Category Archives: Raspbian

Configuring a Transparent Tor proxy

Having successfully configured a Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point I decided to see if I could use a similar approach to build a transparent Tor proxy. Advertisements

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Configuring a linux wireless access point

If at first you don’t succeed try, try again…

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Installing PowerShell on a RaspberryPi

When I discovered (admittedly a few months ago) that not only has Microsoft released PowerShell Core as an Open Source project on GitHub but that it had been ported to the Raspberry Pi I couldn’t resist.

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Setting up Wireless Networking on Debian Stretch

When setting up my latest Raspberry Pi recently I discovered that configuring the wireless network on Raspbian ‘Stretch’ is done slightly differently from previous versions.

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Check OS version (Debian/Ubuntu/Raspbian)

There are several ways to check which version of Debian, Ubuntu or Raspbian you are running.

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Python Dates Times and Timezones

Dealing with time zones is hard, you may know what time zone you are in but what happens when you want to convert your local time to that in another timezone?

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Installing pygame on Debian

There isn’t anything difficult about this once you remember what the package name is so this is more of a reminder to myself than anything else!

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Installing GCC

If you want to use the GNU C Compiler then as a minimum you need to install the compiler, help files (which you could argue are optional) and the runtime library.

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Enable root Logins

By default the root password is locked to prevent you from being able to login as root on Debian/Raspbian, and for good reason.

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Setting the network MTU size

Though in general it is not necessary there are (rare) occasions when it is necessary to set the MTU size explicitly, generally caused by issues with path MTU discovery.

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