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Forum: Home Automation   02-20-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By newlinux
This thread might be of use: ...

This thread might be of use:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/162-home-automation/1727322-recommended-light-switches-z-wave.html
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   01-21-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By newlinux
I ran repairs with mysqlcheck commandline and...

I ran repairs with mysqlcheck commandline and found nothing, but as I run repairs via cron regularly, I wasn't expecting much. I did file a bug a month ago, and it appears from the additional comment...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   01-12-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By newlinux
Thanks. I run repairs and optimizations...

Thanks. I run repairs and optimizations regularly. I manually inspected the database for IP and hostname related fields but couldn't find anything weird. I'll look into the repairs some more.
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   01-07-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By newlinux
More info in case this helps someone figure out...

More info in case this helps someone figure out what's going on (also posted to mythtv-users).

This has been getting worse, often leading to the recordings screen timing out and not showing any...
Forum: Home Automation   01-05-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By newlinux
This thread: ...

This thread:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/162-home-automation/1727322-recommended-light-switches-z-wave.html

Has some discussion of 3 way z-wave switches which might be of use to you.
Forum: Home Automation   12-25-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,804
Posted By newlinux
Are you using the advanced interface or the...

Are you using the advanced interface or the regular interface? I just skip to the advanced interface (which to my understanding is actually UI4) and am able to do everything I want from there. I...
Forum: Home Automation   12-21-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,804
Posted By newlinux
I haven't done any updates since I first...

I haven't done any updates since I first installed the vera. I will only do it if there is a compelling reason with all the devices I have.

It is best to pair them in the location they will be in...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-13-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By newlinux
Thanks, but I don't think that's the problem. On...

Thanks, but I don't think that's the problem. On my master backend they are both set to the same externally addressable IP address, and on the slave backends the local backend field is set to the...
Forum: Home Automation   12-12-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,804
Posted By newlinux
I think my z-wave devices work well because I...

I think my z-wave devices work well because I have built up a good mesh network, so no place in my house is out of reach of the network. So maybe adding the sensor helped the strength of the network....
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-12-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By newlinux
Problem with upgrade to mythtv .27.4

I've posted this question in the ubuntu forums and the mythtv-users list, but have not gotten much information regarding a resolution. Maybe someone here can help me out.

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Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-12-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By newlinux
I have a HDHomerun Prime and an HD Homerun as...

I have a HDHomerun Prime and an HD Homerun as well. The Prime will tune clear QAM without a cable card. They both (IRIC) were plug and play with mythtv on ubuntu for me.
Forum: Home Automation   12-12-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,804
Posted By newlinux
Glad it is working better for you. did you change...

Glad it is working better for you. did you change anything to make it more stable? The best wall switch depends on your criteria. Inexpensive? Dimming? Instant status? 3-way capabilities? Type of...
Forum: Home Automation   12-08-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,804
Posted By newlinux
I have 1800 seconds set for wake up time in my...

I have 1800 seconds set for wake up time in my battery operated 4 in 1 sensor (I have one powered by USB as well). I'm not sure what the optimum setting is, I think that depends on how often you...
Forum: Home Automation   12-08-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,804
Posted By newlinux
So that's what UI7 looks like. I haven't upgraded...

So that's what UI7 looks like. I haven't upgraded to it yet, no plans to. If it ain't broke... Looks like most of those parameters are not really for configuration, they are simply settings (IDs,...
Forum: Home Automation   12-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,804
Posted By newlinux
Sorry it's been a problem for you. Could be...

Sorry it's been a problem for you. Could be something environmental interfering. You may need to put the hub in a different spot. communication with the hub hasn't been a problem with any of my...
Forum: Home Automation   12-03-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,804
Posted By newlinux
The "it" in my previous post refers to vera....

The "it" in my previous post refers to vera. Sometimes things aren't classified exactly right.
Forum: Home Automation   12-03-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,804
Posted By newlinux
What is the distance from the sensor to the range...

What is the distance from the sensor to the range extender, and then from the range extender to the hub? Have you done a network heal after moving it? You could try powering it with the USB adapter...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-03-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By newlinux
I use the Hauppage HD-PVR to capture component at...

I use the Hauppage HD-PVR to capture component at 720p/1080i resolutions from my DirecTV box with Linux. The quality is good enough. I can also capture dolby digital audio as well. I cannot have the...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-02-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By newlinux
If you plan on using a cable card with Linux, you...

If you plan on using a cable card with Linux, you will only be able to record stations and shows that are marked copy freely, which may not necessarily be all of the channels you get with your...
Forum: Home Automation   11-28-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,804
Posted By newlinux
Great! glad this is helpful. I just dipped my...

Great! glad this is helpful. I just dipped my toes in and got going - some here suggested I document my experience so I did. I'm glad it's helpful. I've learned a lot.
Forum: Home Automation   11-28-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,804
Posted By newlinux
Yes, I can, but what I've noticed is that in UI6...

Yes, I can, but what I've noticed is that in UI6 parts of the UI don't always work because they seem to be looking for me to login to the vera cloud service first. This may be fixed in UI7 and...
Forum: Home Automation   11-28-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,804
Posted By newlinux
I'm pretty sure I got the firmware from the...

I'm pretty sure I got the firmware from the aeotec site- http://aeotec.com/z-wave-sensor/1270-multisensor-firmware.html. IRIC, you install a tool on a windows machine and then connect the sensor to...
Forum: Home Automation   11-26-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By newlinux
The veralite has been good. A couple of quirks to...

The veralite has been good. A couple of quirks to get over, and for a bit I had a few stability problems but it's pretty rock solid now. Good value. There are better out there, I'm sure, but the...
Forum: Home Automation   11-26-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By newlinux
I have 2 Yale Security YRD210-ZW-619 deadbolts....

I have 2 Yale Security YRD210-ZW-619 deadbolts. Work well for me with my veralite. Had one for about 8 months and the other 6 months. Still on original batteries for both. Key for good operability...
Forum: Home Automation   11-25-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,804
Posted By newlinux
My house was built two years ago and the builder...

My house was built two years ago and the builder focused on building "green" homes. We just got lucky, it wasn't something we were looking for when we were looking for a home, but I really do like...
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