Meal Prep Recipe 001: Cabbage with Ground Beef

This is one of my new favorite meal prep recipes. It's easy, healthy, tasty, and flexible on the macros. My meal prep recipes don't come with fancy pictures or long stories. They are simple to follow and the picture will show what it looks like from the microwave. CabbageGreat headline. [read more]


Fix disappearing WiFi card in VirtualBox or VMware

I'm using Panda and ALFA WiFi cards (Wireless Adapters) in a Linux (Ubuntu) virtual machine on a Windows 10 host a lot. When I started to use them, I had an issue where the cards would just seemingly randomly disappear. In my dmesg logs, I would see messages like this: [read more]




How to Make a Small Raspberry Pi Display Look Better

A whole ecosystem of additional hardware around the popular Raspberry Pi platform has formed over the recent years. One popular type of add-on is small displays that cover the size of a Raspberry Pi, often even featuring touch-screen functionality. These displays significantly improve your Raspberry Pi for many use-cases and [read more]


Audio/Sound Output in IntelliJ IDEA on Linux with PulseAudio

A quick thing I just stumbled upon: Want to play a sound from a Java program using, for example, the javax.sound APIs or the MidiSystem Synthesizer but, when running from within IntelliJ IDEA, you can't hear a sound and see no exceptions? First, try to package your project to [read more]


HackRF One on Laptops

Trying to use a HackRF One on a laptop but seeing intermittent connectivity issues and weird behaviour? It might be related to power saving settings. [read more]



Introducing nzyme: WiFi monitoring, intrusion detection and forensics

Today I am releasing my latest open source hobby project: nzyme. It's a Java-based program that puts wireless network adapters into monitor mode, sniffs management frames from all configured 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz channels and writes them into a Graylog instance for monitoring and analysis. About In my previous post, [read more]


How to install BLEAH on Kali Linux

A few days ago, Simone Margaritelli aka evilsocket released BLEAH, a BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy, or Bluetooth Smart) scanner and device enumerator that is incredibly simple to use. I just played around with it and documented the installation steps on the most recent Kali Linux. I will not cover how [read more]