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GeneralK22021-03-11 19:48:27.827Z
No USB input

Hello, I setup TinyPilot for the first time. I'm using a Raspberry Pi 4 along with the TinyPilot Power Connector. The video works fine, but I have no USB input - keyboard (real or virtual) / mouse. I don't see a generic USB keyboard or mouse detected...

GeneralA152021-04-07 22:13:03.104Z
Keyboard + Mouse do not work

Hi, trying to use this in a non standard setup I would assume. I have my Raspberry Pi connected to a KVM switch I have. The video is being shown, but no keystrokes go through. I can take a picture of the connector if you want, but my assumption was t...

GeneralM32021-04-07 19:14:27.205Z
Latency question

Hi Michael I'm trying to use the TinyPilot over the internet on a rather limited 4G/5G connection. I realize that this will in it self cause latency issues because of the slow connection. My setup is: A TinyPilot with VPN and local WiFi client. The T...

Technical SupportVV22021-04-06 12:51:38.566Z
Newbie Problems / Questions

Hey all new user here. I have two issues: I can't get to https://tinypilot but I can get to https://tinypilot.local however on latest Chrome it will NOT let me pass the mismatch cert problem while Safari will let me get by. Not the end of the world j...

GeneralH52021-04-02 19:31:25.754Z
Invalid username and password on 1st web server login

Hello, I'm starting to set up my 2nd Tiny Pilot Voyager. The first one went fine, but on the 2nd one, I'm getting this error, when trying to log into the web server: Invalid username and password on 1st web server login I logged in first through SSH,...

GeneralL32021-04-01 18:19:45.127Z
TinyPilot for Laptops?

I stumbled upon the TinyPilot build while scouring the internet for potential laptop/kvm solutions for my remote support scenarios. Previously I have used a Lantronix Spider for similar applications with desktops and servers. My biggest challenge is ...

GeneralE32021-03-30 22:11:54.196Z
Over the internet usage instruction

Hello Michael. In FAQ I can see 3 option to use TinyPilot over the internet. My problem is that it is not quite clear how to setup each of this options. Is it any chance you can create step by step guide what should be done in order to make it works?...

GeneralP12021-03-30 22:03:31.093Z
No IPV4 / Web interface

I just received the TinyPilot today and have tried to connect it without much luck. It never seems to obtain an IPV4 address and my router never grants the device a DHCP lease. I can connect using SSH over IPV6, but the webinterface never comes up. B...

Technical SupportV12021-03-30 14:45:47.631Z
Blank screen on reboot

When I reboot my server tinypilot goes to a black screen and I have to reboot tinypilot to get video back. Any way to fix this?

GeneralJM82021-03-29 19:48:15.678Z
Explain icons...
server not starting up

I just got the tiny pilot and followed the instructions. When I go to https://tinypilot/ I get a server not found error

Technical SupportR32021-03-29 19:46:47.328Z
Latest Update seemed to make Shift or Control clicking not work anymore.

When I hold shift and left click on the mouse, or hold control and left click on the mouse (to select multiple items) on a remote PC, it no longer works for me, anyone else? I noticed it broke update before this last one, but thought I would wait for...

GeneralAM102021-03-26 13:46:32.576Z
Not sure why keyboard still doesn't work for me

I ran the update to the latest version as of a few minutes ago but still get nothing at all either via the soft keyboard or from my hardware keys forwarding. Likewise no cursor movement. Any common gotchas for me to check? Since it doesn't appear to ...

Technical SupportR32021-03-24 20:21:06.805Z
How to know IP address (without looking into router)

Looking into router is one way (But unfortunately, my landlord has the router credentials to look into the router) Is there anyway I can identify the IP that I would be hitting in the browser of my target laptop to access host laptop(the laptop conne...

GeneralT12021-03-22 19:18:54.929Z
Latest update disabled my ability to remotely control my computers.

So with the set up I have, is a POE Hat, and a USB 3 cable with the V+ blocked and plugged into the PC from the USB Power slot of the Pi (4 Mdl B). This setup was working for me before I updated to the latest version and then I no longer have the abi...

Technical SupportGJ2T2R82021-03-22 12:57:41.016Z
Two Preliminary Questions

Can TinyPilot be installed on a Raspberry Pi that contains minimal pre-existing software on the device? Currently I'm running a RPi 4 2GB with PiHole and a few minimal scripts. Can I install the TinyPilot alongside this software, or does TinyPilot ne...

