Questions tagged [networking]

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

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HTTPS bandwidth bottleneck?

I'm using my Raspberry Pi 3 as an HTTPS server at home. When downloading a large file via HTTPS over the LAN, transfer speed tops out at 11MBps (Megabytes per second). The USB hard drive with the file ...
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Use Raspberry Pi as VPN gateway specific hosts on VLAN?

I've been trying to figure out how to do this for awhile now and I'm not even sure if what I want to do is possible at this point. I'm trying to update and simplify my current network while ...
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Unusual network behavior on Pi Zero W running Raspbian Buster 2020-02-27 release

I brought up a Pi Zero W last month running the then-current Raspberry Pi OS (Raspbian Buster) 20-02-27 release. It has updated itself to linux kernel 5.4.51+. This headless system is running 5 ...
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Mobile Internet for Raspberry PI (IRL Streaming Backpack)

I currently thought about making an IRL Streaming Backpack just for fun and I think I have everything together now except the Mobile connection Part. The Backpack will work like follows: I have a ...
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How can I create a bridge to eth0 with the following network configuration?

I followed this tutorial so I have a network with two wireless interfaces, wlan0 working as a access point and wlan1 working as a client from another router. How can I bridge wlan1 to eth0 without ...
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Wi-Fi transfers hang on Raspberry Pi 3

I was trying to transfer a 50 MB file to my Raspberry Pi 3 via samba and I noticed that after few seconds the transfer slows down until it stops, same thing via scp. It starts but after few seconds (5-...
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Routing traffic with 2 VPN Gateways on RaspberryPi

I'm using Raspberry Pi to run OpenVPN client. I have 2 client connectios set up, using interfaces tun0 tun1 The raspberry pi uses interface eth0 to connect to the internet. Then I have USB ...
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Starting hostapd with script, interference from dhcpd

I'm trying to write a script that starts hostapd when called, but I don't manage to get rid of the dhcp client process: echo 'stopping wpa supplicant' systemctl stop wpa_supplicant.service sudo ...
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Share Ethernet printer on Wi-Fi

I have an old printer with only Ethernet and USB, no Wi-Fi connection. I therefore want to know if I can use my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ for that purpose, so that the printer is shown up as a network printer....
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FTP port forwarding in Passive mode

I had been experimenting with an FTP server setup using vsftpd on my Raspberry Pi but running into issues with getting 'passive mode' to work. (I have an Xfinity Gateway so I've heard that could be a ...
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Networking with Raspbian 10 Buster

I am following a tutorial for using an rpi to create a MAC address sniffer. The tutorial recommends the following commands are entered into the etc/network/interfaces file: allow-hotplug wlan1 iface ...
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Using dhcpcd.conf for VLAN interfacing (raspbian stretch)

I want to add a VLAN interface to the eth0 port of my raspberry pi. I have assigned a static IP to my physical interface eth0 and my /etc/dhcpcd.conf file looks like this: interface eth0 static ...
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raspberry pi 4b keeps dropping wifi

I had this issue previously on my pi 4: Raspberry pi 4b: failed to connect to network which I thought I resolved using a workaround BUT Recently when I used my pi for ~1hr ( with network connected ...
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Mount AirPort Time Capsule - Raspberry Pi 2

I've got a Raspberry Pi 2 on which I run Plex Media Server. Now I want to mount my AirPort Time Capsule, where I save all the movies and tv shows, to my raspberry Pi 2. Then I should be able to ...
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Pi Zero W Wifi repeater with OpenVPN

Im trying to setup a Pi Zero W as a wifi repeater with openVPN without using a USB wifi dongle, as a tiny travel router. I tried using this tutorial - by @ingo raspberry-pi-zero-w-as-a-wifi-repeater ...
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Difference between arp -a and nmap -sn?

