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Author Sjogelid, Stefan.

Title Raspberry Pi for Secret Agents.

Imprint Packt Publishing, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource
Summary A playful, informal approach to using the Raspberry Pi for mischief!Raspberry Pi for Secret Agents is for all mischievous Raspberry Pi owners who'd like to see their computer transform into a neat spy gadget to be used in a series of practical pranks and projects. No previous skills are required to follow along and if you're completely new to Linux, you'll pick up much of the basics for free. Apart from the Raspberry Pi board itself, a USB microphone and/or a webcam is required for most of the audio/video topics and a WiFi dongle is recommended for the networking examples. A Windows/Mac OS X/Li.
Contents Table of Contents; Raspberry Pi for Secret Agents; Raspberry Pi for Secret Agents; Credits; About the Author; About the Reviewers;; Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more; Why Subscribe?; Free Access for Packt account holders; Preface; What this book covers; What you need for this book; Who this book is for; Conventions; Reader feedback; Customer support; Downloading the example code; Errata; Piracy; Questions; 1. Getting Up to No Good; A brief history lesson on the Pi; The ins and outs of the Raspberry Pi; GPIO; RCA video; Audio; LEDs; USB; LAN; HDMI; Power; SD card.
Writing Raspbian OS to the SD cardGetting Raspbian; SD card image writing in Windows; SD card image writing in Mac OS X or Linux; Booting up and configuring Raspbian; Basic commands to explore your Pi; Accessing the Pi over the network using SSH; Wired network setup; Wi-Fi network setup; Connecting to the Pi from Windows; Connecting to the Pi from Mac OS X or Linux; The importance of a sneaky headless setup; Keeping your system up-to-date; Summary; 2. Audio Antics; Configuring your audio gadgets; Introducing the ALSA sound system; Controlling the volume.
Switching between HDMI and analog audio outputTesting the speakers; Preparing to record; Testing the microphone; Clipping, feedback distortion, and improving sound quality; Recording conversations for later retrieval; Writing to a WAV file; Writing to an MP3 or OGG file; Creating command shortcuts with aliases; Keep your recordings running safely with tmux; Listening in on conversations from a distance; Listening on Windows; Listening on Mac OS X or Linux; Talking to people from a distance; Talking on Windows; Talking on Mac OS X or Linux; Distorting your voice in weird and wonderful ways.
Make your computer do the talkingScheduling your audio actions; Start on power up; Start in a couple of minutes from now; Controlling recording length; Bonus one line sampler; Summary; 3. Webcam and Video Wizardry; Setting up your camera; Meet the USB Video Class drivers and Video4Linux; Finding out your webcam's capabilities; Capturing your target on film; Viewing your webcam in VLC media player; Viewing in Windows; Viewing in Mac OS X; Viewing on Linux; Recording the video stream; Recording in Windows; Recording in Mac OS X; Recording in Linux; Detecting an intruder and setting off an alarm.
Creating an initial Motion configurationTrying out Motion; Collecting the evidence; Viewing the evidence; Hooking up more cameras; Preparing a webcam stream in Windows; Preparing a webcam stream in Mac OS X; Configuring Motion for multiple input streams; Building a security monitoring wall; Turning your TV on or off using the Pi; Scheduling video recording or staging a playback scare; Summary; 4. Wi-Fi Pranks -- Exploring your Network; Getting an overview of all the computers on your network; Monitoring Wi-Fi airspace with Kismet; Preparing Kismet for launch; First Kismet session.
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Subject Raspberry Pi (Computer)
Practical jokes.
Surveillance detection.
Electronic surveillance.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
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