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Name resolution of Pi on local network

I have no idea where to begin or where to look for this, so I'm hoping to get pointed in the right direction. I've built a Raspberry Pi 4 that has a web server on it. It spins up a WiFi network using ...
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Connect only to 5GHZ network

How configure the Raspberry 3 B+ to connect only to the 5GHZ network and not to the 2.4GHZ network? Its revision 1.3 The output from sudo iwlist wlan0 scan | grep Frequency Frequency:2.437 GHz (...
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Docker daemon does not start: "Error creating default "bridge" network: failed to check bridge interface existence: no buffer space available"

I use docker for years on my raspi 3b rev 1.2 (with RaspiOS bullseye 11.5). Recently, I don't know why, the daemon dockerd failed to start. The systemd unit remains in failed status. I can reproduce ...
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How to make systemd wait for my network to come online?

I've created the following systemd unit: [Unit] Description=MagicMirrorConfig After=network-online.target Wants=network-online.target [Service] ExecStart=sh /home/pi/magicmirror-config/launcher.sh ...
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`hostapd` running but unable to join network

I'm building out a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Rev 1.5 with 8 GB running on Raspbian 11, into an all-in-one roller derby scoreboard and I've hit a snag with the WiFi access point component. The SSID isn't ...
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No response from urllib3 package as of December 2022

for months I have used my Raspberry Pi (Raspbian version 10 [Buster]) to query different APIs using different python packages (such as tgtg or spotipy. Everything worked perfectly until the start of ...
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Webhook relay bidirectional

is there a webhooks relay server deployable on the raspberry? I don't want to use the SaaS available but run my own server.
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How can I set a fixed IP on Raspberry Pi running Debian bullseye?

I am struggling getting my rPi to get a fixed IP. I have this /etc/dhcpcd.conf, but that doesn't seem to do anything: # A sample configuration for dhcpcd. # See dhcpcd.conf(5) for details. # Allow ...
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Raspberry PI 3B+ losing connnection

I have a problem with my raspberry. I can connect to it using putty(ssh) or VNC Viewer, but after few minutes the connection drops. I still see it listed when i go to "connected devices" on ...
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Pi Zero 2 W Ad Hoc Range

I would like to know Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W's transmission range for ad-hoc transmission. Currently, I'm planning a communication network between Pis. I am talking about multi-hop communication. I can'...
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Raspberry Pi 3/Raspbian 11 : Network Manager not working properly

My Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian 11 has been acting up for several weeks now: I managed to set up the wireless LAN at boot, but now, whenever I boot it, there's a 90% chance that the desktop top bar ...
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Connect to open WiFi manually without the use of dhcpcd or NetworkManager

How can I connect my RPi to my open WiFi ("FreeHotspot") without the use of dhcpcd or NetworkManager? I tried using python library wifi but without any success.
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Raspberry Pi CM4 with buildroot not loading Wi-Fi wlan0 interface

I am running a custom buildroot + uboot software with a 5.15.78-v8 linux kernel for a Raspberry Pi CM4 and am finding that the Wi-Fi driver by default isn't being loaded. In dmesg, I am seeing these ...
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IPv4 link-local address with NetworkManager

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 that is running Buster/32bit (upgrading the OS is currently not an option). The Raspberry Pi runs in headless mode, with ssh and vnc enabled. In order to find the machine in ...
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No network access to or from docker containers on Raspberry Pi 3B+ running Raspbian Bullseye [closed]

I installed Docker on a Raspberry Pi 3B+ running Raspbian Bullseye using the script at get.docker.com but when I try to connect from the LAN to any containers (e.g.:portainer, linuxserver/transmission,...
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Peer-to-peer networking with ethernet

I had an idea for transferring data between Pi's. It involves directly connecting two Pi's to each other only using a single cat5 ethernet cable, and transferring data in a peer to peer manner. I have ...
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Share Internet connection from raspberry pi 0 w to computer via USB cable

