File notifications for Home Assistant

Well, the syslog notifications are nice but sometimes it’s nice if it’s a bit simpler. If you are running Home Assistant in an isolated environment then the file notify platform could be for you. All notifications are stored in a …...

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Systemmonitor sensor

The systemmonitor sensor of Home Assistant got a little update. This sensor is no able to display 19 different values about the local system. Please check the documentation for the full picture about the available options....

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Forecast.io sensor for Home Assistant

Of course is one sensor for the weather not enough, beside the OpenWeatherMap sensor is now also a Forecast.io sensor available for Home Assistant. Check the documentation for setup....

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Syslog notifications for Home Assistant

The latest addition to Home Assistant is the possibility to send notifications to your local syslog. Could be useful if you need a saver place to store events. Details about the configuration can be found in the documentation....

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New stuff for Home Assistant

My latest addition to Home Assistant is the possibility to send notifications by email. I think that now the most important notification channels are covered. OK, sending text messages (aka SMS) with a directly attached cell phone or let HA … ...

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Fedora 22

Da ist also wieder einmal eine neue Fedora-Version da…die Spins werden nun als Labs vermarktet. Nur gut, dass wir schon seit längerem von Fedora Security Lab gesprochen haben. Einen Artikel, der die wichtigsten Punkte zusammenfasst, gibt einen...

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Bitcoin sensor for Home Assistant

If you are a Bitcoin miner or just curious what’s going on in the Bitcoin network then the Bitcoin sensor is for you. After the setup Home Assistant will display a lot of stats. Some are useful, others not really. … Continue reading &rar...

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Time and Date sensor

The time and date sensor is now able to show you Beat on for Home Assistant frontend. One for the geeks...

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Alpine Linux 3.1.4 released

The Alpine Linux Project is pleased to announce Alpine Linux 3.1.4. This is a bugfix release of the v3.1 musl based branch. This release is based on the 3.14.41 kernel which has some critical security fixes. See the full announcement … Continu...

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XMPP notification for Home Assistant

Home Assistant is now able to send XMPP (Jabber) notifications. I think that this is useful if you don’t want to rely on third party services like NMA, PushBullet, or Instapush....

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Time and Date sensor for Home Assistant

There will be soon an additional sensor for Home Assistant. Nothing fancy just the possibility to display the time, the date, or both in your states view....

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OpenWeatherMap sensor for Home Assistant

The OpenWeatherMap sensor for Home Assistant is able to show you the weather conditions at your location. The meteorological data is coming from OpenWeatherMap. Options to display: weather temperature wind speed humidity pressure clouds rain snow...

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Home Assistant notifications

A while back I switched to Home Assistant. Unfortunaly a couple of things I would like to see are missing. MQTT support Support for the usage of the pins of Arduinos (directly attached), Raspberry Pis, and Cubieboards Playbulb support Bluetooth &hell...

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Deutscher Artikel über das Fedora Security Lab

Es ist immer schön, wenn jemand etwas über die Arbeit von anderen schreibt. Bei Security Insider gibt es einen kurzen Artikel über das Fedora Security Lab mit dem Namen “Mit Fedora Security Lab das Netzwerk testen“...

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Create a CentOS installation media

A couple of weeks back I started working on a customized CentOS 7 ISO image with additional packages if wished and Kickstart files to automate the installation process. make_centos is a simple bash script that contains all needed steps. More …...

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