Questions tagged [networking]

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

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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 ...
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Raspi periodically unreachable via SSH

I'm using a RPi Model B as a file server back home. I set it up according to HTG's RPi file server guide, so I'm using SFTP to access the files on it. The RPi is wired to a Linksys router functioning ...
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How to check ipv6?

So, I'm building hadoop cluster with raspberry right now, I need to disable ipv6 connectivity, and need to know whether ipv6 has been disabled or not. In some guide cat /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/...
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Is it possible to rename interface name programmatically in raspberry [closed]

I'm using 2 wifi dongles. First one is used to monitor and second one is used to access internet. Even if I changed /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules as below, at startup wlan0 cannot be ...
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How to display Raspberry´s local IP Adress on a HTML site?

I run raspberry with a strating webbrowser in kiosk mode and want to display the local ip-adress of my raspberry. How can I do this? I Use PHP (httpd) I tried with <?php print_r($SERVER); ?> ...
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Setting up WiFi on ArchLinux

Question I have a USB wifi dongle. I am running Arch Linux on my Pi. How would I connect to my network, despite the fact that my wi-fi has a password? Thoughts I am trying to find out where and how ...
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Why Isn't My Ethernet Working?

I just got Pi Model B. I downloaded Wheezy on SD card and plugged in all of my cords. Everything works fine except the Ethernet port. The LINK LED flickers for a second while booting up, but then it ...
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Raspberry PI as middle man

I have the following network configuration I have a Raspberry PI and its designated as PC1. As we can see, its Wifi and Ethernet (wlan, and eth0), are use at the same time. How do we make PC3 (a ...
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PI as a VPN router for local machines

I would like to enable couple of my machines to access the internet through a VPN connection. My idea is that the PI can simply dial in an establish a connection and then route requests from the other ...
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Unable to use SSH to access Pi over local network

Please could someone help me to undo this command, I tried for enabling ssh on the pi?: sudo rm /etc/ssh/ssh_host_* && sudo dpkg-reconfigure openssh-server I read that command on this page. ...
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Get time using NTP from LAN PC [closed]

For my application, the Raspberry Pi is not connected to the Internet. Instead, it communicates to my PC via a direct ethernet connection. The PC is a Windows 7 desktop PC which is NOT connected to ...
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What configuration setttings need to be made on a raspberry pi so as to add it to a new network?

I have a home network consisting of a raspberry pi connected to a wifi router via an ethernet cable and a laptop (running windows) connected to the router wirelessly. My dilemma is if i get rid of my ...
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SSH not working when connecting from local network, but working when connecting from external ip

Raspberry pi has been having some erratic ssh and vnc performance, it just closes itself and do not let me reconnect, I need to restart it in order to do so. I tried connecting from my external ip, as ...
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Raspberry Pi modem connection

I have a wifi modem/router. it has lan ports also. I want to connect my raspberry pi to the modem using Ethernet cable and I want to operate raspberry pi using putty in my laptop which is connected to ...
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Multiple WiFi-Connections with static IP

recently I got my WiFi connection running for my home network. Next step was to improve my script and make it possible to access multiple WiFi networks without always changing my /etc/network/...
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Trouble connecting to wireless network two rooms away

Recently I set up Raspbmc on my Pi, everything works fine so far – even WIFI if I'm next to the router (Apple Time Capsule). Here's the problem: As soon as I plug it in my TV on the second floor it ...
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Raspberry Pi auto network configuration

I currently am trying to set up my Rasberry Pi so that it automatically connects to WiFi when I turn it on. I have tried a few tutorials online none of which worked for me. I was wondering if someone ...
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Need help finding problem with webiopi GPIO header [closed]

I'm a total noob when it comes to programming. This is my first time experiencing a raspberry pi and my first project is to be able to control my garage door from anywhere with an internet connection ...
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using both internal eth and a usb wifi dongle

I use my Pi in a headless setup , mainly using ssh. When plugged the usb wifi dongle , the have recognized it (how btw?) and wicd-curses enumerated all visible networks. however, when I choose a ...
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“Could not resolve” errors with wicd-curses static configuration

I'm running a minimal Raspbian build (desktop GUI removed) and have connected to the network by wicd-curses. I've configured it with a static IP, and am now on the network and can ssh in. But the Pi ...
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Edimax ew-7811un not operating at 5Ghz - Do I need to configure this?

I'm using an edimax ew-7811un and I can connect to my 2.4Ghz access point however I can't seem to see my 5Ghz N-class access point. I was wondering if I needed to configure the pi to enable 5Ghz ...
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Opening ports with iptables

I'm imaged sd card with latest version of Raspbian : http://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian_latest This comes with version of iptables. However there are no rules configured. Do I need to add a ...
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Unable to open port 7077

I'm unable to connect to a Raspberry PI on same network. Here is my setup : PI1 (server running on this PI) pi@raspberrypi ~ $ telnet raspberrypi 7077 Trying 127.0.1.1... Connected to raspberrypi. ...
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How to remote-control a linux-desktop-pc from a Raspberry Pi?