I am scanning my network to find out IP Addresses by using these two commands. arp -a nmap -sn 192.168.1.0/24 For some reason, my Smart Plug (and some other android devices) only show up in the ...
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dhcpcd and dnsmasq in same Pi

I have a Pi 3 running stretch which uses dhcpcd to configure its one network interface, eth0. But it also acts as the dhcp server for my LAN, courtesy of dnsmasq. The dhcpcd.conf file spells out ...
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Unable to Connect Raspbian Lite to Enterprise Wifi

for the last few days I have been trying to connect my raspberry pi 3B to an enterprise wifi network with little success. My wpa_supplicant.conf looks like: network={ ssid="(My Network ...
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Pi 4 Model B: failed to connect to network

I bought Pi 4 Model B recently from an official seller. Then I installed raspberry pi OS 32 bit as it was mentioned on site. I completed the installation setup and everything was working fine! Wi-Fi ...
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No wireless interface after initial setup Raspberry Pi 4

The wifi worked before the initial setup, but after reboot it stopped working. raspi-config says no wireless interface found when trying to set up the wifi. wpa_supplicant.conf states: country=US ...
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How to broadcast command across network?

I have an Apache server running on one Pi and also hosts a PHP script that gives the Raspistill command to take a photo. After running through the problems of permissions, I finally got the Pi to take ...
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Raspberry Pi3 Jessie will not reconnect after ethernet cable re-plugged

My Pi3 running Jessie loses connectivity after unplugging and plugging back the ethernet cable. It's literally driving me crazy. Hope you could shed some light here. Wifi is disabled in /boot/config ...
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Access rpi from outside without port forwarding

I have a rpi with a mediaserver and a pi with Octoprint in my local network (wlan repeater -> wlan router) and since Im often somewhere else than at home, I want to access those servers from ...
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ssh via USB while wifi is enabled and working (Pi zero W)

Is it possible to connect to the "Pi zero W" via usb-network, while wifi connection is already set up and working? My observation: 1.) initial Pi Zero W setup. Pi is attached to the notebook (OS: ...
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Tethering Pi to Computer for Internet

Good Evening, Ideas- I'm operating at work so I'm very limited to my "lab" to play around with stuff. Anyway- here's what I've got- Ubiquiti EdgeRouter 8 Raspberry Pi 4 Windows 10 Machine (with VNC, ...
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No default gateway with dhcpcd

I hope some can help me. I installed dhcpcd (to be able to use WiFi) on a custom Debian build for a Raspberry (so I can have a 64 bit OS). It seems to work all fine. The WiFi link is getting ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 local network for territories without access to the internet

Is there a way to create/enable a local network between a Raspberry pi and mobile devices? I am thinking of a project which will use the Raspberry pi to host data which can be accessed using multiple ...
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Multiple Wireless Interfaces each connects to a specific SSID

I have multiple GoPro cameras, which are running as multiple access points. I bought a few wifi dongles trying to connect each dongle to each camera. My plan is to specify each dongle (with its stable ...
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Raspberry Pi error when connecting to Firebase

When I tried from firebase import firebase running in the Python 3 (IDLE) and Thonny Python IDE, it gives an error likes this at the first line: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/pi/...
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Why won't my pi appear on my PC network in file explorer?

I'm trying to set up my raspberry pi as a media server for my home network. I followed the tutorial here: http://www.howtogeek.com/139433/how-to-turn-a-raspberry-pi-into-a-low-power-network-storage-...
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No wireless interfaces found

I am currently trying to connect my Raspberry Pi 3 to Wifi, but the UI is telling me "No wireless interface found". Here is my ifconfig : eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu ...
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How can I use my Raspberry Pi for distributed building?

