This topic is about remote control. It can cover SSH, security, and other topics related to the non-local control of the pi.

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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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rdesktop from osx to pi running arch linux

I want to connect via rdesktop to my Pi running ArchLinux with awesome WM. I installed xrdp, enabled it and my xinit.rc contains exec awesome for WM startup. If I now want to connect with: rdesktop ...
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Error when trying to install XRDP from Putty

I have my RPi currently plugged into my router via cable. I am pretty sure it is online because I am connecting to it through Putty right now. Now that I am in putty I am trying to install XRDP to ...
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RPi remote access over internet [closed]

I want to remotely control/access my raspberry pi over internet, I need to periodically modify certain files on filesystem( pi is being deployed to work as a captive portal device ), so is there a ...
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How can I install the latest version of Chromium?

I used linux for many years and I'm good doing stuff with the terminal but now that I bought my raspberry and I installed raspbian on it, I can't install chromium. I tried to install it from repo but ...
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Access Volumio via No-IP [closed]

I just installed Volumio on my RPI and I was able to access it inside my network by using its IP address. Now I want to achieve something else. I want to access the musics on my external HD on ...
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Is there any generic cheap RF module [duplicate]

Recently I got cheap RF remote controlled plug points. I hacked the remote to control buttons using raspberry pi and it works great. My question is, is there any generic RF transmitter and receiver ...
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Access Archlinux Remotely

So i work at home here in another country and then my employer is in the united states. For me to be able to access their network we use hamachi and i sometimes use their public ip for other links. ...
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2FA on RPi and trusted computers

From what I've read, it is possible to set up 2-factor authentication on the RPi (http://msorin.wordpress.com/2013/04/09/enable-two-factor-authentication-for-the-ssh-on-your-raspberry-pi/), but this ...
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external port forwarding to serial port

I have connected a device with the raspberry pi on serial port. I can talk to the device from within the raspberry pi (works fine). I am using a dongle to connect raspberry pi to the internet. I can ...
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Remote Desktop to 3G connected Raspberry Pi

I have a Pi that connects to the internet via a 3G dongle. I need to be able to remote desktop/VNC to this Pi from my home network. Is this even possible, and if so, how do I go about doing this? ...
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Does LIRC support 'Everything at Once' remotes?

My Setup Raspberry Pi I have both an IR LED and a IR receiver hooked up to my Raspberry Pi Type B which is running Raspbian. My Air Conditioner I have a Daikin FTXS25DVMA split system air ...
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Hamachi alternatives or just the best option? [closed]

Hamachi is a great way to connect behind a firewall, but it seems that we must pay to play now. What alternatives exist that work for a replacement? How could I setup my own version if I have access ...
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Light HTTP server to upload,browse and execute files [closed]

Since I don't usually have physical access to the Pi, and since I don't always operate in linux machines (so I have no ssh by default), then I'm wondering if there exists a basic http tool to just ...
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How to have remote desktop on Macbook with Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I want to ssh into the raspberry pi from a mac and be able to run an application with a basic GUI. SSH is already working and good. I thought it'd just be as simple as ssh -X myusername@mystaticip ...
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Find Raspberry PI address on local network

I need to find the Raspberry PI IP address on local network without connect the Raspberry to a monitor. How do I do it on Linux or Mac OS systems?
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Raspberry Pi communication over USB

Is it possible to communicate with the Raspberry Pi over USB? Basically is it possible to write a device driver on my x86 PC running Linux, and also tweak the OS running on the RPi so that a ...
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Any ideas on how to increase the range of an IR transmitter?

I just started using the raspberry pi and I intend like many others to use it for home automation. After hours of trying to capture the input of the AC remote with irremote and actually using raw data ...
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Problems with dynamic DNS and Raspberry Pi

I've bumped into the weirdest problem with dynamic DNS and Raspberry Pi. Here's my setup: Raspberry Pi has IP address 172.16.1.xxx Raspberry Pi is in DMZ I'm using DynDNS to point ...
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Remote Access with VNC outside local network

I set up VNC server thanks to this tutorial but I realized that I can access to my r-pi only on the same network. So, I would like know how to access my r-pi while I am on another network and how to ...
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Cannot connect to RasPi using static IP

I am having issues connecting remotely (i.e using my static IP address) to my Raspberry Pi's SSH and HTTP (nginx) servers. Al though it seems to be having trouble with any outbound traffic. My PC and ...
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How to connect mhz transmitter arduino

How am i supposed to connect a transmitter to my raspberry pi "pins"? I have bought a transmitter online But i have to wait about 10-15 days before its delivered, so i want to make sure that thats ...
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remote command execution over UART

I have connected my computer to the raspi over UART and was wondering if I could remotely execute a command. My intention is to log stats of my raspi CPU usage on my computer at specific intervals. I ...
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Control XBMC remotely using keyboard and mouse?

