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

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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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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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Broadcom 43455 WiFi adapter problems

Raspberry Pi3 B+ running Raspbian Stretch 2018-03-13 Broadcom 43455 WiFi adapter connects to network but won't pass any traffic. If I connect an Asus dongle, that works perfectly once I turn off ...
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wlan0 doesn't get an IP Address

OS: Raspberry Buster Lite Board: Raspberry Pi 4 I have been playing with dhcpcd.conf for the last few days. I am trying to change the network settings from within a C++ program. The program reads ...
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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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Is it possible to use my raspberry pi as a network hub?

I want to create a network hub with the help of raspberry pi for connecting 2 standalone devices with the hub and then provide internet to the hub so that both the devices can access the internet ...
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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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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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can not connect to network anymore

I used to connect to any wifi network (AUTwifi)when I installed a fresh Buster rasberain on raspberry pi 3, however, after a couple of updates I can not connect to any network that I have connected ...
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Pi to make its own wlan AP if not connected to Home Router

I want to have the Pi create its own Access Point for other devices to connect to, but only when the Pi is out of range from a decent connection to a 'base / home' router? I want to be able to have ...
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Which executable handles network connections by default in Raspbian (Buster)?

I'm guessing that the lxpanel applet called Wired & Wireless Networking is just a front-end for this executable. But what is the executable? Why I want to know: because this executable keeps ...
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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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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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Windows 7 drops connection to shared folder on Raspberry Pi

Start Edit I'm connecting the Pi directly to my PC with an ethernet cable. End Edit I'm trying to share a folder that's on a Raspberry Pi (running Jessie Lite) with my laptop (running Windows 7) so ...
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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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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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Difference between using wpa_supplicant and /etc/network/interfaces

I've used the wpa_supplicant and changed the interface to use this and I can get the pi to connect to the network. network { ssid="YOUR_NETWORK_NAME" psk="YOUR_NETWORK_PASSWORD" } I can also ...
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Pi as DHCP server, but getting “unknown interface eth0” with dnsmasq

I am trying to set up a Raspberian Stretch install to act as DHCP server on the ethernet port (eth0), to share the network coming from wlan0, but when I restart dnsmasq it fails and in the logs I see: ...
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Socketcan interface stops responding when there's no WiFi

Starting the can0 interface using command: ip link set can0 type can bitrate 250000 restart-ms 100 in /etc/rc.local This works perfectly whenever the pi zero connects to a recognized WiFi network. ...
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Why TP-LINK TL-WN725 (rtl8188eu) is not working in Raspbian Buster?

Can anyone tell me why rtl8188eu is not "just working" in vanilla Raspbian Buster? I was using Raspbian Stretch until now, and all I had to do to configure wifi with my network card after flashing ...
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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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I can't connect to wifi although I can see the networks

I'm new to Raspberry Pi and I have to make a script based on WiFi connection, but sadly I can't use it. I have a Raspberry Pi3 Model B+ with the NOOBS sd (the one given with the Premium Kit). I ...
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Using RPI3 as a wifi gateway to connect eth cable only devices to home wifi network

Not exactly sure what type of configuration this is called (wifi ap, wifi gateway, wifi bridge?) Basically, I want to use RPi3's wlan0 which is connected to home wifi network (10.0.0.x) to connect a ...
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Wifi disconnects when a new network adapter is activated

I have installed debian on a raspberry pi using berryboot. Berryboot is setup to copy wpa_supplicant config to main OS and enable wpa_supplicant on boot when the OS is first installed to my knowledge. ...
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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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Force eth0.0 route to eth0?

