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Checking File Integrity

I feel like it is important to talk about file integrity and checking the checksum of a file. Lot of people don’t seem to know what this is, why it is important or how to get a checksum, and so I have decided to write about it! What is this and why is it important Every file has a hash. This is a random string on letters and numbers that is calcuated using an algorithm.


My Home Network Setup

Today I have decided to talk about my network setup I have at home. Being a student with not a lot of income, I have had to make compromises along the way but I think it has turned out rather well. This post might come in useful to other people trying to get into networking. Network Diagram Lets start with a diagram of my network. This should help you to visualise it:


Pulseaudio and Pipewire streaming audio setup

Over the years Linux gaming has become more and more viable as an alternative Windows gaming. You might have switched to Linux and might be wondering how to capture only the game audio for OBS. Well you have come to the right place! Here I’ll be showing how to setup it up for Pulseaudio and Pipewire. Pulseaudio setup To set this up we will be using module-combine-sink. This allows you to combine multiple outputs into one output.

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