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Questions about home networks, internet, repository issues or anything else regarding networks.

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Device discovery without wifi

In systems like Alexa or Sonos, the mobile app asks for location access and from there it tries to find the device. After that one is prompted to enter the wifi details and attach the device with the ...
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How to connect with a 4G modem on RPi?

I recently purchased a Huawei e397u-53 4G LTE USB modem, marketed as the Cricket Boltz, for use as a modem with the Raspberry Pi 3 B+. This product comes with a Windows drivers which I installed on a ...
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Energy consumption measurement using ACS current sensor [on hold]

I want to build an energy consumption meter using my Raspberry Pi. I have done some research, and determined that the ACS712 current sensor could be interfaced with my RPi for this purpose. I do not ...
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Advice Ad-Blocking+DNS over TLS+Hiding IP on LAN with Raspberry Pi

In order to prevent to block adds and prevent my ISP from knowing the sites I visit for all the devices in my local network (two desktops & a raspberry connected to the modem-router via wire + a ...
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Cannot ssh to Raspberry Pi 3

After running for a few hours, my local Raspberry Pi 3 refuses ssh connections, the green LED is lighting up sporadically: Starting Nmap 7.40 ( https://nmap.org ) at 2018-08-13 10:01 Nmap scan ...
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Can't ping or connect to Raspberry Pi on same Wi-Fi network

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 web server connected to a Wi-Fi network and Windows 10 PC connected to that same network. From the PC, I cannot connect to the pi server or use SSH, however, if I connect the ...
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Unable to SSH after modifying /etc/rc.local

I am attempting to have a program load on boot and have successfully achieved my desired function by modifying the /etc/rc.local file and adding the following line - (sleep 15; python /home/pi/...
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Can't ping certain devices on my network

I've got a rather odd problem. The Raspberry Pi is connected fine to the internet i.e. I can ping google.com and browse the web without any problem. However, the problem for me is that I am unable to ...
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OpenVPN server works as expected on WiFi but fails on wired

I'm trying to connect to my Raspberry Pi's OpenVPN server from my laptop (using my phone as a WiFi hotspot for testing purposes). When the Pi is connected to my WiFi network it all works exactly as ...
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Rpi3 WIFI AP go down after some time of innactivity?

I have setup my Rpi 3 as wifi access point and it was working for a long time. But some day, wifi stop working unexpectedly and i was no idea that what was the problem. It means wifi access point is ...
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Fail to start dhcpcd@eth0.service

I'm running latest Raspbian Stretch Lite (Released @ 2018-06-27) on 3B+ for a project. For network interface dhcp part, I want to enable & start dhcpcd on some specific interfaces instead of ...
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Make a program to run on a specific network interface?

Short question: How can you make only one specific program run off wlan0 and leave everything else to run off the ethernet? Long question: I've been using my Raspberry Pi for a while now and I love ...
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Setting up Pi Zero W Wi-Fi through USB SSH

I am having lots of problems connecting my raspberry pi zero to wifi. I have followed a number of tutorials. 1. What I have tried This was my wpa_supplicant.conf file ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/...
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AVAHI Daemon doesn't work on RPI

I have installed lighttpd on my RPI 3 : sudo apt-get install lighttpd I have managed to access the web server from /home/pi/www And it works, I can find my Hello World when I entered 192.168.2.31 in ...
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Wireless & wired connections disabled

This is my first day using RPi. I have a RPi 3 model B. I was trying to change my RPi's IP address and subnet mask. While doing that I deleted my interfaces.swp swap file and rebooted my board. After ...
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Interact with External Computer

I've got a sort of open ended question. I'm looking to be able to issue commands to computers on the network using my raspberry pi, for example opening the browser on my desktop computer. I can ssh ...
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Raspberry pi Zero W SSH through USB, appears as ethernet device on ubuntu but can't SSH

I've followed several tutorials on how to setup SSH through USB for my raspberry pi zero w. I've followed https://www.thepolyglotdeveloper.com/2016/06/connect-raspberry-pi-zero-usb-cable-ssh/ and ...
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Independent Eth and Wlan both with DHCP giving access to Pi without bridging

I have Motion running on my Pi. I want to be able to access the Motion interface/feed (hosted on <pi ip>:8081) to be accessible both via WiFi and via Ethernet with a static address and DHCP for ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W as a WiFi repeater

I'm currently trying to setup my Raspberry Pi Zero W as a WiFi repeater, but the kicker is that I don't want to use another USB WiFi card. First of all, is this even possible, and if it is, what ...
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Problems connecting to my Raspberry via SSH [closed]

So a little background: I'm a CS student mostly interested in development and software design, but also highly interested in everything Linux and servers. I've wanted my own RPi for a while and ...
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Using Raspberry in Nanosatellite [closed]

I want to use raspberry pi in space projects like cubesats. I worry about effects of space radiation on raspberry.Is this possible to do?or i need to choose another board or something like that?
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Replacement for nm or wicd?

