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This topic is about remote control. It can cover SSH, security, and other topics related to the non-local control of the pi.

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Find Raspberry PI address on local network

I need to find the Raspberry PI IP address on local network without connect the Raspberry to a monitor. How do I do it on Linux or Mac OS systems?
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Setting up a remote control using lirc

How can I control my TV using only a Raspberry Pi and the Infrared diode from an old remote control. Plus how can I interpret IR commands from an existing remote control.
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How to control multiple raspberry pi's at once over ethernet?

My mac is connected to four raspberry pi's using a desktop switch. My mac has ip 192.168.1.90 and my RPi's 192.168.1.11, 192.168.1.12, 192.168.1.13, 192.168.1.14. I can control them via ssh using the ...
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What is the simplest way to control a number of Pi3 from a website?

Let's say I have a website and multiple pis. And I want to control my Pi from the website, for example I can reboot that X pi by just clicking on the button. Does anyone have a tool that do that ? ...
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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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How to display an image via ssh?

I have connected to my raspberry via ssh from another pc. I would like to show an image that is on my raspberry to the screen of my PC. I tried to follow the answer of this question by astrogeek. ...
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TeamViewer on Raspberry Pi

I have to buy a Raspberry Pi to control a monitor remotely. Can I install software like TeamViewer on Raspberry Pi? Can I connect the Raspberry Pi via wireless or LAN? Can I connect an Internet key ...
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How can I install the latest version of Chromium?

I used linux for many years and I'm good doing stuff with the terminal but now that I bought my raspberry and I installed raspbian on it, I can't install chromium. I tried to install it from repo but ...
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Accessing raspberry pi remotely without static IP?

I have an pi connected to a machine, i can access the machine from a PC which is connected to the LAN, if i use my static IP i can access the machine from anywhere, but the problem is, An LAN with ...
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Any remote sensors for the Raspberry Pi?

I would like to build a temperature/humidity station with the Pi, but I need several remote sensors to distribute around my house (crawlspace, attic, various rooms where I have plants, and yes, ...
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Strategy for controlling one Pi's outputs from another Pi's inputs via network

Im trying to use two Pi's as a bridge to trigger a garage doors button from an automation system that uses its own GPIO. My thoughts where give them each a static address and script one to ssh into ...
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SMS Gateway project using ZTE MF920V 4G MiFi modem

For a personal project, I'd like to use an MF920V modem. It's a mobile 4G modem made by ZTE. (Not to be confused with USB dongles). The idea is to code an api with Python or Nodejs to remote control ...
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Needs some ideas to trigger silicone rubber buttons

I would like to remote control the HVAC in the house. As a first not so intrusion attempt (rather than install relay and everything), I'm thinking to attach some GPIO pins to the controller panel and ...
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How can I use scp/ssh in a cron script without entering a password?

I have a script that goes out to 5 other Rpi3 computers and collects data from them using scp and puts it all out on a flash drive. (Then later it gets picked up from the master Pi by a Windows Task ...
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How to have remote desktop on Macbook with Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I want to ssh into the raspberry pi from a mac and be able to run an application with a basic GUI. SSH is already working and good. I thought it'd just be as simple as ssh -X myusername@mystaticip ...
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USB HID device only firing 1 event

I have a eDIO USB Multi Remote Controller( a Infrared Reciever) that came with ASUS PSR 2000 Web Surfing Remote Control. I am trying to connect the Remote COntroller to my pi so that it recieves the ...
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Remote Desktop With xrdp

I have installed xrdp on my Raspberry Pi (which is connected to my TV) and a program called CoRD on my Mac that lets me connect to the RPi remotely and I am able to see the RPi desktop without any ...
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Remote access using reverse ssh tunnel, without port forwarding

I am trying to setup a remote connection (from anywhere in the world not just locally) to my Raspberry Pi 3. I want to do so without port forwarding, and without third party service (such as Weaved, ...
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How to have a Raspi trigger a Remote Control physically

I have a Remote Control for my windows shades and I would like to be able to trigger them using some software using a web interface or an android app. As I am an enthusiast programmer I would like to ...
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Remote desktop connection to Raspberry Pi without specifying a port

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian Wheezy connected in "Site A", where the network is managed by a third party company and where all ports are closed the the Internet (for security reasons). So, ...
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Start local application with GUI, over ssh

I have a raspberry pi, connected to HDMI monitor. I am trying to run a simple gui (created in qt), and I'm using mpi library for interprocess communication. I want to get this application working on ...
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LIRC won't transmit irsend: unknown remote

i am getting error while sending irsend command. Issue: i am typing following command sudo irsend SEND_ONCE tank KEY_9 and getting following output: irsend: command failed: SEND_ONCE tank KEY_9 ...
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What can I do on a Pi with an Infrared sensor but no Arduino?

