[SOLVED] Trying to make wlan0 accept incoming connections - Raspbian
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Trying to make wlan0 accept incoming connections - Raspbian
Using my new Raspberry Pi Model A running Raspbian to post this, so proof I have a working outgoing connection. My problem is that I want to be able to SSH to it so I can run it headless. I cannot even ping it from other computers on my LAN. Everything I have read about connecting the Pi reads that once it is connected to the internet, then it can be pinged. SSH is enabled by default in Raspbian and I have checked it is running.
In my /etc/network/interfaces file it is set-up to use a static IP, but changing to dhcp does not help. I can ping other computers on my LAN with success, but he Pi is always unreachable. On my router, wireless isolation is OFF.
Repeated pings and attempts to ssh from various computers on my LAN had proved unsuccessful, giving host not found errors. I was going to try tcpdump as you suggested, but it is not installed by default on Raspbian. Now for the bit I do not understand at all, installing tcpdump fixed the issue. I can ssh at last. I have no idea why that made the difference!
I was interested in electronic circuits long before building my first computer from a kit in 1981. My second computer in 1982 was an Acorn Atom, which I really liked as it had a connector at the back to control lights and monitor switches etc. Over 30 years later I can do that sort of thing again with my Pi. My first project for it was to control my SLR camera. A bit of programming and some other electronics has resulted in this:
Distribution: Debian Wheezy/Jessie/Sid, Linux Mint DE
oh, I see. You are just a prehistoric fossile like I am myself. My first program ran with punch cards on an IBM mainframe perhaps as powerful as the Raspberry or even less. I am building an energy analyzer plus datalogger from my Pi. I acquire the data using a USB-DUX. But I purchased the B version with wired ethernet.