Install Belgian eID software in Ubuntu 16.04

Partially as a reminder to myself, here the steps how to get your eID working in Ubuntu (tested on 16.04, but should be working for other versions, Debian and Linux Mint as well) Download the .deb package from the official site Install the package:┬ásudo dpkg -i eid-archive_*_all.deb Open a terminal and update your indexes: sudo… Continue reading “Install Belgian eID software in Ubuntu 16.04”

PHP7: Generate secure password based on a string of allowed characters

There are quite some easy implementations out there to generate a secure random string in PHP, most of them by encoding a binary string using Base64 or bin2hex. However, this limits the characters used in your password (Base64 = A-Z, a-z, 0-9 and + and /; bin2hex = 0-9 and a-f).   Here I’ll share… Continue reading “PHP7: Generate secure password based on a string of allowed characters”