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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 starx 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? Thanks in advance
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Teamviewer Raspberry

I have to buy a Raspberry to control a monitor remotely. 1) Can I install a software like teamviewer on Raspberry? 2) Can I connect via wireless or Lan the Raspberry? 3) Can I connect a internet key ...
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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 continuous remote monitoring?

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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How to configure a Raspberry Pi for controlling it via Wi-Fi with remote desktop?

I have a Raspberry Pi model B and a Wi-Fi adapter. I want to be able to control my Raspberry Pi (with the help some kind of remote desktop application) from my notebook running Windows 8. I do not ...
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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 ...
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4WD robot platform turning problem

I am trying bring up simple android controlled car using raspberry pi. I tried following robot platform from sparkfun. I connected one L298N with 2 channels to control 4 motors. 2 motors from each ...
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Can I use GPIO to close a circuit on a RC sender PCB?

I've got an RPi running my OpenRemote2 Controller and want to add some more devices to my arsenal of remote control. These devices are a set of 3 mains switches (for lamps) and a projector screen ...
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Is it possible to format RPi SD card remotely?

I would like to format SD card remotely (without removing it from board). I'm looking for SD card emulator (like FaceDancer21 for USB) or something like SD Dual-Host Multiplexer (FSSD07). Making my ...
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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 ...