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

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RaspberryPi3 Model B - Replacing usb with additional Ethernet port

I wanted to ask whether it is possible to somehow remove one of the double usb hubs and solder there additional RJ45 port? I know it is possible to use USB to ethernet dongle but that is sadly not an ...
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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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Pi doesn't connect to wifi on boot?

I'm using VNC viewer to connect to my Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Stretch. I set up my wifi connection using the wifi setting on the menu bar. However, after I reboot the Pi it does not connect to ...
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Is LWIP integrated with USB in Raspberry?

Can I add to a Raspberry Pi (2, 3?) an usb dongle (to add a network interface) and then install LWIP to manage that connection using LWIP code? LWIP is a IP/TCP Open stack (https://savannah.nongnu....
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RPi 3 connects to Wi-Fi and has internet access, but not visible in MS Explorer

I have a RPi 3 that's running Libreelec and up until two days ago, it never had an issue appearing in MS Explorer under Network and Homegroup. It is connected to the Wi-Fi and I can actually see/...
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How to use Config file between multiple pis

I have multiple pi's running a program where they listen for a broadcast message and trigger a python script. My python script that's triggered has config details that is same for all pi's. Whenever ...
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2 wireless dongles in an access point issues

I have setup an access point and all works fine when I have just the one wifi dongle connected. However, if I have 2 wifi dongles connected when the system boots up the system connects to the ...
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Why does eth0 have no IP after reboot? Running dhclient -v fixes

When I reboot my Raspberry Pi, my WiFi connection works, but my eth0 interface has no ip adresss. In the gui it says "eth0: Link is up, configuring" If I run dhclient -v it will obtain an IP and the ...
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Correctly Route 2 Newtorks

I am currently running Pidora and I have configured it so that dhcpd hands out an IP address to devices connected via Ethernet on a network of 192.168.2.1 whilst it (the Pi) obtains a static IP from ...
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Set for Graphical WLAN and static (bridged) br0 and eth0

I'm using the latest (Stretch) version of Raspbian (2018-11) on both Raspberry PI 2B and 3B hardware, one with working WLAN dongle and the other with internal WLAN. For the last three weeks or so I'...
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Can I boot off a network if I can't modify my router?

My Raspberry Pi needs to be connected to my home router, which unfortunately is a standard router provided by my ISP, so I can't change anything on it. I have another main computer running, which I ...
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How to set up static IP addresses on wired and wireless networks?

I have been struggling to configure static IP addresses for my wired and wireless connections on my Raspberry Pi (Raspbian). If I add these lines to /etc/dhcpcd.conf then after rebooting I can ...
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how to send an image from raspberry pi to web server? [closed]

Looking for example codes on how to send images from Raspberry pi to a web server via wifi. i am really new to raspberry pi and there's already a tomcat server. I really need your help
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Revolution Pi wifi doesn't connect unless WiFi dongle is manually reconnected

I have a Revolution Pi connected via WiFi dongle. Network is configured properly in wpa_supplicant.conf . I have a script that is running on my program's startup that restarts the interface (...
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Functioning Script for Access Point Which Fails When Run as a Service

In order to reach my Raspberry Pi 3 B +, I need it to broadcast an access point upon booting. I am aware that there are common issues with crontab @reboot and systemctl running when networking is ...
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Is there a way to physically disable wireless networking capabilities?

I'm looking to create a cheap air-gaped computing device to store and utilize sensitive data like cryptocurrency wallet addresses or PGP keys. Now, I'm a total newb when it comes to Raspberry Pi but ...
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Devices connected to raspi router are not lan visible

I have recently setup a RPi0W as a means to connect my Echo Dot to my University's WPA-Enterprise network (MSCHAPv2). I was successful in doing so following this Wifi Repeater Guide and modifying the ...
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Why is wpa_cli producing error “Could not connect to wpa_supplicant: wlan0 - re-trying”?

I am running 4.9.13-4-ARCH #1 SMP Sat Mar 11 14:16:01 MST 2017 armv7l GNU/Linux and I am using systemd-networkd for the network in conjunction with wpa_supplicant, obviously. Running wpa_cli -i wlan0:...
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Maximizing the number of active BLE/Bluetooth connections

I would like to connect around 30 smartphones via BLE to a Raspberry PI enabled system, however, googling around showed that it supports up to 5-7 active connections only. It is expected these 30 ...
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Can I have 2 RPi devices deliver the same WiFi name as main WiFi box?

I have a full Windows domain controller that provides the Ethernet network for the house, including DHCP, DNS, and NAT to the Internet. We also have an old Apple AirPort providing our main WiFi ...
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Connect Philips Hue Bridge 2 via Raspi to Wifi

Is there a possibility to connect my Philips Hue Bridge to a wifi network through my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with Raspbian Stretch Lite? Background I live in an apartment compound with a separate wifi ...
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wlan0: link is not ready

I have had my pi3 for a while now all of a sudden I start to get IPv6: ADDRCONF (NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): wlan0: link becomes ready and stalls there ...
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The static IP address does is not the sam as configure in /etc/network/interfaces file

I am trying to set static IP addresses on Network Interfaces, but the eth0 Interface takes the same IP address as thje wlan0 Interface. This is the code /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo ...
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Why can I connect to my Raspberry Pi when I have internet sharing off, but not when it's on?

