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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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School is blocking outgoing SSH: "handshake failed" error

I am wondering if there is a way to get around my schools outgoing SSH blocks to control my raspberry Pi minecraft server. I have port forwarded external port 2222 to 22 and it works from inside my ...
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Headless Torrent Server - Permission Denied

UPDATE 1: The permissions are currently set as follows: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo service transmission-daemon stop pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo mount -o uid=pi,gid=pi /dev/sda1 /mnt/external_drive/ pi@...
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How to run an Eco Server on the Pi

The kickstarter game Eco. I am wondering how to run a server from the Pi. I successfully ran a Minecraft server on the Pi but that has a tutorial. Anyone know how to get me started to create one for ...
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How to send temperature and humidity sensor data from a raspberry pi to a pc wirelessly?

I am a total newbie in this Raspberry Pi thing. I am also not familiar with python. I have an academic project requires me to record temperature and humidity from a sensor and send the data through ...
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LAMP Server Questions

I am hosting or at least supposed to be hosting a LAMP server website on a Pi 2B WordPress is what I'm using to build the website. The question is, does the server automatically activate on startup ...
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Is it possible to host Discourse in a Raspberry 3?

Some time ago someone asked if it was possible to host a Discourse forum (https://www.discourse.org/) in a Raspberry. The answer was no. Now that a new model is out, I'll ask again. Is it possible now?...
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Can Raspberry Pi 2 connect to a printer directly via ethernet?

Can a Raspberry Pi 2 use its ethernet port to connect directly to a printer's ethernet port so it can function as a print server? The Raspberry Pi 2 would have a WiFi dongle. How can this be ...
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VPN for gaming using Raspberry Pi/any other hardware for Civ 5

So I'm looking at some tutorials on making a VPN server using the Raspberry Pi B. I'm curious, how do you think the performance would be if I had max 5 connections to the VPN for playing Civ 5? I'm ...
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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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Car Parking Management using Raspberry Pi

How can I create a car parking system using Raspberry Pi. I need to do it for 5-8 car parking slots. If the slot is empty I need to send the data to my server. Which sensor should I use and Suggest ...
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How do I to get a Raspberry Pi IRC server to work?

I am trying to set up an IRC server with services on my Raspberry Pi. I googled around and decided on using hybrid-ircd for the server and hybserv for the services (nickserv, chanserv, etc.). So far, ...
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Raid 1 and Owncloud

I have done a Raid 1 system using 2 external HD connected to the Pi2, now I want to install owncloud in the raspberry using the raid to avoid losses, using the external HD connected to store the data. ...
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How can a raspberry pi get time from another pi

I'm trying to set a slave pi to let get time from master pi using ntp service. The master pi has been set to be a hotspot (which is not connected to the internet) and the slave pi connect to it via ...
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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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How to install GitLab on a Raspberry Pi 1?

A friend lend me his old Raspberry Pi to try it out. Currently I am trying to install GitLab on it. I followed the instructions from their install page. Even though it is stated that those ...
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Set up RPi2 as a local website for I/O control

I am making a drink making robot. I was going to set the RPi as a webpage that can only be accessed when on my local Wifi network. Then on the page you would select what drink you want and when the ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Media Server

I have been working to set my Raspberry Pi 2 as a media server in which I can stream files from a USB drive connected to my RP over my network to devices. I haven't been able to find an article or ...
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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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OpenVPN setup issues

I have been following the guide here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-33548728 To set up an openvpn server on my pi. I have followed all the steps but when it comes to connecting, it is not ...
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Game Server Lag Every 2 Minutes or So on Raspi 2

I run a DarkPlaces Quake server on my Raspberry Pi 2. Every 2 minutes or so, there is a massive lag spike in game play, but it's fine when it's not doing that. I have checked crontab, but neither my ...
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Failed to start job for vncserver@1.service

I am trying to install tightvncserver and run it at boot. I tried various options, but none of them worked with raspbian Jessie version. But i found a post that explained the process of creating a ...
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Problems with Pi Model 2B Boot

I got a Pi 2B with an SD card with NOOBS. I´d like to access it later on with Tight VNC. My problem is the first boot up. I have the pi connected via an ethernet cable... In the first scenario to my ...
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vnc server fails to start with I/O Error [duplicate]

I have Raspberry Pi 2 with Jessie raspbian release. I had installed tightvncserver using command - sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install tightvncserver Once i had installed the server it was ...
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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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Raspberry Pi 24/7, does it need cooling?

