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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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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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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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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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How to setup as a scanner server with web interface

There are several tutorials online for how to setup the Pi to scan and email/dropbox with one button push. Cool, but I'd rather have a web interface so a user in my network can change scan options. I'...
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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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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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How to access PLC from Windows via Raspberry Pi connected through OpenVPN Access Server?

Device A (PLC, static IP=10.10.10.11) | | eth0 connection | Device B (raspberry B 3, Jessie) | | OpenVPN | Device C (laptop, Windows 8.1) I am ...
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Connecting a new Bluetooth device without monitor?

We are trying to connect a Bluetooth device without a passkey and trusting default yes in Python. I am running a headless Raspberry PI 3, and I want it to automatically accept pairings from any ...
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Stream video hosted on a server onto a display

I am new to Raspberry Pi. I am working on a project in which a video which is hosted on a server needs to be displayed on a LED screen via a Raspberry Pi. The Pi will receive the video from the server ...
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Free SSH server needed to test reverse SSH tunnellig from RPI 3 [closed]

i'm trying to build a reverse ssh tunnel from my Pi (which is behind a NAT) to a remote ssh server. for that i need a ssh server that i can access its shell to test if the connection succeeded. Tried ...
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RPi3 as access point: How to execute a bash script every time a new connection is established

I use an RPI3 as a standalone access point (following this tutorial) and I would like to make it execute a bash script when a device is connected to its wireless network. What is the appropriate way ...
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How to control RPI remotely using sim card connectivity [closed]

I am setting up an IoT station, with a Raspberry Pi 3 and a mobile modem for the connectivity (Netgear LB1111) that work with a SIM card and it is connected to the RPI with an ethernet cable. The ...
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Apache Server Monitoring

I'm making a local server for a database in RPI. I just followed typical tutorials out there to install Apache, MySQL, PHP. Now, I want to make the server to output logs to a tft lcd i have. Basically,...
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How do I install ubuntu server 16.04 on pi3 model B

I have tried the instructions at Ubuntu Wiki, especially the ones under Booting the official Pi 2 image on the Pi 3 I downloaded both pre-installed server versions armhf+raspi2 and armhf+raspi3. I ...
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Host wireless hotspot with internal Wi-Fi chip

I've got a Raspberry Pi 3 model B which runs Raspbian Jessie. I'd like to host an SSH or telnet server on it that my phone can connect to, even when the Pi is not connected to Wi-Fi or cellular. I ...
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Python script won't run on PHP

My goal is to write a string through the serial of my Raspberry Pi which will then be sent towards an Arduino and I'll read it through the Serial Monitor. I got my Python script working and it works ...
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Running the 64 bit TeamSpeak 3 server

I am using the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B (64 bit) and I'd like to run a TeamSpeak 3 server on it. Since there is a 64 bit version available , it shouldn't be a problem, right? The server even seems to ...
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Usage of external HDD, power consumption

I'm thinking in getting a RPi+USB HDD to make a server in my office, it would be working 24/7 and the primary usage would be to storage backups which would be automatically uploaded from different ...
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Port forwarding - Not sure which community to post this in

I would like to assure my boss that port forwarding a raspberry pi is safe. I plan to be doing port forwarding the web port, so I can run an Apache server, and also port forwarding my own program (C ...
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Why won't my pi appear on my PC network in file explorer?

I'm trying to set up my raspberry pi as a media server for my home network. I followed the tutorial here: http://www.howtogeek.com/139433/how-to-turn-a-raspberry-pi-into-a-low-power-network-storage-...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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SSH Port Forward Error

I can't get the SSH to work on my Raspbian Raspberry Pi (it is enabled). I am port forwarding the pi's external IP to port 22 but putty says the connection has been refused. I'm a beginner as far as ...
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Stop raspbian going into “suspend” mode (just red light)

I have a rpi running as a home backup server. It used to work fine, had an uptime of months, but ever since rebuilding it a few weeks ago with the latest raspbian, it has started dropping off the ...
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How to send multiple sensor data from arduino to the raspberry pi, and from there to google docs

