Category Archives: Fedora

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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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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Moving to Fedora Atomic 28

Whenever you see the black circle aka bullet marking an old entry… [crayon-5baa4abee0334891849861/] …then it’s time for a reboot. The upgrade of an Atomic host is very smooth. $ sudo systemctl reboot...

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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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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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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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Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2017

Last weekend the Fedora Project was present at the Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2017. This was my last stop during my trip to Nullcon 2017 and the Amrita University. This year’s presence of Fedora at the CLT wouldn’t be possible without the &he...

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Amrita University

Our stop at the Amrita University was the second one our tour. After Nullcon we flew from Goa to Thiruvananthapuram and were driven from the airport to the campus by a local driver. The traffic in India is different to the … Continue reading ...

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Nullcon 2017

Jörg was talking a couple of times in past how great Nullcon was and so I decided to accompanying him this years. Usually I try to avoid all conferences which are not focusing on open source but in front of … Continue reading →...

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Another trip to India

Jörg Simon and I are planning another trip to India in 2017. First stop will be Nullcon at end beginning of March. My guess is that this time we will do the Audit+++ training together. Then we will stay for … Continue reading →...

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Fedora Security Lab 25

The Fedora Security Lab is available now. There are no major changes but all tools are up-to-date again. https://labs.fedoraproject.org/en/security/...

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