The Raspberry Pi Zero W is connected to the internet with wlan0 and it needs to share that internet with the computer via USB. The Raspberry Pi Zero W also needs internet access. I have gadget mode ...
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Web server requests very slow from Android devices on local network

I have multiple pi's on my home network, all running web servers for various things, some hard-wired, some over wifi. Now these all work lighting fast from my desktop PC or laptop (both wifi and ...
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Set up Wireguard AP and SMB Server on the same Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi that I'm using as a SMB server for a few months now. I'm using raspbian without graphical interface on it. I wanted it to be able to have a Wi-Fi Access Point that sends traffic ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 VLAN interface DHCP client issue

I have followed the guideline to setup VLAN interface on eth0 but failed to auto get IP address from my upstream dhcp server. I have checked tcpdump and don't see any dhcp traffic on VLAN interfaces. ...
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Configure the Pi 4 as an access point with a 40 MHz channel (135 Mbps) on Ubuntu

When setting up a 5 GHz access point in Raspberry Pi OS on a Pi 4, using the proper hostapd configuration, I can successfully connect a 802.11n client with a solid speed of 135 Mbps. When creating a 5 ...
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Local Network Multiple Pi Configurations

I am attempting to put together a small Pi cluster which will sit behind another Pi. (See image) RESTRAINTS: I do not have control over the Gateway, and the Main Pi static IP cannot be changed. Pi-A ...
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Stream video from one Pi to a web server on a different Pi, then process video (for motion detection)

I would like to stream video from one of my Pi's (192.168.1.3) to a web server that is hosted on a different Pi (192.168.1.4). It's supposed to kind of replicate a cloud video surveillance system. At ...
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temporary failure in name resolution after replug the cable

I connect my laptop to Pi through direct cable, so that I can share wifi connection with Pi .Like this: I went to Control Panel-->Network and Internet-->Network connections, right click on Wifi ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W Rev 1.1 Not Connecting to Hotspot

I have to set up a local wireless network with no connection to the internet. I am using a number of Raspberry Pi Zero Ws and a Jetson AGX to act as a central node in a star topology. I have been able ...
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How can I go back from static IP to dynamic IP?

In the past, I set a static IP to my Raspberry Pi 3. Now, I want to use it to other purpose and the subnet has changed. I don't remember how I set it to static. I have looked some questions but no one ...
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Setting up Raspberry Pi as 4G to LAN subnet router

I am trying to set up a Raspberry Pi 3b+ running Pi OS Lite with a Waveshare 4G hat (7600X) as a remote connection to a LAN network within a control panel. This is so in case the IIOT router (Ewon ...
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Hostapd on Pi Connection failed

I am using a PI 3B+ and the Rasbian light Version on it. I build the hostapd on my PI with wget, so that i can make modifications on it. After building and starting (build and make) the hostapd, ...
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How do I connect my raspberry pi to its own network?

I use hostapd to create a wireless AP and I use dnsmasq to hand out ip addresses. In order for dnsmasq to work I have turned off the my dhcp client deamon dhcpcd. I do not want my network to be ...
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rpi3 wireless to ethernet bridge

https://pimylifeup.com/raspberry-pi-wifi-bridge/ I used the linked guide above to attempt to create a WiFi bridge to supply internet connectivity to a non-WiFi device. The distance is too great to run ...
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What should I do to insulate other computers on the network from my Raspberry Pi?

I am going to host a small server for small text-based webservice on a RPI as I dont have funds for a remote server. Someone might pehaps try to hack it someday, and as I am only a hobbyist, I assume ...
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PPP connection via null modem cable

I am trying to establish a ppp communication link via null modem cable between two raspberry pis. Both have ubuntu server 22.04.1 LTS running. When I run the pppd command, the link is established, ...
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Pi4: Using two USB to ethernet adapters to connect to remote machines

I am trying to expand my Pi4's ethernet ports by using USB to Ethernet adapters to periodically connect and transfer files to two remote machines. I've been able to get a single connection working. ...
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How to share internet from Win10 laptop with PiZero (no WiFi) headlessly using USB cable?