If I have PiA and PiB, its fairly simple to make PiA a gateway for PiB by setting the 'static routers=PiA' on PiB in /etc/dhcpcd.conf But what if I want/need to set up two IP addresses on a Pi and ...
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Raspberri Pi unreachable

I am totally new to the forum, linux and Rasperry Pi, which is not the best baseline, I know. I bought some Raspberry's (4B) and made two bootable SD cards. I don't like the interface of Raspbian, so ...
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Pi-hole vs dd-wrt script

I own a TP Link 1043nd router with dd-wrt on it. I am able to block ads in my whole network using a firewall script. I am considering to build a pi-hole ad blocker. Is it a good idea to shift to pi ...
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Podcast Server for Raspberry Pi

I'm searching for an application that can subscribe to podcasts for new episodes and provide them in my home network as local podcasts, so that I can 'subscribe' to the podcast server on the Pi 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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daisy chain ethernet connection with other pi's

Is it possible to daisy chain the ethernet connection between pi's Internet/ethernet in to pi #1 then share this internet connection with pi #2 via usb to ethernet adapter? or otherwise?
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Hotel WiFi to Ethernet Bridge

I am going to be staying in a hotel in the future, and I need to be able to use Ethernet devices there. The hotel provides free WiFi, however it has no way of providing Ethernet. I have the idea of ...
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Raspberry Pi suddenly filtering all ports

I have a Pi that I'm using as a headless music server, running Raspbian, accessed using both MPD and Subsonic. It's been working perfectly for the last month, no issues, but as of this past week I've ...
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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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Why does my pi using Cups print test pages fine, but nothing else?

I installed cups onto my pi fairly smoothly, printed the test page on cups, all good. Locate the printer (HP deskjet 960c) which is located inside the RASPBERRYPI network folder, all connects fine, ...
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cant connect to server after configuring static IP

I'm able to connect to the local server when static IP is not set, however, as soon as I set a static IP on eth0 then I'm no longer able to reach the server by name. When I was configuring my static ...
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Unable to connect to wifi--does nothing

I just purchased a pi 2 through the CanaKit, and I'm having some issues getting the wifi dongle to work. It scans for networks and finds mine, but when I put in the passcode and click "OK," ...
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Why the Raspberry PI loses the ethernet connection?

Please help me out with debugging, why my RPI (Raspbian) loses internet connection. The scenario is this: 1. I start the PI, the ethernet is working. 2. I start one php script, that posts something ...
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Use rPi as a remote access a network drive when outside of network

In my workplace, we have a network drive/server/NAS kind of thing, and on it is stored the installation media for numerous programs. I can access this when I am connected to the network directly, ...
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Cannot ping Raspberry Pi 3 b+

My Raspberry Pi 3 b+ will not allow me to ping it even though I've ping'd and ssh'd into it plenty of times before now. I can ping my main computer from the pi but not the other direction. ping ...
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Internet Speed in Pi Zero W

Internet speed on raspberry pi zero W is too slow. I've measured the speed in same way on my computer with same IP but the result is incredibly different. Test on raspberry, pi@raspberrypi:~ $ ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Access Point

I have followed the following tutorial to set up an wifi access point: https://frillip.com/using-your-raspberry-pi-3-as-a-wifi-access-point-with-hostapd/ https://gary-dalton.github.io/RaspberryPi-...
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Ethernet to connect directly to device with static IP and no DHCP, Wi-Fi to connect to WLAN normally

I have a Pi3B+ (running Buster) that connects to my WLAN nicely via normal wpa_supplicant.conf means. ~ $ ip -4 addr show | grep global inet 169.254.60.134/16 brd 169.254.255.255 scope global ...
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Toggleable Access Point

I'm following https://frillip.com/using-your-raspberry-pi-3-as-a-wifi-access-point-with-hostapd/ and Turning raspberry pi into a access point? to turn my Pi into an Access Point. However, I also need ...
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Cannot get WiFi to work on otherwise fine RPi 3 B+ running Stretch

I just installed stretch on my RPi 3 B+ running Raspbian Stretch. During installation it asked for my WiFi network info. However, it wouldn't accept it. I have it now working with a wired internet ...
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Connect Raspberry PI to internet with wifi smartphone tethering while also accesing Rpi's webserver from the same phone

The title is self explanatory. I wan't a standalone system in a raspberry pi that only access to the internet when you configure it from a smartphone, (accessing to rpi's local web server). I already ...
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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 2: Using WiFi on BerryBoot

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 2. I can not use WiFi while running Berryboot. I'm having issues in my Network Settings where I can only use Ethernet.