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

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WiFI connection keeps disconnecting

I have a small USB dongle that I use to connect to the network. For some reason it constantly keeps disconnecting without ever registering a valid IP address. This is what first happens. Then it ...
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Interfacing with a second RPi?

(I am very new with my RPi. It just showed up yesterday! :D As such, sorry if this sounds kind of simple or misinformed) I have seen many creations online that use 2 or more RPis to make parallel ...
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USB to USB mimicking Ethernet?

I know it's possible to connect a computer to a wireless adapter via ethernet and/or USB, likewise for the Raspberry Pi. Is it possible to connect my (Ubuntu) laptop to my Raspberry Pi via a double ...
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How do I download the Python libraries without a direct internet connection on my Pi?

I live in the sticks and don't have a direct internet connection on my Pi. I need to download the Python libraries and move them locally offline. How can I download them from somewhere I do have an ...
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WLAN using Netgear WNA1000M fails - what am I doing wrong?

I am trying to connect my RPi to my WLAN, but I fail. The network connection works when I use a cable. The RPi was bought about two weeks ago, and I am using a recent (I don't know exactly which) ...
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Can I connect directly via ethernet?

At the moment, I am SSHing into my Pi from my laptop. Both are connected to my router. However, it's a bit of a bother connecting the Pi to the router (ie router on the other side of the house). Can ...
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Unable to Reconnect WiFi on Pi 3 after Connection Drop

Question What is the current proper way to force reconnection to a WiFi access point? (Or even better: automatically reconnect after the connection is dropped?) The only way to reconnect that has ...
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Setting Subnet Mask with DHCPD Conf

I'm using Raspberry PI 3 with Raspbian Jessie to make an industrial datalogger product. For obvious reasons I need to tell the Rasp to use a static IP configuration, in order to make it work in other ...
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Use Pi as internet gateway

I've got several devices connected to a Sky router (Sky Hub SR101) via Wi-Fi and Ethernet. I have a USB Wi-Fi dongle connected to my Raspberry Pi, and I use it to connect to a 4G smartphone. That ...
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Power and Internet over a 15m distance

I'm planning to put my pi in a bird box at the end of the garden. The distance is 15m away from the nearest power source and the router. What is the best way of getting power and Internet to it? ...
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Ethernet connection drops after several seconds

I recently got a Raspberry Pi, but I've been having trouble getting a working internet connection. At the moment, the pi will connect, and I'll be able to access the internet for about 15 seconds ...
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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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Nextcloud Box Performance

As most of you probably know, nextcloud released the nextcloud box with support for RPI2 and with future softwareupdates RPI3. My question is, has anyone bought the Nextcloud box? If you have, then ...
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Raspberry pi 2 not being able to connect to WI-FI

I am a beginner in world of Raspberry Pi, I have got this Raspberry Pi 2 Model B and i was working with Ethernet cable and now I tried to switch to WiFi but I am not able to do so. In the latest ...
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Connect RPi to laptop through Ethernet cable

I am trying to setup a direct connection between my Windows laptop and RPi so that I can take projects with me to other locations without wifi and still have control over the RPi. I have removed the ...
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Multiple interface with multiple wifi network

My question is a bit of a tricky one. My RPi has 2 wireless interfaces and I have 2 wireless routers with different SSIDs. I am just looking for a configuration where the first wifi device always ...
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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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Why do I get this error trying to install TP-LINK (TL-WN725N) wireless adapter driver?

I am very new in RaspBerry and I am using RaspBian distribution. I am going crazy to install the wifi USB adapter. The used model is a TP-LINK TL-WN725N I followed this tutorial: http://laurenthinoul....
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Routing ethernet connection over WiFi [duplicate]

I have a situation which requires routing the connection from wlan0 to eth0 over the same network. The reason behind this, is that I would want to be able to connect to a device connected to the RPi ...
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SSH outside LAN?

My Raspberry Pi is connected to the Internet through my Wifi hotspot, and I'm able connect to it from my other machines with SSH on the same network. I want to be able to connect to my Raspberry Pi ...
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Apache fails on startup

New Pi user here - I popped it out of the box and immediately went to work trying to turn it into a web server. I managed to install Apache, PHP5 and MySQL5 no problem. I can SSH in without issue. ...
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Internet always cuts out

I'm using my Raspberry Pi to set up a simple Apache Web Server using these instructions. The problem I am having is that the Web Server will come up for a little while but then seem to just stop ...
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How to: build a graphics cluster

Currently, I am waiting for my second RPi to arrive and then I will begin my fun building a RPi cluster. Also, later I want to extend it more and more. =) I am building it at home, home-experiment, ...
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Raspbmc network configuration file troubles

I am trying to figure out how to set up my wifi/wired connections manually with raspbmc. I know the recommended method for noobs, like myself, is to use the wireless network plugin, but i bought the ...
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How do I create a bridge interface on a Raspberry Pi?

