Archive for ‘Hacking’

September 2, 2014

How To Reset A Forgotten Raspberry Pi Password

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

I’ve got a Raspberry Pi running in my garage as part of a security system. It’s been running for so many months that I forgot the password so I was unable to access it via SSH.

Luckily there is was a technique that I could use to reset the password and get it back up and running. You need physical access to the SD card, a separate PC and the ability to connect your Pi to a monitor and keyboard. I used a Windows PC but this should work fine on a Mac or Linux machine.

 

Step 1 – Grab The SD Card

Power down the Pi and remove the SD card. Insert it into your PC.
Step 2 – Edit cmdline.txt

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September 2, 2014

Raspberry Pi Model B+ 3.5mm Audio/Video Jack

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

The Model B+ features a new 3.5mm audio jack which also includes the composite video signal. This has allowed for the removal of the composite video socket found on the Model B.

The new jack is a 4-pole socket which carries both audio and video signals and is often found on other multimedia devices such as iPods, MP3 players and smartphones.

Raspberry Pi Model B+

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July 2, 2010

Windows Run Commands, List of 255+ Run Commands

by Prashant Kumar Sharma
July 1, 2010

How to Turn Off Autoplay XP Home for USB Sticks

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

How to turn off auto-play XP home edition for USB flash drives.

Windows XP Home edition requires a different method to turn off the USB auto play function than XP Professional .

It’s not difficult to turn off the USB auto-play, just a couple easy steps.

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June 14, 2010

Background Image for USB Window : USB Hack

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

This simple, quick USB hack will show you how to create a background image.

To perform this simply copy the following information:

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June 5, 2010

Windows – Alt Key Numeric Codes – 5: Punctuation and Special Marks

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Alt-Key Numeric Codes of Punctuations and Special Marks

Microsoft Windows assigns a Unique numeric code to each accented letters, foreign characters and special mathematical symbols. The shortcut to manually insert these letters and symbols is ALT key input on Keyboard and calling the specific numeric code assigned to them.

Here is a list of common Punctuation and Special Marks,

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June 4, 2010

Windows – Alt Key Numeric Codes – 4: Math Symbols and Fractions

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Alt-Key Numeric Codes of Math Symbols and Fractions

Microsoft Windows assigns a Unique numeric code to each accented letters, foreign characters and special mathematical symbols. The shortcut to manually insert these letters and symbols is ALT key input on Keyboard and calling the specific numeric code assigned to them.

Here is a list of common Math Symbols and Fractions,

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June 3, 2010

Windows – Alt Key Numeric Codes – 3: Currency Symbols

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Alt-Key Numeric Codes of Currency Symbols

Microsoft Windows assigns a Unique numeric code to each accented letters, foreign characters and special mathematical symbols. The shortcut to manually insert these letters and symbols is ALT key input on Keyboard and calling the specific numeric code assigned to them.

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June 2, 2010

Windows – Alt Key Numeric Codes – 2: Other Foreign Characters

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Alt-Key Numeric Codes of Other Foreign Characters

Microsoft Windows assigns a Unique numeric code to each accented letters, foreign characters and special mathematical symbols. The shortcut to manually insert these letters and symbols is ALT key input on Keyboard and calling the specific numeric code assigned to them.

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June 1, 2010

Windows – Alt Key Numeric Codes – 1: Letters with Accents

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Alt-Key Numeric Codes of  Letters with Accents

Microsoft Windows assigns a Unique numeric code to each accented letters, foreign characters and special mathematical symbols. The shortcut to manually insert  these letters and symbols is ALT key input on Keyboard and calling the specific numeric code assigned to them.

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