Recycle an old PC to make it a Linux home automation server, Arduino / ESP8266 development station

Recycling an old Windows PC is a great solution for hosting a home automation server, creating a Linux development environment for Arduino / ESP8266, or a multimedia server. In most cases, an old PC based Intel Atom or i3 processor will have more power than a Raspberry Pi 3 or …

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ArduinoOTA: Wireless Update (OTA) from the Arduino IDE of ESP8266 Programs

The ArduinoOTA library is a library that allows to update the Arduino program (and ESP3226, ESP32) wirelessly in Wi-Fi. It is an essential library when developing connected objects. It allows to update the program without having to disassemble the microcontroller (Arduino, ESP8266, ESP32) to connect it to his computer. This …

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How to Include RFLink Radio Home Automation Devices at Home Assistant (HASS)

Home Assistant integrates natively the support of radio home appliances compatible with the Open Source RFLink gateway. In the previous tutorial, we saw how to include connected objects developed using the MySensors v2 library. The inclusion of radio devices using the RFLink gateway is a bit different. The technical documentation …

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Install Jeedom v3 from the installation script on Raspberry Pi 3 (or Linux Debian 8 PC)

Since switching to version 3 of Jeedom, the image of the SD card of the home automation server is no longer available for download. Jeedom now installs on any Linux distribution based on Debian 8 using a script (like Domoticz for that matter). It will be possible to create a …

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