I made a Minecraft server with a Pi 2. I overclocked it with raspi-config to something like "Medium". I intend to keep it running 24/7 without a case. Do I need a heat sink and a fan in this situation?...
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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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Is there a way to set a Raspberry Pi as a mini Server at home? [closed]

I want to use a Raspberry Pi as a server which can be contacted via a domain to display a homepage or something else. Is this possible? EDIT: How is it possible? EDIT2: I got a Raspberry Pi and i ...
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Help with FTP server management on Raspberry Pi

I have followed this tutorial for setting up my pi as a web server. http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-your-Raspberry-Pi-into-a-personal-web-serv/?ALLSTEPS I am confused on which parts of the ...
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How to determine the problem in HDD reconnection?

I have setup my raspberry as my media streamer server using minidlna. I have also auto-mounted the HDD using its UUID. It works but I have notice from time to time, the drive gets disconnected and ...
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Virtualisation on Raspberry Pi

For a project i am looking to run any kind if visualization software, on a couple of raspberry pi's. I know it's difficult because of ARM, but does anyone know software that is compatible? I could not ...
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Raspberry pi port forwarding with nodejs server

I have a nodejs server make using websocket. Currently, i can view it in localhost by typing raspberrypi.local:5000. Now I want to portforward it so ppl from other network can view it too. How do i go ...
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Share only one drive on my network

I currently have my Pi available on my home network so I can access the file system via Finder on my Mac (I used some instructions to set this up, might have been these: http://4dc5.com/2012/06/12/...
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Creating FTP for my public web server

So I have set up port forwarding on my router and have a public IP address for my raspberry pi. I can see the default webpage and it works great. Now I want to actually create a FTP so that I can ...
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Access my Pi from another network for file transfers

Apologies in advance if this has been answered on here before but could not find an answer specific to my needs The Question: what is the simplest way to setup the Pi so that I can access it from ...
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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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Can I execute a script before every login

I am planning to have a program that will need to connect to a server. I'd like to be able to send a encrypted password to my server. The thing is, I need my decrypting script to be executed (...
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Kolab on the Pi

I'm about to aquire a Pi to replace my mail server, and wanted to go with Kolab here, most likely using Raspian as a base. They have their own repo, but concentrate on i386 and amd64. Checking for ...
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How can I use my Raspberry Pi for distributed building?

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian whose processing power I'd like to harness to speed up the C++ build times in Visual Studio on my Windows 7 laptop with x86-64 architecture. Is this possible to ...
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Transfering mp3 files from a remote server to the RPi via cronjob without overwriting [closed]

I succeded in transfering files via ftp from a remote server to a raspberry, #!/bin/bash -vx ftp -in IP_SERVER<<END_SCRIPT quote USER rem_user quote PASS rem_pass bin prompt:off cd /...
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Dhcp udhcpd is not starting on boot

Raspberry Pi was configured as WiFi AP with static IP. Dynamic IP allocation is done by using udhcpd server. However dhcp server is not starting on boot after I added to /etc/rc.local following line: ...
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Setting a homeserver with Rasberry PI 2

I was thinking of building a small private cloudserver almost like Dropbox or Google Drive. I'm not expecting a very fast server, it will more be like just a home server for so i can send files easily ...
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Script works on laptop, but not on PI

I have a streaming server / motion detection script that works on my laptop, but when I move it to my PI it gives the following error when i try and access the stream: my laptop ip address - - [23/...
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Can I host a MineBuilder server?

Is it possible to host a minebuilder server on a raspberry pi? (B Model) Server Program: http://www.space-walrus.com/topic/53/minebuilder-server-program Any help is appreciated.
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Is it possible to setup a wireless file server and access the drives from a Windows PC? [closed]

I was hoping to setup a wireless file server using a Raspberry Pi connected to a USB flash drive or hard drive and map to the drive from a Windows PC on the network. Is this possible?
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Can Raspberry Pi be used as a desktop virtualization server?

I would like to use my Raspberry Pi B+ as a desktop virtualization server. Please check out the below image as reference. Here, Desktop Virtualization Server - Raspberry Pi. Windows XP - My laptop or ...
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What is needed to set up a Pi as a local server? [closed]

I can find plenty of articles about setting a Raspberry Pi up as a regular server. My goal is to set up a Pi as a local server. A simplified scenario would be as follows: I have a Pi, no internet or ...
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Network server with raspberry pi [closed]

Could anyone give me a step by step guide on how to create and run a file server using a raspberry pi. I'm newvto raspberry pi I want to be able to store and share main video and music between my PC ...
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Python as web server cgi and request response cycle

I am new to python and I am trying to design a mobile app with a web server on a raspberry pi. I decided to write the server code using python because I want to control some pins and write on the ...
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Raspberry Pi server to avoid Packet Loss? [closed]

I currently have terrible packet loss from my home internet. The series of hops that I am routed through are awful and it ruins the quality of my internet (gaming, videos). Is it possible to set my ...
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Singular access to the NOIR board from a server and a motion script

I am using the raspberry pi NOIR board to supply a Python motion detection script. This "motion detection script" uses opencv2 to grab, modify and detect motion. I wanted to extend the motion ...
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