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ifup and ifdown do not work on raspbian stretch lite 2017-09-07-raspbian-stretch-lite.img

I just installed a clean image of the latest Raspbian Stretch Lite. Specifically - 2017-09-07-raspbian-stretch-lite.img ifconfig shows that my wifi interface wlan0 is detected and up. eth0: flags=...
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How to change a wlan0 mac address?

I bought the Miniature WiFi Module from ADAFruit (http://www.adafruit.com/products/814) and was wondering if it is possible to change the MAC address associated with it. I have tried using the ...
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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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Is it possible to run a DHCP server?

Our home router is terrible at remembering configured static IPs, I'd like to use my RasPi instead. Is there anything particular I need to consider when setting it up?
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DNS resolution failure

Trying to connect my new Raspi to the internet for the first time via a cross-over to a bridged connection with my laptop's wi-fi. The Raspi browser works for internal network webservers but won't ...
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Raspberry Pi connected to internet but can't SSH or Ping

I have a Raspberry Pi Model 2 running the newest version of Raspbian Jessie. My Pi is connected to the internet using an Edimax Wireless adapter, and I can download and browse the internet just fine. ...
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Detect if iphone/Android nearby?

I'm working remotely and it would be handy to know when someone has gone out for a meeting / lunch in my office. I thought I might be able to passively detect what phones near the raspberry pi (and ...
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How to change the Raspberry Pi's hostname (in Raspbmc)?

Currently my dhcp-log displays my Raspberry Pi with the name xbmc-e0cb. Can I change this to a more sensible name?
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Ad Hoc setup in RPi 3

How to configure RPi 3 ad-hoc mode? I can't configure my RPi 3, i have seen tutorials but everything is about RPi 2 and the wireless usb but the RPi 3 has that module integrated, so i can't continue ...
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How to debug no Internet connection?

I am using a Raspberry Pi that is connected to the router directly with an ethernet cable but the device will not connect to the internet. All the network lights light up but I cannot access the ...
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Why is wpa_cli producing error “Could not connect to wpa_supplicant: wlan0 - re-trying”?

I am running 4.9.13-4-ARCH #1 SMP Sat Mar 11 14:16:01 MST 2017 armv7l GNU/Linux and I am using systemd-networkd for the network in conjunction with wpa_supplicant, obviously. Running wpa_cli -i wlan0: ...
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I get WiFi timouts with the rt2800usb driver

I use the rt2800usb driver (with a RT5370 USB dongle) and configurated my Raspberry Pi as a WiFi hotspot with hostapd. The problem is, that I get periodically timeouts (see example). This wouldn't be ...
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How to install Deluge Client and Web UI

how do i install deluge client w/ web ui in Rpi (not the headless server type since it's all i can see when i google) my os is the raspbian wheezy, still a noob here :)
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Connecting to a Raspberry Pi TightVNC server isn't working with Screenshare on Mac OS X?

I have a tightvnc server set up on my raspberry pi on port 1 but when I try to connect to it from my mac using the built in screen sharing client i get an error: Connection Failed to:192.168.1.127:1 ...
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SSH - connection timeout when connecting

My RPi is running Raspbian. I am trying to get SSH set up. I followed these steps to get a static IP on my Pi: Since my PC was connected to the LAN via WiFi, I used ipconfig to get the IP address, ...
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The File “etc/network/interfaces” is basically empty

I've been trying to setup the Pi as a WiFi AP, so that I can use it in Hotels to allow multiple devices to use the same WiFi connection. On the net there are multiple tutorials on how to do this. Such ...
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How to make a change to the routing table persist?

I am running raspbian and I can access anything on my lan through ethO but cannot ping an internet address. route -n says the following: Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway ...
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Set multiple static ip in dhcpcd.conf - Raspbian 8 (jessie)

Trying to set two static ip in dhcpcd.conf, but second ip is not active. dhcpcd.conf interface eth0 static ip_address=192.168.3.99/24 static routers=192.168.3.61 static ...
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How to debug avahi-daemon? Hostname not coming through

I installed Avahi with libnss-mdns to be able to access my pi by hostname. Relevant info: $ cat /etc/hostname raspberrypi $ ps ax | grep avahi 2103 ? S 0:00 avahi-daemon: running [...
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Multiple Wifi Networks: Connect to Strongest Signal

Following the instructions here, I was able to setup my pi to connect to two different wifis. The two wifis are in the same place and I would like the pi to connect to the one with the strongest ...
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Wifi drops on raspberry PI

I have 3 raspberryPIs and all them are dropping wifi connection after sometime. Wifi chipset is Ralink RT5370 Tried power supply with 1000A and 1500A Power management is turned off. ifconfig gives ...
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isc-dhcp-server install and run problem

Im trying to set up my pi as an access point with the instructions from Adafruit. However, for some reason, sudo apt-get install isc-dhcp-server always fails. I have looked at this link, but there is ...
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How do I change the hostname without rebooting?

Is it possible to change the hostname of my Raspberry Pi permanently, but also have the change take effect without rebooting?
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How do I set up wireless connections to Raspbian Stretch?

Some tutorials I found are outdated, but the following answer contains a collection of notes I have used to set up home, school(enterprise), & Ad-Hoc wireless connections on my Raspberry Pi 3.
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Non web-based Twitter Client?

Can anybody point me to a twitter client for the Raspberry Pi? I'd like to use this for an event that I will be doing IT for. The idea is to have an unattended Rpi hooked up to a projector which will ...
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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 to update multiple Pis at once?

