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How to share desktop's connection with Raspberry Pi?

Actually I have a single ethernet port on my router for connection. So that I can only get my desktop working with my router. Now I wanted to connect Raspberry PI to the internet through router. This ...
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How to make the Pi an acces point

I'm trying to make my Pi into a wired (for my T.V) access point. I have followed this tutorial, the final hostapd.conf file launches just fine. However, when I connect the Ethernet cable to my T.V, it ...
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Control robot over WiFi

I am working on a small robot that is driven using a joystick. As of now the joystick is connected to the Pi via USB and is driving the servos as intended. What I would like to do is get rid of the ...
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Raspbmc loses connection to windows shared folder after inactivity

I have a Raspberry Pi with Raspbmc installed onto it (I have recently updated to the latest nightly build), and, after a bit of playing around, I have managed to get it to connect to a shared folder ...
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Q: Realtek 8192cu as Access Point on raspbian… strikes back [closed]

Some time ago i was here asking for help regarding how to set up a RPi with a realtek rtl8188CUS based dongle (TRENDNET TEW-648UBM) as access point As reported in the link above, everything was ...
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Raspberry Pi as decoder between Server and HD TV

I am working on a project and am wondering if an RPI is capable of a DLNA connection, and if so, could it be used to decode ethernet signals, and them turn them into HDMI output, or possibly push the ...
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LED laden show helmet [closed]

Let me start off by saying: I know very little about the interfaces that are going to be used here but I'm a steadfast study and have a programming engineering buddy that not only convinced me to post ...
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Apache fails on startup

New Pi user here - I popped it out of the box and immediately went to work trying to turn it into a web server. I managed to install Apache, PHP5 and MySQL5 no problem. I can SSH in without issue. ...
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One-way file-transfer from PC to Raspberry Pi

I am looking for a way to send files from a computer to a rpi without the rpi being able to send anything to the pc and therefore possibly get access the computer's network. The rpi will be used as a ...
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3G Dongle / USB Device Appears and Disappears

I have a 3G dongle plugged into my Pi. Running lsusb only occasionally shows the device occasionally in the list. When I tail /var/log/messages I see the following: Feb 7 17:09:07 raspberrypi kernel:...
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SSH Not working for additional users

I can connect to SSH just fine using the generated keys for my main user (pi) but whenever I try to connect using a different user name I've created it returns "No supported authentication methods ...
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Changing NIC or Vendor

I'm currently using the Raspberry Pi for a solution, but I want to hide the fact that it is a RPI doing the work. However, when using Fing or any other network scanner, it recognises the vendor as "...
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Determining if network time has been set [duplicate]

I want to add a h/w rtc to my RPi. If network time is available, I want to determine this, and use it to set the system time and also update my own rtc. How can I find if network time is ( or becomes )...
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Network monitor by Process

Is there anything that allows me to monitor network usage by process for longer time (1 day +-). I know nethogs but it only shows current process and I need longer period to be monitored and probably ...
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Effect on ping response when using Raspberry Pi as firewall (lag, jitter)

I've been looking for some good information about using the Raspberry Pi as a simple home firewall / router / DHCP server, to separate my home network from the supplied ISP router. I've seen this ...
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Internet access via 1 of 2 Network interfaces

I have a plugged in via ethernet to a router upstairs. This router has no internet access. I SSH and VNC to this pi from my laptop with no issue. I connect the same pi to a wireless network via the ...
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is 1.3mB/s as good as it gets for transferring files to a NTFS drive attached to the Pi via a samba share

I have just set up my pi with a couple of different distros (first the squeeze that came installed on it, then the wheezy (but that wouldn't initialise the USB drive ie light never came on and pi ...
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Why does after adding .torrent file in deluge, it errors?

here's a screenshot. i figured after changing the target directory to /media/exthdd from /home/pi which is the default. i cannot understand why it wont accept my hdd, it just errors, the default ...
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Communication with XBee devices

I am going to build a sensor network composed by some Arduino Fio that will collect some data and send it to a RaspberryPi. After a little research it seems that XBee would be a good choice for the ...
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Recieve SMS messages from a Huawei dongle

I have settled up my internet connection as described at it's a clean machine blog . I've settled everything up. However, my ISP informs me by an SMS that I'm getting close to the monthly FUP, and I ...
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Why do I have to refresh the network interface to get shared ethernet working?

