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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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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Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2015

CLT 2015 is over…actually the event is over for a while now. What to tell about this issue of the Chemnitzer Linux Tage. Fedora was there with a booth and a 3D printer. As usual there were the same guys … Continue reading →...

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Alpine Linux 3.1.3 released

The Alpine Linux Project is pleased to announce Alpine Linux 3.1.3. This is a bugfix release of the v3.1 musl based branch. This release is based on the 3.14.36 kernel which has some critical security fixes. See the full announcement … Continu...

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Gimp Toolboxes

Reset the tool boxes of Gimp, just go to Preferences -> Windows Management and “Reset Saved Window Positions to Default Values” Easy, if you know where to look. Thanks to this blog post I hope to remember next time....

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Schnäppchen, blöd gelaufen

Da wird wohl nur zuschlagen, wer blöd ist…...

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Fedora Security Spin

The next release of Fedora and the Fedora Security Lab (aka Security Spin) is just around the corner. Time for some testing…we would appreciate if you give the Security Lab a spin, perform the test cases, and report the result. … Continu...

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mosquitto 1.4

Now mosquitto has websockets support…the lastest release is available for a couple of weeks. But there is no new package for Fedora. Well, websockets support introduces new dependencies which are not available right now. As soon libwebsockets i...

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Budapest BUD

That’s a nice idea…”We just build a new terminal at the airport of Budapest (BUD)”. Well, using a hangar as staging area 200 meters away from the main building with almost not protection from wind and rain is not the … ...

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