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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Do you need to control a headless Pi? [on hold]

If you need to control a headless Pi, you may find this handy: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=appinventor.ai_daveyork_docs.MyPi
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Seeing open windows via SSH and putty

I am currently using my pi2 as a face-recognition log in system, written in python, which is mounted on the wall on the other side of the room. I am trying to be able to connect to it via putty, over ...
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Using Irdroid with a raspberry

I am new on this forum, and I hope that my question may not seem too "easy" for you. I recently purchased an Irdroid transceiver in order to turn my Raspberry Pi into to remote control for my Samsung ...
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Input and output parallel data over long distance, shift register or alternatives

I have a pi that controls and monitors stuff in the garden, in the house on different floors and such. Currently I have multicore cables running around but I am at the limit of my GPIO pins and I want ...
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IRW does not show any thing

I want to use an infrared remote control. I'm using an infrared diode tsop38238. first I disabled the device tree because mode2 did not work at the beginning. After disabling I recorded my remote ...
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What are the possible ways to control raspberry pi over internet rather than static ip?

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-Camera Stream not visible on TightVNC viewer's window?

I remote login into my Pi using TightVNC Viewer. Now I can see Pi GUI. But when I do raspistill -o 0.jpg I can't see the display of the picamera on my TightVNC Viewer's window? What I want is that ...
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Streaming the video being recorded to remote computer? [duplicate]

I want to stream the video that is being recorded by Pi-camera to my Remote computer for monitoring. There are lot of tutorials Online which deal with this topic. I was able to make one way work, that ...
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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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Control Pi Audio via bluetooth from phone

Effectively, I'm attempting to replace an iPod for use in my car to play music with the Pi. But, the special thing here is I want to be able to control what's played over bluetooth with my phone ...
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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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Service like TeamViewer for Raspberry Pi to access without IP [duplicate]

I have a raspberry pi on my home network, on which I do all sorts of stuff (torrentbox, samba server etc) How can I access my box if I'm in another country or city? I only want command line access, I ...
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Remote control is disabled after reboot

Every time I reboot my rapsberry 2 with OpenELEC the remote control is not working until I unplug it and plug again. Is there any way to solve this problem?
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IR Remote Not working with Raspberry Pi A+

I am using OpenElec and XBMC on Raspberry Pi A+. I have an IR Remote and Receiver that works out of the box on B+ But on my A+, it does not work when I connect the receiver directly to the single USB ...
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How to have a Raspi trigger a Remote Control physically

I have a Remote Control for my windows shades and I would like to be able to trigger them using some software using a web interface or an android app. As I am an enthusiast programmer I would like to ...
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How to remote-control a linux-desktop-pc from a Raspberry Pi?

I tried to do this by installing Remmina on the Pi (Raspbian) and setting up Vino on my Ubuntu Desktop to allow the Pi to control it. It worked, but there was a huge latency which made it almost ...
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Is there a way to Mirror the HDMI TTY Terminal over the Network (i.e. Not Desktop and Not SSH)

I'm working with unique headless PI that has USB-HID hardware attached to it. On boot, the device stays in terminal mode (does not startx). I'd like to be able to interact with the programming ...
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433 Mhz transmitter on RPI always sending 00000000

I've bought a Realtek RTL2832 DBV for my RPI to read 433 mhz data and a transmitter HM-T433. I can successfully receive messages from two 433mhz remotes with the rtl_433 utility, but when I try to ...
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TV probably doesn't have HDMI CEC - Unable to control OSMC on Pi 2 thru TV remote. Help

My TV - An Indian OEM probably doesn't have HDMI CEC and I am unable to control the Pi 2 running OSMC thru my TV's remote. This is quite a pain as you'd imagine, and I had a few questions IS this ...
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Is it possible to interact with the NOOBS install remotely (VNC, SSH or other)?

I copied the NOOBS files to a FAT32 microSD Card. There is no monitor or keyboard installed on the Raspberry Pi all I have is power and a network cable. I've put the NOOBS microSD Card in and powered ...
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How to control pi HDMI output from laptop via VNC

I have my pi plugged into a monitor with HDMI, and I want to use my laptop (running Ubuntu Linux) to control what it displays on the monitor through VNC. Currently, I can connect to the pi with VNC, ...
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Multiple (dumb) wireless buttons to one RPi

I'm building a project that will have 3-4 dumb buttons (something like Easy Buttons) all needing to interact with the RPi. In this setup, wireless is really the only option, but most of the options ...
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Direct connection Ethernet

I want to program my raspberry pi by connecting it directly to my laptop via Ethernet cable (ssh Xming), I use a 3G dongle to connect my laptop to internet, when I unplug the dongle there will be no ...
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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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Creating an Android “remote” app for Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

Similar to how you can control XBMC/Kodi/Raspbmc through the Android app "Yatse XBMC/Kodi Remote Control". Can anyone confirm whether either a.) there is something out there for Raspbian, or b.) if ...
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Control the screen I see on monitor using tigthvncserver

I want to watch a movie on my raspberry pi that is connected to TV, and sometimes it's useful to launch it via VNC, but every time I connect to the rPi, it controls another new screen, not the same as ...
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Leafpad edit over SFTP connection

Leafpad is the default text editor for .php files on my pi. I believe this is the default setting... and it works fine for local files. I connected my pi to an SSH server via SFTP so I can browse the ...
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libCEC not working on LG TV (LD330)

I've just installed libcec on my Raspberry Pi B+ with (raspbian on it), following the instructions from here (https://nyxi.eu/blog/2013/04/15/raspbian-libcec/). I want to be able to turn on/off the ...
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How to control omxplayer via LIRC?