Is it possible to control the Pi from my laptop, using the keyboard and mouse, over the network? I know I can access a remote control from my android phone or through the XBMC media centre's local IP, ...
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Remote control for Raspberry Pi through AV.Link over SCART (for old TV)

I want to connect my Raspberry Pi (Model B rev2) with XBMC (see raspbmc.org) to an old steam powered CRT TV that has a SCART input. Hooking up the Raspberry Pi to the TV via a single SCART cable is ...
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Redirect a GTK application's output to the HDMI device

My PI is plugged into an HDMI monitor but I'm logged into it over SSH ( I just want to launch a 'status display' application and leave it running) I can run "sudo startx &" and I see the GUI ...
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Unable to see public IP when running ifconfig or ip address commands

I have set a static local ip on a raspberry pi and I can reach it on my lan by ssh pi@192.168.x.x. I am also sure that the rpi has access to the internet because I am able to run wget command ...
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Wi-Fi robot with Raspberry Pi

I am planning to make a Wi-Fi controlled robot with 4 motors (for driving) and 6 servos. The robot will also be have around 4 sensors. Simultaneously, the robot will be streaming live video to a ...
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Raspberry Pi Mobile Phone Control

Okay, so I had this idea where I could put a Raspberry Pi into my letterbox with a proximity sensor connected to its GPIO (all battery powered), and it could text me when I get post. I have done the ...
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Bidirectional M2M communication via ethernet (WAN) with raspberry pi

I want to run a script remotely on raspberry pi and get feedback. It's easy when I have 1 raspberry pi: I just log in with ssh, do my stuff and see feedback on my remote terminal. To be precise: the ...
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How to remotely reboot halted Pi

I'm thinking of building an array of Pis but I'd like an intelligent method of powering them, i.e., I would like power to each to be controllable via USB. I like the USB GPIO Module suggestion given ...
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How do I boot directly to a VNC or RDP session on a Raspberry Pi?

Is there a way to boot a Raspberry Pi directly to an RDP or VNC session? I don't want to boot to a full OS with a display manager and THEN RDP or VNC. I'd like to have the Pi boot and only do ...
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Remote desktop connection to Raspberry Pi without specifying a port

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian Wheezy connected in "Site A", where the network is managed by a third party company and where all ports are closed the the Internet (for security reasons). So, ...
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xdm server on Pi

Has anyone tried to setup xdm server (or any variant of this service) on Raspberry Pi? Assuming, I have setup 'command line' version of raspberry pi installed without connecting Pi to any screen or ...
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Cannot connect to RasPi by SSH with WiFi interface only

I'm observing really annoying issues with connectivity to RasPi on WiFi network. I have device connected on both LAN cable and WiFi. If both cable and WiFi dongle are plugged - both interfaces are ...
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Raspbmc CEC with Panasonic TX-P42X50B (Viera link)

I've been desperately trying to get my TV and Rasbpi to work together such that I can use the TV remote to control my Pi. The Pi is plugged in via an HDMI cable (apparently all HDMI cables have to be ...
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Connecting Raspberry via ssh in a network [closed]

I am using Dlink wifi router with ADSL broadband connection. My Laptop is connected by wifi and raspberry pi is connected via alan cable to its ethernet port. Now how do I ssh my pi?
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Controlling Pianobar via IREXEC

I've set up pianobar using the Adafruit instructions with the exception of the LCD panel. I also have my IR remote working using lirc and these instructions. I can get irexec to do simple shell ...
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What type of motor and speaker would be suitable for a DIY: Making a Pi-powered baby mobile?

My neighbor is having his first child shortly, and in the spirit of "it's never too early to learn programming/electronics" we feel the child should have access to a Raspberry-Pi of his/her own. ...
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Cannot find settings for Raspbmc GPIO remote

I've followed this tutorial with complete success. My remote was reading out codes and I managed to create a config file and attach all my codes to XBMC commands. But in the actual Raspbmc interface I ...
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Raspberry Pi Remote SSH Connection

So, I've been using SSH from an Ubuntu desktop to access my Raspberry Pi over the LAN using the command: ssh 192.168.1.185 or occasionally ssh -YC 192.168.1.185 I'll be moving in a few days, and ...
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SSH - connection timeout when connecting

My RPi is running Raspbian. I am trying to get SSH set up. I followed these steps to get a static IP on my Pi: Since my PC was connected to the LAN via WiFi, I used ipconfig to get the IP address, ...
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Raspbmc - XBMC - Panasonic Remote Resetting after TV Off

I have a 512MB Pi running the latest release of Raspbmc, with XBMC 12.2. The display is a Panasonic Viera 50ST plasma, connected by HDMI. I have Viera Link (CEC) turned on and can control XBMC ...
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How can I stream music from a different machine?

I have a Raspberry Pi connected to a sound system via the jack output. I'd like that the output of the sound card of my laptop was redirected to the Raspberry Pi. I have read about mplayer daemon or ...
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What can I do on a Pi with an Infrared sensor but no Arduino?

So, in a recent batch of purchases from Adafruit, I picked up one of these $2 gadgets: http://learn.adafruit.com/ir-sensor/overview It can pick up signals from TV remotes and such. I'm wondering, ...
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Pulseaudio on RaspberryPi - no sound when streaming to remote sink

I'm trying to route audio playback to remote machine using Pulseaudio DLNA capabilities. While I believe I successfully transmit data from one machine to another, audio output on sink machine remains ...
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Remote Desktop With xrdp

I have installed xrdp on my Raspberry Pi (which is connected to my TV) and a program called CoRD on my Mac that lets me connect to the RPi remotely and I am able to see the RPi desktop without any ...
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How to remotely VNC into a Raspberry PI

I have my Raspberry Pi set up so that I can use TightVNC inside my home wireless network with an SSH tunnel. Could someone explain to me how I can access the Pi when I am outside my wireless network ...
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Varying power output using RPI

I'm planning to develop a circuit to control the RC car or a model train through GPIO. I'm not a electronic guy but a SW guy. So, I'm figuring out what components would be required to do this. ...
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Raspberry Pi Fedora 18 ARM Remix Remote Desktop from Windows 7

I've installed the Fedora 18 ARM Remix for Raspberry Pi onto the SD card of my RasPi (type B). When connected by HDMI, Fedora and XFCE4 come up fine and without the HDMI i'm able to login through SSH ...