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Major trouble with nRF24L01+ controllers and the RF24 library

I've had a hellish last three days. All I've wanted to do is get an Arduino Uno and a Raspberry Pi B+ talking to eachother with these little guys, and after following many different tutorials, I've ...
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SSH/SOCKS/HTTP Proxy

I use Google Chrome Portable regularly on a computer where I have no administrator rights or access to network settings. I want to use my Raspberry Pi as a proxy from my house so I can use my internet ...
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Script to retry wifi 10 times then force reboot if connection cannot be established

My Headless PI has been running for months without any problems, but in the last few days I've run into problems SSH'ing to it, and thus have had to pull the power. I had disabled powersavig mode in ...
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Default files in “/etc/ssh/” folder?

I somehow managed to delete all the files in "/etc/ssh/" folder, I know I'm missing at least "/etc/ssh/ssh_config" and maybething else. Therefor I'm not able to connect to my PI through putty anymore. ...
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Prioritize different network connections

I'm planning to use my Pi as a wireless NAS and use with XBMC on my childrens Android pads. The Pi is configured with two wireless adapters, one (wlan1) that is configured with static IP-address and ...
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How to connect to 802.1x EAP wireless network with (debian wheezy)?

I able to connect to a 802.1x EAP wireless network with my android phone. Now I would like to connect with this network with my Raspberry pi with this module Edimax EW-7811Un. Here is the network ...
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Transmission web GUI wan access

I have a pi, running raspbian connected to a USB3 drive. I run a samba server, minidlna, transmission-daemon. I had some trouble initially setting up the transmission-daemon to work from outside of ...
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Python: Is there any way to get a list of IPs connected to a network

Is there any way to get a list of IPs connected to a network? I'm trying to build lots of networking tools so.
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Setting up a PXE Server with Plop Boot Manager on Raspberry Pi

I have a computer that won't boot off CD/DVD or USB (even tho it's supposed to). Since it can boot from the network, I want to setup a PXE server on my Pi that will load Plop Boot Manager so I can ...
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NAS on Rpi vs ASUS RT-n16

I'm waiting on some hardware to arrive but basically I have an ASUS RT-N16 router running DD-WRT and I want to have mysql(for xbmc library), sickbeard, and transmission running on an Rpi as its ...
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Local server running on Onion Pi

I have followed this tutorial on making an 'onion pi'. This is a Wifi Access Point, which routes traffic through tor. This has worked completely and well, although the only problem I have come into is ...
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Auto Connect to Public Network and then “Accept TOS”

I have a video installation in a Museum for this summer. Currently there is a USB drive in the Pi that has an auto-login / bash.rc file to automatically play *.mp4 files in Omxplayer in order then ...
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SSH Port Forward Error

I can't get the SSH to work on my Raspbian Raspberry Pi (it is enabled). I am port forwarding the pi's external IP to port 22 but putty says the connection has been refused. I'm a beginner as far as ...
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Configure Network adapter in Windows to connect to RPi

I have the following issue: I'm not able to connect via SSH (using puTTY) to my RPi. The problem is about the IP configuration that i don't know exactly what it is. At my PC with Windows XP (with ...
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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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Can a Pi back itself up?

I am looking for a way to have the Pi create an image of it's SD card and send it off to a networked file share in a repeatable manner, and then resume operations. I imagine that it would need the ...
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How do I set up a windows NFS server to serve my media to RaspBMC [tutorial]

Following on from my woes at trying to use Samba to share media from my windows machine (SMB performance issues on Raspbmc) i thought i'd try (and share) my knowledge of getting my Windows XP Pro ...
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How can I turn my RPi into DHCP server for my router?

I've set up a home network with two routers (TEW-692GR and another one from TP-LINK), but neither supports on-site VPN server configuration. I stuffed my RPi with Raspbian into the box with my router ...
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Raspbmc slow networking issues

I have a Pi running Raspbmc by the TV and a desktop computer in the study. For a while, I had the TP-Link gigabit router next to the Pi and the desktop connected via household wired network cables. ...
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can I mount the same network drive on two PIs

Could I reliably mount the same network drive on two PIs connected to the same internal network? At the moment, I have one PI moving pictures from its saved location, to its mounted network drive, ...
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Bidirectional M2M communication via ethernet (WAN) with raspberry pi

I want to run a script remotely on raspberry pi and get feedback. It's easy when I have 1 raspberry pi: I just log in with ssh, do my stuff and see feedback on my remote terminal. To be precise: the ...
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A ping between to raspbian fails

I have several PI's with rasbian installed on it. When i try to ping an raspbian pi from another raspbian pi, i only get ping radio.local ping: unknown host radio.local When i do the same on ...
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OpenVPN as a background process [closed]

i would like to run the OpenVPN service in the background. I have a script like this, that basically starts the Netherlands VPN of privateinternetaccess. vpn.sh sudo openvpn --config /etc/openvpn/...
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Headless Pi server over Wifi

I bought new Pi b+. So i found my hungry wifi dongle can work on it well, I decided to put my Pi running headlessly over wifi. But problem is if wifi disconnects, the Pi wont reconnect. I'm using ...
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Network Won't Work Even When the Ethernet Cable is Connected

My Rasberry Pi won't connect to the internet. I know that my Internet setup is good because when I connect the same Ethernet cable to my main laptop is works perfectly. Please help.
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ssh into Raspberry Pi connected via a Huawei E3131 USB modem and prepaid SIM card (orange)

