So I'm running an Ethernet cable from my Mac to my Pi, network sharing is enabled on my Mac. Here's what my setup looks like

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So I head over to my Pi and try ping google.com, I get

ping: unknown host google.com

Here's what I get when I try to SSH into the server

$ ssh [email protected]
ssh: connect to host port 22: Connection refused

My ifconfig on the Pi enter image description here

Any ideas?

  • Please edit your question and include the output from ifconfig. Commented Jul 14, 2015 at 0:39
  • All set, sorry for the picture, copying it over would of been a long process @SteveRobillard
    – idris
    Commented Jul 14, 2015 at 0:52
  • try SSHing to so in your case SSH [email protected] Commented Jul 14, 2015 at 1:05
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    The source of the problem seems to be that the Pi and Mac are not on the same network one is on and the other is on Second the Pi has an IP adress but does not appear to have any DNS servers or gateway - hence you get a failure when pinging Google. Commented Jul 14, 2015 at 1:08
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    Shouldn't RPi be in the same subnet as your computer ? Try assigning a static IP of the same subnet (192.168.2.xx) to your rpi by modifying /etc/network/interfaces as per this guide modmypi.com/blog/… and reboot. And try SSHing IP you assigned after reboot. Hope it helps. Commented Jul 14, 2015 at 5:44


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