Questions tagged [networking]

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

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WIFI reconnect script with static IP address on my PI

I've recently moved my headless PI to a hard to get at location, and now am having problems with my WIFI connection dropping out. I'd previously installed a script to reconnect the WIFI if it didn't ...
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Raspberry Pi SIM card, tethering and internet possibilities on the run

An idea just came to me, which I am not sure if any of you has done it. And if so, hopefully someone could share with me how I could achieve this. I was wondering if I could set up a Raspberry Pi ...
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RPi no link light no networking

Just received my Raspberry Pi and the network isn't working, it's as if the network port is completely dead. I have checked the X1 chip as others have suggested elsewhere but that hasn't made a ...
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Can't ssh to Raspberry Pi

I've used this link to configure Raspberry pi as an access point. It worked fine and I could ssh to it via its broadcasting network ssid. After a while my SD card was suddenly was corrupted and I ...
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RPi does not work with USB thumb drive anymore

I recently upgraded my RaspberryPi's storage using a 64GB USB Thumb Drive. I use my Pi as a BittorrentSync "Server" to have my files always accessible. Currently, this is the only operation it does (...
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Shairport stutters with Comfast (RTL8188CUS) WIFI dongle

Shairport works fine playng a song via AirPlay from an iPad when the Raspberry Pi is connected through Ethernet, but stutters and stops when using a Wifi Comfast dongle based on the RTL8188CUS chipset....
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4G internet with Huawei E220 or K5150

I have got a Huawei E220 modem and I connect it with sakis3g. Recently I switched to a 4G network with 40Mb/s speed. However, with this modem I still get only 2Mb/s, because I think I connect through ...
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RPI as forwarding server

I've just got my RPI and im aiming to use it as a server (forwarding sent chars from android device over wifi to arduino) any ideas how can this work(or at least a part of it)?
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How do I protect Raspberry Pi Webcam over internet

I have already worked out how to use the Pi with a webcam and have even managed to link it to a port on the router and access from an external pc it over the internet. But I am very aware that it was ...
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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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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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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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Restart wifi using bash script and systemd service?

My rpi is connected to a captive portal hotspot. I have prepared a python login script to login to the captive portal and it was working fine. But sometimes the wifi is getting disconnected and at ...
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Why does eth0 have no IP after reboot? Running dhclient -v fixes

When I reboot my Raspberry Pi, my WiFi connection works, but my eth0 interface has no ip adresss. In the gui it says "eth0: Link is up, configuring" If I run dhclient -v it will obtain an IP and the ...
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OpenVPN server works as expected on WiFi but fails on wired

I'm trying to connect to my Raspberry Pi's OpenVPN server from my laptop (using my phone as a WiFi hotspot for testing purposes). When the Pi is connected to my WiFi network it all works exactly as ...
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Raspberry Pi dnsmasq performance

I want to block ads in my whole network with dnsmasq running on a Raspberry Pi, connected via Ethernet to the router. Is there any reason to take a RPi3? Or is a RPi2 also sufficient for that task?
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Pi doesn't connect to wifi on boot?

I'm using VNC viewer to connect to my Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Stretch. I set up my wifi connection using the wifi setting on the menu bar. However, after I reboot the Pi it does not connect to ...
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Devices on my wifi cannot access Pi Samba share

Both my Android phone and Windows PC cannot access my Samba share despite everything being on the local network. Windows can see RASPBERRYPI but when I try to double click it and view its contents it ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 as Terminal from wifi to ethernet

I have in my school a wifi network and a ethernet network. These networks are not connected to each over. This means that the school PCs have a 172.16.83.XXX IP address and the devices that connected ...
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fixing gateway on dhcp connection raspberry raspbian

I am using a dhcp connection which gives me everything but a gateway. I am able to do sudo route add default gw 10.7.0.1 eth0 and get internet connection, so ping to www.google.es works just fine. ...
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Share only one drive on my network

I currently have my Pi available on my home network so I can access the file system via Finder on my Mac (I used some instructions to set this up, might have been these: http://4dc5.com/2012/06/12/...
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Bridge eth0 and eth1 and run dnsmasq

I have a RaspberryPi along with a USB to Ethernet adapter (eth1). I want to bridge eth0 and eth1 and create a br0 interface. I want to devices connected to eth1 receive their DNS (dnsmasq) ...
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How to add USB to ethernet adapter on Rpi3 with Jessie

I have an Rpi 3 with Jessie latest os. Now i have purchased USB to ethernet adapter for an extra ethernet port. I want to assign a static IP address to this port. This port is for defining a another ...
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Network Booting Raspberry Pi 2 from a Virtual Machine?

