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Alternative to port forwarding

I have two routers with two different Wi-Fi networks, the reason behind this is that I need one as a high school student to mess around on and one that my family uses for our main Wi-Fi that I'm not ...
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Force spin-down of external hard-drive on linux (raspberry pi)

I'm currently setting up a home-server using a Raspberry Pi with an external hard-disk connected via usb. However, my hard-drive will never spin down when being idle. I tried already the hints ...
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How to move the remote x-window over SSH X tunnel, back to the remote linux host

Am connecting from my Linux (Mint) desktop to the Fedora (rpfr18) Raspberry Pi using SSH X tunneling. When the Pi comes up, I connect to it from the desktop xterminal using: SSH -X ...
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Change who is logged in upon boot

I just booted my Raspberry Pi, and created a new user, nacht. Currently upon boot, I get a prompt logged in as pi but I want to be logged in as nacht. How do I change this setting? Or should I ...
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Raspberry Pi What can I do with it? [closed]

I have read about the Raspberry Pi(http://superuser.com/tags/raspberry-pi/info and http://www.raspberrypi.org/faqs) and I was wondering a few things about it. I have read somethings you can do with it ...
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Computer-Controlled 120V Switch (with USB, Ethernet, or Other)

I'd like to control a 120V switch of some kind with a computer. I was hoping a unit might exist that could be plugged into 120V power with a male 120V on one end (which would be connected to a ...
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Prepare and setup Raspberry Pi image on a PC (virtual machine)

I am considering using a Raspberry Pi in a simple project. It should run some small Java (preferably) or Python console application, in its essence a very simple server. I know this will not be a ...
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Raspbmc Truecrypt mpount volume: Failure to communicate with kernel device-mapper

I am trying to mount a 3TB external Volume with Truecrypt on my Raspberry Pi (Raspbmc). I had the same Problem with raspbian running on the Raspberry Pi and dont know how to solve it. I found many ...
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Openbox: run program and exit when it closes

I need a way to open a program in its standalone X server (for the RaspberryPi)... Sadly I can't use startx directly with my app as a client because it has some weirdness... startx /path/to/my/app ...
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DDNS on raspberryPI connected to mac shared internet

Disclaimer - I understand that many of my problems could be solved by hooking up the pi straight to the router, but I've really become interested in solving this problem. My setup: DD-wrt cisco ...
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Recursively download a package's dependencies with yum?

Is there a way I can use yum to check all of a package's dependencies and grab those first, then check their dependencies...so I can get the package I want in one swoop?
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Do I have to expect flash memory wear out when mounting a partition read-only?

I have created a simple kiosk-style Arch Linux installation on a Raspberry Pi that simply launches a web browser and shows some weather information. To make the daily system bootup/shutdown routine ...
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How to port forward a webcam server through two routers?

I set up a Raspberry Pi webcam server (running Raspbian) to be available publicly. I can see it internally when I go to its internal IP and port in a web browser. I can't get to it via the public IP, ...
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Perl program won't run on arm6, but it runs on my 64bit computer

I'm trying to run [pisg][1] on my raspberry pi, which is running archlinux arm, and every time I try to run it, I get: Root ~>pisg -cf pisg.conf Warning: Couldn't parse -cfg option Could ...
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End Reverse SSH session

I've got 20 or so machines scattered around the country (RPi's) and they are all on mobile networks (don't have a public IP.) Occasionally, I need to get access to a machine, so I've set up a rescue ...
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How do I make xscreensaver run on startup?

I have a raspberry pi running raspbian which is started via the following line in .profile xinit /usr/bin/chromium --kiosk --incognito www.myweb.com however after about 10-15 mins the screen goes ...
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Change resolution of Raspberry Pi via console?

I'm the proud new owner of a Raspberry Pi and have it up and running now with VPN/SSH/X11VNC. This morning I had it booted up on a TV on my table where I was working on it. Went to work and have been ...
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How to create a virtual drive/hub which represents other devices as virtual folders? [closed]

I'm doing some initial research for an embedded device project I have in mind, and I'd like some help getting an idea of viable technologies which would be necessary to achieve this. I'm not an ...
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How do I disable screen blanking on Raspberry Pi

I am running Raspbian, and I am using this as a display device for a TV in a retail centre. I run Chromium on startup with this line in .profile: xinit /usr/bin/chromium --kiosk --incognito ...
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M.A.M.E. roms on Raspberry Pi

I'm a quite recent user of the Raspberry Pi and I'd like to turn it into a retro arcade machine just like I've seen on internet. I've downloaded MAME4ALL from the PiStore as well as a package of roms. ...
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Linux - starting a visible terminal on boot

I have a C program I wrote for debian on the raspberry pi that asks the user to enter a number, 1-4 which it then stores in a configuration file. This only happens if the configuration file is ...
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Forward connections on 0.0.0.0:80 to 127.0.0.1:9091

I'm trying to set up a tor-relay. In order to allow tor to present a static web page explaining what it is I want the server to listen on port 80 and 443. In order to allow tor to use ...
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Epson V300 Photo scanner and RaspberryPi

I am trying to install Epson V300 Photo scanner to share it over network with my RaspberryPi (running Raspbian "wheezy"). The scanner is not supported by sane, but it has its own epkowa drivers. ...
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Failing to setup postgres on raspberry pi

I installed postgresql on my raspberry pi. then, i try to access it and I get: pi@raspbmc:~$ psql psql: FATAL: role "pi" does not exist pi@raspbmc:~$ psql -U postgres psql: FATAL: Peer ...
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Automatic script launch after booting on Debian

I try to launch some scripts at boot time on my Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian Wheezy). I have created the file /etc/init.d/datalogger-serveur : #! /bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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Forcing Deluge traffic down ppp0 adapter?

