Tools Category

Encrypted offsite backup

Having a good set and forget, but really set and double-check every now and then, strategy for your backups is important. Backups need to be automated to get done but also need to be tested to make sure that you can recover files when needed. This article will look at a home or small company […]

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WinSCP: SFTP – FTP over SSH

It was a while since I did a tool post and I realize that many people doesn’t know about WinSCP or even SFTP, FTP over SSH. I use it all the time to quickly transfer files to Linux based boxes like Raspberry Pi or my Amazon Web Services VPS machines. As long as you have […]

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H2testw – Test SD-cards

SD-cards ware out over time. So every now and then you need to check them. One of my Kodi media players, running on a Raspberry Pi, just died on me and refused to start at all. Flashed a new SD-card and it booted right away. Since I use a centralized database for my media players […]

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Win32 Disk Imager

Reading and writing images to SD cards made easy! I more or less us it every day to write images to SD cards for my Raspberry Pi projects or for doing a backup of them. Win32 Disk Imager has received some bad press because it some times breaks SD cards. Every time that happen to […]

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SD Formatter

SD cards some times seem to shrink or just get unreadable. Most of the time there is nothing wrong with them at all. They have just been written to in a bad way that messes up the partition table or breaks it all together. Most of the time you can fix it with disk management […]

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TFTPD32/64 a must have in the toolbox

TFTPD32 (or the 64bit version) is a great tool when working with networking, built in systems or small computers like the Raspberry PI. I usually end up using it’s DHCP function when I need to connect something directly to my laptop for testing. It’s also a great tool for quickly setting up a TFTP server […]

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