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Access network Samba share from Pi client
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First install some packages: apt-get install samba-common smbclient samba-common-bin smbclient cifs-utils Then, create a local directory and mount the remote share: mkdir /mnt/abc mount -t cifs //...

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Spotify for RPI
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Thanks for the answers! Really mopidy made the cut. As most packages is not just plug and play but is very close to that. I will make the installation as brief as possible and it will work fine. ...

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Sharing the Pi's WiFi connection through the Ethernet port
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Being your purpose provide internet access to your LAN devices, will assume double 'NAT' will not be a big issue. With this configuration you will provide wireless access to non WiFi devices that will ...

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Raspbian boot process and the partition table
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My final outcome to migrate to a larger SD card on a noobs setting, is as follows. I backup the original live image on a temporary external drive, shared with a windows box, an spare memory stick ...

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RasPi 3 - wlan0 not associated
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To work withwpa_supplicant on some routers and networks can be pretty tricky and hard to diagnose. Using the following method I have a 100% success rate. First to confirm your network is available and ...

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Slot car races time recording
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You can repeat this schematic, assigning a GPIO port for each lane. The HAL sensor will require a magnet on the car, however, on my testing the magnetic field from the engine was enough to trigger ...

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Boot from USB hard disk?
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Indeed, if you can live with just the SD MS-DOS partition (/boot) where the kernel reside, you can have /root and everything else on an external device. USB memory card or a physical hard drive are ...

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Can I use my old smartphone like raspberry pi by installing raspberry pi OS to it
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The Raspberry PI family run on BCM2835 ARM6 512kB or BCM2836 ARM7 1.0GB peripheral controller. Installing Raspbian on any other processor, will operate just like any other Linux, without the rPI ...

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Pinout difference
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The table from gpio readall all is very complete and accurate. The interpretation is as follows. Looking from the top, connector on your right, numbers are odd on the left, even on the right, the ...

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Frequent filesystem corruption (compute module, Raspbian)
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In a nutshell, the RPi family of devices does not provide a method to keep power alive while finishing a write operation on the SD card. If during a power disconnection the memory card is in a ...

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Cannot connect to raspbian jessie lite but to raspbian jessie
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You may need to enable SSH, however, you are receiving a prompt, so most likely is already active, just in case: sudo update-rc.d ssh enable if security is high, edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config sudo /...

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Access Windows 10 IoT device from internet
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This a generic network question, that applies to any device inside a private LAN with desired public external access. You have a few options, depending if this is for private or commercial grade use....

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SCP File Transfer Between Pi and Windows
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For a smooth and powerful two way SSH conversation with your PI (or any other Linux box), use WinSCP The interface is very intuitive; will even read your saved PuTTY hosts as default host destinations....

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Simple "service runner" for a Raspberry Pi
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You have a few issues that you want to fix: Software update Remote run applications Remote log capture For each one there are very simple or complex solutions depending on the security level you ...

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Make Pi's "identify" themselves to server on local network
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For a similar application, I'm using a very trivial approach that works pretty well: wget. On the server I have a simple page, client.php, retrieved by the client; it's here where you add the server ...

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Controlling Raspberry pi from website
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As indicated by @goldilocks this is a very wide open question, to answer properly much more details are needed. Like on every small or large project, divide it into development units, each one ...

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Can not make directory on my USB disk connected Raspberry Pi 2?
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Make sure you have the NTFS driver in place (use sudo when required): apt-get install ntfs-3g then find the location and name assigned to the device when external drive was mounted. This location ...

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Pi DNS Resolution
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The reason for your problem is due, most likely, the way your network interface is connected. Usually the default 'dns server' is your own router; in this case, the router will take care to resolve ...

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Unknown fuse blow out in custom power board for raspi B cluster
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On the original schematic, the author use the term 'JPx' usually meaning Jumper, however, JP1 and JP2 serve the same purpose; JP3 is just a test point, maybe to skip the fuse. Your design looks ok ...

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Use existing OS or create a new one?
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What you want is a headless unit, sometimes referred as Kiosk computer with a touch screen and perhaps a few GPIO controlled relays. Boot time for a Raspberry Pi is less than 15 seconds, including ...

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Visibility in network after internet sharing
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When using Windows ICS (Internet Connection Sharing), your clients computers are using NAT (Network Address Translation) on a ICS's private LAN. Indeed the only visible address on your networks will ...

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Couldn't ssh to my Raspberry Pi - "WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!"
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If you know the IP address or DNS are correct, you can use: $ssh -o UserKnownHostsFile=/dev/null -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no pi@192.x.x.x This can be added to your ssh config, however, not ...

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Change hostname only for apache2?
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Hostname is global. You can't have two names at the same time. The host name is (user) set on /etc/hostname and also /etc/hosts (with localhost as alias). The current active name is stored at kernel ...

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How to connect a Raspberry PI 3 to USB TTY cable
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I always have success with the following simple process. After burning a new SD card (or the one in problem), using windows notepad++ or any other alternative method, open the config.txt on the new ...

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Remote access via website subdomain. How?
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If you have control over your DNS server, you can add host names dynamically and associate them with a particular device. So for example: rpi001.domain.com 110.220.100.10 rpi002.domain.com ...

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Detecting different/wrong gateway/ip when connecting to router via eth0
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Just change your /etc/network/interfaces to read: iface eth0 inet dhcp And I don't think that is related to your router configuration.

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Use a pi and a router as a wireless gateway between a wireless LAN and an unwired WAN?
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This configuration will allow to share/extend a Wireless network to use your own router (192.168.0.0/24); will be like and extender or repeater. The WAN side can be any DHCP WIFI connection. There ...

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Run application in Raspberry Pi with a web browser
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Yes, you can run a browser on your RPI and show the dynamic content on your display. There are a few commercial packages and some signage open source. The TV will have enough USB power to feed the ...

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Can not update or install after changing DHCP IP to Static IP
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Setting static IP involves also to modify /etc/resolv.conf there, you must have your default dns server. Use just 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 or one from your ISP vendor. cat /etc/resolv.conf search xxxx.com ...

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IPv6 connectivity
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Just to update this answer, the issue is there are many version of Raspberry Pi and (as of today) two Raspbian (Debian) version available. Wheezy IPV6 is not active by default. You can activate with ...

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