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Ethernet is a family of wired computer networking technologies for local area networks (LANs).

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Using the Raspberry Pi as a router?

Has anyone used their Raspberry Pi as a routing device? Mainly I want to use it to monitor my network, and it would be great if it had an input and output for Ethernet, but it doesn't, so I am ...
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What's the cheapest way to get network connectivity to the Pi Zero?

Since the Pi Zero doesn't come with an Ethernet port, I'm wondering what is the cheapest way to get reasonably fast network connectivity to the device? UPDATE By "network connectivity" I mean ...
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Setting up WiFi and Ethernet

I'm struggling with my configuration of my Raspberry Pi. I want to achieve the following: eth0: will be used with a static ip and can only connect to the local area network (this will be my NFS ...
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Disable LAN9512

The LAN9512 is the hardware device which controls Ethernet and USB ports. This chip consumes almost 200mA, and it will be very useful to disable it to save energy when I don't need USB or Ethernet. ...
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Is there a serious alternative to the Raspberry Pi that includes Gigabit Ethernet?

While there are a lot of alternatives (many of them mentioned here) to the Raspberry Pi, only a few of them sport Gigabit Ethernet. But what's worse, upon a closer look none of them are a real ...
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Sharing the Pi's WiFi connection through the Ethernet port

I have a pi running the latest release of raspbian and it's connected to the Internet using a wireless USB dongle. What I would like to do, is to share the pi's wifi connection so that any computer ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 - eth0 wrongfully named 'enx…'

My new RPi 3 device (yay) recently booted up with a deactivated ethernet. So i watched /etc/networks/interfaces and saw the line: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp Calling ifup eth0 unfortunately gave ...
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How can I connect my Pi directly to my PC and share the internet connection?

What I want to do is to connect through SSH and HTTP to my Raspberry Pi without having to connect it to the router. I use the Adafruit's Web IDE to create and run my programs, and I'd like to access ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero with Ethernet Over HDMI

The new Raspberry Pi Zero doesn't have any kind of wired Ethernet connection. Has anyone have tested if Ethernet over HDMI works? I did not find any info in the web or even what version of HDMI the ...
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What are the possible OUIs for the Ethernet MAC address

I'm setting up a computer lab in which many Raspberry Pis are going to acquire IP addresses via DHCP. I'd like to have the DHCP server to differentiate between Raspberry Pis and other clients. What ...
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Force IPv4 address

I upgraded my Raspberry Pi to Jessie, which uses systemd. One side-effect is that it connects using IPv6 only and does not have an IPv4 address. How can I force it to get an IPv4 address from the DHCP ...
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Raspberry PI 3 MODEL B - Wireless Bridge to ethernet

I've seen a lot online for a solution to make raspberry Pi 3 into a wireless bridge. But many are old articles to suit the Pi 1 and 2. This is the last article I have seen, and tried: http://blog....
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Gigabit USB ethernet running at 100mb/s

I bought a small gigabit ethernet USB adapter, which works fine OOTB in a Raspberry Pi 3, but only at 100mbits/s. How can I make it run at full speed? ethtool: # ethtool eth1 Settings for eth1: ...
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Force Raspberry to get internet from specific network

I configured my RPi to connect to a 3G dongle on boot by setting ppp and wvdial on /etc/network/interfaces The Pi boots up and I have internet connection. Perfect. Now my problem is that whenever ...
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Howto migrate from networking to systemd-networkd with dynamic failover

Systemd's systemd-networkd can be used to replace the existing networking system on Raspbian. How does it work with Raspbian on a Raspberry Pi with two interfaces for ethernet and wlan? Can I also ...
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Make permanent change in the routing table

I have a Raspberry PI 2 model B with Raspbian version Jessie and I'm trying to bring the internet from my PC to the Raspberry. I have 2 network interfaces between them, one is over Ethernet and the ...
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How to debug no Internet connection?

