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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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Trademark in the Pi-hole community

TL;DR There is a discussion going on (not so much anymore) in the issue tracker of a Python module I wrote about the usage of Pi-hole and pihole. The package name and the repository name were according to Pi-hole LLC, … Continue reading →...

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Home Assistant 0.70

As usual is the release blog post covering the details about the latest Home Assistant release which is 0.70. [crayon-5b522b52bd590526534593/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant Issues: ...

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IoT light – fast and simple

Bastelgarage.ch provided me one of their gesture controlled light to play around a while back. This kit is based on a Arduino Nano and contain basically of a sensor (APDS-9960) and a LED strip (WS2812B). I like the design but … Continue readin...

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Home Assistant 0.69

Home Assistant 0.69 will bring you nice features. Curious? yes, then check the release blog post. [crayon-5b522b52bd9c5639112562/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant Issues: https://gith...

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Home Assistant 0.68

Check the release blog post for all details about Home Assistant 0.68 which is out now. [crayon-5b522b52bdb7d935316654/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant Issues: https://github.com/hom...

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Home Assistant 0.67

Home Assistant 0.67 will bring you support for Mastodon, Nanoleaf Aurora Light Panels and other “things”. Check the release blog post for all details. [crayon-5b522b52bdd98525239060/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: http...

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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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Home Assistant is again a winner

Home Assistant won again a Thomas Krenn award.  ...

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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-5b522b52be4bd890803460/] 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-5b522b52be6d6437911449/] 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-5b522b52be8ef788809002/] 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-5b522b52beb06329498890/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistan...

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