SHA256 File Hash Values And How To Check Them (Raspberry Pi / Mac OS X / PowerShell)

Image showing SHA-256 value

Imagine that you are a software company and host an awesome free piece of software. One day your site is hacked and the download file for your software is replaced with a malicious version of the software. It might be days (or longer!) before you notice. Or what if someone is intercepting traffic and altering … Continue reading SHA256 File Hash Values And How To Check Them (Raspberry Pi / Mac OS X / PowerShell)

Installing PowerShell Core on Raspbian (Raspberry Pi)

pwsh (PowerShell Core) in action

PowerShell Core is a version of PowerShell that can be installed on Windows, Mac OS X (I covered it here) and Linux, i.e. Raspbian. For this blog post I am going to using my Raspberry Pi 4 and Raspbian (Buster). "PowerShell is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line … Continue reading Installing PowerShell Core on Raspbian (Raspberry Pi)

PDF Merge Website (Python)

PDF Merge site up and running

Merging multiple PDFs seems to be a common request, and most people don't want to spend a small fortune on a tool to do the merging. I first looked at this problem with an early Python project (https://geektechstuff.com/2018/02/17/python-3-merge-multiple-pdfs-into-one-pdf/) and later improved on that project by adding a simple GUI (https://geektechstuff.com/2018/07/04/pdf-merge-with-gui-v2-python/). Now I have gone a … Continue reading PDF Merge Website (Python)