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Archive for April, 2022

Protect your password from hackers

Friday, April 29th, 2022

The password is often the key component keeping a system secure. Users are often told that you need to follow certain rules when creating their passwords which may include using capital letters, numerical digits and sometimes special characters. Rules normally also set a minimum number of characters, which may be as low as 6 (not […]

Pixel Server – updated for new Raspberry Pi OS default username removal

Sunday, April 17th, 2022

As the Raspberry Pi OS no longer uses the default pi username I’ve had to make some changes to some of my software so that it still works correctly. This video goes through the changes I have made to my Raspberry Pi Pixel Server software so that it works without the default username of pi. […]

Penguin Fortress – guide to the Raspberry Pi OS username change

Friday, April 15th, 2022

I’ve created a new YouTube channel called Penguin Fortress. This is created as an spin-off of my Penguin Tutor channel which will concentrate on IT security / cyber security. The first video is on the recent Raspberry Pi OS change which means that Raspberry Pi OS no longer requires the default pi username. The reason […]

Upper Arley Circular Walk – Worcestershire Severn Valley

Saturday, April 9th, 2022

This route is based around the Upper Arley Circular Walk. This is a Worcestershire way marked route which takes in amazing views of Trimpley Reservoir and spectacular Victoria Bridge which carries the Severn Valley Steam Railway over the River Severn. There are some issues with the way-marked route. I was unable to walk along a […]


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