I am using a Raspberry Pi that is connected to the router directly with an ethernet cable but the device will not connect to the internet. All the network lights light up but I cannot access the ...
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Cannot SSH to Raspberry Pi via WiFi only

I am having trouble connecting to my Raspberry Pi over SSH when it is connected through WiFi. When the RasPi is connected through Ethernet everything works fine. However, when it is connected through ...
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Is it possible to stream H.264 with RTSP on Raspberry Pi?

I'm trying to set up a video conferencing system by using two Raspberry Pi boards. How can I stream the H.264 protocol over a real-time streaming protocol via an Ethernet connection? Which OS should ...
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Is it possible to record and stream audio from a raspberry pi to a PC?

I'm trying to come up with a project and I want to know how feasible the following is: I want to be able to stream audio from a raspberry pi to a PC. This includes: Connecting a mic to the pi ...
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Access point as WiFi router/repeater, optional with bridge

I need a wireless access point that is bridged with the wired ethernet port and that is connected to another wifi internet router with a client connection as uplink. All devices connected to the RasPi ...
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Designing Raspberry Pi Compute Module with Ethernet capability

I recently got the new Raspberry Pi Compute Module due to the small size and ability to create custom board attaching with it. The application requirement I need is just USB, some I/Os and LAN. I ...
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Static IP on Arch Linux

How can I set up a static IP on my Arch Linux installation so I can easily SSH in? I followed this thread, but I could not get the static IP I set to work! Here's my /etc/netctl/eth0 file: ...
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Pi using a random MAC address after every reboot. How do I stop this behavior?

Recently, after I ran apt-get upgrade, my Pi 3 running Raspbian Jessie started using a random MAC address on eth0 after every reboot. I'm pretty sure this has something to do with the upgrade since I ...
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Creating jumper leads from ethernet cables - connect multiple components

I've bought some crimpers and a dupont connection kit and I'm planning on reusing some old cat5 ethernet cables I have. Is it reasonable to connect two devices to the RPi via the 8 wires in the cat5 ...
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RPi zero ethernet connection via HDMI port using a HDMI to RJ45 adaptor

I would like to connect the Raspberry Pi Zero to my laptop using an ethernet cable without using the micro-USB port. Currently I can connect using ethernet cable through a micro-USB to RJ45 converter. ...
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Can I use eth0 and wlan0 at the same time in diffrent purpose?

I use Raspbian Jessi(kernel v4.4) on Raspberry pi 3. These are my configurations. pi@raspberrypi:~ $ cat /etc/network/interfaces source-directory /etc/network/interfaces.d auto lo iface lo inet ...
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Pi Zero: Any way to solder on an Ethernet Port?

I was wondering if it's possible to solder on an ethernet port. Having a OTG USB to Ethernet is a bit bulky. What I'm trying to do is fit a Raspberry Pi inside my MacBook, and then solder the ...
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Connect raspberry pi to pc (ubuntu) with ethernet

I tried to connect raspberry pi (headless because I have no monitor to use) to an Ubuntu PC using ethernet using link-local setting on the network manager, setting the ip of the pi using "cmdline.txt" ...
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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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Why are static IP Addresses in Raspberry Pis frowned upon?

I was doing some searching to find out how to manually specify the IP address in my Raspberry Pis because like everything else on the Pi/Linux I could not use intuition or experience to figure it out. ...
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SoC/CPU and Ethernet controller internal connection in Raspberry Pi 3

Raspberry Pi 3 uses SMSC LAN9514-JZX USB and Ethernet controller. While I read the LAN9514 manual, I quite did not understand how Ethernet controller interacts with SoC/CPU. Block diagram from manual ...
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Local network between two RPis?

I am purchasing another RPi because my original is broken, but not entirely, so I would like to chain them together via and ethernet cable. Each Pi will also have access to the internet via wifi, but ...
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Where does my secondary IP come from?