I am unable to establish a wifi connection between RPi 3B and wifi router. Was using PIXEL and found its "nm" lacking anything but "password" configuration. The final outcome was always wlan0 "Not ...
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How to create a router like configuration web page on raspberry pi? [closed]

We have a raspberry pi (with raspbian OS) that runs some application, this application uses a local configuration file that contains some data like username, password, server url etc. We will provide ...
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Wireless communication without internet

I am trying to make a project which consists of ultrasonic sensors connected to two Pis that would communicate wirelessly (without internet connection) to a third Pi that uses the inputs to control ...
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Control multiple RPis from a master RPi [closed]

I'm a newbie ;) My Plan: I want to have one "Master" RPi and have this one as an "center of home automation". The other Pis are going to be in differnet rooms and will be connected to the network via ...
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Internet Speed in Pi Zero W

Internet speed on raspberry pi zero W is too slow. I've measured the speed in same way on my computer with same IP but the result is incredibly different. Test on raspberry, pi@raspberrypi:~ $ ...
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Raspberry not discoverable on local network

I've installed Raspbian Stretch Lite (June 2018) to a Raspberry Pi 3B+ and am trying to connect to it via ssh. Pi and my macbook are directly connected to the same network switch and my wifi is off to ...
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Netbooting multiple “workers” RPi from a “master” RPi

My question is, I believe, a little bit complex, and I think it would be better to fully describe what I have and what I want to achieve, with what I am able to do. What I have I have a group of ...
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Raspberry Pi ZeroW - i can't acces from mobile (android)

I configured apache2 + php7 on Rpi Zero W, and I can access to the webserver using my PC by enter ip address of Rpi - but if I try to do that from mobile it fails... Raspberry and phones are ...
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Pi Zero USB Gadget - No Internet

I have a raspberry pi zero configured as a RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget. I installed the latest raspian image and followed the steps to set up for ssh etc. When I first connected to the pi and shared the ...
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UFW appears to ignore rules

I installed ufw on my raspberry pi 2 which is running Raspbian Stretch. After starting ufw I set a rule, sudo ufw allow from 8.8.8.8. I then denied both incoming and outgoing with sudo ufw default ...
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How do I create a bridge interface on a Raspberry Pi?

I need a bridge interface for LXC networking to work. Normally I just do something like this in /etc/network/interfaces: auto br0 iface br0 inet dhcp bridge_ports eth0 But Raspbian uses dhcpcd. ...
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Sending data to and from raspberry pi 3 wirelessly using wifi / sim network data

I'm looking for advice regarding sending and receiving data between raspberri pi 3 and other devices assuming everything has internet connection. The data I'm looking to send doesn't have to be ...
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How to have fallback to dynamic IP when static IP fails?

I have a headless raspberry pi zero. It is configured to be connected to home network and my mobile hotspot (Android phone). When I am home, I would like it to get a static IP, where I know I can ...
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Network Attached Storage: Pi not visible on home network

I am trying to set up my Raspberry Pi as a Network Attached Storage Device. I have successfully installed Samba but am not able to see my Pi from my Windows 10 device on the same network. I am new to ...
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Bluetooth PAN on RPi 3B+

Trying to set up a Bluetooth PAN to enable access to a FLASK server hosted on the RPI. Unfortunately, all the online tutorials and guides are fairly outdated (Jessie), I've tried several but cannot ...
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hostapd is adding a route and default gw on wlan interface

I'm having a race condition where I'm starting hostapd before I'm able to set up my internet connection (through a GSM USB dongle). If this happens, hostapd is adding a route and default GW to the ...
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How to access an external file [closed]

I have a Raspberry Pi for mining. Important informations are written to the file /home/pi/minerlog.log. Now I have another Raspberry Pi for controlling the miner. I need to access the minerlog file ...
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Remote access using reverse ssh tunnel, without port forwarding

I am trying to setup a remote connection (from anywhere in the world not just locally) to my Raspberry Pi 3. I want to do so without port forwarding, and without third party service (such as Weaved, ...
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check connections to server

Running a LAMP server in my RPI for my LAN. i have a few devices in my network for testing that each one calls a specific php file. eg device 1 calls file1.php, device 2 calls file2.php and so on. ...
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Raspicast kills network

My Project I've been trying to set up my raspberry pi 3 model B as a miracast device (as a chromecast alternative) and I have stumbled upon a strange problem. The symptoms Using my android device I ...
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How to get mac address of connected devices to a raspberry pi access point?

I have followed the guide here to make the raspberry pi a Wi-Fi access point. But how can I get MAC address of connected devices?
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Raspberry Pi access point as OVS bridge rather than Linux bridge

In my setup I have an OpenVSwitch on a Raspberry Pi. Using the below tutorial I set up an access point on the Raspberry Pi (This is done by creating a bridge between eth0 and wlan0) I could ...
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How to find IP address of another side of a LAN cable? (RPi and Ubuntu are connected)

I have a raspberry PI 3B. When I connect it via LAN, the ifconfig on UBuntu does not show any IPv4 address (Just IPv6). What should I do to find the correct IP range of my RPi? (and then use nmap to ...
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How to get all near WIFI SSIDs in raspbian?

I know in Ubuntu we have nmcli dev wifi to see a list of near SSIDs. But this command seems not exist in raspbian. Is there an alternative way?
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Apt-get via mobile hotspot while connected to LAN

Can someone make some suggestions. I have an RPi that I am using to demonstrate a web server at a secondary school. It does not have any permissions or any way of accessing the outside world through ...
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Connecting to the Python server script on the Raspberry Pi over the internet

My application is simple, I want to create a Python server script on my Raspberry Pi and should be able to send a message to my server from internet. My end goal is to control the Raspberry Pi GPIO ...
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Predictable Network Interface Names inconsistently applied in Stretch

I have a PI 3 B running Stretch, and I have enabled Predictable Network Interface Names, using raspi-config. However, the naming is not being consistently applied. The results of ifconfig are ...
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Not able to connect through RDP from public network with custom port

I am trying to connect my Pi 3 that is located at my home from my office network but Windows' RDP client giving error immediately. I am using DDNS service and I can connect my home desktop PC through ...
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Raspberry pi not detected using direct Ethernet connection

I am unable to use a IP scanner to find my raspberry pi when directly connected using Ethernet. (it worked like 1 month ago) If i connect my rpi into my router and which is then connected to my pc ...