Questions tagged [networking]

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

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dhclient keeps sending DHCPDISCOVER requests. why?

I connected my rPi to my iPhone via Bluetooth and configured bluetooth interface in the following way in /etc/network interfaces: # iPhone via Bluetooth allow-hotplug bnep0 iface bnep0 inet dhcp It ...
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Network or shutdown issues on my Arch Pi

I'm using a B board as a headless print/scan server with Cups installed on Arch. The pi is plugged into a linksys router with DHCP, but i'm using the "Reserve IP address" feature on the router to ...
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Wifi Dongle - Cannot ping beyond intranet, works with Ethernet!

I've successfully been able to establish connection between my Realtek RTL8188CUS Wifi Dongle connected to Pi's USB port with my wifi router. (Got IP, able to SSH via wifi). When I connect Ethernet ...
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How can I obtain an IP address from my RPi access point?

I have tried three different tutorials to attempt to set up my RPi as an wifi access point. Adafruit elinux (Page one of) sirlagz In all cases, I cannot connect properly to the RPi. I can see the ...
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Tethering a BeagleBone Black to a RPi

I've been trying to figure out how to connect my BBB to my RPi but it seems Raspbian lacks the RNDIS drivers, or something like that. Has anyone done this? (And has anyone found a real reason to other ...
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Networking : DHCP/static : connection to LAN but not to internet

I have a problem to connect the Raspberry Pi to the Internet. ping 8.8.8.8 does not work, but the Pi can be accessed using SSH with my laptop on the same network. My laptop and the Pi use ethernet ...
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Transfer speed of download versus copying over the network

I have a Model B Raspberry Pi, attached to a wired network. It has Raspbmc installed. It also has an expernal USB drive for storage. I also have a laptop, attached to a wireless network. These two ...
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Routing http traffic to different http adresses depending on request url [closed]

I have 2 computers behind a router, and a raspberry pi. I have port forwarded port 80 to the public IP, and I want to do the following. I will describe the end result I'm trying to achieve: I want ...
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No SSH conncetion to remote pi from WAN [closed]

I have a pi on a remote location, every now and then the connection is lost. I keep on asking somebody on the pi network to log into it using ssh and restart networking and only then it works. I was ...
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Hidden Wi-Fi won't connect

I'm not getting an IP address and the wpa_gui won't ever connect. I have a belkin N300 which the wiki says it runs without a self-powered hub. I have it connected directly to the pi. I've setup the ...
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Roadmap to leverage RPi to do signal processing from 4 inductive loops and data transmission in an outdoor environment [closed]

I'm currently weighing my options to build a semi-industrial outdoor device, which is aimed to do some signal processing from 4 inductive loops which have been laid in the ground to detect vehicle ...
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XBian increase buffert

I've got a Raspberry Pi with Wi-Pi and XBian installed. All works great until I try to look at high def 720p over wireless network. Is there a way to tweak the original settings to increase the ...
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setup internet connection through pppoe

i'm new to raspi/debian. I need to connect my raspi, for the first time, to internet. As the PC i need to establish an pppoe link to my router as required from my internet service provider. I don't ...
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How to share desktop's connection with Raspberry Pi?

Actually I have a single ethernet port on my router for connection. So that I can only get my desktop working with my router. Now I wanted to connect Raspberry PI to the internet through router. This ...
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How to make the Pi an acces point

I'm trying to make my Pi into a wired (for my T.V) access point. I have followed this tutorial, the final hostapd.conf file launches just fine. However, when I connect the Ethernet cable to my T.V, it ...
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Control robot over WiFi

I am working on a small robot that is driven using a joystick. As of now the joystick is connected to the Pi via USB and is driving the servos as intended. What I would like to do is get rid of the ...
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Raspbmc loses connection to windows shared folder after inactivity

I have a Raspberry Pi with Raspbmc installed onto it (I have recently updated to the latest nightly build), and, after a bit of playing around, I have managed to get it to connect to a shared folder ...
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Q: Realtek 8192cu as Access Point on raspbian… strikes back [closed]

Some time ago i was here asking for help regarding how to set up a RPi with a realtek rtl8188CUS based dongle (TRENDNET TEW-648UBM) as access point As reported in the link above, everything was ...
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Raspberry Pi as decoder between Server and HD TV

I am working on a project and am wondering if an RPI is capable of a DLNA connection, and if so, could it be used to decode ethernet signals, and them turn them into HDMI output, or possibly push the ...
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LED laden show helmet [closed]

