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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Control Pi Audio via bluetooth from phone

Effectively, I'm attempting to replace an iPod for use in my car to play music with the Pi. But, the special thing here is I want to be able to control what's played over bluetooth with my phone (...
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Port forwarding router for outside local network access to pi

First of all i excuse my following bad english, I'm not a native english speaker so I'll try. I have my raspbery pi 2 already connected to internet, but I would like to connect to the pi outside my ...
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Service like TeamViewer for Raspberry Pi to access without IP [duplicate]

I have a raspberry pi on my home network, on which I do all sorts of stuff (torrentbox, samba server etc) How can I access my box if I'm in another country or city? I only want command line access, I ...
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Remote control is disabled after reboot

Every time I reboot my rapsberry 2 with OpenELEC the remote control is not working until I unplug it and plug again. Is there any way to solve this problem?
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IR Remote Not working with Raspberry Pi A+

I am using OpenElec and XBMC on Raspberry Pi A+. I have an IR Remote and Receiver that works out of the box on B+ But on my A+, it does not work when I connect the receiver directly to the single USB ...
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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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How to remote-control a linux-desktop-pc from a Raspberry Pi?

I tried to do this by installing Remmina on the Pi (Raspbian) and setting up Vino on my Ubuntu Desktop to allow the Pi to control it. It worked, but there was a huge latency which made it almost ...
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Is there a way to Mirror the HDMI TTY Terminal over the Network (i.e. Not Desktop and Not SSH)

I'm working with unique headless PI that has USB-HID hardware attached to it. On boot, the device stays in terminal mode (does not startx). I'd like to be able to interact with the programming ...
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433 Mhz transmitter on RPI always sending 00000000

I've bought a Realtek RTL2832 DBV for my RPI to read 433 mhz data and a transmitter HM-T433. I can successfully receive messages from two 433mhz remotes with the rtl_433 utility, but when I try to ...
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View raspberry pi screen in web browser

Is there an easy way to view a remote Raspberry Pi screen in my web browser? Kinda like VNC, except view-only. And, you know, in the browser.
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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 interact with the NOOBS install remotely (VNC, SSH or other)?

I copied the NOOBS files to a FAT32 microSD Card. There is no monitor or keyboard installed on the Raspberry Pi all I have is power and a network cable. I've put the NOOBS microSD Card in and powered ...
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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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Multiple (dumb) wireless buttons to one RPi

I'm building a project that will have 3-4 dumb buttons (something like Easy Buttons) all needing to interact with the RPi. In this setup, wireless is really the only option, but most of the options I'...
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Direct connection Ethernet

I want to program my raspberry pi by connecting it directly to my laptop via Ethernet cable (ssh Xming), I use a 3G dongle to connect my laptop to internet, when I unplug the dongle there will be no ...
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Internet and Remote Acess via Wi-Fi & Ethernet Cable

I'm doing a project where Raspberry pi works headless and accesses Internet via wifi. I want to remotely access the rpi desktop from my laptop for programming. I'm not sure if it is possible using ...
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Creating an Android “remote” app for Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

Similar to how you can control XBMC/Kodi/Raspbmc through the Android app "Yatse XBMC/Kodi Remote Control". Can anyone confirm whether either a.) there is something out there for Raspbian, or b.) if ...
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Leafpad edit over SFTP connection

Leafpad is the default text editor for .php files on my pi. I believe this is the default setting... and it works fine for local files. I connected my pi to an SSH server via SFTP so I can browse the ...
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libCEC not working on LG TV (LD330)

I've just installed libcec on my Raspberry Pi B+ with (raspbian on it), following the instructions from here (https://nyxi.eu/blog/2013/04/15/raspbian-libcec/). I want to be able to turn on/off the ...
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How to control omxplayer via LIRC?

After searching different forums for integrating omxplayer with LIRC, still I haven't found answers to my problem. I have successfully set up LIRC on my Raspberry Pi B+, and now I want to create a ...
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Controlling Pi via PC through TightVNC

I've set up everything to control my raspberry pi with TightVNC. But as I try to connect I get an error: "Authentication reason: server is not configured properly". I'm sure I my password is right and ...
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Cannot get IR-LED transmitter to work

I've just started dabbling with my RPi (model B) and I want to send the IR codes that I've captured using an IR-Receiver with lirc - irrecord application. The creation of the configuration file has ...
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Is it possible to flash the Pi's firmware live?

