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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 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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Raspberry Pi as an Email Server

I just got my Pi today, and of course I can't even use it because I got the wrong HDMI to DVI converter but that's besides the point and question. My question is the following: I have decided to ...
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Configuring the Raspberry Pi for Node.js

Reading a book on Single Page Web Applications I came to a paragraph that got me thinking: Node.js is non-blocking and event-driven. In a nutshell, this means a single Node.js instance on modest ...
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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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How can I mitigate the need for manual intervention with remotely deployed Raspberry Pis?

I'm working on a project that makes use of Raspberry Pis which will be deployed to several locations. They have special hardware attached to it for automation purposes, and run a web-service (that I ...
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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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How to prevent Raspberry Pi memory allocation failure?

I have installed a Terraria server on my Raspberry Pi (Version B Revision 2) yesterday. I followed this tutorial on Reddit. I used the latest version of Raspbian provided by NOOBS: I just ...
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How Can I Emulate An x86 CPU on a Raspberry Pi with Qemu?

!!DISCLAIMER!! I am aware that this question has been asked before HERE, but after having followed that question step by step, troubleshooted on my own and having done plenty of research on the ...
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Raspbian server version

I would like to make my Raspberry Pi a server. With a normal PC I can install Debian, and I can choose what I like. So, how can I do the same with Raspberry Pi? I don't like to install Raspbian, ...
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Will a Model B 512MB Pi run a Minecraft Bukkit Server

I have been looking into this lately, just as a fun project. I know people say it can be done, and others say it makes no sense. Google search turns up mixed results. Since Minecraft Single Player is ...
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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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Stream video from raspberry pi via a Ubuntu server

I have a ubuntu server running on a network which is visible outside to the internet. My question is, is there a way to stream the video from the raspberry pi to my Ubuntu server and from there to any ...
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Networking problems without keyboard attached

I have a new Raspberry Pi that I am trying to run as a local server in my apartment over Wi-Fi. I am using an Edimax Wi-Fi dongle. When I start the Pi with the keyboard and Wi-Fi dongle both attached,...
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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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Difference between Ubuntu Server and Raspberry Pi

I have an Ubuntu Server set up that shares files online, has a web server, streams to PS3, iPad, etc. I also recently acquired a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian installed. What exactly is the difference? ...
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Expected User Limit of IRC Server on Pi 512 MB?

Does anyone have a clue of the maximum number of users RPi 512 MB could handle if running an IRC server? I'm just looking for an approximate number, is it 100, 10'000 or millions?
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My server hostname doesn't work?

I've got a raspberry pi running raspbian server edition. My problem is that the only way I can ssh into it with putty is through the static ip. My router doesn't recognize the hostname; it shows the ...
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Stacking RPi 3B and RPi 3B+ together

Is it possible to stack the two Pi's top of each other and connect them together somehow e.g. ethernet, to improve performance of a server for example. It's just that I have the Pi 3B sitting around ...
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Interfacing with a second RPi?

(I am very new with my RPi. It just showed up yesterday! :D As such, sorry if this sounds kind of simple or misinformed) I have seen many creations online that use 2 or more RPis to make parallel ...
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How can I connect to my RPi NFS server using version 4?

I've set my Raspberry Pi up as an NFS server, but I cannot connect to it with NFS version 4. However, version 3 works. From my Kubuntu 13.04 client: $ sudo mount -t nfs -o proto=tcp,port=2049,vers=4 ...
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Use the Raspberry Pi as a Git server [closed]

How do I settup Git as a Git server like GitHub, so I can create private repositories, etc.? I have installed LAMP. It's up and running smoothly and also Git with GITWEB works perfect. The only thing ...
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Apache2 subtext can't acces 000-default

I have been using Apache2 and webmin with my Raspberry Pi. After a restart and reinstallations Apache won't start. > sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart apache2: Syntax error on line 268 of /etc/...
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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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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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nginx + php5-fpm + htdocs on USB

None of the configurations that I've looked up can help with setting up Nginx to serve PHP files on a mounted USB folder. I'm currently getting file not found when I try and access a PHP file on the ...
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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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Raspberry Pi network can't be accessed outside of network

I set up a cloud using OneCloud on my Raspberry Pi, but I discovered that it can only be accessed within my home network. I cannot access it from anywhere else. I used this tutorial: Install OwnCloud ...
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What gaming servers can I run on the Raspberry Pi?

