HOT: Updatenamento 0.100 for Home Assistant

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The development team di Home Assistant has released a new, important updatenamento for the known HUB free software for the personal home automation, which leads to the version 0.100.x. In this new one release there are many innovations. It is not a question, mind you, of the much sought after 1.0 version, but simply a new updatenamefollowing the 0.99.

We remind everyone the importance of performing ALWAYS these updatesnameNTI.

PLEX

From this version the integration with the famous Media Player Plex plans to link the account with the Plex link function and no longer through the most laborious token technique.

Plex Home Assistant

Lovelace

The frontend Home Assistant, Lovelace, has been further updated. Many changes / novelties, among which we mention:

  • added many new options for filtering entity states;
  • new configuration elements in many user interfaces (UI), for example cards "Light","Picture" etc;
  • ability to link external sites;
  • the utilities used are now hidden from the configuration panel.

Automation device

Further enhanced the automations of device (not of entities, but proof the device physicists, introduced as an experimental concept starting from version 0.99). From this it is possible for example to create automations on the fly that contemplate the condition "forum"(" If a condition yes prodraws for a certain amount of time ").

Home Assistant device automation for

Always on the device, the experimental page introduced by the 0.99 which summarizes all the device surveyed byHUB comes from this new expanded and enhanced version: from today it is for example possible to consult the list displaying, for each device, the trigger, condition and action foreseen and usable.

Automation Editor

Important news: from today the visual tool for the automation management of Home Assistant contemplates the possibility of introducing logical operators such as "and"Od"or". Alleluia.

home assistant automations and or

Goodbye, JSON!

We will not miss it. There JSON notation, used in various sections of the frontend of theHUB (for example in the services, the script editor and others), it is officially abandoned, allowing the user to use a simpler and more natural language.

In the following example, we can clearly see how, in the new interface, in the "Service datto "it is no longer necessary to indicate a JSON payload but simply the necessary variables, such as"entity_id","color_name","brightness"

home assistant json

On the sidelines, a robot vacuum cleaner

A community user Home Assistant wrote a great post dedicated to the definition of cleaning areas for integrated robot vacuum cleaners a Home Assistant.

To this proposito, we remember ours projet aimed at integration robot vacuum cleaner traditional not home automation a Home Assistant in order to automate its behavior.

Vacuum cleaner robot on parquet

Breaking changes

A list of changes that could possibly cause proproblems.

First, as announced by the developers in the 0.98, starting with this new version the following additions disappear:

  • UPS
  • USPS
  • Sytadin
  • SRP Energy
  • Fedex
  • Linksys AP

Furthermore:

  • integration Sonoff via eWeLink (custom component) does not seem to work: you will have to wait until the next onenameof the component by the developer;
  • integration NZBGet is promove and become a platform in itself;
  • integration Linky undergoes some significant changes, so to make it work it is necessary to remove it and re-add it;
  • change - and this interests the developers, but consequently, the users - the automation management methods for custom components (those tend to be installed via HACS, to understand) that they expose device all 'HUB. Important for users to keep an eye on any updatesnamecomponents;
  • the Ecobee integration mode has changed: users who use the configuration file instead of the dedicated item below “Integrazioni"Must necessarily use the latter method

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Other

As always, news and several i bugfix:

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Home Assistant 0.100

> All the details of this release are available here.

UPDATE

Procedura DI UPDATE Windows

The command (to be executed from procommand mpt) is the following:

pip3 install --upgrade homeassistant

In case you are running Python in a virtual environment, the commands are as follows:

cd homeassistant
Scripts\activate.bat
py -m pip install --upgrade homeassistant

Procedura DI UPDATE Linux / Raspberry

The commands for theupdate I'm:

sudo systemctl stop home-assistant@homeassistant
sudo -u homeassistant -H -s
source /srv/homeassistant/bin/activate
pip3 install --upgrade homeassistant
exit
sudo systemctl start home-assistant@homeassistant

Nb In case of error in the execution of the command:

pip3 install --upgrade homeassistant

prosee to perform - before the above sequence - the following command:

sudo apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev libffi-dev python3-dev
Procedura of UPDATE Mac

Su MAC (via terminal) the command is as follows:

pip3 install --upgrade homeassistant
Procedura of UPDATE HASSIO

Hassio is updated in the usual, simple ways: access the "Hassi.io" menu and, at "DASHBOARD", click on "Update”At the box indicating the availability of updatesnament:

HASSIO update

First, however, we recommend using “Check Home Assistant configuration"To check - in advance - that the configuration in use is correct compared to the new version of Home Assistant.


ACCURACY FOR iOS USERS

In case after the nextnameThis results in an integration error with the iOS platform and / or an error similar to the following:

hass[1113]: 2019-05-16 00:00:00 ERROR (Thread-20) [homeassistant.util.json] Could not parse JSON content: /home/homeassistant/.homeassistant/.ios.conf

to solve it is sufficient to stop theHUB, delete the file ".ios.conf”Present in the root of Home Assistant and finally restart theHUB.


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