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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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" ...
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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 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 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 ...
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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 ...