Questions tagged [remote]

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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Remotely controlling the GPIO of Raspberry Pi from a Django application

I am new to RPi and Django so please excuse me if my question is silly. I have developed a simple shopping application on Django which I plan to host on PythonAnywhere or any other hosting provider. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 pi@192.X.Y.Z however when I am trying to SSH to it from home network it doesn't. How can I do so ...