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    GeneralK22021-03-11 19:48:27.827Z
    TinyPilot Voyager 1 & 2 working KVM
    I have been working with the TinyPilot Voyager versions 1 & 2 and have found both work perfectly with MT-VIKI 4-port KVM. Using my physical keyboard or the TinyPilot on-screen keyboard I am able to use the Home-Home-number keys combination to switch ...
      GeneralM42022-01-21 21:42:21.426Z
      USB Devices not created
      I have just installed TinyPilot on a RPi Zero W, having made a clean (and updated) install of Raspian Lite. The USB gadgets are not being created. init-usb-gadget fails on boot. *sudo journalctl -u usb-gadget *provides the following: Jan 18 22:05:51 ...
        Technical SupportPP32022-01-19 23:21:25.990Z
        How to best schedule a weekly or nightly reboot for performance?
        Hi there. I noticed that after about a week being connected and up and running to an always-on system that tiny pilot needs to be power cycled in order to maintain its snappy and responsive performance. Otherwise, things slow to a crawl when trying t...
          GeneralAA32022-01-19 21:33:54.667Z
          Blank screen on old mac mini
          I've got my tinypilot (hobbyist kit) up and running great. Confirmed by connecting it to my laptop dock and it mirrored my mac pro screen great. the problems begin when i connect to an old mac mini [mid 2011 - A1347 (EMC 2442)] i just get a blank scr...
            Technical SupportK12022-01-18 17:33:24.642Z
            tinypilot can't handle resolution changes and frequently hangs
            My tinypilot is connected to an "AIMOS" hdmi/usb kvm. Connected devices use various display mode/resolutions. When switching between devices, the display often becomes garbled, usually like this: After a few seconds, the tinypilot hangs and has to be...
              Technical SupportW42022-01-17 21:26:07.855Z
              TinyPilot no longer capturing video
              Hi - I powered off my server and disconnected it from my TinyPilot. I didn't change anything HW or SW related in the server, but when I reconnected the TinyPilot, it no longer shows the video feed, it just shows the "broken image" icon. I've restarte...
                Technical SupportSK52022-01-14 12:37:21.946Z
                List of Items That Work with TinyPilot
                Just as an FYI, here are some items I use that work with TinyPilot: Greathtek 4-port KVM switch: Port 1: Optiplex 9020; port 2: Optiplex 9020; port 3: PowerEdge T30; port 4: Monoprice 4x1 HDMI switch (s...
                  GeneralCC22022-01-12 02:57:16.348Z
                  Questions before I buy Tiny Pilot
                  Hello all, I'm a newbie regarding TinyPilot, so please bare with me, I have an office that has 6 servers that i want to manage without needing to go to the server room or my boss can remotely(VIA VPN) manage from his home(different state).Would this ...
                    GeneralV52022-01-11 22:42:28.695Z
                    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...
                      GeneralRSALC132022-01-11 02:05:00.438Z
                      Explain icons...
                      Setting static IP address
                      Hello, we have an environment where all of the IP addresses on our networks have to be static. I'm readying two Tiny Pilots to send to a remote location, and they need to have the IPs set for the network where they will live (no DNS). Everything is s...
                        GeneralLJ52022-01-10 20:18:39.211Z
                        Voyager2 not showing video
                        Hi, So I am testing my Voyager 2 with the HDMI-VGA adapter on a Dell Optiplex 7010. I am unable to get video going at all. I have also tried various HDMI to VGA adapter cables and even a Displayport to HDMI cable I have (that I know works). The Optip...
                          Technical SupportVC62022-01-10 03:32:26.529Z
                          TinyPilot Voyager 2 Keyboard does not work in Bios or Windows boot menu
                          Just got an TinyPilot Voyager 2. Setup with no issues. Easy to reach via browser. Left lower corner of browser window, when at the Windows login prompt, shows green and "connected" However...Keyboard and Mouse work well in Windows even at the pre log...
                            GeneralSS92022-01-08 01:11:25.658Z
                            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...
                              GeneralAC162022-01-06 03:50:56.176Z
                              Just got Voyager2, red power light comes on but no ethernet link light.
