Yesterday I made a little Raspberry Pi GPS tracker using the same application, gpsd, from a past blog.   The client gpspipe is included in the ‘gpsd-clients’ package on most Linux systems (for Raspbian users: sudo apt-get install gpsd gpsd-clients”).   It is a client that allows you to get the data coming from gpsd […]

What is Two Factor Authentication? Simply, there are three factors of authentication, “something the user knows”, “something the user is”, and “something the user has”.   Two factor authentication means that we are going to check at least two of the three authentication factors before letting you in. Specifically, I will be discussing the “knows” […]

While this setup is extremely quick, but as a programmer, it is one of my favorite uses for the Raspberry Pi.  I have to admit that it makes life so much easier for me that I keep a dedicated Pi just for the purpose of keeping my private projects, deployments, and backups in sync. Required […]

Unzipping Password Protected Files on Debian First let me suggest that you should not password protect zip files.  GPG them or pick any other method than having to expose the private key in plain text.  It seems that 99% of the time that you receive a zip file with a password, the sender has included the […]