So, in a recent batch of purchases from Adafruit, I picked up one of these $2 gadgets: http://learn.adafruit.com/ir-sensor/overview It can pick up signals from TV remotes and such. I'm wondering, ...
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Program won't run after tightvncserver auto start at boot. No probs if started manually

When remotely accessing my Pi via tightvnc my program won't run if the tightvncserver has been started automatically at boot. I've run the Raspbian install from the latest noobs on a R Pi 2 with a ...
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Controlling a common RC car

I need to test my computer vision stack written in C++ on a mobile robot and I need to control the robot from a Linux ARM board (which can be a Raspberry Pi). Since the specialized wheeled robot ...
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Is it possible to control a stepper-motor with javascript?

So I have seen some examples, how you can control servo-motors with javascript, but we use 2 stepper-motors for our project and these use an extra library in python. So is there a way to control them ...
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Switching between TV's displaying OSMC on Raspberry Pi through Mobile Apllication

Description : I am trying to make a remote controller for OSMC(Kodi) media player installed on Raspberry pi. Rpi will connected to mobile app through wifi. On the other hand Rpi is connected to switch ...
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TV probably doesn't have HDMI CEC - Unable to control OSMC on Pi 2 thru TV remote. Help

My TV - An Indian OEM probably doesn't have HDMI CEC and I am unable to control the Pi 2 running OSMC thru my TV's remote. This is quite a pain as you'd imagine, and I had a few questions IS this ...
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Rpi3B+ GPIO Controlling Remote IR Controller Problem

I am trying to record the IR codes from my projectors remote. Nothing seems to be working and I need some help. I want to be able to directly record the IR signals that my remote is putting out when ...
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How to control pi HDMI output from laptop via VNC

I have my pi plugged into a monitor with HDMI, and I want to use my laptop (running Ubuntu Linux) to control what it displays on the monitor through VNC. Currently, I can connect to the pi with VNC, ...
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SSH "Connection Reset" immediately after Conncting

I've had my Raspberry pi 4 setups for a while. Using it as a VPN, Plex, and basic WordPress host. I've been using SSH for a while and it worked fine. I've recently caused an issue where immediately ...
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Set up chrome remote desktop in raspbian

I would like to know if there is a way to set up chrome remote desktop on my raspberry pi 2. I have installed chromium version 22 and when I try and get the chrome app for remote desktop, it says that ...
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How to remote to Raspberry Pi from outside local network?

I have a Raspberry Pi, and I can connect to it and remote acccess it while I’m on my local network just by doing ssh [email protected]. But now I want to be able to access it when I am on a completely ...
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Can I use GPIO to close a circuit on a RC sender PCB?

I've got an RPi running my OpenRemote2 Controller and want to add some more devices to my arsenal of remote control. These devices are a set of 3 mains switches (for lamps) and a projector screen ...
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RaspberryPi cannot be accessed by TeamViewer from 'external' network

Over the last 2years, I've installed TV on many Raspberries and could access them from networks outside of my office, please have a look at my issue: I can access 2 RPIs in my office normally. I have ...
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Remote connection to Pi succeeds or fails apparently at random

I'm attempting to remotely access the desktop of my Raspberry Pi 2 using VNC. I followed these instructions to install TightVNC Server on the Pi (which is running NOOBS) and these instructions to ...
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Raspberry PI Remote Access to Control Software Run in CLI Mode

Is there anyway to access a Raspberry PI remotely but rather viewing the desktop, it brings up the CLI interface which has a program running to be able to test and fix any issues that may arise within ...
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vnc connect to own desktop session

I have a raspberry pi 3 with a raspbian image (Linux raspberrypi 4.14.79-v7+ #1159 SMP Sun Nov 4) and activated the realvnc from the interface config GUI (Real VNC Server 6.3.2). On the Pc I am using ...
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Raspberry PI 3 B+ with 3G Pilot

Ive been trying to setup a 3G internet connection for my Pi using the Pi: PiloT. I keep getting and ERROR on the minicom window when i run the command AT+XCEDATA=1,0, in order to start an IP session.....
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Use ssh to control hdmi tty

I am running a raspberry pi without a mouse and keyboard attached (because i do not own either of them). I already installed Kodi on the Pi using the packet manager, but get stuck on the login screen ...
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Raspicast don't work on my Raspberry 4

I have tried to make my Raspberry behave like a Chromecast, following tutorials like this one: Raspberry Pi Chromecast Alternative using Raspicast There are lot of other tutorials, but they have all ...
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Pi-Camera Stream not visible on TightVNC viewer's window?

I remote login into my Pi using TightVNC Viewer. Now I can see Pi GUI. But when I do raspistill -o 0.jpg I can't see the display of the picamera on my TightVNC Viewer's window? What I want is that ...
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Unable to get IP address of Raspberry pi to connect via Windows remote connect

I borrowed the RPI 3B from a friend's friend. hence I don't know the hostname so that I can ping the RPI to know its IP address. Hence I am following this tutorial to get its IP address. According to ...
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SSH to Raspberry Pi Remotely

When I am trying to SSH to Raspberry Pi using the same network, the following works: bash-3.2$ ssh [email protected] however when I am trying to SSH to it from home network it doesn't. How can I do so ...
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