Author Archives: Fabian Affolter

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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Home Assistant 0.65

Home Assistant 0.65 has dropped support for Python 3.4. The minimum supported version is now Python 3.5.3. More details can be found in the release blog post. [crayon-5ae0a7e9272c9594681899/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://...

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Home Assistant 0.64

With Home Assistant 0.64 we hit the 1000 integration mark! Awesome, what else? Check the release blog post. [crayon-5ae0a7e9274e3541302280/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant Issues: ht...

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Home Assistant 0.63

The latest Home Assistant contains a bunch of new stuff including support for Mercedes. More details can be found in the release blog post. [crayon-5ae0a7e927707571890637/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-ass...

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Home Assistant 0.62

Home Assistant 0.62 has support for MyChevy, Iota and Venstar Thermostat. As usual are more detail available in the release blog post. [crayon-5ae0a7e927920658306852/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistan...

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Communication issue with The Things Network

Lately I was playing a lot with The Things Networks (TTN). Beside integrating it into Home Assistant (Data Storage and MQTT) I have built a couple of sensors for measuring environmental changes. I really like the idea of having sensors … Conti...

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Home Assistant 0.61

Home Assistant 0.61 is the first release in 2018. Welcome, 2018! As usual contains the release blog post all details. [crayon-5ae0a7e927b40937950003/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant ...

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Hello, 2018!

and bye bye 2017....

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Home Assistant 0.60

Home Assistant 0.60 brings you support for TwinCAT, more financial services and WebDAV. [crayon-5ae0a7e927d6d320420028/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant Issues: https://github.com/hom...

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Home Assistant 0.59

With Home Assistant 0.59 you can now order pizza (at least if you are located where the pizza delivery can happen). Well, there is more. Check the release blog post. [crayon-5ae0a7e927f9a848494264/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: h...

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