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Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-15-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,227
Posted By newlinux
Unfortunately it will only work with "copy free"...

Unfortunately it will only work with "copy free" channels in Linux... YMMV.
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-01-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,227
Posted By newlinux
I've noticed the reduced activity, and I'm also...

I've noticed the reduced activity, and I'm also nowhere near as active in these forums as I used to be, or in the ubuntu forums where I used to be really active. I try to help now and again but I...
Forum: Home Automation   06-28-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By newlinux
I believe I can do this with my 2 and 3 year old...

I believe I can do this with my 2 and 3 year old denon receivers (2312 and 1713). I can definitely turn them on/off, change sources, control volume with the app. And I believe I can browse Internet...
Forum: Home Automation   06-27-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,600
Posted By newlinux
Just another update. Had a couple of...

Just another update.

Had a couple of instability problems with my veralite. From time to time the engine that runs the automation (Lua) crashed. Eventually the unit would reboot itself and all was...
Forum: Home Automation   06-18-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,600
Posted By newlinux
There are a lot of vera videos (and SmartThings)...

There are a lot of vera videos (and SmartThings) already on youtube. I gave my reasons for not going with SmartThings in my first post. I've got nothing against, in fact if it weren't for mobile...
Forum: Home Automation   06-13-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,600
Posted By newlinux
I've gotten most of mine off ebay from lorenzhd -...

I've gotten most of mine off ebay from lorenzhd - making him an offer. Amazon has competitive prices too.
Forum: Home Automation   06-13-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,600
Posted By newlinux
Just a brief update. I added a few more z-wave...

Just a brief update. I added a few more z-wave micro controller/energy monitors for light switches and I changed out my front door deadbolt with a second Yale deadbolt. That one is a bit farther away...
Forum: Home Automation   05-29-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,600
Posted By newlinux
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by fyyzer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1520807/advice-on-starting-with-home-automation/0_100#post_24770923)

That helps to put...
Forum: Home Automation   05-24-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By newlinux
Do you want to go the DIY route or do you plan...

Do you want to go the DIY route or do you plan on having an installer configure your system? What types of things do you want to control. I know you said everything, but examples would be good.
Forum: Home Automation   05-23-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,160
Posted By newlinux
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jautor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1507858/smart-sprinkler-controller/0_100#post_24751540)

But neither of those appear to...
Forum: Home Automation   05-23-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,286
Posted By newlinux
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Waterboy77 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1532667/ha-brain-overload-my-wife-is-tired-of-me-talking-about-it/0_100#post_24751595)...
Forum: Home Automation   05-23-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,160
Posted By newlinux
I use etherrain. It has software you can install...

I use etherrain. It has software you can install on your pc to control it and/or you can use the free cloud service to control it. Additionally I belive vera has a plug-in. I believe the api is...
Forum: Home Automation   05-23-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,286
Posted By newlinux
I will just add that with a vera you don't have...

I will just add that with a vera you don't have to move the vera close to the device to pair. If you have a laptop/tablet or pc close to device you can pair the device using the vera interface...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-19-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 249,310
Posted By newlinux
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by igreg http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1246133/directv-hd-dvr-hr2-hr34-master-topic-one-thread-for-all/2000_100#post_24735055)
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Forum: Home Automation   05-19-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,600
Posted By newlinux
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by fyyzer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1520807/advice-on-starting-with-home-automation/0_100#post_24732884)

Thanks for the...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-14-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,111
Posted By newlinux
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by minivanman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524524/linux-migration-for-windows-xp-refugees-101/0_100#post_24718174)

I really...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-14-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,111
Posted By newlinux
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by minivanman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524524/linux-migration-for-windows-xp-refugees-101/0_100#post_24714853)

All these...
Forum: Home Automation   05-13-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By newlinux
Quote:Originally Posted by Sam...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sam Ash http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531300/home-theatre-room-automation-please-suggest/0_100#post_24712703)

...
From the...
Forum: Home Automation   05-11-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,600
Posted By newlinux
Just another update. I extended my PowerMax...

Just another update. I extended my PowerMax security system by buying an Aeon labs multi-sensor (motion/light/humidity/temp). I added a scene that "arms" this z-wave motion detector when my arm is...
Forum: Home Automation   04-30-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,897
Posted By newlinux
I don't spend a lot of time on those forums, but...

I don't spend a lot of time on those forums, but yes I've seen those used and there is a plugin for DSC alarm systems.
Forum: Home Automation   04-30-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,897
Posted By newlinux
You could potentially use the Vera for security...

You could potentially use the Vera for security monitoring and set up scenes based on door triggers, motion detectors, etc. Vera also directly integrates with a few security systems as well. What I...
Forum: Home Automation   04-25-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By newlinux
I have a Yale Z-wave lock that has been very...

I have a Yale Z-wave lock that has been very reliable for me (I use a veralite). Check my Home Automation List for the model. I know you are a looking for AC model, but I'm not aware of any, and I...
Forum: Home Automation   04-21-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,600
Posted By newlinux
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by fyyzer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1520807/advice-on-starting-with-home-automation/0_100#post_24627245)

Thanks for the...
Forum: Home Automation   04-16-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,600
Posted By newlinux
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by labfm http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1520807/advice-on-starting-with-home-automation/0_100#post_24607622)

great stuff...
Forum: Home Automation   04-14-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,600
Posted By newlinux
I've now integrated my security system with the...

I've now integrated my security system with the Vera. I've connected my PowerMax Complete to the Vera via a serial to USB adapter. The Vera plugin allows me to use my security sensors (door sensors,...
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