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Transparent Bridge from Wifi to Ethernet using Raspbian [closed]

Bridging There's a lot of information available on bridging for various configurations, some of which is targeted at RPi, others which is available for the general Debian distribution. I've wasted ...
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Problem “RTNETLINK answers: File exists” when running ifup (WiFi + Eth)

I'm having a problem similar to this one Solving “RTNETLINK answers: File exists” when running ifup My setup is basically 2 separate networks one via Ethernet and one WiFi. I want to have a simpless ...
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How to use a RPI to do port forwarding?

I have a bunch of RPI's running as web-servers at home. I can connect to one of my RPI's(RPI-1) via VPN and it can see the other RPI's on the LAN. From my VPN connection I can see the website hosted ...
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Forcing one of two wifi dongles

I have two wifi dongles connected to a RPi. I like to use one dongle (Edimax) as primary connection to my home router, and the other as access point (this one being an AWUS036NH). How can I force that ...
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RPI 2 B freezes when Wi-Fi dongle is inserted and doesn't detect it

I have an RPI Model 2B running Raspbian that works (almost) perfectly. I recently bought a TP-LINK WN725N V2.0 that I thought would work if I followed the instructions listed here. However, when I ...
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Share Wi-Fi Internet access via Bluetooth on Raspberry Pi

I have tried multiple ways I got on Google, without luck. I know if I am on an Ubuntu machine, I can use BlueMan to configure this. Actually I have already succeeded in that. However, I think BlueMan ...
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Which one is faster? A NAS device or a web server on RasPi B+ [closed]

I'm currently making a project with Raspberry Pi B+. I want to create a solution through which we can access files from a external HDD from anywhere (over the Internet). After googling, I found 2 ...
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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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PIGPIO stream pwm data over websockets with nodejs. GPIO

i use servoblaster, one of the first projects for PWM (pulse with modulation) on the raspberry pi. Now i got a new raspberry and i wanted to try the very promising pigpio. It looks really fast and ...
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Make a dumb TV smart with Raspberry Pi [closed]

I have a dumb TV which doesn't play most of the video formats like mkv or mp4. I want to make a system using Raspberry pi so that i can not only connect my pen drive or external hard drive using usb ...
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how can I host a web page on Raspberry pi using Ad-Hoc network?

I'm trying to host a very simple web page (to get user input), on the Raspberry pi. I want the user to be able to access this simple web page directly from it's smart phone or browser. I guess I'm ...
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How to configure my raspberry pi to connect to network?

I need my raspberry pi to connect to the network so I can be able to install certain packages into it. I went through this tutorial. I made the following changes to the network settings of the Pi. ...
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Network server with raspberry pi [closed]

Could anyone give me a step by step guide on how to create and run a file server using a raspberry pi. I'm newvto raspberry pi I want to be able to store and share main video and music between my PC ...
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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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Is it safe to post entire syslog to the net?

Is it safe to post the entire syslog from my PI to the web? Could someone use the data to hack into my pi? Could it make my network more vulnerable to attack?
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RPi can't get IP address

my RPi using Raspian, connected to a switch using DHCP, and I remote it by SSH. the first time I found RPI's IP by switch IP table and accessed successfully , but after reboot, I can't connect to my ...
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Cannot connect to wifi using wicd-curses

I have just recently purchased a raspberry pi 2 the GUI interface is very different from my other raspberry pi b+ i have successfully connected my other raspberry pi to the internet using the ...
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Cellular Modem Data Usage

I'm using a Raspberry Pi to gather temperature data that I then send over a cellular modem to a server. Since I'm on a cellular network, conservative usage of data is very important. I've noticed that ...
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Connecting to a second network after first one is down

I have been working on my raspberry pi. I defined 2 different networks. First one is my home network and the second one is my phone(hotspot). When my hotspot is not available, it connects to my home ...
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What is the cheapest and long distance (20-30 m) way for communicating Raspberry Pi and attiny (or any other microcontroller)?

I need to make Raspberry Pi as my master and communicate with several slave devices (5-6 Attiny2313 in my case) that are kept 20-30 m (65-100 ft) away. Following are the requirements: cheap (...
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Network interface doesnt update

Why do I cant update my gateway ip? I have rebooted many times and nothing... I have this configuration /etc/network/interfaces # The loopback network interface auto lo eth0 iface lo inet loopback #...
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Raspberry Pi server to avoid Packet Loss? [closed]

I currently have terrible packet loss from my home internet. The series of hops that I am routed through are awful and it ruins the quality of my internet (gaming, videos). Is it possible to set my ...
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Ways to restrict internet access via MAC address with a RPi

I'm looking for a way to restrict access to the internet from my home network for specific devices without doing any configuration on the device itself. I want to achieve this with a RaspberryPi, ...
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What are the possible ways to control raspberry pi over internet rather than static ip? [closed]

I mounted a raspberry pi B+ with gps in my car. And I'm using 3G Modem to send data from raspberry to my server. But I want to control raspberry pi over internet. For instance, sometimes I need to ...
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RPi won't connect to ad-hoc

As you see i'm newbie here. I get a RPi, and i put raspbian in her, all work fine except internet that wan't connect . The hotspot is an nokia mobile running JoikuSpot Lite that creates only Ad-hoc ...
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Resolving Windows Shares

RPi can access smb://$server/$share no problem through file manager RPi can not resolve //$server/$share RPi can not ping/nslookup //$server/$share RPi can ping IP address of //$server Looking ...
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Proper configuration for wpa_supplicant.conf

From my Raspberry Pi 2, I can't connect to my wifi college: sudo ifup wlan0 returns: ioctl[SIOCSIWAP]: Operation not permitted ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Invalid argument ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: ...
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Raspberry Pi has two ip addresses [closed]

when I enter nslookup in my macbooks terminal, the output is: Server: 192.168.2.1 Address: 192.168.2.1#53 Name: raspberrypi.fritz.box Address: 192.168.2.32 Name: raspberrypi.fritz.box ...
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ip forwarding from linux pc?

