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Android Firewalled Wi-Fi connection reports no Internet and won’t connect

Background You’re running a firewall on your work and home networks right, so of course you’re running one on your Smart Phone. Given this device holds more information about you than you probably know yourself, it would be only prudent … Continue reading

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Resizing images for vcard on Android

I have had problems importing vcards onto my Android phone. After a lot of troubleshooting, I tracked it down to embedded images in the card. The PHOTO;VALUE field to be precise. Some images worked and some didn’t, and looking at … Continue reading

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Safely enabling ssh in the default Raspbian Image

In this post I will show you how to take a default Raspbian Image and safely enable ssh by allowing remote access only with authorized keys. This post is also been released as a podcast on Hacker Public Radio. ogg: … Continue reading

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Adding SQLite as a datasource to SQLeo

An audio version of this post is available on Hacker Public Radio. I have been looking for a tool that will graphically and programmatically track identifiers as they pass through systems. I could have done this in Inkscape after following … Continue reading

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Windows Remote Desktop on GNU/Linux

This is the accompanying shownotes for a Hacker Public Radio podcast episode. I wrote a bash script to connect to various different windows servers from my GNU/Linux desktops. I had a few different requirements: I should be able to call … Continue reading

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Scripts based on your network location

I recorded an episode of HPR about a script that I wrote to make my life a little easier. The show is hpr1654 :: Using AS numbers to identify where you are on the Internet if you want to listen … Continue reading

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RaspberryPi and the baby Dinosaur

In this Hacker Public Radio episode Ken and his Son hatch a plan to film a Dinosaur egg hatching using fswebcam. http://www.intertoys.nl/speelgoed/groeiend-dinosaurus-ei-577680.html We had to wait 8 days for a Dinosaur egg to hatch, so we rigged up a RasberryPi … Continue reading

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Skype-call-recorder on Fedora

Skype is frowned on by many as it is proprietary software and by more as it is now owned by Microsoft. However you cannot get over the fact that it has enabled millions to keep in touch for affordable cost. … Continue reading

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Can you spare £5 for a meter of broadband ?

#da12bb #HPR  Back in episode #hpr 0980, I spoke with Chris Conder of Broadband for Rural North. Located in the very pretty but the rural Forest of Bowland in Lancashire in the UK, and tired of putting up with slow ‘broadband’ … Continue reading

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HPR Scheduling System

I have been trying to learn inkscape so that I could have a vector based version of the HPR logo. This would be useful for printing out large posters for use at the Linux Festivals that we attend. I had … Continue reading

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