I need a bridge interface for LXC networking to work. Normally I just do something like this in /etc/network/interfaces: auto br0 iface br0 inet dhcp bridge_ports eth0 But Raspbian uses dhcpcd. ...
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2 different types of internet connection on the same machine

I'm working on an IOT home automation app using raspberry pi. I'm using a 3G modem dongle as a fail-safe internet connection with a primary wifi connection. If the primary connection fails, the ...
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Trying to setup a folder as network drive

I'm trying to setup a folder as a network drive. I added the following into /etc/fstab: //192.168.0.150/Files /media/sda1/Files cifs defaults,username=<name>,password=<password> Then I ...
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Default gateway gone after restart

I am trying to configure my eth0 interface with a static ip through my dhcp server. The static assignment is working fine, but I can't access the external network because there's no default gateway. ...
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Ethernet stuck in cycle of “carrier acquired” and “carrier lost”

I'm running the Pi 2B headless and keep having to pull the plug because it's not connecting to the network. Sometimes it connects, sometimes it doesn't. My setup has an Ethernet cable connecting the ...
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Networking issue after update to Jessie

After updating from raspbian wheezy to raspbian jessie networking isn't working properly anymore. Folllowing lines seem to describe the error: ifplugd(eth0)[184]: Using interface eth0/B8:27:EB:0E:CD:...
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no wlan0 after apt-get upgrade

As I've mentioned before I've run apt-get update && upgrade and my wlan0 isn't working anymore - please help. The details you've may be asking me: uname -a Linux pi.local 3.6.11+ #538 ...
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Can't connect to 3G using Sakis3G software

I am trying to connect to a mobile network using the ZTE MF190 USB dongle on my Raspberry Pi. I already successfully established the UMTS connection directly on the Pi's USB host, but later I added a ...
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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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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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SMB performance issues on Raspbmc

I'm having some serious performance issues (i think) using raspbmc to stream videos/music from my windows XP machine. The setup is as follows: In the attic : Windows XP P4 3.4Ghz 4Gb ram, edimax ...
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Can't seem to get network interface running at boot

I can't seem to get networking running at startup with the Raspberry Pi. It's running on Debian Wheezy. Networking should be starting when it's booting though, as indicated by ls /etc/rc.S/: ...
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wlan0: link is not ready

I have had my pi3 for a while now all of a sudden I start to get IPv6: ADDRCONF (NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): wlan0: link becomes ready and stalls there ...
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Bluetooth repeater/bridge

I was wondering if somebody already tried to create some sort of Bluetooth repeater or bridge? I know they are not the same, but both systems should work for my needs. In detail, I am trying to ...
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Capture AV/HDMI and stream over the network? (+IR extender too, maybe?)

Is it possible to have the Pi take-in/capture footage then stream that footage over the network? Could I also attach an IR receiver to one Pi, and have it repeat from an IR receiver on another Pi? ...
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Extremely slow download, while upload works fine

The download speed on my Pi is somehow almost dead (working in Bytes/sec and then gets stalled). I tried downloading files through wget, download files over LAN using scp, using rsync and yet it's all ...
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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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Mount AirPort Time Capsule - Raspberry Pi 2

I've got a Raspberry Pi 2 on which I run Plex Media Server. Now I want to mount my AirPort Time Capsule, where I save all the movies and tv shows, to my raspberry Pi 2. Then I should be able to ...
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wpa_supplicant crashing(?)

I just got my Raspberry Pi B+ together with a WiFi dongle from ThePiHut and am now trying to connect it to my WiFi. It works, at least sometimes. After booting the Pi, I do not get an automatic ...
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Transparent Bridge from Wifi to Ethernet using Raspbian [closed]

Bridging There's a lot of information available on bridging for various configurations, some of which is targeted at RPi, others which is available for the general Debian distribution. I've wasted ...
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Raspberry Pi has no internet and cannot ping primary router when connected to repeater [closed]

I have been having networking problems whenever my Raspberry Pi is connected to a router configured as a wifi repeater. I have now tried this with two routers, a Netgear WNR2000v3 router running DD-...
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How to access Raspberry Pi when it has a private address while using university Internet

I have researched on how to access a Raspberry Pi that has a private address online, and using port forwarding seems to be the answer. But the problem that I have is that I am not using a private home ...
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Can I use ethernet to start Raspberry Pi for the first time

I bought a new Raspberry Pi Type B. The problem is that I dont have HDMI connectivity and Video o/p. Can I SSH into the box? After a brief search on google, I understand that SSH is not installed by ...
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Stop Pi from searching for ethernet connection on startup

I have three possible internet connections on my pi: eth0 (unused) wlan0 - a cheapo dongle usb0 - my Android phone. When I switch on my Pi, it searches for an ethernet connection for a long time, ...
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Raspbian ignores /etc/network/interfaces

I would like to connect my pc and my raspbian through a network without internet output. I have a router with the dhcp disabled, and I connect to this router my raspberry pi 2 and my pc. The pc ...
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One-way file-transfer from PC to Raspberry Pi

I am looking for a way to send files from a computer to a rpi without the rpi being able to send anything to the pc and therefore possibly get access the computer's network. The rpi will be used as a ...

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