Category: Software

Waasser Melder Aläerte

Ee vun de schlëmmsten Albdreem vun all Bewunner ass eng Waasser Fuite. Am schlëmmsten ass et falls dës Fuite onentdeckt bléift an een dann no e puer Stonnen (oder Deeg) eng onerfreelech Entdeckung am Keller mécht. Gutt dass d’Kollege vu Aqara (eng sous-marque vun Xiaomi) genausou ee Waasser Melder Sensor am Sortiment hunn, den Aqara XYZ. Kascht nëmmen e puer €, …

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Amp oder DAC? Low-cost Spotify & Internet Radio

Volumio am WebBrowser

Bau een Internet Radio an Spotify Client mat e puer alen Lautsprecher, engem Raspberry Pi Zero an Volumio.

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Frigo ze waarm? Net (méi) bei mir!

Dëse Summer war et aussergewéinlech waarm. Graad dunn hun mir net gemierkt hunn dass onse Frigo am Keller lues a lues futti gaangen ass. Réischt wéi de Béier net méi richteg kal war huet et ons gedimmert dass eppes net stëmmt. De Frigo huet et nach bis op ~13°C gepackt, drënner war näischt méi dran. Erausfonnt hunn ech dat mat engem klasseschen Thermometer. Dunn sinn ech op …

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Garage mam Auto opmaachen

Firwaat? De Goal vun all Automatisatioun ass et fir Ofleef déi ee reegelméisseg widderhëlt vu Maschinne maachen ze loossen.  Een Oflaf dee mech all Dag nervt ass d’Garage opzemaachen: Mam Auto an der Afaart stoen ze bleiwen De Garagen Ëffner ze sichen Fluche wann deen Dreck’s Ëffner mol erëm ënnert de Sëtz fält Waarde bis d’Garage op ass Waat brauche mir? Fir dass …

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Sonos mam Google Assistant stéieren via Home Assistant

Sonos ass un sech eng super Saach, einfach ageriicht, einfach ze gebrauchen an e gudde Sound, just blöd dass et fir de Moment just eng Integratioun fir Amazon Echo  gëtt, a keng fir Google Assistant. De Sonos kann een  also nëmme via Alexa (Amazon) mat der Stëmm stéieren (“Alexa, spill AC/DC um Sonos”). Google User mat hirem “OK Google / …

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Xiaomi Mi Box IR Codes

The Mi Box is a wonderful piece of Hardware. It comes with a Bluetooth Remote Control, and has also a built-in IR-Receiver. I’ve been looking to use my Broadlink RM Mini to remote control the Mi Box (via some nice Automations in Home Assistant). As I did not find the Base64 encoded codes on the …

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AppleTV + Chromecast + Steam Link = Mi Box

Säit 2011 war mäin (2t Generatioun) bei mir am Asaz, als Medien Zenter mat oder fir ze kucken. Am laf vun der Zäit sinn nach ee (fir Spiller vum PC aus ze streamen) an ee Google (fir Audio/Video vum Smartphone/Tablet op de Fernseher ze streamen) dobäikomm. An der leschter Zäit huet den AppleTV ëmmer méi a méi Problemer duerchlieft; mol …

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Dem Knéckjang säin Ambilight

Kodi mam Ambilight Plugin

Dëser Deeg am Keller ass mir eng Iddi komm fir d’Medie Erliefnis während dem Fitness Training ze verbesseren. Mat e puer bëllege Xiaomi Yeelights hunn ech mir ee bëllegen Ambilight Upgrade fir meng Televisioun zougeluecht.

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Kniwwelino – Publish and subscribe to custom MQTT Broker

Kniwwelino programming Board. Image courtesy of http://www.kniwwelino.lu

Kniwwelino and MQTT   Recently I had the chance to play around with a Kniwwelino , and wanted it to communicate with my custom MQTT Broker (Mosquitto). Although  there is a lot of Documentation on Kniwwelino’s Site, it is lacking some examples  for using a custom MQTT Broker.  In this post I share my experiences and …

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Home Assistant – Troubleshoot Configuration Files and Real-Time Logs

Working with Home Assistant (HA), and especially it’s yaml files, chances are that you have done a little edit that caused  HA to stop working. Within the Graphical User Interface (GUI)  there’s a possibility to verify configuration files, but I ‘ve seen it confirm my files, but yet the HA server didn’t come back up …

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Home Assistant: One-click System Check with color light

Home-Assistant System Check Message

  Goal One button launches a Home Assistant script which checks if all Doors / Windows  are closed and  all Lights are turned off, and sends a message containing the name of the open sensor . Finally a Light is turned on with a specific color code: The button can be  a “virtual” switch inside …

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Home Assistant – Plot a Graph with Object’s Attributes

  Intro Home Assistant is a great Home Automation Software. It provides features and benefits that surpasses the software provided by the Hardware Manufacturers by far. One such example are my TP-Link HS110 Smart WiFi Plugs with Energy Monitoring. The provided App by TP-Link (Kasa) is limited: only one Smartphone or Tablet can manage the …

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