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External FDX and LNK LEDs

I'm making a project where the Raspberry Pi will be mounted inside a closed box, with buttons and LEDs on the front panel. Is it possible to have panel-mounted LEDs that replicate the status of the ...
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Network drops after 10 minutes of moderate activity

Model: B (512 MB RAM) Distribution: XBian 1.0 RC2 Connection: Ethernet My Raspberry Pi functions mainly as a server for my files, hosing various services such as FTP, rsync, samba, etc. I have ...
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Creating local client/server between RPi and Android phone [closed]

Is it possible to create a local network between a Raspberry Pi and Android phone using a USB-to-Ethernet adapter instead of WiFi? I want to do something like that done by PiUI but I'm having ...
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Manually dialling a USB modem

I have been trying to setup up a 4g usb modem with my raspberry pi running raspbian. The modem is recognized and I'm able to query imsi, signal strength and other details by running AT commands using ...
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Web based IR/RF device control over long range

I am trying to implement a Building Automation System where I would like to implement web-based or mobile based control of all ir/rf based devices like tv,a/c,sound system, etc. The PI will be placed ...
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Connecting Raspberry pi to cloud using ethernet for IOT purpose [closed]

How can I send and receive data from my Raspberry Pi B+ to cloud through Ethernet? Can anyone provide me the code in C ?
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Raspberry Pi vs BeagleBone torrentbox

I'm planning to make an always on torrentbox, I get my internet from a 4g usb dongle modem, but I've very limited experience with such boards. From what I read on the internet, it seems BeagleBone is ...
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Connecting to Pi via SSH over WiFi - Does WiFi shutoff after no useage?

When I plug my Pi in and boot up, I am able to connect over the air with SSH at 192.168.1.100 (static IP address set in /etc/network/interfaces). However if I boot up my Pi and leave it for 1-2 hours ...
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USB modem stops wlan0 network and crashes rpi

I'm working on an African education project that uses the rpi. I got an issue which is critical so hopefully someone out there can help. Thanks in advance! When I connect a usb modem to the pi all ...
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Wifi stops working just after unplugging rj45 cable

I connect to the same network via two interfaces- wifi USB dongle(wlan0) and a standard rj45 cable(eth0). Everything works fine prior to disconnecting the cable; after this, the wifi goes down too and ...
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I can't access the internet through my raspberry pi when connected through ssh

Proof of the error When I try ping 8.8.8.8 through SSH I get this: PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8) 56(84) bytes of data. --- 8.8.8.8 ping statistics --- 3 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, ...
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Edimax 8192cu wifi dongle can't connect to hidden network

I've tried many ways to connect to a Hidden WiFi network from a raspberry pi but none of them seem to work. My raspberry pi is able to detect that there is a network but it cannot map it to it. I ran ...
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wireless was working but now the adapter isn't even recognised

as the title says I had my pi working but can't even get it to recognise the adapter now (same adapter). I originally set it up with the GUI, but since it no longer had the adapter in the list I ...
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wlan repeater ip-address difficulties

I'm trying to setup my pi as wlan repeater for my existing wlan. I'm using two usb wlan dongles to succeed. $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0cf3:1002 Atheros Communications, Inc. TP-Link TL-WN821N ...
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VPN - Route some traffic not through VPN

I've been working with my Pi running Raspbian lately, and I almost have everything set up as I would like. However, I've been stuck for a bit on my next plan - incorporating a VPN connection. I have ...
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OpenWrt to Raspberry Pi

I am planning to turn my raspberry pi B+ into a router. The main motto is to create a QOS application on my Pi so that I can limit the bandwidth usage to a particular application. For example if I ...
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Cloning SD card causes “interface eth0 does not exist”

I have cloned my raspberry pi SD card after customising the OS. However, when I try to boot it on a different pi, everything appears fine, but eth0 doesn't show up in ifconfig. When I try 'ifup eth0', ...
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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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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 ...