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian whose processing power I'd like to harness to speed up the C++ build times in Visual Studio on my Windows 7 laptop with x86-64 architecture. Is this possible to ...
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Network interfaces boot order priority

Is there any way to set priority of network interfaces at bootup? auto lo iface lo inet loopback #iface eth0 inet manual auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.10.1 netmask 255....
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Set static IP and default gateway using Python script

I'm creating a network testing tool (educational project) at work which is to be used by non technical staff. I have created a simple GUI with buttons for preconfigured IP addresses, of which I can ...
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How to setup Network Manager on Raspbian

Is it possible to get Network Manager working on Raspbian? It's easy to install with: sudo apt-get install network-manager but I couldn't get it to manage any of my connections. Unfortunately, it ...
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Run a subprocess in administrator mode

I'm trying to add a wifi network on the raspberry pi via bash inside a python script. I want to run a subprocess in administrator mode inside a python application, does anyone have any suggestions to ...
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TCP Communication Between Two RPi [closed]

I'm trying to send a 120-byte message from one RPi to another (both Pi-3). The first RPi receives the data over serial from three Arduinos and then does some processing. It has a touchscreen GUI where ...
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Cannot get IP address. Cannot access /etc/network/interfaces

This is the first time I use my Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian Lite. Both my PC and the Rasp are on the same WPA2-personal network. I am trying to get an IP address for the Raspberry in order to SSH ...
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No wifi connection after setting up a raspberry pi bridge

I tried to set up a bridge to extend my wifi connection following the instructions here. Some background: I've followed this setup before and it worked. I also added a bind9 server to host my own DNS. ...
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Wifi cuts out after a few hours, have to restart Pi

I intend to keep an SSH and a Minecraft server up 24/7 (with the exception of the monthly server update). My only problem is, the wifi just stops working after a few hours so I'll have to manually ...
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Pi can't find Wifi Dongle Upon Turning On/ Rebooting/Ifup

I'm having lots of trouble getting my Raspberry Pi wlan*'s to work. I already have several Raspberry Pi 2's that work perfectly with the exact arrangement I'm about to describe, but this one I just ...
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How to switch network when the current network slows down or drops out

My raspberry 3 is connected to Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and ppp0 (configured using UC20 GSM). All three connections work perfectly individually. But when I combine all three networks on the Pi 3 it will get ...
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Raspbian Buster Lite: couldn't communicate with wpa_supplicant

Just flashed a card with Raspbian Buster Lite on a Raspberry Pi 2, and ssh'd into it using an ethernet cable. raspi-config/wpa_cli can't communicate with wpa_supplicant (there's no /var/run/...
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Working with multiple linux network interfaces [closed]

I'm running an application, where I need to use the LAN interface as a communication input with a device, using a socket server open on the IP for that interface, make the handling of this data and ...
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Routing network through 3 interfaces

I got a Raspberry Pi 3 which I haven't used in a while, and have decided to boot it up with its built-in wifi card as its own Hotspot, and the official Raspberry Pi Wifi Dongle as an interface to my ...
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BerryBoot will not connect to any wifi network

Trying to get berryboot on my Pi 3B to connect to my WiFi has been a PITA. When connecting it says "connecting" for a few seconds and then errors with Error connecting or obtaining IP-address. Check ...
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More SSH Permission denied blues

I have recently purchased the raspberry-pi Zero W and i must say it is nice little device accept for my little ssh issue every time i try to ssh all i get: pi@raspberrypi's password: Permission ...
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How do I set up networking/WiFi/static IP address on Raspbian/Raspberry Pi OS?

I have followed (any one of hundreds) tutorial, and it does not work. How do I set up networking/WiFi/static IP address on the Raspberry Pi? After the Foundation introduced the dhcpcd networking ...
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Setting up the Raspberry Pi as a client on a sever

I'm attempting to give my Raspberry Pi a static IP address on an ethernet network that I am controlling from a Windows machine. I want to be able to send my PI UDP packets directly from my server via ...
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Access Point and NodeJS frontend

I have set up a wireless access point with my RPi 3 B+ as per the official instructions on the RapberryPi website, and that works well. I can connect to the internet via my RPi access point. I would ...

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