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Questions tagged [networking]

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

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Run all online traffic through an PPTP VPN connection

I would love to run all outgoing traffic (particularly torrent and web) through an PPTP VPN connection (to be specific a StrongVPN.com VPN). Everything needed to setup and more important to startup ...
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How to allocate GPU processing power to accelerate internet speed?

From my question about the Pi's slow internet I learned that the main bottleneck is the dismal CPU speed. Is it possible for me to use the GPU to handle the information instead (or perhaps in addition ...
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airlink wifi dongle not associating [closed]

I'm having issues getting my wifi dongle to associate to a network. I did the usual apt-get update and apt-get upgrade with the Raspberry Pi ethernet plugged in for a full update. My understanding is ...
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How to use a Wifi Dongle on Raspbian to transform the Pi into an access point?

Question How would I use a Trendnet TEW-648UBM wifi usb dongle in master mode to transform the Pi into an access point? (I am using Raspbian) Background The dongle seems to work out of the box; it ...
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How to make Raspbian “Wheezy” boot to command line

When I first set up my raspberry pi, I changed the settings to make it boot to the GUI automatically. Is there anyway for me to undo this, and make it boot to the command line?
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Can't seem to get network interface running at boot

I can't seem to get networking running at startup with the Raspberry Pi. It's running on Debian Wheezy. Networking should be starting when it's booting though, as indicated by ls /etc/rc.S/: ...
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Difficulties accessing my Raspberry Pi Nginx web server

I just got my Raspberry Pi a few days ago and decided it would be fun to try to make a mini-web server out of it. I started by updating the machine using "apt-get update && apt-get upgrade" ...
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How do I install my NETGEAR N600 Dual Band USB Adapter WNDA3100

On the plastic around the USB wireless device it says that I should install the driver first. So can I just plug it in and see what happens or should I install the driver first? Second, where can I ...
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How do I route between subnets on a single ethernet interface?

I would like to set up a Raspberry PI as a router between two subnets on the same network using the standard built in ethernet interface. The aim is to be able to use this to monitor network usage (...
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Wifi connection not working (using static IP)

I'm using Raspbian. Every time I turn RPi on, the network monitor icon in bottom right corner says, that wlan0 has no connection at all or the connection is limited. wpa_gui gives error Could not get ...
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Raspbmc filtering connections from outside LAN

I'm having a problem connecting to Raspbmc through my NAT firewall... My setup is like this : raspbmc <--LAN--> (eth1) router (eth0) <--WAN--> work 192.168.1.3 192.168.1.2 ...
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Default network connection

My pi is connected to two different networks, one by ethernet and one by a wifi dongle. The ethernet network is not connected to the internet but the wireless one is. The pi automatically uses ...
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Raspberry Pi as Office Jukebox?

I'd like to set up an office jukebox using a Pi. I've found some decent instructions for a simple implementation, which look good as far as all the audio stuff goes. My problem is that this requires ...
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Increase network throughput between two NICs [closed]

I'm trying to use the Pi to grab a unicast UDP stream (video) on one NIC, and send it out as a uni- or multicast on a different NIC. I have two working NICs and by using socat I can get data to flow ...
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Raspbmc hangs temporarily during video playback over SMB

I have a Raspberry Pi set up as a HTPC using Raspbmc. Almost every time I play a video from my notebook on Raspbmc over SMB, some time during the video it freezes and the screen goes blank. After ...
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Can I use ethernet to start Raspberry Pi for the first time

I bought a new Raspberry Pi Type B. The problem is that I dont have HDMI connectivity and Video o/p. Can I SSH into the box? After a brief search on google, I understand that SSH is not installed by ...
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Using RasPi to send signal, for locking / unlocking alarm clock?

I'm totally new to electronic/hardware/interfaces/GPIO sort of thing, but I have a project in mind. My house has an alarm system, which can be unlocked by key, with buttons. The alarm system gives a '...
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Can I use the Raspberry Pi to restrict web access?

I'm interested in limiting the use of a school network for academic purposes only. I would expect the solution to be able to efficiently filter and log traffic (to detect offenders) on an account by ...
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Trying to get Edimax EW-7811UN wifi dongle working, but Pi reboots upon plugging it in

I'm trying to get an Edimax EW-7811UN wifi dongle working with the 2012-08-16-wheezy-raspbian image. The straightforward way to do this seems to be to download and run MrEngman's script. In trying to ...
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Create fileserver for windows computer

How can I create a file server (probably smb) so I can access a folder or drive from a windows computer on the same LAN?
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How to: build a graphics cluster

Currently, I am waiting for my second RPi to arrive and then I will begin my fun building a RPi cluster. Also, later I want to extend it more and more. =) I am building it at home, home-experiment, ...
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Samba share with no-ip on mac osx

i configured my raspy to share an usb disk on my lan. Works well... ...if i use lan address, in my lan address (smb://192.168.0.115) but i don't able to use no-ip dynamic dns url... smb://myurl....
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Can I connect directly via ethernet?

At the moment, I am SSHing into my Pi from my laptop. Both are connected to my router. However, it's a bit of a bother connecting the Pi to the router (ie router on the other side of the house). Can ...
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I am unable to connect to a WPA2 Enterprise authenticated WiFi access point. What could be wrong?

I have entered correct credentials, but am unable to connect to my WiFi access point or router. The WPA Gui displays an attempt to connect, remains in that state for a while, but disconnects without ...
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Wifi stopped working after installing bluetooth drivers

Yesterday I had my WiFi adapter working. I took the Raspi home and installed drivers and manager for my Bluetooth adapter. Now, today, WiFi will not work. lsusb returns the device, but it will not ...
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Security issue on raspberry pi: too many open connections?

I have just run netstat on my raspberry pi and found out there more than 100 (!) open connections. Is this something I should be worried about? How do I stop my rasp pi from opening so many ...
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Is it possible to run a DHCP server?

Our home router is terrible at remembering configured static IPs, I'd like to use my RasPi instead. Is there anything particular I need to consider when setting it up?