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by Siamak
Sat Jan 07, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: RasPI as a VPN server usng OpenVPN
Replies: 8
Views: 2827

Re: RasPI as a VPN server usng OpenVPN

Hi Every One, First and fore most; Happy New Year to every one in general and to those make this happen i.e Raspberry Pi Foundation, in particular. Secondly I have manged, by using many Tutorials, to make a VPN Server sing OpenVPN on my RasPi 3, It works like a charm so far. Thanks again to those wh...
by Siamak
Fri Nov 25, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: RasPI as a VPN server usng OpenVPN
Replies: 8
Views: 2827

Re: RasPI as a VPN server usng OpenVPN

Hi Joho, Thanks again for the effort you put in to this, I need the VPN because I use unsecured WiFi and I do lot of my work outside my home and do not have access to a secured WiFi like at home. The Plus-net Router is very basic and does not have a built in VPN and I don't know if I can use another...
by Siamak
Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: RasPI as a VPN server usng OpenVPN
Replies: 8
Views: 2827

Re: RasPI as a VPN server usng OpenVPN

I forgot to mention that I am using RasPI 3.
by Siamak
Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: RasPI as a VPN server usng OpenVPN
Replies: 8
Views: 2827

Re: RasPI as a VPN server usng OpenVPN

Hi Joho, Thansk for taking the time to answer. 1. When I uncommnet the Local it won't work it "Fail"s on the boot sequence 2. With the configuration I put above, the booting goes well without fail at all. 3. I tried locally and I tried via Internet, neither of the two workd. 4. I have done the port ...
by Siamak
Fri Nov 18, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: RasPI as a VPN server usng OpenVPN
Replies: 8
Views: 2827

RasPI as a VPN server usng OpenVPN

Hi All, I have tried making a VPN server using my RasPi-3, used and combined many tutorials and I think the Server is running since I have 2 IP addresses one for my PI and the other for the server i.e. 10.8.0.1. My problem is I cannot connect to my pi using the OpenVPN GUI or the OpenVPN Client. Her...
by Siamak
Mon Oct 17, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: KODI
Replies: 0
Views: 705

KODI

Hi All,

I have been using the RasPi as a media centre using the good old KODI which is working like a charm.

My question is: where are the temp files so that I can delete them and make more space for the OS to function better.

I would appreciate any comment at all.

Best regards

Siamak
by Siamak
Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: PC remote for RasPi
Replies: 1
Views: 869

PC remote for RasPi

Good morning All, This is the device I am using on my Raspberry Pi Running KODI as a remote control. https://www.amazon.co.uk/DIGIFLEX-Computer-Remote-Control-Controller-Black/dp/B004B9FPIS It works intermittently, i.e. one day it works with no problem the next I have to unplug it and replug it on a...
by Siamak
Sat Jul 30, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Satellite Dish
Replies: 6
Views: 2980

Satellite Dish

Hi Everyone, I have some thing in mind. Tuning Satellite dishes out of the UK is very difficult, especially when the Geostationary Satellite is moving constantly and in random. Would it be possible to have Raspberry Pi programmed in such a way that it commands tow step motors (one side ways the othe...
by Siamak
Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:02 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Satellite Dish
Replies: 1
Views: 872

Satellite Dish

Good morning all, I have a dilemma, I would like to know if it is possible to use the Raspberry Pi to automatically align my satellite dish to the satellite. If it is possible would any one please help me to set it up since I have no idea how to program the Pi to constantly turn the motors on and of...
by Siamak
Tue Apr 26, 2016 6:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Slingbox hack - Total worth the read!
Replies: 12
Views: 20805

Re: Slingbox hack - Total worth the read!

Hi all, I am looking forward to reading the next notification topic that includes the Repositories to watch my SlingBox when I am out and about. The Amzon Fire runs KIDI well, a bit jerky, has a sling player on it but it is not compatible with my Slingbox Pro HD, I can watch on my laptop but it woul...
by Siamak
Fri Apr 01, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: RPI 3 WiFi
Replies: 0
Views: 359

RPI 3 WiFi

Hi Every One, I don't know if I need to activate the WiFi or not but it is not working when I loaded the Rasbian/jessy. What I would like to do is to use the RPI3 as a router, using WiFi to communicate with my Main Router then use the Ethernet to connect to another computer, is it possible? If not c...
by Siamak
Thu Feb 18, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: How to set up a Raspberry Pi VPN server
Replies: 99
Views: 247100

Re: How to set up a Raspberry Pi VPN server

Great Thanks I will give it a try soon.

