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Problem “RTNETLINK answers: File exists” when running ifup (WiFi + Eth)

I'm having a problem similar to this one Solving “RTNETLINK answers: File exists” when running ifup My setup is basically 2 separate networks one via Ethernet and one WiFi. I want to have a simpless ...
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Is there Mini USB Wireless Router available in Pi [on hold]

is there Mini USB Wireless Router available in Pi? I want to know the product can be used in debian OS(ARm based). Actually I made ap using hostapd, but my device could not scan it So, i need Mini ...
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SSH to raspberry Pi with Ethernet connection through wifi

I have one internet stick (wifi dongle). Can I set my Pi and computer up in a way that when I connect my Pi to my computer through an Ethernet connection, I can remotely connect to the Pi with the ...
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SSH into Pi using Laptop Screen

I am following this tutorial as in this question. However, I know in this case I do not need a cross-over cable because I got it to work with a touch screen modded version of Raspbian. My steps that ...
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How to use a RPI to do port forwarding?

I have a bunch of RPI's running as web-servers at home. I can connect to one of my RPI's(RPI-1) via VPN and it can see the other RPI's on the LAN. From my VPN connection I can see the website hosted ...
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/etc/network/interfaces missing on Raspbian

I am confused by Raspbian network configuration. I'd like to edit /etc/network/interfaces to setup the loopback interface to start automatically but I cannot find the configuration file. ...
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Impossible to have two network interfaces wifi and ethernet (as a backup) working together [migrated]

I have a raspberry 2 with a wifi interface and an ethernet interface. wifi is my main connection with the ability to just plug in the ethernet as a backup method. I want to assign different static ...
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local IP address confusion [closed]

Why does the python command print(socket.gethostbyname(socket.gethostname())) give: 192.168.1.4 on my laptop 127.0.1.1 on my Raspberry PI when they're both on the same local network, and the PI's ...
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Raspberry Pi Linux, Android, and bridging it all together

I'm running a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian as a central controller. I have an external modem that feeds the Pi an internet connection through USB, and now I'm trying to reverse tether the rooted Android ...
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How do I connect a raspberry pi to a hidden network with no passkey using a static ip address

I am connecting a raspberry pi to help a friend of mine. The wifi network it needs to be on is on a hidden SSID that has no password for WEP or WPA (security is done through other means), and it needs ...
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Seafile Client does not connect to server with https anymore?

Using Seafile Client 4.2.4. and Seafile Server 4.2.2 on Rasperypi I get the following when trying to sync a library: Here is my nginx config (source: ...
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Best way to use Raspberry Pi as a 5-drive NAS with RAID 5

What I've got: The 40-pin 528 MB B+ Raspberry Pi Five SATA hard disk drives 1) Is it best to use the four USB ports or find some kind of adapter for the 40-pin GPIO? 2) What do I need to ...
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Raspberry Pi network crashes but can still ping

I have my raspberry Pi set up as a headless server running samba and deluge, where the OS's file system is mounted as read-only. It is connected by ethernet cable to the router, and has a USB hard ...
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Obtaining wifi network parameter from a connected wify on windows

I've a working wifi conenction on a windows machine, and I want to create the same connection on raspberry, in other word I want the items to fill the entry: network={ ssid="HOME NETWORK NAME" ...
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SSH to RPI using android hotspot and PC

I'm trying to SSH into my pi but I don't have a wifi router in the area but I do have cell data. I've been working on giving the laptop internet access via usb tethering to my phone or having the ...
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Downloading to network drive - Transmission Error: Is a directory /home/pi/mnt

To provide some background on what I am doing. I have a Mac on my network that has a bunch of Hard drives in it. On my rpi I use transmission daemon for downloading things. I have set up the rpi ...
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Share Wi-Fi Internet access via Bluetooth on Raspberry Pi

I have tried multiple ways I got on Google, without luck. I know if I am on an Ubuntu machine, I can use BlueMan to configure this. Actually I have already succeeded in that. However, I think BlueMan ...
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Rasberry Pi unreachable over network

I am trying to get an original model Raspberry Pi working. I've installed 2015-05-05-raspbian-wheezy, and if I boot with a TV connected via composite, I get image on the screen and it gets as far as ...
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Multiple IP addresses being assigned

My Raspberry Pi B+ is running Raspbian (Linux version 3.18.11+) updated, etc. It's connected to the network by ethernet. I want a static IP, and have assigned it one in /etc/network/interfaces (shown ...
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Power and Internet over a 15m distance

I'm planning to put my pi in a bird box at the end of the garden. The distance is 15m away from the nearest power source and the router. What is the best way of getting power and Internet to it? ...
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UDP Broadcast Problem with two Network Interfaces on Raspberry Pi2

I've a problem with my PI. I write a programm that sends UDP Broadcast messages to the spezific IP addresses. But I've a sporadic problem with the sending. My Specification: Raspberry Pi 2 Raspbian ...
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Which one is faster? A NAS device or a web server on RasPi B+ [closed]

I'm currently making a project with Raspberry Pi B+. I want to create a solution through which we can access files from a external HDD from anywhere (over the Internet). After googling, I found 2 ...
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PIGPIO stream pwm data over websockets with nodejs. GPIO

i use servoblaster, one of the first projects for PWM (pulse with modulation) on the raspberry pi. Now i got a new raspberry and i wanted to try the very promising pigpio. It looks really fast and ...
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Performance of a raspberry pi as a firewall

I am thinking of setting up a raspberry pi inside a private network to act as a firewall for all incoming/outgoing traffic in that network. The idea would be to have a router connected to the network ...
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Make a dumb TV smart with Raspberry Pi [closed]

I have a dumb TV which doesn't play most of the video formats like mkv or mp4. I want to make a system using Raspberry pi so that i can not only connect my pen drive or external hard drive using usb ...
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Can I access my web server internally while it is hosting a website externally [closed]

I have a WAN IP (99.X.X.X) for my network and a LAN IP (192.168.0.X) for my PI. I am hosting a web server on it and I can access my website from an external network but I would like to be able to ...
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How to configure my raspberry pi to connect to network?

