Category Archives: Hardware Hacking

Using bash to monitor devices entering/exiting a LAN

Someone asked me for help on a scripting problem, and it seemed both simple and interesting. They had a raspberry Pi set up to control some lights, and they wanted to turn lights on and off if a set of … Continue reading

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Installing pyftdi on Ubuntu 18.04 for FT232H and FT2232H boards

Why useĀ  FT232H and FT2232H boards? I wanted to use a FT232H board for some hardware hacking. The FTDI FTxxx family of devices and boards based on this chip is categorized as a Multi-Protocol Synchronous Serial Engine (MPSSE), which can … Continue reading

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