I was looking into forwarding/routing my linux computer's traffic through my raspberry pi to the router to the internet, is this possible? I currently have a vpn set up on my rpi with hamachi, and ...
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Create a home network monitor [closed]

Hello all I was wondering how I can monitor all my networking traffic with a raspberry pi. What I want to do is record all websites visted so I can create a app so I can see what sites I frequent the ...
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ssh: connect to host … port 22: Connection refused

I have dnsmasq configured on a DNS/DHCP server, which is set up so that the domain name mycompany.com is automatically appended to the hostname of each device connected over DHCP. e.g. the computer ...
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HemantSinghdahiya [duplicate]

Bought new Raspberry Pi 2B Formatted microSD card Raspbian burnt using disk imager software.Placed card in Pi. Powered on. Red LED and Green LED glow permanantly. Is it fine. Tried to connect it to ...
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Raspbian network-manager-gnome

Because I wanted to connect a GSM modem in Raspberry PI, I installed network-manager-gnome Does anybody know why the following messages appears after I set-up any connection? Connection activation ...
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Unable to Find RPi on Network w/ New Router

I recently got a new router at home and have been unable to find my Raspberry Pi on the network. Comcast sent me a new router to replace an aging one. My Pi does not show up in the list of connected ...
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Timeout issues with Raspberry Pi 2 on network

I am running a small web application on Raspberry Pi 2 (OS latest Raspbian, and no overclocking, samba installed) which runs on Apache, PHP, and MySQL. The web app lets users punch a simple tickets ...
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TightVNC to Windows 7: Password?

I installed tightvncserver on my Pi sudo apt-get install tightvncserver Now to run tightvnc server I do tightvncserver I get New 'X' desktop is raspberrypi:7 Starting applications specified in ...
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Port forwarding for SSH

I have been using the pi for almost a week now, I managed to set up the ssh connection and I have been messing around with it for a while now, it just works perfectly from my laptop (running ubuntu) ...
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How to remotely VNC into a Raspberry PI

I have my Raspberry Pi set up so that I can use TightVNC inside my home wireless network with a SSH tunnel. Could someone explain to me how I can access the Pi when I am outside my wireless network ...
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What distro is Wake on LAN capable the RapsBerry Pi 2?

From my RapsBerry Pi 2 B running Ubuntu 14.04LTS I do: sudo poweroff So the device turns off (nothing on the screen). If I then try to wake on LAN it up with the usual method: wakeonlan 11:22:33:44:...
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Share connection From RaspberryPi to PC

I am looking to do the reverse of the usual network sharing set-up. I want my Raspberry to give internet connection to my PC, how could that be achieved without using GUI (i.e clicking the check ...
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WLAN or LAN, where is the bottleneck?

I use the raspberry pi mainly as a XBMC and to some extent a private webserver with almost no traffic. I'm moving to a new flat where I'll have 100Mb download speed provided by optical fiber (from ...
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Internet Connection Sharing

So, I've successfully set up a Raspberry Pi over SSH and have installed and configured Raspbian (2014-01-07-wheezy-raspbian) on it. I intend to keep this a headless system. I'm currently travelling ...
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Broadcast UDP Message from Raspberry Pi to other subnet in the LAN [closed]

I have created two C# application to send a UDP command to broadcast IP and receive the message. I can send the broadcast message from my windows system to Raspberry Pi and receive the message in my ...
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Linux machine broadcasting its own network while connecting to a different network

I'm wondering if it is possible to setup a Raspberry Pi (a basic Linux box) with a USB Wifi Dongle to both connect to a Wifi network as well as be a Wifi Access Point? What I'd like to do is: Have ...
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Hamachi Installation Fails

I'm trying to install hamachi on my Raspberry Pi. I had it installed previously but had to wipe the card after a failed update so here I am again. Every time I run the install script it fails. See ...
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Samba and usbmount: can't write on automounted device

This is my problem: I configured my RPi with Debian: Samba shares a specific folder, that is readable-writeable-executable from my home network: /media/ usbmount automount USB devices when inserted ...
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Ethernet configuration not working using DHCP [closed]

My /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp allow-hotplug walnut iface wlan0 inet dhcp wpa-conf /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf iface default ...
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Cannot connect to RPi with SSH

I've tried to connect to my RPi 2B over wifi with both a Windows device and a Mac. Neither of these devices can see the RPi when I try to ping it. The RPi does have internet access. I've followed ...
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Network Interfaces Plugging skip eth0, skip wlan0 …done. (wlan0 unreachable)

I have set up static Ethernet and WiFi but after rpi-update wlan no longer works. The rpi-update could just be a coincidence though. What happens is that the static IP shows up when scanned with ...
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Ethernet connection drops after several seconds

I recently got a Raspberry Pi, but I've been having trouble getting a working internet connection. At the moment, the pi will connect, and I'll be able to access the internet for about 15 seconds ...