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Connecting Multiple Raspberry PIs via LAN and Known which Port it is connect to

I have this scenario where I would like to have the following setup: 1 master pi 1-8 slave pis The master pi is sending image to be displayed to 1-8 slave pis, each slave PI gets a unique image that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Multiple USB modems issue with HUB external power

When I connect 6 modems ZTE WCDMA Technologies MSM into USB hub Terminus Technology Inc. Hub everything works fine. Modems are detected as eth0, eth1, eth2, eth3, eth4, eth5 When one more modem is ...
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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 do you get wireless LAN working on Raspbmc?

I have my Raspberry Pi running Raspbmc and all is fine. However, I now need to get the device running on wireless. I have a RTL8188CU USB wireless adapter, so some searching provided information to ...
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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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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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How do I configure dhcpcd to call wpa_supplicant for a specific interface?

$ uname -a Linux pi 4.9.59+ #1047 Sun Oct 29 11:47:10 GMT 2017 armv6l GNU/Linux System fully updated via apt. I'm aware there are many, many questions and blogs on this topic, but after several days ...
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Static IP adddress on Raspbian not using dhcp service at all

I have Raspbian Jessie on RPI 2 B, I cannot set my wired NIC with a static IP address. I have uninstalled raspberrypi-net-mods ifplugd, because have a lot of stability issues and insists on uses ...
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Host Authenticity is questioned in terminal while trying to SSH

Why am I getting this warning when trying to SSH into my RPi2? It also happens when I try from my MBP. todd@dell-Vostro-3550:~$ ssh pi@10.0.1.53 The authenticity of host '10.0.1.53 (10.0.1.53)' can't ...
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Raspberry Pi as a network monitoring device

I was thinking it would be cool to have my Raspberry Pi (RPi) monitor how long a computer/mobile device is connected to the network. This would be useful to figure out how many hours I spend on the ...
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Can a Pi back itself up?

I am looking for a way to have the Pi create an image of it's SD card and send it off to a networked file share in a repeatable manner, and then resume operations. I imagine that it would need the ...
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Raspberry Pi as NAS

I was just wondering: Can I use my Raspberry Pi Model B as a Network Attached Storage? My plan is to have a wired connection from my router to the Pi, and a 2TB Exfat formatted drive attached to it. ...
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RPi extremely slow download speed

I am trying to set up my Raspberry Pi as a small home server, and I am having issues with my download speed. My Windows PC is getting up to 6mb/s, the Raspberry Pi is doing a dist-upgrade, and is ...
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how can I host a web page on Raspberry pi using Ad-Hoc network?

I'm trying to host a very simple web page (to get user input), on the Raspberry pi. I want the user to be able to access this simple web page directly from it's smart phone or browser. I guess I'm ...
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How to use my Linux computer's internet connection in Raspberry Pi through a router?

I have connected my desktop computer (running Ubuntu 16.04) to my Raspberry Pi through a router (ethernet connection). My computer can access internet with USB tethering from my phone. I can SSH to ...
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RFID system that integrates with Raspberry Pi Model B?

I am designing a hobby project where I need a small device (powered by RPi that is running an app over linux) to be able to detect when it is within, say, 2 feet of another object. I think this is a ...
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Filezilla won't access pi via SFTP (Times out)

So I've been trying to get SFTP to work since it's my only option consider downloading is bugged, screenshot from putty: http://puu.sh/7upSc.png The download for that java SDK just stops at some ...
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Which framework is best to communicate with Internet?

I see a lot of tutorials who use node.js with Raspberry pi (and even with the Raspberry Pi and Arduino working together). I also see a lot of examples in Python (Python is already installed in ...
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Changing NIC or Vendor

I'm currently using the Raspberry Pi for a solution, but I want to hide the fact that it is a RPI doing the work. However, when using Fing or any other network scanner, it recognises the vendor as "...
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How to have fallback to dynamic IP when static IP fails?

I have a headless raspberry pi zero. It is configured to be connected to home network and my mobile hotspot (Android phone). When I am home, I would like it to get a static IP, where I know I can ...
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Getting Information from one Raspberry to another

I've got 2 Raspberry Pi's: 1 with a LAN cable, which serves as a webserver 1 with WIFI connected to a circuit, that notices when a circuit is open. (basically a simple alarm) I want to send data ...
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Can I connect a laptop and a raspberry pi using a cross over cable?

I found this method for connecting two machines together using a crossover cable. Would I be able to do this using a Raspberry PI running Raspberrian and a Windows or Ubuntu Laptop? Sometimes I like ...
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Only 2.5 MB/s transfer rate on WiFi

I have a raspberry pi that I use as a router, the configuration is basically as follows : Raspberry Pi Zero with raspbian (latest 4.4 kernel) USB 3.0 HUB with 4 ports connected to the main micro USB ...