Is there a way to update multiple Raspberry Pi machines at the same time? Would it be possible to update them from a single copy of the image on the central Ubuntu PC server so that the download takes ...
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How do I stop two wireless dongles switching between wlan0 and wlan1?

I have two wireless dongles attached to my Pi B+: wlan0/RALINK is for network connectivity wlan1/TPLINK is for monitor mode traffic analysis The problem is, they change unpredictably (even without ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 without screen, but with smartphone

I want to make a cool Raspberry Pi thing that will be put in people's cars. What it does is not important, but somehow people must be able to interact with it. The ideal solution would be that users ...
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How do I make my Raspberry Pi act as a wireless USB controller?

I am trying to control my Canon 550D with the EOS Utility (on my Mac). In theory, this is what I am looking for: The RPi plugs into the 550D and is connected to a LAN. My Mac is on the same LAN, and ...
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How to open a port?

I need to open the 25 TCP port on my Raspberry Pi 3, I watched videos on the internet (iptables) nothing works, if you have a solution, using iptables or another method, that would be great. If you ...
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Netbooting multiple “workers” RPi from a “master” RPi

My question is, I believe, a little bit complex, and I think it would be better to fully describe what I have and what I want to achieve, with what I am able to do. What I have I have a group of ...
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5 Ghz Wifi on Raspberry Pi

I have already configured by Raspberry Pi to be a wireless access point using the tutorial here: http://www.daveconroy.com/turn-your-raspberry-pi-into-a-wifi-hotspot-with-edimax-nano-usb-ew-7811un-...
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Losing access to Raspberry Pi after bridge br0 comes up

I'm running a Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian Jessie. I have been trying to set up a bridged network using: brctl addbr br0 brctl addif eth0 eth1 It works. Traffic is bridged in both directions ...
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Wifi works, ssh can connect, but cannot connect out to the internet, cannot ping internal machines

I have a strange configuration problem with Wifi. When I connect a ethernet cable to my router, network eth0 is configured and I can access all internet resources. However when I use a Wifi dongle, I ...
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Raspbian Jessie Lite Boot Delay - Long Wait for DHCPCD

I just downloaded and installed Raspbian Jessie Lite v2016-02-09 on my Raspberry Pi Zero. The DHCPCD process slows boot time by ~40 seconds. I do not plan to connect to the internet using my Pi. How ...
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Bridge wifi and ethernet

I want to bridge wlan0 and eth0 to get Internet from wlan0 to eth0 to plug in a switch. I configured wpa-supplicant and have this interfaces file: auto lo iface lo inet loopback iface eth0 inet ...
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Avahi seems to stop publishing/refreshing services after a while

Firstable, I looked up to several Q/A, i can ensure that the following points are fullfiled: IGMP snooping isn't filtered by switch/router. Bonjour services (mDNSResponder.exe) is granted and allowed ...
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How do I change the IP settings by mounting the SD card in another computer?

I'm away from a network and unable to use my RPi. I've got a laptop with a SD card reader, would it be possible to mount the SD card in the laptop and configure the ethernet interface on the Pi with a ...
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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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Slow Boot: Ethernet Wait

I am using Minibian(lightweight version of Raspbian) and if the Pi is not connected to a network it will wait a whole minute before finishing booting. I noticed that if I commented out lines 3 and 4 ...
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Open the network list with command line

I'm working with a Pi running Raspbian. Is there a way to open the network list with a command from the terminal? This is the list I mean: I have searched in the file ~/.config/lxpanel/LXDE-pi/panels/...
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Temporary blocking all network access for a limited time while a CPU sensitive task is running

I'm trying to find a way to block all internet access (and local network access) to a Raspberry Pi 2 for a limited time while an important task is running. The problem is, my Pi is doing a video ...
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config.txt : Hostname

As you might have guessed from the title, I would like to know if it is possible to change a RasPis hostname from the config.txt file on the SD card. I'm making a lot of SDs from a custom image, and ...
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How do I set up a windows NFS server to serve my media to RaspBMC [tutorial]

Following on from my woes at trying to use Samba to share media from my windows machine (SMB performance issues on Raspbmc) i thought i'd try (and share) my knowledge of getting my Windows XP Pro ...
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Best way to use Raspberry Pi as a 5-drive NAS with RAID 5

What I've got: The 40-pin 528 MB B+ Raspberry Pi Five SATA hard disk drives 1) Is it best to use the four USB ports or find some kind of adapter for the 40-pin GPIO? 2) What do I need to make ...
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NTPd is not updating time

I am running raspbian wheezy, upgraded to all the latest packages. The only custom package installed on it is Oracle's Java 8, everything else and its configuration is stock. Yesterday I noticed that ...
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How to connect Raspberry Pi to a Western Digital MyBookLive NAS and create a link to it on the desktop?

I bought a Raspberry PI with the intention of using it to play movies stored on my NAS, as well as browsing the web, so I will be using Raspbian My NAS is a Western Digital MyBookLive on my home ...
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Start wireless network automatically on boot-up - how to?

With the great help in WLAN using Netgear WNA1000M fails - what am I doing wrong? I managed to get my wireless network working on Raspbian running on my RPi. But - I need to manually run the ...
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How to connect to raspberry pi outside of local network without port forwarding

I want to connect my raspberry pi from outside of my home network and trying to connect from my office. I dont want to do by using port forwarding. Is there any good way to achieve this.

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