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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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I failed to remote connect to Raspberry Pi 3 from Ubuntu

I just bought raspberry pi 3 with Rapbian Jessi with Pixel and I have a Lenovo laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on it. I want to remote connect to it from my laptop. I enabled the VNC server on ...
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How to login as root remotely?

I am trying to login to the raspberrypi as root user via winscp, but it only says "Access denied", same thing for trying to login directly as root on ssh. I have tried loging in as pi and doing sudo ...
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Is there an IDE I could use to edit code from a personal computer over the network in real time?

I know it's possible to use FTP and various version control systems to upload or commit code developed on a full computer to the Raspberry Pi. Another possibility would be to simply use SSH and Vim (...
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How can my Raspberry Pi turn on/off my Samsung TV

I want to be able to turn my Samsung TV on (and off) the raspberry pi is hooked up to my TV via a HDMI cable. My cousin already did this with other Tv and it worked, but with the Samsung seems not to ...
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How to disable local terminal showing through when playing video

Any local terminal text (login prompt, etc) is showing through areas of the screen that are not covered by video (i.e. the black bars on the top and bottom) when I use a remote terminal to play video ...
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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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Cannot connect to RasPi by SSH with WiFi interface only

I'm observing really annoying issues with connectivity to RasPi on WiFi network. I have device connected on both LAN cable and WiFi. If both cable and WiFi dongle are plugged - both interfaces are ...
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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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Develop a Raspberry python script from a windows

I want to develop a Raspberry python script from the windows side, for several reasons: I want to keep all the code (more) secure on my computer, in case I fry the RPi/try another project/reinstall ...
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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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Raspberry pi remote access active session

When I remote access the raspberry pi with software now installed I do not get to access the current session displayed on my tv, but rather a new session. Is there software to access the current ...
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How to remotely reboot halted Pi

I'm thinking of building an array of Pis but I'd like an intelligent method of powering them, i.e., I would like power to each to be controllable via USB. I like the USB GPIO Module suggestion given ...
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Is this the correct usage of rsync to create a Raspberry Pi backup?

Pardon my ignorance, I am a new user of this site, Linux, and the Raspberry Pi. The following is a link to a question, from which I used user goldilocks' well documented answer of using rsync, to ...
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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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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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How do I figure out the brand and type of an SD-card on the commandline?

How do I figure out the brand and type of an SD-card remotely on the commandline via SSH? I so far tried: fdisk -l /dev/mmcblk0 gdisk -l /dev/mmcblk0 dmesg | fgrep -i mmc (the boot entries were ...
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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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Remote Access with VNC outside local network

I set up VNC server thanks to this tutorial but I realized that I can access to my r-pi only on the same network. So, I would like know how to access my r-pi while I am on another network and how to ...
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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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Remmina does not connect to Raspberry Pi Bullseye after RealVNC-server update

The Problem: I have a Raspberry Pi I connect using the VNC client Remmina from Ubuntu 22.04. Recently the realvnc-vnc-server was updated in the Raspberry Pi. Since the update the connection from ...
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Raspberry Pi communication over USB

Is it possible to communicate with the Raspberry Pi over USB? Basically is it possible to write a device driver on my x86 PC running Linux, and also tweak the OS running on the RPi so that a ...
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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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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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How can I get my Pi to check/read email to trigger an event?

How can I get my Pi to check for emails that, when received, trigger an event? For instance, I might want it to only listen to emails from [email protected] and then, based on the subject, ignore or ...
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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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Use Raspberry Pi as keyboard/mouse output to control server

I want to connect to a RPi thought LAN (possibly with VNC) and have it controlling a server that is connected to the RPi by USB. Basically the RPi would have to send every keystroke/mouse movement to ...
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Start python script on pi through putty so it still runs after closing putty

I want to build a water dispanser using a raspberry pi. The pi is attached to a touch screen. Further, I made a python script to control everything. From time to time, I want to adjust the script to ...
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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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SSH into my Raspberry Pi in my home

My goal is to SSH into my Pi on my LAN (local area network) from WAN. Basically, I want to SSH to a Pi that is at home and that is connected to the router from places like school or work. I thought ...
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Any ideas on how to increase the range of an IR transmitter?

I just started using the raspberry pi and I intend like many others to use it for home automation. After hours of trying to capture the input of the AC remote with irremote and actually using raw data ...
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Remote debugging with Visual Studio 2015

I am trying to debug my app that I just deployed to my RPi 2 using Visual Studio Remote Debugger. Does anybody have experience doing this and can point me to how to get started with it?
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VPN Proxy so vpn-less devices can connect through VPN

Some home internet enabled equipment does not implement VPN connectivity which I would like to have. I want to setup one of these devices at a remote location and then have it live as if on my local ...
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Does LIRC support 'Everything at Once' remotes?

My Setup Raspberry Pi I have both an IR LED and a IR receiver hooked up to my Raspberry Pi Type B which is running Raspbian. My Air Conditioner I have a Daikin FTXS25DVMA split system air ...
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Default VNC server not viewing correctly in VNC viewer

I am trying to access my pi remotely using VNC. However the automatic server that is created on startup, when no HDMI is attached, is not viewed correctly in VNC viewer. Only a very small portion of ...
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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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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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Where can I find the /.ssh/known_hosts file on my rpi3?

I have the following error when I try to connect to my rpi over SSH: @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ @ WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED! @ @@@@@@@@@@@...
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Not able to connect using Windows Remote Desktop Connection

I'm trying to connect pi using Remote Desktop Connection in windows via Ethernet. But it's not detecting. Also in network connection center ethernet is connected but showing as unidentified network. ...
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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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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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Using RasPi to send signal, for locking / unlocking alarm clock?

I'm totally new to electronic/hardware/interfaces/GPIO sort of thing, but I have a project in mind. My house has an alarm system, which can be unlocked by key, with buttons. The alarm system gives a '...
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Connecting to and managing many Raspberry Pies without port forwarding

I will have many (10-300) Raspberry Pies running my own software in different networks, probably without its own static public ip, but all connected to the internet. I need to be able to manage these ...
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Remote Control a Raspberry Pi (currently behind a restricted wifi network)

I build a vending machine, which will be behind different Wifi networks in malls. I cannot influence any configuration of the wifi network. For the regular usage the vending machine uses the internet ...
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SSH into Pi, why static IP 169.254.149.192 always?

This is more for curiosity than anything. By following the steps in this awesome guide. I managed to get remote connection working with the Pi and my MBP so that I could SSH into my Pi using the MBP'...
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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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Control XBMC remotely using keyboard and mouse?

Is it possible to control the Pi from my laptop, using the keyboard and mouse, over the network? I know I can access a remote control from my android phone or through the XBMC media centre's local IP, ...
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Using Raspberry Pi to remotely view a website

I'm trying to use a Raspberry Pi to remotely view a website. For example, if I have a printer I want to interact with, that hosts a browser user interface and outputs it via USB, I want to be able to ...
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Remotely connecting to the PI to download images

I'm trying to build a little project (my first) with my Pi which is running Raspbian. I want to set up a camera on my piece of land where I'm going to build my house to take some time lapse photo's. ...
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