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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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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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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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Unable to open port 7077

I'm unable to connect to a Raspberry PI on same network. Here is my setup : PI1 (server running on this PI) pi@raspberrypi ~ $ telnet raspberrypi 7077 Trying 127.0.1.1... Connected to raspberrypi. ...
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Is raspberry pi 2 model B a good candidate as a “Download Box” or NAS

I am planning to buy Raspberry pi 2 Model B. Predominantly for two purposes, Download Box (for Torrents, ftp / http downloads) Web Server (For replying some requests to Local Client computers ) and ...
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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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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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Can't find file 'whichopensslcnf' while it's there in OpenVPN

I got a weird problem while trying to follow the tutorial How to set up a Raspberry Pi VPN server for setting up OpenVPN on a Raspberry Pi: At 3. cd /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa . ./vars ./clean-all ./...
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Raspberry pi as public web server

I want to make my raspberry pi server public, I have successfully used it locally and "it works". There are a lot of tutorials on this but they all say that you have to do some port forwarding in your ...
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Which graph database can ran on a Pi for small website? [closed]

I'm running a small website on a Pi B with tomcat / apache / mysql I wish to migrate database to a graph db, Neo4J seems good on "real" server but not on Pi as poorly mentionned here OhmDB seems to ...
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Do I need a soft-float/“armel” installation to run a soft-float/“armel” driver?

I want to set up a Raspberry Pi as a network endpoint for the USB-only Samsung SCX-4521F multifunction printer/scanner. To achieve that, I believe I'd need to install the Samsung Unified Linux Driver ...
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Looking for a simple/minimal telnet chat service

I want to be able to patch through a port from my router to a simple telnet based chat service. By simple I mean low RAM and CPU footprint and easy to start using. I want to allow anyone to connect ...
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Access motion server from the internet

I encountred an issue with motion server for raspberry pi. I use the PiCam with motion-mmal special build by dozencrows. I can access to my nginx server from internet for my rails app on the RPI. But ...
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Raspberry Pi cluster running as gaming server (TF2 modded minecraft)

I am new to raspberry pi and I am keen to play with its capabilities. I am a keen gamer as well and would like to see if I could link the two. I have been reading up on raspberry clusters and I would ...
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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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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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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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Web server autostart [closed]

I have some project in php ( including sql ). What server should I use for it? When the pi will started It need to autostart server and open browser in fullscreen without url bar and other tools, only ...
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Logging Clients (and sites they visit) while using Raspberry PI as WLAN Hotspot

I have recently setup my Raspberry PI as a WLAN hotspot using this guide. Everything works as intended I can login to the hotspot with my smartphone or laptop and browse the internet. Now my question ...
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Is raspberry Pi Stable enough

I want to implement a SMS server which will be receiving the SMS messages sent from my devices all around the country. May be about 5 SMS per minute. I want to know if the RBP would be stable enough ...
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Connecting a high range (atleast 10m) RFID reader with Pi

Is it possible to connect an RFID reader like the Motorola UHF Reader (Motorola FX7400) with Raspberry Pi..? I just want to know whether these high end systems are compatible with Pi. Mostly NFC (...
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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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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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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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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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Running a webserver unikernel on RaspberryPi

Is there anyone who have tried to install a webserver unikernel on a Raspberry? In both cases, is it something possible and could one run an efficient webserver from it? What are your thoughts on ...
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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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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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Running Ghost on Raspberry PI getting error

I am new to this stackexchange so sorry if my question should be wrong here and belongs to another stackexchange. Also I am a raspberry pi newbie with just basic skills of using the console. I have ...
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SSH/SOCKS/HTTP Proxy

I use Google Chrome Portable regularly on a computer where I have no administrator rights or access to network settings. I want to use my Raspberry Pi as a proxy from my house so I can use my internet ...
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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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Having a Cook server send signals to Pi [closed]

My idea is to have a Pi running and controlling some LED lights. I have a Python script that controls the LED lights. How does another computer (Windows based) send a signal to the Pi to switch the ...
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Is the RPi enough to host a web application with pictures and videos?

I just got a RPi as a gift and I was thinking of hosting a personal website with pictures/videos. I want to use my internet connection at home to allow access to my website creating a personal server. ...
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“Home Server” + XBMC

I would like to setup a RaspberryPi "Home Server" + XBMC. I would install services such as SSH Server, VPN Server (openvpn or ppp), DLNA Server (miniDLNA), SAMBA Server and Transmission-daemon, all of ...
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RaspberryPi & Zabbix server

I was wondering, is it possible to run Zabbix Server on Raspberry Pi @Raspbian? I want to deploy a small freeRADIUS server & Zabbix. I only know, that freeRadius is running 100% properly, but no ...
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Use GPIO to turn on external hard drive ONLY when needed

I have a Pi that is set-up with miniDlna for playing media to my tv and a samba server for a NAS set-up. My pi is connected to an external hard-drive that is actually just a hard drive enclosure; it ...
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Auto update website on Raspberry Pi

I recently started working with Raspberry Pi, and am in general a novice in working with Linux. I have setup web server, and a website on my Raspberry Pi device (LAMP, PHP-MySQL site). I would want ...
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How many applications can a single, optimized SSH-only Raspberry Pi B handle?

How many "passive, common, server-like tasks" can a single home-used RPi perform in parallel? There are many things you can have a RPi serving, like a NAS, a webserver (PHP+SQL), a git repository, a ...
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Reload wifi adapter when no internet connection

So it seems that my raspian which is online via a wifi adapter is loosing its connection from time to time. Usually a powercycle helps an everything is back normal. Now to avoid that i would like to ...