linux 3.12.28

I'm Trying to get TP-link's TL-wn725n V2 Nano USB adapter working with my Raspberry PI and an running into problems. I've read a few posts, but an getting myself confused. I can SSH via Ethernet to ...
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static eth0 adress

I tried giving my new rpi a static IP via eth0. I followed standard tutorials and changed interfaces from iface eth0 inet dhcp to iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.0.107 netmask ...