My Pi is configured with Arch to use eth0 with a static IP configured in conf.d: [gotschi@berry ~]$ cat /etc/conf.d/network@eth0 address=10.0.55.5 netmask=24 broadcast=10.0.55.255 gateway=10.0.55....
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Raspberry Pi WiFi to Ethernet Bridge for a server?

I wanted to create a Wifi to Ethernet Bridge on my Raspberry Pi, similar to this one. The problem is: I want to conntect a Network Harddrive (WD MyCloud) to the ethernet side. The Harddrive seems to ...
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Ethernet and wifi together

I am trying to connect a web power switch v7 to rpi through the ethernet jack, and then connect the rpi to the internet through usb wifi. I looked at several QA, including this well voted one: ...
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Building a 'Packet squirrel" using Raspberry Pi

I recently read about hack5s' Packet squirrel, and now I am interested in building a similar device that sits between 2 endpoints (say router and PC) and monitor all the traffic but be invisible to ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero and Ubuntu: ethernet over USB

I'm trying to connect to my Raspberry Pi Zero over USB. The steps I followed are: Added dtoverlay=dwc2 to config.txt at boot partition Added modules-load=dwc2,g_ether after rootwait to cmdline.txt ...
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Ethernet speed / scp

I'm just copying a bunch of files from a RaspPi 3 to my laptop using scp over an Ethernet connection. The speed is abysmal, around 0.5 to 0.6 MB/sec. Is this normal? I read somewhere that with 10/100 ...
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Problem with QinHeng CH9200 driver - Pi 2 (4.1.7-v7+)

English is not my native language so please be patient. I'm using a Rasp and the Ethernet port is already taken, so we bought a USB2.0 to Fast Ethernet Adapter, like this one: https://www....
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512MB suddenly not recognizing USB or ethernet

I have a 512MB Model B (2012 edition I believe, possibly 2011...china made) and recently my power cord was partitally chewed through. Obviously, the Pi wouldn't boot up, as I noticed when I tried to ...
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Change Static IP without rebooting

I have a Pi 3, with the wifi interface connected to one network and the Ethernet interface connected to another network. How can I change the eth0 static IP I have set from /etc/dhcpcd.conf and apply ...
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Connecting to wifi disconnects the ethernet connection

I have a model B pi connected to an old router upstairs through ethernet cable. When I connect to this router with my laptop I can SSH and VNC to the pi no problem. When I then connect the pi to ...
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Ethernet port on Zero and A+?

The Pi Zero and A+ both have what seems like space for an ethernet port on the bottom, in the section labeled J5: Is this really an ethernet port, and if so, how would one connect to it (provide ...
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Problems with changing mac-address of Raspberry Pi

I want to change the mac address of eth0 of my Raspberry Pi. I haven't any problems with the wlan0 (macchanger -A wlan0 works) General information: I have a Raspberry Pi Model B with Arch Linux ARM (...
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Forward AP wlan0 to eth0 not working

I've recently boute a raspberry pi and wanted to create an additional wlan access point for my router. So what I did is, I followed this tutorial: https://adityashrm21.github.io/Raspberry-Pi-Packet-...
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Connecting to RPi from Linux with the ethernet cable without touching RPi

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 that runs on Raspbian and has SSH enabled. However, I don't have any monitor to connect it to (to set up WiFi connection), so my only chance to communicate with it is a basic ...
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can't ssh to pi via wlan0

I know that there are similiar questions out there but not worked for me. I've set up a static ip for my wlan0 interface. that works well when I'm also connected via ethernet. but as soon as I ...
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USB to USB mimicking Ethernet?

I know it's possible to connect a computer to a wireless adapter via ethernet and/or USB, likewise for the Raspberry Pi. Is it possible to connect my (Ubuntu) laptop to my Raspberry Pi via a double ...
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What sort of throughput is achievabe over the USB 3.0 port on the Pi-4?

Looking to run a router application on the rPi-4, and was wondering if anyone has experience using usb 3.0 -> gigabit ethernet adapters on it - specifically what adapter/chipset worked with what ...