This is a real simple yet pretty difficult question to answer. I was wondering what gaming server ports are there that can run on the Raspberry Pi?
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Nginx “Out Of memory: Kill process”

I've been hitting a number off issues with a personal site I've been trying to run off of a raspberry pi 2. The error logs in nginx have the follow error repeated several times: [alert] 13551#0: ...
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Is there a way to make a Transmission Torrent Server from a Pi?

I apologize in advance for the somewhat generic nature of this questions, but I am new to using my Pi. I had a thought recently of how I would like to serve up some of my own files as .torrents and ...
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GUI for Pi - Python or Java

I would like to know whether a Java based (using Pi4j library and Swing) or Python based GUI (using Tkinter) is more suitable for Pi in terms of execution speed. Following things need to be ...
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Hearing loss — need RPi Zeros to listen to bells, buzzers, or chimes and send some notification

I can't hear my doorbell when I'm in my shop the dryer's mechanical chime when I'm upstairs the oven's little buzzer when I'm out of the kitchen which smoke alarm is going off (hearing aids don't ...
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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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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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NAS & Torrenting

I have a 512MB Pi, Wifi dongle, 1TB Lacie External HDD, 16GB USB Stick, Couple of SD Cards (mostly 10 class), USB 2.0 Self Powered USB Hub etc. I would like to control my Pi using Macbook which has ...
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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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Terminal command will not execute after boot

I have a raspberry pi which I want to turn into a web server. I have installed everything needed. Now my problem: I am using ngrok to get the server online. To do this all I have to do is running the ...
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Raspberry Pi + ASIX AX88772: poor performance as a LAN/Broadband gateway?

In a bid to quieten my room, I'm attempting to replace a generic box (2 nics) with an ARM (raspberry pi, the 512mb model) as my Internet gateway/firewall. My research selecting components, lead me to ...
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Python3 flagging 'async def' as invalid syntax

So, I'm trying to write a bot for a discord server, using discord.py as an API wrapper. I'm trying to use my Raspberry Pi 2 B as a server to run it. I have jessie and python 3.4 installed on the ...
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Raspbian/OctoPi File Recover

I dropped my Pi on the SD Card slot. It broke and now I want to recover my files off of my SD Card, but I only see a boot partition with no relevant files inside. I was using OctoPi (3D Printing ...
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How to Install NginX + Flask + Webmin to my Raspberry pi?

I'm newbie to the Web server. I have never setup any server before. I would like to write program in Python, HTML, Java Script and then put it into my raspberry pi and interact with it by using ...
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How to auto run a server when boot the Raspberry Pi

I run into a question that I want to auto run a server in python when boot the Raspberry Pi every time. I tried several methods but they all don't work for me. Assume my python file is /home/pi/...
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How to use UV4L to realize WebRTC on Raspberry Pi?

The browser on RPi does not support WebRTC, so I use UV4L, and UV4L realizes WebRTC . At the same time Streaming Server can support peer to peer real time connection over LAN, but how to make RPi ...
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Accessing OwnCloud from the WAN on my Raspberry Pi

So I've installed OwnCloud on my Raspberry Pi and I'm able to use it properly on my LAN. Now the problem is when I want to access it from the WAN. I've set port forwarding [port 80 to port 80] & [...
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L2TP/IPSec VPN Client on Raspberry Pi Jessie?

Is there any package for the Raspberry out there, to setup a L2TP/IPSec connection from Raspberry Pi (Jessie) to my Windows server (i.e. vpn-server l2tp/ipsec)?
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Run a minecraft server at boot

I have a Raspberry Pi model 2. I have a start.sh file in my MinecraftServer folder in the directory /home/pi/MinecraftServer it starts the Java server which is required to play Minecraft. I want ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as an SVN server?

I am a software developer (mainly Java, C# and PHP), and I need to handle my work using a Subversion (SVN) system. So I am thinking that I can install the SVN server on Raspbian (I do not have too ...
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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 ...