I need my raspberry pi to connect to the network so I can be able to install certain packages into it. I went through this tutorial. I made the following changes to the network settings of the Pi. ...
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Socket programming, attributeerror '_socketobject' object attribute 'bind' is read-only [migrated]

I'm trying to make a project where i send messages to my rpi from an android phone using sockets and print it on the screen. The raspberry pi acts as the server while the android device is the client. ...
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Cannot connect to wifi using wicd-curses

I have just recently purchased a raspberry pi 2 the GUI interface is very different from my other raspberry pi b+ i have successfully connected my other raspberry pi to the internet using the ...
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Cellular Modem Data Usage

I'm using a Raspberry Pi to gather temperature data that I then send over a cellular modem to a server. Since I'm on a cellular network, conservative usage of data is very important. I've noticed that ...
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Blocking or forwarding packets as access point [migrated]

I set up my Pi 2 as a wifi access point following this tutorial. I'd like to implement a rudimentary QoS, according to the DSCP field in every packet's header. That means, blocking packets using low ...
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Would it be possible you create a retropie cluster that would run the different processes on each individual pi? [duplicate]

Hi I'm kind of new to the whole raspberry pi thing and have been researching about retropie that allows you to emulate games on the pi. Anyway would it be possible to create a raspberry pi cluster ...
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Raspberry Pi server to avoid Packet Loss? [closed]

I currently have terrible packet loss from my home internet. The series of hops that I am routed through are awful and it ruins the quality of my internet (gaming, videos). Is it possible to set my ...
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Pub/Sub between computer and Raspberry Pi

So I am using the python bindings for ZeroMQ in an attempt to send messages to several raspberry pis on a network for an art project. The issue is that I am not receiving any messages on the raspberry ...
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What are the possible ways to control raspberry pi over internet rather than static ip? [closed]

I mounted a raspberry pi B+ with gps in my car. And I'm using 3G Modem to send data from raspberry to my server. But I want to control raspberry pi over internet. For instance, sometimes I need to ...
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Pi stuck in a DHCP loop

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, connected to a PC via its ethernet NIC and set to DHCP. /etc/network/interfaces on the Pi: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 allow-hotplug eth0 iface ...
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Raspberry Pi has two ip addresses [closed]

when I enter nslookup in my macbooks terminal, the output is: Server: 192.168.2.1 Address: 192.168.2.1#53 Name: raspberrypi.fritz.box Address: 192.168.2.32 Name: raspberrypi.fritz.box ...
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Proper configuration for wpa_supplicant.conf

From my Raspberry Pi 2, I can't connect to my wifi college: sudo ifup wlan0 returns: ioctl[SIOCSIWAP]: Operation not permitted ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Invalid argument ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: ...
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Networking issue after update to Jessie

After updating from raspbian wheezy to raspbian jessie networking isn't working properly anymore. Folllowing lines seem to describe the error: ifplugd(eth0)[184]: Using interface ...
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HemantSinghdahiya [duplicate]

Bought new Raspberry Pi 2B Formatted microSD card Raspbian burnt using disk imager software.Placed card in Pi. Powered on. Red LED and Green LED glow permanantly. Is it fine. Tried to connect it to ...
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Unable to Find RPi on Network w/ New Router

I recently got a new router at home and have been unable to find my Raspberry Pi on the network. Comcast sent me a new router to replace an aging one. My Pi does not show up in the list of connected ...
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Timeout issues with Raspberry Pi 2 on network

I am running a small web application on Raspberry Pi 2 (OS latest Raspbian, and no overclocking, samba installed) which runs on Apache, PHP, and MySQL. The web app lets users punch a simple tickets ...
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Create a home network monitor [closed]

Hello all I was wondering how I can monitor all my networking traffic with a raspberry pi. What I want to do is record all websites visted so I can create a app so I can see what sites I frequent the ...
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wpa_supplicant.conf with two network cards not working when wpa-roam

I need to use two different network dongles in a Raspberry Pi (one realtek and one tplink) for two different networks. My wpa_supplicant.conf looks like this: ...
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TightVNC to Windows 7: Password?

I installed tightvncserver on my Pi sudo apt-get install tightvncserver Now to run tightvnc server I do tightvncserver I get New 'X' desktop is raspberrypi:7 Starting applications specified ...
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What distro is Wake on LAN capable the RapsBerry Pi 2?

From my RapsBerry Pi 2 B running Ubuntu 14.04LTS I do: sudo poweroff So the device turns off (nothing on the screen). If I then try to wake on LAN it up with the usual method: wakeonlan ...
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Share connection From RaspberryPi to PC

I am looking to do the reverse of the usual network sharing set-up. I want my Raspberry to give internet connection to my PC, how could that be achieved without using GUI (i.e clicking the check ...
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Network issues with huwaei USB 3G modem

I have a raspberry pi 2 plugged into a (Vodafone New Zealand) 3G usb modem. It's a huwaei one. I have managed to get it working correctly, (I even wrote a rubygem to help with reading SMS's off the ...
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Port forwarding router for outside local network access to pi

First of all i excuse my following bad english, I'm not a native english speaker so I'll try. I have my raspbery pi 2 already connected to internet, but I would like to connect to the pi outside my ...
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Connecting to a second network after first one is down

I have been working on my raspberry pi. I defined 2 different networks. First one is my home network and the second one is my phone(hotspot). When my hotspot is not available, it connects to my home ...