Using Proxmox with Home Assistant and Chrome

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So with Home Assistant announcing their intention to depreciate the generic linux installation of Home Assistant (now on-hold due to an outcry) I am looking at migrating my setup to use Proxmox and then setup Home Assistant Supervised (formerly known as in a virtual machine. It really suited me having the generic linux install as then I could have other docker containers etc on the same host machine without causing problems. Anyway… that was fun while it lasted. I have been playing around with Proxmox for some time. I purchased a cheapie mini-pc from Alibaba (XCY) along with an

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Using SEO to drive growth to your website

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Originally posted 2018-02-09 14:49:41. I was recently listening to a great podcast on Michael Covels Trend Following Podcast with John Jantsch from January 2017. Covels podcast is ostensibly a share/financial markets trading podcast but he has a habit of interviewing some really interesting people who have nothing to do with trading at all. I have purchased more than one non-trading related books from authors he has interviewed and get a lot of great information from his podcasts. Highly recommended! The RSS feed for his podcast is at John Jantsch and Phil Singleton wrote a book called SEO for Growth

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Installing Home Assistant on a Raspberry Pi 3 and running from a USB stick

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Originally posted 2018-02-20 14:36:19. This article is an adaptation of an article on the home assistant community forum. The forum post was great but like a lot of posts, everything makes perfect sense in retrospect and often some of the intermediate steps are unclear even when you know what you are trying to achieve. This is a comprehensive step-by-step approach. For some us us (like me) Linux is not a fluent second language and I need more than just general directions to work things out sometimes. Note: This is only for the old ResinOS installation. There is currently no way

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Home Automation Kariong

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Originally posted 2017-09-06 14:57:44. One of the most exciting new products recently released in Australia is the Google Home device. The RRP is currently $199 but various online vendors like Kogan have them for around $169. The Google Home is a personal digital assistant which you control using voice commands. You can issue commands for it to set an alarm for instance. Or it is also a speaker and if you use Google Play Music or Spotify to listen to music, you can issue a voice command for it to play an artist or playlist and it does it directly

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HostGator Problems – Avoid at all costs

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Originally posted 2017-11-09 16:40:28. This post is titled HostGator problems – avoid at all costs however in addition to addressing this, we can also discuss what makes a great host for web sites. Reasons why I am so over HostGator Biggest issue is the support these days is really poor. HostGator used to have a ticketing system but unfortunately these days all support is handled through live chat. It is still possible to ‘via the backdoor’ log a ticket however this is not advertised. Sending an email to will create a new ticket and they do actually respond although

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