                              I have verified the network cable and hub are all working but I can't get the Ethernet lights to come on the Pi, nor does it show link on the switch. Any troubleshooting I can do or is it a bad Ethernet on the RPi?
                                Technical SupportEFM52022-01-05 00:59:55.118Z
                                Bug: Noticable (& annoying) physical mouse input lag when the HDMI is connected (slave PC)
                                Hello there. Just received my new TinyPilot 2 today. However I am disappointed because I am noticing a significant mouse performance decrease on the slave PC (with physical mouse and keyboard usage plugged into the slave, which TinyPilot may think is...
                                  GeneralAF102022-01-03 21:41:49.339Z
                                  Any impact to making TinyPilot Voyager 2 non-headless (ex: LXDE shell)?
                                  Unscrewing the base, I noticed some hidden display ports within, which are the RPI4's microHDMI which Voyager 2 doesn't expose (curious why now obstructed?). In any case, I cut my own hole (CAREFULLY!) and now have a less-headless device. I installed...
                                    GeneralAA22021-12-30 20:47:05.367Z
                                    Power Control/Switching
                                    Hi, Using the TinyPilot but wanted some power control for one of my servers (it doesnt have IPMI unfortunately, its a consumer motherboard) so I thought I would have a dabble and I didnt really want to go all out and start wiring up relays to GPIOs e...
                                      GeneralJFJ52021-12-30 19:13:36.911Z
                                      Idea - enable adding keyboard shortcuts
                                      Today Actions > Keyboard Shortcuts includes just one item (Ctrl+Alt+Del). I would welcome the ability to create my own keyboard shortcuts to be passed through to the remote system. For me, I want Win+Tab (or Alt+Tab) for switching active windows on t...
                                        IdeasF12021-12-30 18:49:58.822Z
                                        Renaming the device, Device shows under Mass storage device -
                                        How to rename the device ? Currently it shows as tinypilot USB device It currently shows under mass storage devices under Device Manager Is it possible to have it show up as something more generic?
                                          GeneralTA72021-12-30 04:36:47.625Z
                                          Video Signal Blank - M1
                                          When using the HKS0801A1U KVM mentioned in the KVM Compatability list, I get a black screen on my M1. The aspect ratio appears to be correctly and I can send mouse and keyboard commands. I can see the mouse and keyboard working from another screen sh...
                                            GeneralTT22021-12-29 19:31:07.162Z
                                            Pass trough USB from 'host to target server
                                            Hi Guys! Just out of curiousity - lets say i have a USB headset that i would like to use with my server without directly plugging it in - is it possible with TinyPilot Voyager ?
                                              GeneralY12021-12-29 19:06:24.455Z
                                              Disable Internet Access & Other Questions
                                              I want to make sure my tinypilot cannot talk to the internet in any way and can only work on my LAN. How do I go about this? I understand this means that updates will also be disabled, that is okay. Assume Voyager 2 If I have the ability to VPN to th...
                                                GeneralUF32021-12-29 16:56:16.551Z
                                                No mouse, no keyboard
                                                Thanks for a great product. I'm trying it out for the first time. November release Hobbyist kit (minus the prebuild sd card) 16GB sd card built with BalenaEtcher Chromebook either mirrored or extended screens Firefox on Windows used to access https:/...
                                                  GeneralJUJ42021-12-29 16:36:36.744Z
                                                  GeneralL212021-12-29 16:12:20.857Z
                                                  Touch support
                                                  Hello! I’ve tried using the tinypilot web UI on my iPad and iPhone and found out that I can’t seem to be able to click; tapping the screen video only moves the cursor. Is there a way to enable touch support? If not, is it a planned feature? Thank you!
                                                    GeneralSWXPA72021-12-28 16:59:58.999Z
                                                    Pi Zero 2 W
                                                    I have the Hobbyist kit -- which comes with a Pi 4b, IIRC. I'm wondering, though, if I could swap that out for a much cheaper pi zero 2 w and thus avoid buying another Pi 4 b for a different project? Does the 2w have enough performance and good enoug...
                                                      GeneralW12021-12-27 22:31:33.639Z
                                                      Remote control of laptop
                                                      I am going to be working remotely on a permanent basis. Looking to set up a KVM over IP solution that I can have a user plug in a PC or a Macintosh, so I can remotely reboot, troubleshoot, wipe and reload, and re-image machines. Will this work?