I am sharing ethernet from my Mac running OSX 10.8 to the Rasp. Upon boot, there is no network connectivity and no IP address assigned, even though my Mac claims it's assigned a host IP of 192.168.2.1 ...
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Ethernet connection lost after starting X server

Prior to starting an X server running OpenBox, I am able to ping networks successfully. I have tested this by successfully pinging 8.8.8.8 (Google's DNS server). Soon after launching any graphical ...
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Unable to get incoming connections on wifi. Outward is ok, cable in/out is ok [closed]

I have a wifi dongle that works perfectly in other computers, and i can use it with the raspberry just fine except that it seems like it doesn't accept any incoming connections. I can download stuff, ...
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named network unreachable on boot

Another problem I found out in Arch Linux is if you're rebooting the Raspberry Pi with reboot and having named in the systemctl startup it will throw a long list of errors resulting in not working ...
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Keeping System Time Without Network

Is there a way to sync the clock with the internet (as easily done) upon one startup, then shutdown, move the computer to another place WITHOUT an internet connection, and get a reasonable time? I'm ...
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Static local IP/gateway config on startup issues

I'm using a BT Homehub 3 and trying to set up my PI using raspbian with a static local IP. Before any changes, using dhcp, the output of $ netstat -nr is Kernel IP routing table Destination ...
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Network performace with RTL8192SU

I have a Model B (256MB) using a D-Link DWA-131 USB wireless-N adapater (Realtek RTL8192SU) via an external powered hub, running Raspbmc 12 (latest build, installed only a few days ago). pi@raspbmc:~$...
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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 to allocate GPU processing power to accelerate internet speed?

From my question about the Pi's slow internet I learned that the main bottleneck is the dismal CPU speed. Is it possible for me to use the GPU to handle the information instead (or perhaps in addition ...
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airlink wifi dongle not associating [closed]

I'm having issues getting my wifi dongle to associate to a network. I did the usual apt-get update and apt-get upgrade with the Raspberry Pi ethernet plugged in for a full update. My understanding is ...
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How to use a Wifi Dongle on Raspbian to transform the Pi into an access point?

Question How would I use a Trendnet TEW-648UBM wifi usb dongle in master mode to transform the Pi into an access point? (I am using Raspbian) Background The dongle seems to work out of the box; it ...
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How to make Raspbian “Wheezy” boot to command line

When I first set up my raspberry pi, I changed the settings to make it boot to the GUI automatically. Is there anyway for me to undo this, and make it boot to the command line?
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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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Difficulties accessing my Raspberry Pi Nginx web server

I just got my Raspberry Pi a few days ago and decided it would be fun to try to make a mini-web server out of it. I started by updating the machine using "apt-get update && apt-get upgrade" ...
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How do I install my NETGEAR N600 Dual Band USB Adapter WNDA3100

On the plastic around the USB wireless device it says that I should install the driver first. So can I just plug it in and see what happens or should I install the driver first? Second, where can I ...
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How do I route between subnets on a single ethernet interface?

I would like to set up a Raspberry PI as a router between two subnets on the same network using the standard built in ethernet interface. The aim is to be able to use this to monitor network usage (...
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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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Raspbmc filtering connections from outside LAN

I'm having a problem connecting to Raspbmc through my NAT firewall... My setup is like this : raspbmc <--LAN--> (eth1) router (eth0) <--WAN--> work 192.168.1.3 192.168.1.2 ...
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Default network connection

My pi is connected to two different networks, one by ethernet and one by a wifi dongle. The ethernet network is not connected to the internet but the wireless one is. The pi automatically uses ...
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Raspberry Pi as Office Jukebox?

I'd like to set up an office jukebox using a Pi. I've found some decent instructions for a simple implementation, which look good as far as all the audio stuff goes. My problem is that this requires ...
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Increase network throughput between two NICs [closed]

I'm trying to use the Pi to grab a unicast UDP stream (video) on one NIC, and send it out as a uni- or multicast on a different NIC. I have two working NICs and by using socat I can get data to flow ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...