I already have few Raspberry Pi devices running Raspbian + my custom scripts. These device is internet connected and mounted at area which is hard to access, (e.g on top of a building) Over the ...
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Remote Connection to Pi to same Display as HDMI Port

Is there a way I can remotley connect to the Raspberry Pi and get the same Screen as it is shown on the HDMI Connection? We need the Pi for a Screen in the entrance Hall of our Building, and i can ...
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No connection to xrdp after changing from dhcp to static IP

I'm running a Raspberry Pi in my local network with Raspbian. Until now, it used DHCP to obtain its IP adress from my router. I wanted to switch to a static IP for the Pi, to be able to connect to it ...
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Homemade Raspberry Pi television remote?

I want to create something to replace my television remote. I'm hoping to create a simple GUI that I can fiddle with on a touch screen. I'm not sure if this project is right for the Raspberry Pi or ...
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Problem using startx on raspbian

I have a problem with my raspberry. I have installed Raspbian, used the command startx, and it worked. After that I configured it so I can access it over network. I used PuTTY to remotely access it ...
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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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Controlling a Raspberry Pi with DMX

For our next school theater production the director has asked me to come up with a solution to show some simple graphics on a computer screen. My first idea was to simply connect a (very) long VGA ...
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Does my raspberrypi take up resources if I startx but remote ssh into the machine?

I was wondering how to get the best performance out of my pi and currently the gui is started with startx automatically on boot, however I intend on using the pi remotely. My question then is: does ...
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How to switch my Raspberry Pi B+ with OpenElec on and off?

I have a Raspberry Pi B+ set up with OpenElec which I happily use as a media player for movies. What would be the best way to switch it on and off in a similar way I switch my TV or BluRay Player on ...
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Usage of graphics core for headless XRDP server

I run my Pi as a headless server, running (among others) XRDP. My question is this: does XRDP use the video core and RAM? If not what is the lowest possible memory split?
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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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Remotely fix Raspberry Pi boot problems

I have a Raspberry Pi B+ connected to the network and reachable over the internet, with Raspbian Wheezy as OS on the SD card. It is often the case that I am long away from home and would like to ...
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Best practices for “hardening” an RPi for embedded applications (unattended operation)?

This is a very general question, but I'm sure others will want to know the answer... I'm using headless RPi's for a remote monitoring application. These RPi's will be buried in utility closets and ...
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Android XBMC Remote with Raspberry Pi Hotspot

just got a a raspberry pi. preloaded with open elec. I noticed that I could setup a hot spot. I just wondering is at all possible to use Android XBMC Remote to connect to the open elec hotspot and ...
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Pi NAS: Access over internet

I am running SAMBA on my Pi with a USB HDD. Samba is running fine. But I wish to be able to access the files from remote location (over internet). My Pi hosts a wordpress site and I can access it ...
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Connecting to Pi over the internet - Already tried a lot of things

I read some tutorials here on connecting to my Pi via SSH. I have successfully done this over my own network. I am trying to do it from the internet (I use my phone's hotspot to attempt from outside ...
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Remote control application [closed]

I connected raspberry with my pc over wireless network. I can use ssh communication, and server installed on my raspberry with my pc's web browser. I need another solution to control my rpi (not rpi'...
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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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4WD robot platform turning problem

I am trying bring up simple android controlled car using raspberry pi. I tried following robot platform from sparkfun. I connected one L298N with 2 channels to control 4 motors. 2 motors from each ...
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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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Is it possible to format RPi SD card remotely?

I would like to format SD card remotely (without removing it from board). I'm looking for SD card emulator (like FaceDancer21 for USB) or something like SD Dual-Host Multiplexer (FSSD07). Making my ...
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Executing remote binaries over network

I have three Pis connected to a router with static IPs. An external hard drive is connected to one of them, and mounted to the other two over the network, so that all three can access the files on the ...
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rdesktop from osx to pi running arch linux

I want to connect via rdesktop to my Pi running ArchLinux with awesome WM. I installed xrdp, enabled it and my xinit.rc contains exec awesome for WM startup. If I now want to connect with: rdesktop -...
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Error when trying to install XRDP from Putty

I have my RPi currently plugged into my router via cable. I am pretty sure it is online because I am connecting to it through Putty right now. Now that I am in putty I am trying to install XRDP to ...
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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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Access Volumio via No-IP [closed]

I just installed Volumio on my RPI and I was able to access it inside my network by using its IP address. Now I want to achieve something else. I want to access the musics on my external HD on ...
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Is there any generic cheap RF module [duplicate]

Recently I got cheap RF remote controlled plug points. I hacked the remote to control buttons using raspberry pi and it works great. My question is, is there any generic RF transmitter and receiver ...
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Access Archlinux Remotely

So I work at home here in another country and then my employer is in the United States. For me to be able to access their network we use hamachi and I sometimes use their public ip for other links. ...