Author Archives: Fabian Affolter

Mini Maker Faire Zürich 2017

Letztes Wochenende war ich an der Mini Maker Faire in Zürich. Es war seit langem die erste Veranstaltung, welche nicht mit Open Source zu tun hatte für mich. Bastelgarage.ch hatte eine Stand, wo wir die Bausätze, welche unter anderem im … C...

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Home Assistant 0.53

Home Assistant 0.53 contains support for Telsa and massive KNX improvements. Check the release notes for more details. [crayon-59eba277c3b8f642353480/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant...

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Flock 2017

Flock formally known as FUDCon was in the US this year. It was the second time for me to travel to another continent to do something Fedora-related. In Spring we went to India to attend nullcon and doing our own … Continue reading →...

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Fedora IoT at Flock 2017

The Fedora IoT talk by Peter Robinson at Flock 2017 was very similar to the one during Flock 2016. There are a lot of new devices supported and new stuff is coming. For the home automation eco-system RS-485, Modbus, and CAN … Continue reading...

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Transform applications into Flatpaks at Flock 2017

The reason why I attended Owen Taylor’s Flatpak talk was to get a little more insight about Flatpak when it comes down to working with RPMs or applications in general. The most obvious way is a container nowadays. We already … Continue r...

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Home Assistant 0.52

Home Assistant now ship a script editor like the one for automation rules. Also, there is once again new support for various devices and services, check the release notes for more details. [crayon-59eba277c4b27309136572/]...

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Python-Modul für transport.opendata.ch

Es gab eine Änderung bei transport.opendata.ch und nun ist die Anzahl der Anfragen limitiert. Die Home Assistant-Integration habe ich vor über 2 Jahre geschrieben und liess jede Minute die neuen Daten abholen. Dies gibt natürlich fast 1500 Anfra...

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Home Assistant 0.51

Home Assistant 0.51 contains an improvement for the database beside new integrations. Please check the release notes for more details. [crayon-59eba277c4c9a226445709/]...

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Home Assistant 0.50

In the lasted Home Assistant release is support for Xiaomi and Voice control included. The [crayon-59eba277c4e0d766629802-i/]  component already allowed one to speak to Home Assistant but with the new feature it pushes our further in the space of Al...

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Home Assistant 0.49

This release of Home Assistant ships support for themes and Kiosk mode. Yes, themes…So you have no longer to complain that this too bright during the night. The release notes for 0.49 contains a full overview about what’s new. [crayon-59...

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Home Assistant 0.48

Snips.ai, Shiftr.io and a massive History query speed up are part of Home Assistant 0.48. [crayon-59eba277c511a825520908/]...

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Home Assistant 0.47

Home Assistant 0.47 contains now over 700 integrations and they are available as of today. [crayon-59eba277c5284762716154/]...

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Home Assistant 0.46

The release blog post for Home Assistant 0.46 will give you the details about it. New support Rachio Sprinklers, Netgear Arlo cameras, templatable lights, and a large amount of bugfixes. [crayon-59eba277c53ed705323909/]...

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Alpine Linux 3.6.0 released

The Alpine Linux Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 3.6.0 of its Alpine Linux operating system. Support for 64-bit little-endian POWER machines (ppc64le) and for64-bit IBM z Systems (s390x) is now included. See the f...

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Home Assistant 0.45

Home Assistant 0.46 contains 15 new integrations. MyStrom Buttons, Axis cameras, reading sensor values from a file, scan 7-segments displays, and much more. See the release blog post for a full overview of the changes shipped with Home Assistant 0.45...

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