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Routing ALL traffic through VPS [on hold]

I recently acquired a Raspberry Pi and I'm setting it up for various things. I have a local router that the Pi is wired into along with my desktop computer. I want to be able to access the Pi from ...
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Raspberry Pi kicks itself off of networks when joining a new network

$ uname -a Linux Adam-Pi 3.18.5+ #744 PREEMPT Fri Jan 30 18:19:07 GMT 2015 armv6l GNU/Linux I've discovered an interesting problem with my networking setup with my RasPi. I have it connected to ...
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my usb wifi dongle only turns on when pi is also connected via ethernet

(Using ubuntu 14 on a laptop) I followed this guide to set up my wifi by sshing into the pi via ethernet. I checked my routers networks settings and it showed two ip addresses from the pi, and I could ...
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Weird networking issues on Raspbian [on hold]

Got a Raspberry Pi recently and it was fantastically easy to use while it was connected to my network via Ethernet. Now that my WiFi dongle (NETGEAR N150) has arrived it's a bit more fussy. I'm ...
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RPi b+ randomly close the browser on a few

I use RPi B+ with epiphany and chromium installed. I get very strange behavior when I browsing through both these browsers. When I open 4-5 tabs and switch between them, browsers crashes and closes. ...
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How to have a Pi send and receive data to and from multiple other Pi? [closed]

I am incredibly inexperienced with Raspberry Pi, and networking in general. What I am looking for is the best way be it WiFi, Bluetooth, or what have you, to send data from a central Pi to several ...
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Internet and Remote Acess via wifi & Ethernet Cable

I'm doing a project where Raspberry pi works headless and accesses Internet via wifi. I want to remotely access the rpi desktop from my laptop for programming. I'm not sure if it is possible using ...
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Specify port number with hostname

I think its not possible but Is there a way to specify a port for IP addresses listed in the etc/hosts file. If not, how to solve this: working url: http://raspberrypi.local:1234/mypage but if I ...
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Raspberry B+ Network LEDs flashing on and off constant, no connection [closed]

Help! Since the first time i've turned on my Raspberry B+ and connected the network cable it has only ever flashed green and orange at the same time. I've tried setting the IP manually, i've tried ...
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How do I send data from my pc to my raspberry pi?

I see there are questions on how to send data form the RPi to the PC but I want to send data the other way around. I have a program in C++ that when I push a button I want it to light up an LED ...
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Cannot ping localhost

While setting up an ntp client/server, I found a weird error where the client cannot check it's own time. I have traced this back to the fact that all of these commands time out: ping localhost ping ...
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How do I delay transmission-daemon startup until all shares are mounted?

I've installed transmission-deamon on Raspbian. I've set it up to directly download on to a NAS share, which is mounted at /home/pi/nas/public via CIFS in /etc/fstab. All this generally works fine, ...
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How do I write remote machine Path in askopenfilename

I am writing a program in python on Ubuntu, to remove a file by accessing RaspberryPi, connected with network. For file selection I am using a command called askopenfilename. But I am struggling in ...
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Conflict with TL-WN725N usb adapter and logmein-hamachi

I have 3.12.35+ version on my raspberry B (with Raspbian as OS) and I installed a custom driver (following the official tutorial on raspberry forum) for this version because this USB adapter is no ...
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WiFi disconnects after period of time on Raspberry Pi, doesn't reconnect

I was finally able to get my Raspberry Pi connected to a hidden SSID network (WPA2 Personal) using the below settings (not using wpa_supplicant.conf). However, after a few hours it disconnects and ...
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Faster Way To Transfer Video FIle

I have a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian installed in it, and I would like to receive video files on My Ubuntu machine from Raspberry through a switch via Ethernet(CAT5). Note: I can connect both devices ...
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Cannot update Arch Linux

I am trying to update rPi B+'s ArchLinux with sudo pacman -Syyu and I get following error: [user@comp001 ~]# pacman -Syyu :: Synchronizing package databases... error: failed retrieving file 'core.db' ...
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Cloning SD card on the raspberry pi [duplicate]

I am currently 200 miles away from Raspberry Pi at home and I have just bought the new Raspberry Pi to join my other one. I am wondering if I could possibly Clone the SD card through RP 1 (the one at ...
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Route audio FROM pi TO windows

I have seen how to send my window audio over to a pi. That as well as linux to linux audio is a cakewalk. However. I have not found how to send any audio FROM my pi TO my windows machine. They are ...
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Airplay disabling after period of time

that will be my first question here, hopefully it won't be bad. So i have problem with my airplay reciever. When i turn on raspberry, then i can easly connect from mac and windows (tuneblade) and use ...
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Automatic mounting of NAS drive fails

I have set-up my RPi to automatically mount a NAS drive. My /etc/fstab file looks like: proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 /dev/mmcblk0p5 /boot vfat ...
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How to SSH into rPi in this setup/config? [closed]

Lets call my home router 'HomeAP' and the network brdge (OpenWRT) in the far end of the building as 'Repeater' connected via wifi. Both have different SSID and my rPi is connected to the Repeater via ...
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Trying to use Pi as a bridge between 3G dongle and Ethernet

I don't have a lot of experience with Linux, but I was hoping I'd be able to use my Raspberry Pi to share a 4G dongle's internet connection with my main router. Unfortunately I haven't quite managed ...
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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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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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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 ...