I managed to connect my Raspberry Pi to the Internet (accessing web pages, ssh to a known server,...). Everything works fine. Now what I would like to do is connecting into the device from a remote ...
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Trying to install Apache Traffic server armhf to raspberry pi

I have installed Apache Traffic Server into my raspberry pi. But whenever I try starting it i get segmentation error. anyone has any SD images that I can use that already has the Apache Traffic Server ...
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SMB Intermittent Time Out on Raspbmc

I am using my Raspberry Pi to stream video and audio content off of my Macbook through an SMB share. The content will stream perfectly when it works but the SMB connection seems to drop at least once ...
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Configure a Raspberry Pi for wifi from an access point by USB wifi dongle

I'd like to be able to configure a Raspberry Pi to work as a wifi access point that loads an interface where users can choose the WiFi network to connect to. I've read the guides on how to make an ...
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5 Ghz Wifi on Raspberry Pi

I have already configured by Raspberry Pi to be a wireless access point using the tutorial here: http://www.daveconroy.com/turn-your-raspberry-pi-into-a-wifi-hotspot-with-edimax-nano-usb-ew-7811un-...
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How to connect Raspberry Pi to a Western Digital MyBookLive NAS and create a link to it on the desktop?

I bought a Raspberry PI with the intention of using it to play movies stored on my NAS, as well as browsing the web, so I will be using Raspbian My NAS is a Western Digital MyBookLive on my home ...
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interfaces - Connect to unencrypted network in raspbian

I want to connect to a network that has no encryption on it. I have the below to connect to an encrypted network but I can't find how to connect to an unencrypted network. How do I specify the ssid ...
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Ethernet not working on Raspbian

I just downloaded a fresh Raspbian image and I can't get the ethernet to work with it. The strange thing is that it works without problem on my OpenElec SD card. I tried many things with the /etc/...
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How to restore the original iptables configuration?

I use RaspBMC as OS which stores its "persistent" iptables configuration in /etc/network/if-up.d/secure-rmc and I presume it's applied when the eth link goes up (e.g. after boot). If I futz with the ...
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RFID system that integrates with Raspberry Pi Model B?

I am designing a hobby project where I need a small device (powered by RPi that is running an app over linux) to be able to detect when it is within, say, 2 feet of another object. I think this is a ...
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Pi in “meshed” wireless network

Is there a way to create a wireless network with Rpi as access points so that computers can connect to the Rpi and let the Rpi's route the traffic between the wireless access points. Should every Pi ...
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Is swapping to the network a good idea?

I figured out how make the Raspberry Pi swap to a network storage device. Basically, I create and mount a disk image on the network storage and then create and use a swapfile on that disk image: ...
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How to configure a Web Server that can display data from my Raspberry PI?

I would like to know how to configure a web server that can display data. The data would come from the Raspberry Pi and Windows Azure.
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Trying to understand this WIFI script

I'm trying to understand how this Python script works, but am struggling with 1 to 3 below, so if someone could explain these I'd appreciate it. 1) 'ping -c 2 -w 1 -q 192.168.1.1 |grep "1 received" > ...
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Trying to understand Auto reconnect WIFI method

Iv'e found this method of reconnecting the WIFI dongle from this post , but want to be clear on how it works, before I try and implement it. 1) Go to /etc/ifplugd/action.d/ and rename the ifupdown ...
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Connected to 2 networks cant access the internet

I am sitting with quite a predicament, I am the happy owner of a model B pi running a raspbian lampi distro. The pi is currently running a little php site which connects to a network of devices and ...
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WIFI reconnect script with static IP address on my PI

I've recently moved my headless PI to a hard to get at location, and now am having problems with my WIFI connection dropping out. I'd previously installed a script to reconnect the WIFI if it didn't ...
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Setting up Raspbian and WiFi on a private network

I just got raspbian installed on my SD card and am trying to get my Pi on my network. It's protected with WPA2 Personal. I opened up the gui network connect and added a new network with the proper ...
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is it possible? share TV over LAN via raspberry pi (as server)

I'm kinda stuck at an idea and was hoping to get some input / help on this. What I'd like is to connect my TV cable to my raspberry Pi (perhaps via a USB device) and to configure it to allow other ...
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How can I use usbip-host?

I am trying to turn the Raspberry Pi into a USB controller. My kernel is: 3.6.11+ #452 PREEMPT Fri May 17 14:25:40 BST 2013 armv6l G I tried the steps described in the question How do I make my ...
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Connect R-Pi to different networks with different protocols

I am quite new to the world of pi and would like to know if the following is possible. I have a r-pi which runs a php based web interface for monitoring machines on the network. Network 1: Linux ...
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Raspberry Pi SIM card, tethering and internet possibilities on the run

An idea just came to me, which I am not sure if any of you has done it. And if so, hopefully someone could share with me how I could achieve this. I was wondering if I could set up a Raspberry Pi ...
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I have 2 raspi on the same LAN, How one of them have to pick up a picture from the other

There are answers on this theme but too complicated...as I need only that, that one of the Raspi pick up everyday the picture (temperature graphs) made by the other. What is the simplest way to do ...
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How can I run gparted over ssh?

I'm SSHing into my RPi, with X forwarding enabled. I'm trying to run gparted, but it seems to fail for me. $ gksudo gparted ====================== libparted : 2.3 ====================== The program '...
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No address associated with hostname when using pip install on raspbien

I'm attempting to set up flask to serve as a local webpage to interface with my pi, but for some reason it keeps returning errors when trying to download flask: sudo pip install flask -v Downloading/...