Fedora IoT and Home Assistant

As announced is Fedora IoT still pretty close to Fedora Atomic but I was curious how it “looks and feels”. Ok, more “feels” than there is not much see beside the prompt. My encounters with different ARM hardware and Fedora &he...

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Trademark in the Pi-hole community

TL;DR There is a discussion going on (not so much anymore) in the issue tracker of a Python module I wrote about the usage of Pi-hole and pihole. The package name and the repository name were according to Pi-hole LLC, … Continue reading →...

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Troika SELMATE and Home Assistant

From time to time people ask me how to do the reverse engineering of a device to integrate it into Home Assistant. Sure, reverse engineering sounds fancy and will get you a better position in the search engine’s results but … Continue re...

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Home Assistant 0.70

As usual is the release blog post covering the details about the latest Home Assistant release which is 0.70. [crayon-5b30f47397959549276691/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant Issues: ...

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IoT light – fast and simple

Bastelgarage.ch provided me one of their gesture controlled light to play around a while back. This kit is based on a Arduino Nano and contain basically of a sensor (APDS-9960) and a LED strip (WS2812B). I like the design but … Continue readin...

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Moving to Fedora Atomic 28

Whenever you see the black circle aka bullet marking an old entry… [crayon-5b30f47397d69425725861/] …then it’s time for a reboot. The upgrade of an Atomic host is very smooth. $ sudo systemctl reboot...

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Home Assistant 0.69

Home Assistant 0.69 will bring you nice features. Curious? yes, then check the release blog post. [crayon-5b30f47397f11218096983/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant Issues: https://gith...

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Home Assistant 0.68

Check the release blog post for all details about Home Assistant 0.68 which is out now. [crayon-5b30f473980ae309265984/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant Issues: https://github.com/hom...

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Home Assistant 0.67

Home Assistant 0.67 will bring you support for Mastodon, Nanoleaf Aurora Light Panels and other “things”. Check the release blog post for all details. [crayon-5b30f4739824a166132142/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: http...

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Home Assistant 0.66

After an additional week of testing was Home Assistant 0.66 released. This means that now we are on a three week release cycle and no longer do the two week cycle. More details can be found in the release blog … Continue reading →...

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Using Fedora Atomic with Home Assistant

My latest post in the Home Assistant blog is covering the installation and the setup of Home Assistant and Mosquitto on a Fedora Atomic host....

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M5Stack

Last week I received my M5Stack unit. It’s a nice little device with a ESP32 and a clever system to stack multiple elements. The top element contains a main unit that also contains a display, three buttons (beside the Power … Continue re...

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ESPEasy for ESP32

ESPEasy is a very nice framework to get started quickly if you want to create a sensor node with an ESP8266. There are many different kind of flavors available. The development boards like NodeMCU, are cheap and easy to get. … Continue reading...

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Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2018

As usual was the Fedora Project present at the Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2018. For CLT this was kind of their 20th birthday. Instead of showing how you can use Fedora to do 3D printing, we went with two Fedora Demo stations. … Continue reading &r...

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Nullcon 2018

Nullcon is a security conference which takes place in India. For me it was the second time I attended and it was again a very nice experience. Jörg’s Audit +++ took place on Wednesday and Thursday including the option to do the OPSE certif...

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