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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Create a connectable accespoint on Raspberry Pi

I want to send Java IOStreams between my Mobile(Android App) and the Raspberry Pi to control some lights etc. with my Android App later. I thought about using the Raspberry Pi somehow as an ...
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Creating a SD card image over network from unmounted/readonly rootfs [closed]

tl;dr Why is the /dev/mmcblk0 gone when i umount -l / or why can't i mount -r -o remount / ? Long text: I create backups from the SDcards of my RPIs from time to time. Until today i have to power ...
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Remotely connecting to the PI to download images

I'm trying to build a little project (my first) with my Pi which is running Raspbian. I want to set up a camera on my piece of land where I'm going to build my house to take some time lapse photo's. ...
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Remote Control Raspberry Pi

Is there any other way to remotely control the raspberry pi? I built a 4 wheeled robot that is automated by ultrasonic sensors, yet today I have to decided it to make it remote controlled, what are my ...
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SSH into Pi, why static IP 169.254.149.192 always?

This is more for curiosity than anything. By following the steps in this awesome guide. I managed to get remote connection working with the Pi and my MBP so that I could SSH into my Pi using the ...
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RaspberryPI OpenVPN Client Not Forwarding to tun0

I found plenty of guides for how to run RPIs as OpenVPN servers, but I want to run it as a client. I have a OpenVPN server set up using the following guide here: ...
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Connect to Raspberry PI Behind Private IP MiFi [closed]

I have a Raspberry PI that I have set up overseas, the issue is that it's using a MiFi device so it's behind a Private IP - I'm aware of things like Open VPN, etc but I am unsure exactly what I should ...
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Moving files from SD card to mounted USB drive using FTP client

What I'm trying to do is pretty simple: move a file from my SD card to a mounted USB drive, using filezilla as FTP client Here's what I get: Status: Renaming '/home/s0ubap/file.avi' to ...
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Infrared detection

I'm looking into making a small robot that will be Raspberry Pi controlled. One of the features I'd like to perform with the robot is moving to a certain area via infra-red sensors. My plan is to ...
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Raspberry pi location detection [closed]

Id like to create a small "car" alike robot (4 wheels and steering via servo) that will travel around my house. Id like the robot to be able to go and charge itself when its batteries are low, I do ...
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How to install NoMachine (NoMachine.com) on Raspberry 2

Has anyone installed NoMachine (a remote desktop program) on Raspberry Pi 2? Any success or tips you can pass on? I am having problems and am a newbie at Linux/Raspberry. The specs: Raspberry Pi 2 ...
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Develop a Raspberry python script from a windows

I want to develop a Raspberry python script from the windows side, for several reasons: I want to keep all the code (more) secure on my computer, in case I fry the RPi/try another project/reinstall ...
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Is it possible to control a stepper-motor with javascript?

So I have seen some examples, how you can control servo-motors with javascript, but we use 2 stepper-motors for our project and these use an extra library in python. So is there a way to control them ...
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Raspberri pi 2 desktop toolbar flickering over xrdp

When I log into my raspberry pi 2 over remote desktop with xrdp, the desktop toolbar constantly flickers and it doesn't get fixed by re-logging, or rebooting. Here are some images for reference; It ...
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Switching between TV's displaying OSMC on Raspberry Pi through Mobile Apllication

Description : I am trying to make a remote controller for OSMC(Kodi) media player installed on Raspberry pi. Rpi will connected to mobile app through wifi. On the other hand Rpi is connected to switch ...
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Adafruit FONA 808 GPS

With the goal of sending API Post requests over 2G from a raspberry pi based device, I set up an Adafruit FONA 808 as a tethered device by following their great tutorial. However, with the SIM808, I ...
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A great rdp client [closed]

Is there an RDP client for Raspbian OS or smilar that has the fo llowing features: Dual full screen. Can share local resources like drives. Remote audio. Can be free or paid.
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reboot raspberry remotly from webserver

I have many raspberries located in different places. All of them are connected to my website and download videos to show on their respective monitors. Is it possible to send some command from my ...
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Can Raspberry Pi be used as a desktop virtualization server?

I would like to use my Raspberry Pi B+ as a desktop virtualization server. Please check out the below image as reference. Here, Desktop Virtualization Server - Raspberry Pi. Windows XP - My laptop ...
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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? [closed]

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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View raspberry pi screen in web browser

Is there an easy way to view a remote Raspberry Pi screen in my web browser? Kinda like VNC, except view-only. And, you know, in the browser.
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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 Wi-Fi & 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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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 ...