GeneralC42021-03-19 22:49:52.021Z
Virtual Media / ISO support

Hey guys, Does TinyPilot support Virtual Media / ISO (media located in my Ubuntu desktop) for remote OS installation? EDITED: Maybe it's coming soon? https://tinypilotkvm.com/product/tinypilot-pro - and not supported today? Thanks!

GeneralTA32021-03-19 19:29:24.627Z
Hobbyist Kit vs Voyager

I undertand the Voyager is finished - plug and go kind of solution. But with the Hobbyist kit you need too be comfortable to build and configure things. Beside that big difference - are there usable feature differences?

GeneralS12021-03-16 21:28:38.329Z
How does the target laptop identify the TinyPilot(connected to Host laptop))

How does the target laptop identify the TinyPilot(connected to Host laptop) as ? Does it identify tiny pilot as a normal KVM? or as a device trying to access its data Are any (abnormal device connected ) logs(event log) created on connecting through ...

GeneralTRT62021-03-12 02:56:36.372Z
Enter on Num Pad - TinyPilot Voyager

When I am using the old TinyPilot I had, enter on the num pad worked fine, but now when I push the enter on the num pad it looks like below. This is where I pushed the normal enter key, then the num pad enter key 4 times then the normal enter key. Fo...

Technical SupportA42021-03-08 23:30:54.397Z
Mouse movement? Simultaneous keys?

Can mouse / cursor position input be mirrored to the target computer through the Tinypilot? Also can simultaneous key combos e.g. shift + something be sent easily? Also wondering what the device & drivers are displayed as on the target computer. I ha...

GeneralR12021-03-08 22:42:58.481Z
Does TinyPilot support dual or multi-monitor setups?

I often have to work on machines remotely that have dual or multiple monitors. Does TinyPilot support this function? Thanks.

GeneralM12021-03-02 19:43:04.595Z
TinyPilot not getting an IP address?

I purchased my TinyPilot hobbyist kit back in January and finally got around to setting it up today. I hooked everything up per the assembly instructions, however it doesn't seem to be getting an IP address via DHCP, as I can't access it via the tiny...

Technical Support32021-03-02 19:11:53.798Z
Tiny Pilot Pro Http Server, Caddy Http Reverse Proxy, and Logging into TinyPilot within an iFrame

Wanted to share a discussion I had with Michael so that others with a similar environment can benefit. In my environment at home, I'm running Home Assistant (https://www.home-assistant.io/). Home Assistant is basically my portal to controlling everyt...

GeneralP12021-02-26 20:45:57.167Z
VPN

Hi there, awesome product and software - THANK YOU! Question: Is there any guidance on how to set up a VPN? Use case: I'm looking to have my virtual assistant interact directly with my computer and would need some way for them to access it outside of...

GeneralR12021-02-25 22:28:48.918Z
Possible to add a Mouse Jiggler?

Would like to be able to keep remote device awake that doesn't have typical "sleep" settings.

GeneralP12021-02-24 21:20:59.884Z
Is there a way to use the USB-A ports to send keyboard+mouse inputs to the target computer?

I've set up TinyPilot on a Raspberry Pi 4, video capture is working fine but I don't have the USB-C splitter mentioned on the wiki and git, mostly because I live in Europe and getting it shipped would probably take a while. I do have a USB-A male-to-...

GeneralB12021-02-24 20:56:24.574Z
Possible to remap the ESC key?

The escape key takes me out of full screen. Is it possible to remap this to another set of keystrokes?

GeneralS12021-02-18 20:54:18.719Z
Can't insert a period?

Hello all. I just received my pilot today, and it was a very painless setup. However, I'm unable to insert a period. This is in firefox (chrome won't allow me to bypass the SSL error). If I hit the period key on my keyboard or on the soft keyboard, i...

Technical SupportDD62021-02-17 10:58:23.268Z
10 sec+ Latency w/ Full Raspbian OS

I installed Raspbian OS, used USB HDMI capture device and was experiencing over 10 seconds of latency on the video feed. I reached out to you via e-mail and you suggested maybe trying the CSI bridge. Ordered and installed today. I was thinking that w...

Technical SupportDD72021-02-12 23:12:17.376Z
Videogame console controller USB passthrough?

I came across your Tinypilot KVM while looking for a remote control solution for videogame consoles (PS4, Xbox, Switch, etc). I've tried several KVMs and while they're all capable of streaming the video, most fall short when trying to control the con...

Technical SupportB12021-02-12 22:21:04.069Z