After searching different forums for integrating omxplayer with LIRC, still I haven't found answers to my problem. I have successfully set up LIRC on my Raspberry Pi B+, and now I want to create a ...
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Controlling Pi via PC through TightVNC

I've set up everything to control my raspberry pi with TightVNC. But as I try to connect I get an error: "Authentication reason: server is not configured properly". I'm sure I my password is right and ...
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Cannot get IR-LED transmitter to work

I've just started dabbling with my RPi (model B) and I want to send the IR codes that I've captured using an IR-Receiver with lirc - irrecord application. The creation of the configuration file has ...
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Is it possible to flash the Pi's firmware live?

I already have few Raspberry Pi devices running Raspbian + my custom scripts. These device is internet connected and mounted at area which is hard to access, (e.g on top of a building) Over the ...
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Remote Connection to Pi to same Display as HDMI Port

Is there a way I can remotley connect to the Raspberry Pi and get the same Screen as it is shown on the HDMI Connection? We need the Pi for a Screen in the entrance Hall of our Building, and i can ...
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No connection to xrdp after changing from dhcp to static IP

I'm running a Raspberry Pi in my local network with Raspbian. Until now, it used DHCP to obtain its IP adress from my router. I wanted to switch to a static IP for the Pi, to be able to connect to it ...
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Homemade Raspberry Pi television remote?

I want to create something to replace my television remote. I'm hoping to create a simple GUI that I can fiddle with on a touch screen. I'm not sure if this project is right for the Raspberry Pi or ...
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Cannot get my iPhone XBMC remote to connect?

I recently put Raspbmc on my RPi and when I plugged it it in and got it all booted up it automatically updated to the newest version "Kodi". Anyways I am running the latest version and have these ...
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Problem using startx on raspbian

I have a problem with my raspberry. I have installed Raspbian, used the command startx, and it worked. After that I configured it so I can access it over network. I used PuTTY to remotely access it ...
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How to control multiple raspberry pi's at once over ethernet?

My mac is connected to four raspberry pi's using a desktop switch. My mac has ip 192.168.1.90 and my RPi's 192.168.1.11, 192.168.1.12, 192.168.1.13, 192.168.1.14. I can control them via ssh using the ...
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Controlling a Raspberry Pi with DMX

For our next school theater production the director has asked me to come up with a solution to show some simple graphics on a computer screen. My first idea was to simply connect a (very) long VGA ...
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Does my raspberrypi take up resources if I startx but remote ssh into the machine?

I was wondering how to get the best performance out of my pi and currently the gui is started with startx automatically on boot, however I intend on using the pi remotely. My question then is: does ...
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How to switch my Raspberry Pi B+ with OpenElec on and off?

I have a Raspberry Pi B+ set up with OpenElec which I happily use as a media player for movies. What would be the best way to switch it on and off in a similar way I switch my TV or BluRay Player on ...
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Usage of graphics core for headless XRDP server

I run my Pi as a headless server, running (among others) XRDP. My question is this: does XRDP use the video core and RAM? If not what is the lowest possible memory split?
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Teamviewer Raspberry

I have to buy a Raspberry to control a monitor remotely. Can I install a software like teamviewer on Raspberry? Can I connect via wireless or Lan the Raspberry? Can I connect a internet key to ...
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Remotely fix Raspberry Pi boot problems

I have a Raspberry Pi B+ connected to the network and reachable over the internet, with Raspbian Wheezy as OS on the SD card. It is often the case that I am long away from home and would like to ...
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Best practices for “hardening” an RPi for embedded applications (unattended operation)?

This is a very general question, but I'm sure others will want to know the answer... I'm using headless RPi's for a remote monitoring application. These RPi's will be buried in utility closets and ...
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Android XBMC Remote with Raspberry Pi Hotspot

just got a a raspberry pi. preloaded with open elec. I noticed that I could setup a hot spot. I just wondering is at all possible to use Android XBMC Remote to connect to the open elec hotspot and ...
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Pi NAS: Access over internet

I am running SAMBA on my Pi with a USB HDD. Samba is running fine. But I wish to be able to access the files from remote location (over internet). My Pi hosts a wordpress site and I can access it ...
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Connecting to Pi over the internet - Already tried a lot of things

I read some tutorials here on connecting to my Pi via SSH. I have successfully done this over my own network. I am trying to do it from the internet (I use my phone's hotspot to attempt from outside ...
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Remote control application [closed]

I connected raspberry with my pc over wireless network. I can use ssh communication, and server installed on my raspberry with my pc's web browser. I need another solution to control my rpi (not ...
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Needs some ideas to trigger silicone rubber buttons

I would like to remote control the HVAC in the house. As a first not so intrusion attempt (rather than install relay and everything), I'm thinking to attach some GPIO pins to the controller panel and ...