I tried to do this by installing Remmina on the Pi (Raspbian) and setting up Vino on my Ubuntu Desktop to allow the Pi to control it. It worked, but there was a huge latency which made it almost ...
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Working Rpi Hotspot but can't get ethernet/internet to work

I've set up my pi as a wireless hotspot and am trying to share my Mac's internet via ethernet. The hotspot side of things works ok and if I have my mac's wifi (or even internet sharing) turned off I ...
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Reg. /etc/network/interfaces file

I want to edit /etc/network/interfaces file which was working with wired LAN. It was edited to work with wifi having deleting a line from it. Now the whole thing is not working with either i.e. wired ...
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Is raspberry pi 2 model B a good candidate as a “Download Box” or NAS

I am planning to buy Raspberry pi 2 Model B. Predominantly for two purposes, Download Box (for Torrents, ftp / http downloads) Web Server (For replying some requests to Local Client computers ) and ...
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Share Internet Connection from Windows 7 to RPi

You have probably seen a similar question somewhere. I have a laptop connected to my Internet with a Wireless router and I want to share my Internet Connection with my RPi via crossover Ethernet ...
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How to prevent network configuration from blocking boot - modifying ifup

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 here that's running the latest Minibian image, plus a few needed items - vsftpd, wpasupplicant, firmware for the Edimax Wi-Fi Adapter, mono-runtime, and a few others. However, ...
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Using Wi-Fi Adapter reboots Pi

I'm using an Edimax EW-7811Un in my Raspberry Pi 2 under Raspbian. Version is Linux stickpi 3.18.7-v7+ #755 SMP PREEMPT Thu Feb 12 17:20:48 GMT 2015 armv7l (or at least that's the closest I can find)....
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Setting up a Raspberry Pi for Wi-Fi streaming video access from a kite outdoors [closed]

I want to attach my already setup, video-streaming-capable Raspberry Pi web server setup to my kite and allow others in the close proximity to view the video via an IP address. There obviously won’t ...
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Why does ssh return “no route to host” unless tshark is running?

My Raspberry Pi is connected to a laptop with an Ethernet lead. Xubuntu 14.04 is running on the laptop, and the wired connection is shared to other devices. SSH server is running on the raspberry pi (...
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WiFI connection keeps disconnecting

I have a small USB dongle that I use to connect to the network. For some reason it constantly keeps disconnecting without ever registering a valid IP address. This is what first happens. Then it ...
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Is it possible to use a Pi to “look” for other devices on the same network?

I've used Pi's for a couple minor projects but I have been wondering if the following was possible: I'm hoping to utilize another Pi as part of a larger home automation project but I didn't know if ...
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Extension board for network router building

I am looking to build my own network router (with hardware assembly not hardware design...) and I want to know if I can find some extension card for the raspberry pi dedicated to networking. The idea ...
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Share ethernet connected printer with CUPS to Wi-Fi

I'm searching and trying for days now to get a LAN-Network Printer (Kyocera) working. Here is what I want: [Printer] - [eth0| RPi/CUPS | wlan0 ] - [Wifi] Here is what I have: ip_forward enabled ...
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Web based IR/RF device control over long range

I am trying to implement a Building Automation System where I would like to implement web-based or mobile based control of all ir/rf based devices like tv,a/c,sound system, etc. The PI will be placed ...
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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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Raspberry Pi kicks itself off of networks when joining a new network

$ uname -a Linux Adam-Pi 3.18.5+ #744 PREEMPT Fri Jan 30 18:19:07 GMT 2015 armv6l GNU/Linux I've discovered an interesting problem with my networking setup with my RasPi. I have it connected to three ...
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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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Why am I getting far slower internet on my Raspberry Pi when compared to my Mac and Windows Computer

I have reasonably fast broadband, which on my Mac, using Safari 6, is perfect for my uses. Webpages load quickly, and I am extremely satisfied with it overall. My Raspberry Pi is another story. I can'...
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How do I send data from my pc to my raspberry pi?

I see there are questions on how to send data form the RPi to the PC but I want to send data the other way around. I have a program in C++ that when I push a button I want it to light up an LED ...
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SSH networking issues on raspbian

I am trying to connect to my headless RaspberryPi using SSH via putty but have some networking problems, although it used to work sometimes. The Pi is running Raspbian and is connected to my router ...
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Specify port number with hostname

I think its not possible but Is there a way to specify a port for IP addresses listed in the etc/hosts file. If not, how to solve this: working url: http://raspberrypi.local:1234/mypage but if I ...
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Network drops after 10 minutes of moderate activity

Model: B (512 MB RAM) Distribution: XBian 1.0 RC2 Connection: Ethernet My Raspberry Pi functions mainly as a server for my files, hosing various services such as FTP, rsync, samba, etc. I have ...
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Cannot ping localhost

While setting up an ntp client/server, I found a weird error where the client cannot check it's own time. I have traced this back to the fact that all of these commands time out: ping localhost ping ...
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Pi Performance: tcpdump vs wireshark

Questions: Which tool you would use to network capture a network bridge and why? focused on performance? heat built-up? focused on configuration options? Is it possible to capture special ports like ...