Allow Zabbix monitoring to switch office lights

Posted on Tue 29 December 2020 in home_automation • Tagged with opensource, python, hue, zabbix

As my wife is not a big fan of the colored Hue light bulbs, I removed a couple of them from the living room. One of the bulbs is now delivering pink, blue or red light in the bedroom of our youngest. The other bulb was moved to my home …


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Fiddling with Hue and Phue

Posted on Tue 29 December 2020 in home_automation • Tagged with opensource, python, hue

Somewhere in 2019 I bought some color capable Hue lights and installed them in the living room. The SO was not impressed. So for most of the time they were just used as normal dimmable lightning. For a brief moment I tried to do some manipulation with python but as …


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End of year cleanup

Posted on Mon 28 December 2020 in news • Tagged with cleaning

So 2020 is finally coming to an end. Time for the traditional end of year digital assets cleaning / restructuring. I've decided to change the domain names in use for the last time, need to revisit web content on the corporate website some other time. The sliders have been pointing at …


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WGETting defcon28 content

Posted on Sat 08 August 2020 in security • Tagged with defcon

This morning I wanted to download a couple of talks from Defcon 28, but I ended up downloading most of them. Should have used a bittorrent client but it is not something I have on my machine by default anymore. Maybe that is my problem :-)

Screenshot of wget commands running

Anyway, I downloaded about 12 …


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Ervaringen Clevo NL51GU met Debian 10

Posted on Sat 06 June 2020 in opensource • Tagged with debian, clevo

De afgelopen jaren heb ik al meerdere stappen gedaan / pogingen ondernomen om (weer) Linux op mijn laptop gebruiken. Rond 2005 heb ik de overstap gemaakt naar MacOS, maar de omstandigheden en de markt zijn ondertussen zo veranderd dat ik nu ook weer andere opties zie. Eerst heb ik eerste geprobeerd …


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