I want to build a arduino- based weather station, now I want to know how I can send sensor data from the arduino uno to the raspberry pi and from there to a spreadsheet in gdocs. My problem is, that I ...
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client <--> Raspberry Pi <---> Router (LAN )

How is it possible to redirect all the traffic from the client to the raspberry pi (in order to analyse it and block some packets. it's like a firewall) and then send to to the router and vice-versa ! ...
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CGI script minor problem

I'm building a remote vehicle with the Raspberry Pi. I've got everything working except a few little things. I'm trying to implement some CGI scripts in my server in order to control the car from an ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 NAS power supply requirements

I'm working on a Raspberry Pi 4 NAS server and I found a power supply (5v 3A) on aliexpress: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/NedqZhCc Is the power supply going to be capable of supplying my NAS ...
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Linux VPN server without port forwarding

I want to make a VPN server on my raspberry PI. I know it's pretty much simple task but my router does not support port forwarding. So is there any other way to do that?
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Connecting to Samba NAS from another Raspberry Pi

I've setup a NAS Samba server for my Uni project, and I'm able to access all of the files from my Windows PC. However, I want to try access the NAS from another Raspberry Pi. I got to 'Go>Network>...
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Route localhost:XXXX to another IP locally

I have a server in Raspberry Pi, hosted in a docker container. Currently I am accessing via localhost:8005or using my IP 192.168.0.101:8005. I would like to mask the port number and access it ...
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Pi-Hole + Unbound ==> Unbound anchor not ok // SERVFAIL

Problem with unbound and pi-hole I followed the official guide for installing Unbound alongside Pi-hole for my network, see Setting up Pi-hole as a recursive DNS server solution A week ago I first ...
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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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Radicale running in local network, though not reachable from laptop

Obviously, I am a complete beginner in setting up a server. That is why I started to play around with a raspberry pi in the first place. I already managed to set up some smb shares. I am trying for ...
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Trying to get my raspberry pi to work as a server with cloudflare again

I am trying to get my raspberry pi working as a server again. I unplugged it a while ago, and I am guessing I am forgetting to do something I need to do to get it running again. In the cloudflare ...
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CentOS packages vs NextCloud [closed]

I have intention to reuse one of my Pi3 into a home server for multiples services (yet to be decided). I am new to servers and hence using the Pi for exploration and monkeying around. If I ...
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cant connect to server after configuring static IP

I'm able to connect to the local server when static IP is not set, however, as soon as I set a static IP on eth0 then I'm no longer able to reach the server by name. When I was configuring my static ...
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.local domain not forwarding/working

I'm trying to set up my pi based server to be a little bit easier to access by using a .local domain. I followed this tutorial: https://www.howtogeek.com/167190/how-and-why-to-assign-the-.local-...
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Chrony set up problem in Raspberry Pi

Can you help me with step by step chrony setup in Raspberry Pi, please? Firstly, The summery of the problems I am facing: 1. While commanding chrony from repository (apt-get install chrony) its ...
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Execute python script with web server apache2

I have a problem, I can't execute a Python script on my Raspberry Pi 3. I set an Apache server to execute a python script by following a tutorial. I can execute the following script: #!/usr/bin/...
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NginX say's it's not starting but it actually is

I'm running Raspbian Jessie on my Raspberry Pi Zero W and I recently installed NginX 1.10.1 on it by using this tutorial: Use your Raspberry Pi as your local NodeJS Webserver (The reason I did not use ...
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remote server enable via code

I have Pi3 model B running Windows 10, I also have a laptop running Windows 10. I want to start the remote server in Pi3, via code, because I don't have an HDMI display. Is this possible?
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Installing mysql installed other software and changed icon set

Raspberry Pi 3 running NOOBS with Raspbian Pixel installed. So i'm trying to setup a webserver on my Raspberry Pi 3 and did that. Then i added MySQL. Running sudo aptitude install mysql-server php5-...
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Connection between Cloud Application and Local RPi

I have 2 servers, one is a cloud application and one is a local API used on a Raspberry PI to measure something that is only local. I am searching for a secured way to send requests, from the cloud ...