                                                        GeneralC12021-12-27 22:27:04.563Z
                                                        TinyPilot Voyager and KVM
                                                        I read on reddit and on this page ( that the AIMOS 4 port HDMI KVM would work with the TinyPilot. I purchased the one from Amazon using the wiki link (
                                                          GeneralCSJGJ242021-12-23 19:48:42.015Z
                                                          Crash Cart KVM Use/Set Up
                                                          Is it possible to use TinyPilot as a crash cart kvm if need be? I am looking for an alternative for the poor crash cart KVMs on the market. Would I be able to connect the Ethernet cable straight to my laptop from the TinyPilot or does it always requi...
                                                            GeneralTA272021-12-17 22:14:50.354Z
                                                            Tiny Pilot Voyager: Paste operation substitutes characters
                                                            Wow ! That almost drove me mad trying to authenticate myself using my password manager ! hahaha Just realized that our newly acquired Tiny Pilot Voyage (not V2) with latest firmware 2.3.1 substitutes characters during a simple copy paste from host to...
                                                              GeneralTFT62021-12-15 15:24:11.541Z
                                                              Native VNC client
                                                              Can I connect to the TP with some native VNC client like this , and if not - why?
                                                                General12021-12-14 19:20:05.396Z
                                                                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.
                                                                  GeneralMBMP92021-12-13 17:38:11.708Z
                                                                  missing flask
                                                                  This topic exists and there is no solution? Dec 10 16:30:46 tinypilot1 systemd[1]: Started TinyPilot - RPi-based virtual KVM. Dec 10 16:30:47 tinypilot1 python[976]: [2021-12-10 16:30:47,453] INFO in main: Starting app Dec 10 16:30:47 tinypilot1 pyth...
                                                                    Technical SupportD82021-12-10 18:59:12.599Z
                                                                    Tiny Pilot Voyager keeps dying
                                                                    I have to power cycle the device multiple times a day. This is not sustainable! What can I send that would help diagnose the issue?
                                                                      Technical SupportSFE72021-12-10 18:58:10.208Z
                                                                      Relative mouse support?
                                                                      We have a system that is using a custom OS, I've seen it mentioned in a few threads that only absolute mouse input is currently supported. Left and right click works, but the mouse cursor is stubbornly stuck. I've seen emulators and remote desktop vi...
                                                                        GeneralR12021-12-10 13:43:59.083Z
                                                                        Full Screen Mode not working in Safari
                                                                        Hey team -- fullscreen mode for Safari seems to be broken. Here is the console log...I believe it's because the requestFullScreen has to be prefixed with webkit for Safari -- ...
                                                                          Technical SupportS212021-12-09 21:22:01.992Z
                                                                          I just ordered the Voyage 2!
                                                                          I'm curious what PoE HAT will be used in the Voyager 2 option coming in January? I know I won't likely be able to upgrade the one that i just ordered, but still very curious...
                                                                            General12021-12-09 20:26:57.568Z
                                                                            after bullseye upgrade ansible virtualenv job fails
                                                                            Has anyone upgraded to bullseye and been able to get everything running after the upgrade? I noticed that openipmi, ustreamer and a couple other services were not starting. Some services were fighting over opening ports, so I resolved those issues. I...
                                                                              Technical SupportS2S2182021-12-07 20:16:09.058Z
                                                                              Tiny Pilot KVM + voyager VGA adapter, no video, just snow
                                                                              I have a tinypilot kvm with voyager and I'm having no luck with connecting to anything with a VGA output/input. I get 'snow' and flashing of different screen sizes. This is confirmed to be the case on the three machines I've tried it on so far. The H...
                                                                                GeneralD12021-12-06 19:50:43.470Z
                                                                                Unable to connect to https://tinypilot
                                                                                Hi, I have connected Tinypilot to my Lenovo laptop which has 2 wireless cards. I made sure one of the wireless card is on the same wifi as my working laptop and I am unable to connect to https://tinypilot. Followed the instructions at https://tinypil...
                                                                                  GeneralB62021-12-03 22:42:31.129Z