I have connected my raspberry pi via ethernet cable to my laptop, whose wifi connection I intend to use to allow the raspberry pi to connect to the internet. But when I turn on internet sharing I can'...
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Setting Up A Raspberry Pi As A Wi-Fi Router

I want to set up a Raspberry Pi 3B as a Wi-Fi router/hostpot. Is there is a quick and easy way to do it without compromising network security? I love the thought of making it into a router because the ...
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Utilising a Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point and a webserver

I have followed the official Raspberry Pi documentation's guide to setting up my Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point, with a shared internet connection using the bridge functionality discussed at ...
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Is there a way to connect to a Raspberry server with only bluetooth?

Let's say I installed an API on my raspberry pi (with Php, python, it doesn't matter). Is there a way for my Android phone to make direct requests on my API through Bluetooth ? (If my raspberry and my ...
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Remove device history wireless hotspot

I have been using Raspberry pi 3B as a wireless hotspot following this How to use your Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point. I think there is a limit to a number of devices that can be connected to ...
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How do I download raspberry pi updates to a linux server [closed]

Relativity new to Raspberry Pi and Linux in general, but essentially I'm trying to create an update repository for my Raspberry Pis via a separate Linux server, how would I go about doing this? On the ...
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Using the Raspberry Pi and OpenVPN

I have had a burning issue with my VPN setup and I am hoping someone will be able to help, or advise. So I currently have a DD-WRT router with an OpenVPN client setup serving my devices. However the ...
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Can I use r/pi to bridge two networks and provide access to a printer on one of them?

I'd like to provide access to a network printer on network A to users on network B. I'm only interested in forwarding print jobs to the printer from network B to network A (not the other way around). ...
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Raspberry pi camera send by 3G usb key

I have a Raspberry pi 3 with a connected EG usb key on it. The communication is established and works well. In an other part, i have configured my Raspberry with a pi-camera. I can see in local ...
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Why do the USB ports and Ethernet port share the same controller?

It is my understanding that the USB ports on the Pi share the same controller as the Ethernet port. This means if one was to use the Pi as a NAS, data transfer over the network would be restricted, ...
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WiFi AP on off toggle

I'm building a Raspberry PI system for my boat based around OpenPlotter (using Raspbian). Part of it is looking for ways to conserve power. I have a Wi-Fi AP enable that allows my to use the RPi ...
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Automatic mounting of NAS drive fails

I have set-up my RPi to automatically mount a NAS drive. My /etc/fstab file looks like: proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 /dev/mmcblk0p5 /boot vfat ...
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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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I can't connect to windows samba network using Raspbian and Pi-Top OS Polaris

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ running Raspbian, and a Pi-Top with another Raspberry Pi 3B+ running Pi-Top OS Polaris (which is mostly Raspbian). My issue is that they can't see nor connect to any of the ...
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Attaching second raspberry pi to a USB hub already connected to a Pi

What would happen if I attach a raspberry pi (A) to a USB hub for power which is already connected to a second raspberry pi (B) powered by an adapter (but connects to devices such as HDD, keyboard etc ...
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Stretch - static ip not working on boot

I have a pi working as a pihole that is also working as my dhcp server as my router doesn't allow setting alternate DNS servers, the DHCP server in my router is disabled. I had previously configured ...
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cannot ping link-local address from other subnet when defaut gateway route is seted

i have a problem with my route table i dont know why it doesnt work. I have two test cases, i did draw a network map for each case. currently i cant resolv the goal. testcase-1 network map ...
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Two raspberry pi with wifi communication and pc with wifi or ethernet network

I want to setup a network between two raspberry Pi and a pc. The Pi's should use Wi-Fi to communicate with each other, and for the pc it doesn't matter if it's with an ethernet cable or over Wi-Fi. I ...
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Raspberry Pi share ppp0 via USB

I have the following setup: Raspberry Pi 3 Sixfab 3G/4G Base Shield v2 Queltec UC20 I have connection to the internet over ppp0 interface but now I want to connect the Instantel Micromate sensor to ...
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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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Use RPi Zero W as a Pure Wireless Router [duplicate]

I want to use a RPi Zero W as a completely wireless router. The built-in wireless device (wlan0) will be used to provide a local wireless network, and a secondary usb wireless device (wlan1) will be ...
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Raspbery Pi Zero W weird delay after sitting idle for 10 minutes

I am SSHed into the Pi using PuTTY on a Windows computer. Everything works fine as expected but if I don't do anything on the Pi for roughly 5-10 minutes and then come back to it there is some weird ...
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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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Ethernet & WiFi Pi3b+

I have a raspberry pi 3b+ which I want to connect to two seperate networks. I have an existing ethernet connection which works fine, and i am able to SSH/VNC to the pi over this network. I have ...
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problem with name domain resolution (I believe)

The problem is I can ping for example google's ip address but not the domain name (browsing to google.com works as well) sudo apt-get update gives the following : 0% [Connecting to mirrordirector....
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Connecting to raspberry pi to set up wireless access point

I am using the following link :https://thepi.io/how-to-use-your-raspberry-pi-as-a-wireless-access-point/ to set up my raspberry pi to act like a wireless router. So far I have installed raspbian on a ...
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How to prevent a USB 3g modem from changing current interface

I setup a Raspbx installation on a Raspberry 3 but i'm having a strange problem. I connected the RP to wifi by default, and set up my /etc/network/interfaces like this: source-directory /etc/network/...