Cheers

Siamak
by Siamak
Thu Feb 18, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: How to set up a Raspberry Pi VPN server
Replies: 99
Views: 247100

Re: How to set up a Raspberry Pi VPN server

Thanks for the reply, we may be talking about different files, the file I managed to download is called "StarshipEngineering-master.zip" is it the one? if it is the Readme file is very small and has no instructions in it at all. Would it be possible to have a link to an appropriate site for the ZIP ...
by Siamak
Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: How to set up a Raspberry Pi VPN server
Replies: 99
Views: 247100

Re: How to set up a Raspberry Pi VPN server

Good morning all,

I have downloaded the ZIP file but I have no idea how to install a repository in Jessie? I know how to install repositories in KODI but not in Jessie, any help would be appreciated.

Cheers

Siamak
by Siamak
Fri Jan 01, 2016 12:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Slingbox hack - Total worth the read!
Replies: 12
Views: 20805

Re: Slingbox hack - Total worth the read!

Happy New Year to all, I have been looking for a solution to have SlingPlayer on Raspberry Pi running KODI. The Sling Player for windows requires Flashplayer to run, Flashplayer does not exist on the Raspberry Pi. The older Pi's have a slower processor and may not be fast enough to run Flashplayer i...
by Siamak
Sat Dec 19, 2015 2:25 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Raspi Serial Number
Replies: 3
Views: 1186

Re: Raspi Serial Number

Thanks Dougie for the info, it work like magic,
Now I would like to write a script to look for this number and stop running my KODI if the number does not match. Is it possible?

Cheers
Siamak
by Siamak
Sat Dec 19, 2015 11:30 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Raspi Serial Number
Replies: 3
Views: 1186

Raspi Serial Number

Hi all,

I was wondering if one can get the Raspberry Pi Serial number and incorporate it in the Config.txt.

If it is not possible this way is there any way to get the number and incorporate it is a script file and make the script run and startup.

Many thanks

Siamak
by Siamak
Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:55 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: How to set up a Raspberry Pi VPN server
Replies: 99
Views: 247100

Re: How to set up a Raspberry Pi VPN server

Good morning all, I have tried to set-up my Pi as a VPN server, the PI 2, the new Open VPN does not come with Open RSA I had to manually put it in and I am not sure if I had done it correctly. Any way there are many tutorials about how to set-up a VNP server on the Raspberry Pi and they all differ i...
by Siamak
Tue Aug 04, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Composite display tweaks
Replies: 15
Views: 9461

Re: Composite display tweaks

Hi every one, For educational purposes I would like to use the Composite out put of the Raspi. I have a digital modulator that works fine and I have been able to do the recording via my TV when it is configured as a DTV (it has a USB connection enabling me to record on a USB key). The composite out-...
by Siamak
Mon Jul 06, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Incorporating MAC number
Replies: 1
Views: 352

Incorporating MAC number

Good morning all, I would like to bind my SD card to a given RasPi, in order to prevent it to be copied for another RasPi. The way to do this is to make it to see the MAC number and since this a unique number for each RasPi. What would like to know how to do is to write a script file that contains t...
by Siamak
Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:04 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Windows 10 For RasPi 2
Replies: 19
Views: 5031

Windows 10 For RasPi 2

Hi every one, I have downloaded the image of the new Win 10 for RasPi II. Booted my RasPi with the SD card in it, very, very disappointing, nothing there to be able to test the Windows under that environment. I am reformatting my SD card to do some thing more constructive, i.e VPN server. Best regar...
by Siamak
Thu Jun 18, 2015 10:20 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: bring flash.ffu to SD card fails
Replies: 31
Views: 26334

Re: bring flash.ffu to SD card fails

Hi every body.
I have just tried the step by step instructions written by a very knowledgeable member "MBRO95", and it worked absolutely fine, writing the image to the SD Card that is, I will give you some feedback as soon as I execute it on my RasPi 2.

Best regards to all

Siamak
by Siamak
Wed May 06, 2015 8:03 am
Forum: Python
Topic: MAC Number
Replies: 3
Views: 688

Re: MAC Number

Thanks a lot I will look into it very attentively, at the first glance is very interesting.

Cheers

Siamak
by Siamak
Wed May 06, 2015 6:51 am
Forum: Python
Topic: MAC Number
Replies: 3
Views: 688

MAC Number

Good morning all,

I would like to know if there is a way to associate a program written in Python to look-up for a MAC number at BOOT please, if yes, how, I am very, very new in programming Python.

Best regards
Siamak
by Siamak
Mon Jan 12, 2015 12:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 5GHz wifi without hub
Replies: 8
Views: 6024

Re: 5GHz wifi without hub

Hi Every body, I am using Raspbmc with a TV guide and I needed to configure EDIMAX WiFi Dongle, it would not work at all until the day I found out that I have to install few things, i.e the following: sudo apt-get install rfkill zd1211-firmware hostapd hostap-utils iw dnsmasq bridge-utils Now it wor...

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