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Questions tagged [networking]

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

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Cannot connect to internet - No DHCPOFFERS recieved

I have used ethernet cable to connect to a modem for internet connection to my raspberry pi. I am getting error messages when trying to open a page. when i tried sudo ifup eth0 i got this error ...
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DNS resolution failure

Trying to connect my new Raspi to the internet for the first time via a cross-over to a bridged connection with my laptop's wi-fi. The Raspi browser works for internal network webservers but won't ...
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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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Does Raspberry Pi support NFC?

Does the Raspberry pi work with NFC and specifically communicating with an Android phone? Are there any NFC cards that are better / worse than others for working on the pi?
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Setting up PBX using Asterisk and Free PBX, with skype, PSTN (Talk Talk UK), and gsm gateway in the future

I am thinking of setting up a PBX at home. I am reasonably tech savvy but have never set up a PBX before. There seems to be a lot of info out there but I was wondering if someone could: Sense check ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to change the Raspberry Pi's hostname (in Raspbmc)?

Currently my dhcp-log displays my Raspberry Pi with the name xbmc-e0cb. Can I change this to a more sensible name?
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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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SSH to RPi without a network connection?

Is it possible to SSH in to an RPi without a network connection? I could imagine that you could do it using a LAN cable from the computer to the RPi or maybe using a USB cable. I do actually have ...
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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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Start wireless network automatically on boot-up - how to?

With the great help in WLAN using Netgear WNA1000M fails - what am I doing wrong? I managed to get my wireless network working on Raspbian running on my RPi. But - I need to manually run the ...
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WLAN using Netgear WNA1000M fails - what am I doing wrong?

I am trying to connect my RPi to my WLAN, but I fail. The network connection works when I use a cable. The RPi was bought about two weeks ago, and I am using a recent (I don't know exactly which) ...
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Samba login not working

I'm trying to share a external harddrive on my pi. Followed this guide: http://www.simonthepiman.com/how_to_setup_windows_file_server_wheezy.php All goes fine until i get to the part where I ad the ...
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Configuring ethernet connection [closed]

I need to connect to my university network which is a bit tricky doing on the Raspberry Pi. I cannot find how to complete the manual set up steps described on uni site, and the app that configures ...
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Raspberry Pi as a network monitoring device

I was thinking it would be cool to have my Raspberry Pi (RPi) monitor how long a computer/mobile device is connected to the network. This would be useful to figure out how many hours I spend on the ...
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The easiest way to make some rasberry pi communicate

I need to make few Raspberry Pi communicate (but should be nice to have a system that can be easily scaled up). The boards could be at big distance from each other (from few centimeters to 15 meters ...
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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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How do I configure (hardware) the Pi as a NAS?

I want to use my Pi as a NAS for my iTunes library, Time Machine backups and Home Theatre. I am planning to use a small SD card to boot and put the OS on another storage medium. But something that I ...
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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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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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Raspbmc network configuration file troubles

I am trying to figure out how to set up my wifi/wired connections manually with raspbmc. I know the recommended method for noobs, like myself, is to use the wireless network plugin, but i bought the ...
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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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Raspberry Pi not shown on the network

I'm using the Debian Wheezy 2012-8-18 distribution on a Raspberry Pi model B. I have set the SSH server to turn on by default, and connected it to my Ethernet switch, where the router uses DHCP. The ...
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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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How do I configure Raspbmc with a static IP address?

I have Model B and connected via Ethernet and running Raspbmc. It's taking new IP address whenever I restart it, of course may be because of DHCP, but I want to configure this Raspberry Pi with a ...
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Wifi - bring wlan0 up on boot

I have my network setting stored in /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf and my /etc/network/interfaces looks like this: auto lo, eth0, wlan0 iface lo inet loopback iface eth0 inet dhcp iface wlan0 inet dhcp wpa-...
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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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Cannot resolve in X

When I am in the terminal command-line, domain name resolution works fine. However, when I start X then Midori cannot resolve domain names, nor can I resolve them in a terminal emulator. Any ideas on ...
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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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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 do you get wireless LAN working on Raspbmc?

I have my Raspberry Pi running Raspbmc and all is fine. However, I now need to get the device running on wireless. I have a RTL8188CU USB wireless adapter, so some searching provided information to ...
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Easiest way to show my IP address?

After I've booted up, what's the easiest way to obtain and display the IP address that the device is currently using? I'm using Raspbian, and ifconfig doesn't appear to be installed. Are there any ...
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Why is `wget` hanging?

I have raspbmc (Debian) installed on my Raspberry Pi and it seems to not be able to download anything? wget seems to stall yet it can ping! The same happens for apt-get Resolving google.com... 173....
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How do I change the IP settings by mounting the SD card in another computer?

I'm away from a network and unable to use my RPi. I've got a laptop with a SD card reader, would it be possible to mount the SD card in the laptop and configure the ethernet interface on the Pi with a ...
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Adding a second Ethernet port

I would like to start a "Firewall" project. This will require intercepting data on the network processing it and passing it on it way. Has anyone tried (or theorised) how to add a second Ethernet ...
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Non web-based Twitter Client?

Can anybody point me to a twitter client for the Raspberry Pi? I'd like to use this for an event that I will be doing IT for. The idea is to have an unattended Rpi hooked up to a projector which will ...
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How do I modify my Raspberry Pi to be powered over PoE?

Is it possible to modify the Pi, so that it can receive it's power via Power over Ethernet (PoE)? I would like to be able to power my unit via the ethernet cable, so that I don't have to worry about ...
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How can I protect against intrusion and malware before connecting it to the internet (especially on a public IP address)?

With the large number of Raspberry Pis in the wild, and the fact that large groups of them are configured identically (when a newly-flashed SD card is installed with one of the few available images), ...
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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?
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Is it possible to set up a Raspberry Pi as a wireless router?

When using the Ethernet and a wireless adapter, is it possible to set up the device as a wireless router? If so, what software (and/or additional hardware) would be needed?
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How do I enable Wake On LAN?

My first thought was to simply start broadcasting WOL magic packets over the network, but my Raspberry Pi is not waking up. So I'm assuming it either doesn't support WOL, or I haven't properly ...
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Prepare for ssh without a screen

I have a Raspberry Pi model B at home, but I do not have a screen. My plan is to connect it to the Ethernet and then ssh into it. But this means that the SD card with the operating system (Debian ...
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IPv6 connectivity

Is IPv6 connectivity supported on the Raspberry Pi? If yes, is it enabled by default/how do I turn it on?