I have to do this for a school project, and since I was unsure on how to proceed, i thought I might ask you people for assisstance. Originally I was following this guide, but once I poked around a ...
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Can't shutdown eth0 interface

I'm running a standard Raspbian installation (2014-01-07 image version, no extra software installed). All I want to do is to shut down the eth0 interface. The problem is that this works for a few ...
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How can I connect 5 Raspberry Ppi's? [closed]

Can I connect 5 raspberry pi's with one another? If yes how? Can I use gpio's to connect or are there any other ways? I have a task where I need to connect raspberry pi and make them communicate ...
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RPi can't get IP address

my RPi using Raspian, connected to a switch using DHCP, and I remote it by SSH. the first time I found RPI's IP by switch IP table and accessed successfully , but after reboot, I can't connect to my ...
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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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How to fallback to DHCP when STATIC fails?

I have a linux computer with a pre-configured static ip. When the pc is installed i need to access it via remote access teamviewer. Sometimes the static ip not working. Then i would like to switch to ...
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Connecting to the Python server script on the Raspberry Pi over the internet

My application is simple, I want to create a Python server script on my Raspberry Pi and should be able to send a message to my server from internet. My end goal is to control the Raspberry Pi GPIO ...
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Set domain name for raspberry pi?

I have set up a communication system for my pi to receive commands from my computer with netcat running on the pi, and processing on the computer to control a robot. My issue is that I have my ...
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Is it possible to add a captive portal to a wifi network just my connecting a pi to the router?

I did a bit of research but I think my google is failing me. I know there are options where you can use the pi as a hotspot and have a captive portal. I was wondering if its possible to have a setup ...
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I need it to do a few specific tasks [closed]

Im trying to find out if raspberry pi can access files through a local network on a main computer. get on the Internet through a browser and access things like Facebook, google drive, and a website ...
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Raspberry Pi server to avoid Packet Loss? [closed]

I currently have terrible packet loss from my home internet. The series of hops that I am routed through are awful and it ruins the quality of my internet (gaming, videos). Is it possible to set my ...
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Multiple WPA Supplicant Files when trying to connect to hidden wireless network

I tried to follow some online tutorials to get my Pi to connect to a hidden network. I used the command: sudo nano /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf Prompting this: ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/...
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hostapd 802.11n/ac bandwith [closed]

Some 802.11* standards support multiple bandwiths (20MHz-40MHz-...) and accordingly higher bandwith (in Mb/second)... with this hostapd configuration file, its not entirely clear if we can manually ...
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Accidentally edited the etc/network/interfaces without sudo

very new to this all, and have had a heckuva time trying to get WiFi up and running (i did it once before on another Pi). I keep getting the error Reconfiguring network interfaces.../etc/network/...
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Limit 3g bandwidth usage with raspberry + mqtt [closed]

My setup is a simple raspberry with a 3g dongle shooting mqtt messages to a remote server. Each message takes less than 50bytes, messages are sent every 10 min which gives a daily network usage of ...
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Raspberry Pi unable to ping any Network device

I have a Gateway 192.168.0.1 and few devices all connected over WiFi. All of them have static IP's given by the the Gateway. I've 3 Raspberry Pi (RPI4, RPI3 and RPI0w), all of them have static IP (192....
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Lost internet in raspbian, dhcpcd not found, can't use apt-get

In my raspberry pi 3, I ran this command: sudo apt-get remove network-manager network-manager-gnome openvpn openvpn-systemd-resolved network-manager-openvpn network-manager-openvpn-gnome After that, ...
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Routing issue home network 2 gateways

I have setup a RPi as a VPN Gateteway, I have change some devices' (1 PC + 1 NAS) default gateway to point to RPI IP@ So far everything works fine. I have setup port forwarding in my internet router ...
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Building a media center and a remote torrent downloader

My idea is to have the RB connected via HDMI to a TV and to internet via Ethernet. I want to have a media center to play any media to the TV using Kodi (for example) but i also want to download ...
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SSH on Raspberry Pi

I want to run a SSH Service on a Pi 3 model B without a mouse or keyboard. I would like any solution for running SSH with mounting Raspbian on my laptop . How do I do this? And if it is important ...
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SSH and VNC work, but there is no connection to outside websites

I just got a Raspberry pi 3B yesterday, and I've been planging around with it quite a bit. I did run into one issue: the pi can't connect to the outside internet. I have the pi connected to my router ...
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Chromium can't reach site when i am connected to my wifi network

Yesterday i got my Raspberry Pi 3 model B and I have internet problem. I have Ethernet cable to my computer (mac) and I use my mac as a router. Everything works fine on my phone, but when i connected ...
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Requirements to build a poisontap

I'm new to single board computing and to hardware. I've found PoisonTap to be an interesting project, tough I've got no idea where to start. What would be a list of concepts I'd need to know in order ...
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Network Configuration Reset & Bridge wlan1 to eth0

So I want to connect to the Internet with my Raspberry Pi, but I can't. I am using SSH (ethernet) to give it commands but it just won't work. I have tried to bridge my wlan1 external adapter (TP-Link) ...
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Will an automated scp script share files between Pis without Passwords?

I am planning on sending some files within an Ad-Hoc network of Pis. Build Raspberry Pi - 2 Model B Debian Wheezy 7.10/7.11 I am planning to run a cron job between the Pis in vicinity. Through ...