Home Assistant and Apache issues.

After updating to version 34 of Home-Assistant the following error showed up in my frontend UI. I’m bad at reading release notes and it worked, ish, so I ignored it. After a few days it did started to itch so I started googling, found this issue: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant/issues/4726 And behold, the solution:   Thanks timstanley1985 & exxamalte, […]

Docker-compose for MQTT & Home Assistant

I found the, for me, easiest way to upgrade a set of docker containers. The setup is based on docker-compose.yml files and volumes in the same directory. Installing is as simple as creating the docker-compose.yml file and starting it up.

Create a docker-compose.yml in the directory where you would like to store your container, […]

Sonoff, MQTT and Home-Assistant.

A few months ago Itead.cc, a Shenzen based manufacturer of open-source hardware, released the Sonoff wifi module. This is a dirt cheap ( $5 ) wifi connected switch that even comes with a nice enclosure. So cheap it is impossible not to buy. By default they can be configured for use with the eWeLink app. As far […]

BBQ; Pulled Pork from Dutch Pigs.

The Pork It’s time again to make some nice pulled pork. Last time I made it was a big success. This time the pulled pork is made from the Boston Butt cut of a ‘Hollands wroetvarken’ (Dutch Rooting pig). These pigs have a Better Life rating of 1 out of 3, are not free ranging pigs but […]

Dockerized WordPress.

I want a blog. Why? Well I got stuff I want to share, fat chance nobody is interested but /care, still want one. What’s the biggest blogging platform? WordPress probably. I like the workflow and themability is great so this is going to be it. For hosting there are roughly 2 options. Self-hosted: I’ve got […]