Let me start off by saying: I know very little about the interfaces that are going to be used here but I'm a steadfast study and have a programming engineering buddy that not only convinced me to post ...
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Apache fails on startup

New Pi user here - I popped it out of the box and immediately went to work trying to turn it into a web server. I managed to install Apache, PHP5 and MySQL5 no problem. I can SSH in without issue. ...
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One-way file-transfer from PC to Raspberry Pi

I am looking for a way to send files from a computer to a rpi without the rpi being able to send anything to the pc and therefore possibly get access the computer's network. The rpi will be used as a ...
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3G Dongle / USB Device Appears and Disappears

I have a 3G dongle plugged into my Pi. Running lsusb only occasionally shows the device occasionally in the list. When I tail /var/log/messages I see the following: Feb 7 17:09:07 raspberrypi kernel:...
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SSH Not working for additional users

I can connect to SSH just fine using the generated keys for my main user (pi) but whenever I try to connect using a different user name I've created it returns "No supported authentication methods ...
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Changing NIC or Vendor

I'm currently using the Raspberry Pi for a solution, but I want to hide the fact that it is a RPI doing the work. However, when using Fing or any other network scanner, it recognises the vendor as "...
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Determining if network time has been set [duplicate]

I want to add a h/w rtc to my RPi. If network time is available, I want to determine this, and use it to set the system time and also update my own rtc. How can I find if network time is ( or becomes )...
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Network monitor by Process

Is there anything that allows me to monitor network usage by process for longer time (1 day +-). I know nethogs but it only shows current process and I need longer period to be monitored and probably ...
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Effect on ping response when using Raspberry Pi as firewall (lag, jitter)

I've been looking for some good information about using the Raspberry Pi as a simple home firewall / router / DHCP server, to separate my home network from the supplied ISP router. I've seen this ...
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Internet access via 1 of 2 Network interfaces

I have a plugged in via ethernet to a router upstairs. This router has no internet access. I SSH and VNC to this pi from my laptop with no issue. I connect the same pi to a wireless network via the ...
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is 1.3mB/s as good as it gets for transferring files to a NTFS drive attached to the Pi via a samba share

I have just set up my pi with a couple of different distros (first the squeeze that came installed on it, then the wheezy (but that wouldn't initialise the USB drive ie light never came on and pi ...
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Why does after adding .torrent file in deluge, it errors?

here's a screenshot. i figured after changing the target directory to /media/exthdd from /home/pi which is the default. i cannot understand why it wont accept my hdd, it just errors, the default ...
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Communication with XBee devices

I am going to build a sensor network composed by some Arduino Fio that will collect some data and send it to a RaspberryPi. After a little research it seems that XBee would be a good choice for the ...
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Recieve SMS messages from a Huawei dongle

I have settled up my internet connection as described at it's a clean machine blog . I've settled everything up. However, my ISP informs me by an SMS that I'm getting close to the monthly FUP, and I ...
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Why do I have to refresh the network interface to get shared ethernet working?

I am sharing ethernet from my Mac running OSX 10.8 to the Rasp. Upon boot, there is no network connectivity and no IP address assigned, even though my Mac claims it's assigned a host IP of 192.168.2.1 ...
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Ethernet connection lost after starting X server

Prior to starting an X server running OpenBox, I am able to ping networks successfully. I have tested this by successfully pinging 8.8.8.8 (Google's DNS server). Soon after launching any graphical ...
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Unable to get incoming connections on wifi. Outward is ok, cable in/out is ok [closed]

I have a wifi dongle that works perfectly in other computers, and i can use it with the raspberry just fine except that it seems like it doesn't accept any incoming connections. I can download stuff, ...
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named network unreachable on boot

Another problem I found out in Arch Linux is if you're rebooting the Raspberry Pi with reboot and having named in the systemctl startup it will throw a long list of errors resulting in not working ...
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Keeping System Time Without Network

Is there a way to sync the clock with the internet (as easily done) upon one startup, then shutdown, move the computer to another place WITHOUT an internet connection, and get a reasonable time? I'm ...
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Static local IP/gateway config on startup issues

I'm using a BT Homehub 3 and trying to set up my PI using raspbian with a static local IP. Before any changes, using dhcp, the output of $ netstat -nr is Kernel IP routing table Destination ...
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Network performace with RTL8192SU

I have a Model B (256MB) using a D-Link DWA-131 USB wireless-N adapater (Realtek RTL8192SU) via an external powered hub, running Raspbmc 12 (latest build, installed only a few days ago). pi@raspbmc:~$...
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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 ...