Basically i have a PPTP VPN connection on my linux box (Raspberry Pi on Raspian) and I have Deluge installed with the WebUI. The client is fantastic, really love it and the functionality that comes ...
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How to run a DHCP server on an ethernet port of a MacBook successfully?

I aim to have an ethernet switch on my MacBook ethernet port from which I will have several Raspberry Pi's connected getting their IP via DHCP, each will have a VNC server running on them for remote ...
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How to modify context menu

On my raspberry pi, I was trying to get a file to play, but both mplayer and omxplayer did not show up in the "Others" list when I tried to associate the file with the players, so I typed it in using ...
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Change owncloud data directory to an external drive

Owncloud 5.0.9 is installed on my raspberry pi and is working flawlessly. But since my raspberry pi hasn't much space, I wanted to move the data directory on an external drive. I have a 1,5GB ...
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apt over SSH hangs on my Raspberry Pi

I have a very strange phenomenon on my R-Pi. If I run either apt or aptitude via a remote SSH shell, the processor jumps to 100% (top shows it's apt). If I connect my keyboard and run it on an ...
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Run a browser in fullscreen without any other UI elements (like translate, restore session, e.t.c.)

I am currently trying to set up a Raspberry-Pi as a very light-weight/simple monitoring solution. All it has to do is open up a web-page on boot. Opening the web-page was easy enough. I simply put a ...
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How to prioritize bandwidth in linux

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian acting as a 24x7 downloading server. I am now trying to utilize it with SiriProxy but it fails as it needs to upload/download data from Apple servers which fails ...
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ssh through port forwarding lag raspberry pi

I have set up raspberry-pi on my home LAN and want to access it remotely. I have set up ssh daemon and port forwarding and i can login into raspbpi and do terminal work. The problem is, that ...
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Linux on-the-fly block data verification

I am quite used to a parity compare/scrub feature of many of the NAS systems. However, I am failing to find similar feature when it comes to single hard drives. Of course, with a single drive there ...
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Two wireless NIC on RaspberryPi

I want to be able to use two wireless network adapters on my RaspberryPi running wheezy (Debian).One card is to be used to connect to the network and I want the other to run in the monitor mode. Two ...
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Swap size LIMITED to RAM size

I've created a swap file of 4.3GB. Made it a swap file with mkswap and then mounted it at boot. Now... if I have done a free -m of my system I got: total used free ...
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connecting a raspberry pi to a fedora and a windows 7 machine

I am not sure where i would post this question, so please do not delete this question and just guide me to where i can post this question. My question is that by buying a switch would I be able to ...
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DNS server returns valid IP, but browser can't find server?

OK so I have my Raspberry Pi running a DNS server (dnsmasq), and I have my router set up to use it as the DNS server for the whole network. This was working perfectly until a few hours ago when I ...
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Viewing the actual desktop on a remote computer

I'm running an raspberry pi with a display connected to the hdmi port. With a remote computer I want to view the actual graphic desktop (started with startx) of the pi which one can see on the ...
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replacing a vm with raspberry pi( copying the libraries and files)

Hi i have a VM on which i was doing my development. now i have a situation in which i should run copies of that vm in different buildings. so i thought of getting a raspberry pi and running my ...
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Is it possible to set up a raspberry pi with an Active Directory account?

We are looking at various ways of giving our raspberry pis access to our network and I was wondering if it was possible to give a Pi an active directory account so it can log on to a windows network?
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How do I set DNS Servers on Raspberry Pi?

I want my Raspberry Pi to use OpenDNS to resolve domain names. How can I modify this setting?
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How do I auto mount a USB drive that all users can write to?

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi to run BitTorrent Sync to back up my files to an external hard drive, but I'm running into some frustrating issues. First, I need to set up the USB hard drive to ...
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os.popen returns empty string when called from cron

I'm trying to get my Raspberry Pi's CPU usage like so: def get_cpu_usage(): return os.popen("top -n1 | awk '/Cpu\(s\):/ {print $2}'").readline().strip() When executed normally, this method ...
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How to load and execute a Java file when booting on Linux?

I recently started programming my very first java project. An automatic alarm clock. I did all the work and have now my compiled .class file. But to get it working, I need it to start everytime I ...
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Persistent Samba Share

There are hundreds of entries for this - and as far as I can tell I am doing it right. But it is not working... I run a latest Raspbian (Debian Wheezy) Distribution on a Raspberry Pi. I have ...
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Setting up DNS server inside network

OK so here's a little problem I have: I'm trying to set up my Raspberry Pi as a DNS server (for filtering and caching). The Raspberry Pi is in my network, and has a DHCP IP from the router. The DNS ...
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My raspberry pi server hostname doesn't work?

The people over on the rPi forums don't have any answers for me... 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 ...
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raspberry pi for web programming/development [closed]

I'm into web development and my machine (AMD Phenom II, 8G RAM) is running Ubuntu 13.04. I love my current setup but I kinda miss some of Windows software like MSOffice or Adobe suites, and running on ...
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Raspberry Pi slows down internet access for the whole network

Whenever my Raspberry Pi is connected to the network (via ethernet) the entire network is slowed to a crawl. On my main computer, ping times for google.com go from ~10ms to ~200ms and it takes forever ...