All Episodes

October 8, 2021 47 min

A lot is changing in Home Assistant land, and it's almost all for the better; we break down the essential items. Chris gets wired about energy monitoring and shares his journey to get incorrectly formatted power stats working in Home Assistant's new Energy dashboard.

Plus, off-line YouTube backup, backing up iCloud photos, Tailscale feedback, and more.

Sponsored By:

  • A Cloud Guru: Learn the Linux kernel. This is a standalone course, but it's also part of a learning path to prepare you for the LPIC-2 201-450 exam. From build to boot.
  • Linode: Receive a $100 60-day credit towards your new account. Promo Code: linode.com/ssh
  • Backblaze Unlimited Backup: Get peace of mind knowing your files are backed up securely in the cloud with Backblaze.
  • Support Self-Hosted

    Links:

  • 2021.10.0: Z-Wave S2 support, Tuya, secure ESPHome and 400 new icons - Home Assistant — Anyways, about this release: Z-Wave JS is stepping up its game! If you have a Z-Wave network and are not using Z-Wave JS yet… well… it might be time to bite the bullet and go for it. You won’t regret it.
  • Z-Wave JS - Home Assistant — This integration allows you to control a Z-Wave network via the Z-Wave JS driver. This is our recommended Z-Wave integration for Home Assistant.
  • Home Assistant Amber | Crowd Supply — This flagship version of Home Assistant Amber is ready to go out of the box. It comes pre-assembled in a custom enclosure with a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 (CM4) and a custom heat sink for fanless, silent operation. The CM4 is a version without wireless and has 2 GB RAM and 16 GB eMMC storage, pre-installed with Home Assistant.
  • Tuya Devices List
  • Integration - Riemann sum integral - Home Assistant — The integration platform provides the Riemann sum of the values provided by a source sensor. The Riemann sum is an approximation of an integral by a finite sum. The integration sensors is updated upon changes of the source.
  • integration example from Chris' configuration.yaml
  • History Stats - Home Assistant — The history_stats sensor platform provides quick statistics about another integration or platforms, using data from the history integration.
  • Utility Meter - Home Assistant — The utility meter integration provides functionality to track consumptions of various utilities (e.g., energy, gas, water, heating).
  • History Stats and Utility Meter example from Chris' configuration.yaml
  • Tubesync — TubeSync is a PVR (personal video recorder) for YouTube. Or, like Sonarr but for YouTube (with a built-in download client). It is designed to synchronize channels and playlists from YouTube to local directories and update your media server once media is downloaded.
  • Gimme-iPhotos: Download media files from iCloud. — Downloads media files from iCloud in parallel
  • Share
    Mark as Played

    Advertise With Us

    Popular Podcasts

    Crime Junkie
    Dateline NBC

    Dateline NBC

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    The Daily

    The Daily

    This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

    For You

      Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

      Connect

      © 2021 iHeartMedia, Inc.

      • Help
      • Privacy Policy
      • Terms of Use
      • AdChoicesAd Choices