I am trying to share internet using USB cable to Raspberry Pi Zero (without WiFi module). I have used the latest documentation and advices but no matter what approach I attempt, PiZero cannot ping any ...
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How to open PI for network traffic on a schedule [closed]

In an attempt to reduce risk to an IOT device I'd like it to enable wifi on a schedule, say only between 00:00 and 00:03 every day. Only just enough to upload a log file to my server, and then disable ...
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How to open the Port from only one service

I've a raspberry pi 4 where I have some services running. One of the services (for example, localhost:5050) displays some data, and I want to have access to that outside of my local network. For ...
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Raspberry PI not accessible from another device

I hosting a VS code server on my PI. I can go to 127.0.0.1:8080 on my PI and the website loads fine. When I try to go to http://raspberrypi:8080 I cannot connect. Here are some things I've tried: ...
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WiFi splash page that can be enabled or disabled by another script

I’ve seen a few posts and tutorials showing how a captive portal could be setup to authenticate users and also be shown to new users, however, I’m looking for a way to make a captive portal appear ...
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RP4 Output to a Host RTMP NGNIX server

I'm having real trouble finding direction on this. I'm new to RP4, but I am a quick learner. I want to use my Raspberry Pi 4 4gb as a streaming encoder for IRL streams (twitch/youTube) My hardware ...
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DHCP-Hooks not running on start up

I have a small usb-over-ethernet network of RPiZs connected to a single RPi4. I am accessing the zeros through an ethernet connection on the RPi4, so they need to send packets going to my laptop ...
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Best way to connect to Pi Zero W directly - Possibly while the Pi is connected to local wifi

Part 1: Connecting to the Pi Directly What I want is for an end user to see the pi as its own wifi hot spot and connect to that (either getting served a landing page if they open a web browser, or ...
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SSH into Pi Zero W over its WiFI when no local network is present? [duplicate]

I'm running Raspberry Pi OS Lite on a Pi Zero W. Currently I can SSH into it through my WiFi internet. But what if I'm out in the field with no internet? How can I configure the Pi to become a WiFi ...
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Cant install hostapd

So I removed hostapd with sudo remove hostapd but the folder /etc/hostapd still exist but even when I use sudo apt install hostapd it won’t bring back /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf or the other ...
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WEP Hotspot help [duplicate]

I’d like to play some of my DS games online with WiiMiFi but I need to get a wep hotspot and I’d like to know what I need to set up to get one going I have a Raspberry Pi 3
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Can't access RPi from some computers via hostname

I have a headless Raspberry Pi set up in a WiFi network and need to connect to it using its hostname. On some computers in the same network this works just as intended with the command ssh pi@...
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When internet connection is lost RPi doesn't switch to another network with it

RPi 3B+ PRETTY_NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye)" At /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf I have some network definitions like: network={ ssid="SID 1" psk=&...
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unable to connect to internet

I am using pi as my main system. for sometime, i had to start dhclient manully to connect to the internet, to fix this, when i searched on internet, i came to know that i have both dhcpcd and dhclient ...
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Can I use Rasberry Pi's network by Bluetooth tethering

I saw that it provides the Internet of PC/SMART PHONE to Raspberry through Bluetooth tethering. Could it be the other way around? I want to connect the network connected to the Raspberry Pi via LAN to ...
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Raspberry Pi not recognised when connecting power cable to wall sock but is when connected to laptop

Pi setup is as follows: version 4B 64 bit OS ethernet cable from router to Pi power cable from Pi to laptop USB port SD card 16 GB Router recognizes, lists Pi in devices, can SSH to it If I move the ...
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Raspberry Pi Samba Share Suddenly Unreachable on MacOS

System: macOS Monterey (12.4) 2021 Macbook Pro w/ M1 Pro I have been using my Raspberry Pi as a Network Access Share (NAS) with Samba for around a year now without any issues. Today, however, I ...
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