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The use of the Pi as a computer or computer program that manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network. This topic can cover software, hardware, feasibility, and security.

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Is the Raspberry Pi suitable for running continuously, 24/7?

I would like to run a headless machine to perform some basic automation and statistical generation (e.g. generating netstats, uploading to pvoutput.org), as well as any other trivial batch jobs that ...
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Differences between Raspbian Jessie and Raspbian Jessie Lite

What are the differences between Raspbian Jessie and Raspbian Jessie Lite? What's better for a Owncloud server: Raspbian Jessie or Raspbian Jessie Lite?
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How do I run a single line of code (with sudo) on boot up?

I'm creating a server on my RPi that's on a timer, so I want to have a command run at startup to begin the server processes. I've seen this: Execute script on start-up, but it doesn't explain it well ...
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If I were to set my RPI up as a webserver, what security issues to my home network should I be aware of?

I am going to try and set up Ghostpi, but opening my Pi up to the web could be hazardous. What should I do to secure my Pi and protect my home network?
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Server and client between PC and Raspberry Pi

Hi I am doing a project that I want to make Raspberry pi and Pc communicate and then Pc can get pulse signal sent from raspberry pi. The first step I think to do is to write a python server on ...
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HiFiBerry Board compatibility

I want to create a music server/player with the Pi as the heart. Will the HiFiBerry Amp+ work in conjunction with their DAC board? The reason for this thought is I'd like the music bod to operate as ...
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pi's local url (http://raspberrypi.local) not working with android devices

I've set up a raspberry pi as a local server (running latest version of Raspbian, latest Avahi version installed), and I would like to access the server using a local URL (http://raspberrypi.local). ...
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Auto page load after wifi join

I have a Pi configured to create an Access Point when not on home router, Im trying to load a local webpage from my Pi when someone joins the open unsecured access point. I want to be able to ...
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Setting up a Ruby on Rails Server

I am thinking of buying a raspberry pi, because I want to host a personal website. I am using a UK Internet provider (Virgin Media), and I want to use my internet connection to allow access to my ...
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Bramble Pi as Minecraft Server

Im looking to build a Minecraft Server running on a Raspberry Pi Cluster. Is there any available software that would support this?
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How do I reboot at a specific time?

Is it possible to re-boot my Raspberry Pi at midnight each night? I know in Linux, you'd use crontab, but I can't seem to find /etc/crontab.
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Power TV on/off

I'm looking for a solution to wake up my LCD TV. With the xset command I'm able to put the TV in different power saving modes: xset dpms force standby xset dpms 0 30 60 0 = standby 30 sec = ...
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isc-dhcp-server needs to be restarted after reboot

I'm having an issue with isc-dhcp-server. When I reboot I can see that it loads because it says "Starting LSB: DHCP server ...". However when trying to connect a PXE node to the server it does not ...
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Citadel server along Apache server behind a router

I have an Apache server running on my Raspberry Pi. The Pi is behind a router, having local IP address 192.192.192.192. I use the Virtual Server feature of the router to allow traffic through ports 80,...
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How can I compile Android applications?

I want to use the pi as a continuous integration server. One type of the software are Android applications. Is it possible to have the Android SDK or something similar to compile Android apps? I didn'...
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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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How to make Raspberry shutdown when I unplug the ethernet cable

I use my Raspberry Pi Model B with Raspbian as a server and I want to know (if it is possible) how to make that the Raspberry pi send itself a halt command when I unplug the Ethernet cable (eth0) Any ...
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VNC server run at boot - authentication problem

I followed This tutorial to install and run a VNC server on my Pi using tightvnc. Everything works great when I start the server through SSH but I wanted it to start at boot. So I wrote the script to ...
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Difficulties accessing my Raspberry Pi Nginx web server

I just got my Raspberry Pi a few days ago and decided it would be fun to try to make a mini-web server out of it. I started by updating the machine using "apt-get update && apt-get upgrade" ...
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To Access the gpios from webpage by executing python code

I'm a student in electronics department doing a project on home automation using Raspberry Pi (for bulbs, fan, temperature and camera). I want to access the GPIO pins from a web interface to execute ...
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VNC Server not autostarting on RPi3

http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-up-a-VNC-Server-on-your-Raspberry-Pi/step4/Setting-up-the-Pi-to-Automatically-Start-a-VNC-Ser/ I have seen various tutorials explaining the exact process in ...
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Run forever task as root in init.d script on startup

I'm trying to start a nodeJS Server on Raspbian on startup. Everything works fine with this script: #!/bin/sh #/etc/init.d/myService ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: myService # Required-...
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Raspberry Pi in 24/7/365 production [duplicate]

Would you advice to use Raspberry Pi as a server for an advertising display system to manage 150 LCD screens in 24/7/365 mode?
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proxy is working locally,But not with remote host

I have install 3proxy in rapberrypi.Raspberrypi is connected with 4g dongle.My proxy is working fine in locally,but I can not connect it to remote host(Vps).It shows "Error: I could not see your ...
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How do I download raspberry pi updates to a linux server [closed]

Relativity new to Raspberry Pi and Linux in general, but essentially I'm trying to create an update repository for my Raspberry Pis via a separate Linux server, how would I go about doing this? On the ...