Questions tagged [networking]

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

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Unable to get static IP address to work with wlan0 (WiFi)

This is driving me crazy. I can't seem to get a static IP address configured on my WiFi interface (wlan0). I know that my wpa_supplicant.conf is correct because this same exact file works perfectly ...
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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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How can I use usbip-host?

I am trying to turn the Raspberry Pi into a USB controller. My kernel is: 3.6.11+ #452 PREEMPT Fri May 17 14:25:40 BST 2013 armv6l G I tried the steps described in the question How do I make my ...
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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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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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How to restore the original iptables configuration?

I use RaspBMC as OS which stores its "persistent" iptables configuration in /etc/network/if-up.d/secure-rmc and I presume it's applied when the eth link goes up (e.g. after boot). If I futz with the ...
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Unable to connect to Raspberry Pi over the network

I just bought a Model B and I downloaded an image of Raspbian from the downloads page and wrote it over to my SD card using the dd command. I edited my cmdline.txt file to have the following line: ...
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Controlling PI's GPIO over Wifi (WebIOPi alternatives)

I'm looking for alternatives to WebIOPi. I need to be able to control PI's GPIO through a UI displayed in the browser (with a Customizable UI ofcourse) Any suggestions? TIA.
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I reset network settings without a network connection?

I have disabled DHCP on my Raspberry Pi and manually set up the eth network. The problem is that the network is no longer available and I want to re-enable DHCP. How can I reset the network ...
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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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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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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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Troubleshooting TP-link WN725N wifi dongle problem

I have a 512MB rev B Pi that seems to be working just as it should. But my TP-link WN725N v2 just doesn't seem to work with it. I run the latest version of Raspbian Wheezy and according to several ...
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Raspbmc: How can I open the terminal?

I already searched how it's possible to open the terminal on Raspbmc, however none of the two methods I know seems to work. I've read that I can open the terminal by pressing Ctr+Alt+F2 but nothing ...
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Get a static network IP on Raspbian

I have set up my Raspberry Pi and from now on I want to access it only via SSH, so I want to ensure, that it doesn't change it's network IP on every reconnect. This is the automatically generated /etc/...
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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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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 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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Wifi Dongle - Cannot ping beyond intranet, works with Ethernet!

I've successfully been able to establish connection between my Realtek RTL8188CUS Wifi Dongle connected to Pi's USB port with my wifi router. (Got IP, able to SSH via wifi). When I connect Ethernet ...
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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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Connecting to network through Ralink Wi-Pi adapter

So I've got the latest OS of Rasbian, and just received a Wi-Pi adapter by Ralink. I'm trying to get the pi to connect my network, but once I plug my adapter in I can't get past the start up. When I ...
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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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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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How do I configure a USB WiFi Dongle from the command line?

I have a Pi, and with a fresh install, I can configure wifi connectivity using a helpful tool in X windows nicely. However, what are the command line tools for configuring WiFi? What configuration ...
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Raspberry Pi disconnects from network

I have installed Raspbian and have attached 2TB External Hard Disk via USB with ext4 partition. I am trying to use it as a NAS device. Also I am accessing Pi over SSH from LAN and also from Internet. ...
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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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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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WiFi connection gets dropped quite often with Edimax EW-7711UTn

I am using a Model B 256MB Pi with an Edimax EW-7711UTn USB WiFi adaptor. After some hours, the WiFi connection begins to drop and be restarted. Until it stops working completely. This is what I see ...
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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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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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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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Hidden Wi-Fi won't connect

I'm not getting an IP address and the wpa_gui won't ever connect. I have a belkin N300 which the wiki says it runs without a self-powered hub. I have it connected directly to the pi. I've setup the ...
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Falls off network (“Destination host unreachable”)

I am running my Pi headlessly, connecting via SSH over the network. I am having a problem that I can consistently reproduce. I will leave a Python script running on my Pi and come back a few hours ...
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Having problems with RPi and DHCP

I have my RPi running connected to a Windows 7 machine with a crossover cable - that W7 machine itself is connected to the internet (DSL) via WiFi. Originally I simply configured Internet Connection ...
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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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XBian increase buffert

I've got a Raspberry Pi with Wi-Pi and XBian installed. All works great until I try to look at high def 720p over wireless network. Is there a way to tweak the original settings to increase the ...
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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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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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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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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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Use Raspberry Pi as NAS and Media Center (OpenELEC, RaspBMC,..)

I want to use my raspberry pi as a NAS and media center. I have a Samsung smart TV and today I start my computer and watch films over DLNA. I want to attach the Raspberry Pi with a USB HDD to the ...
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How can I share data between a network of Arduino and Raspberry Pi temperature monitoring stations?

I am planning on doing an internet connected temperature monitor (among other data) at multiple locations. At two of the locations I want to use a Raspberry Pi to display the information. The ...