HOT: Updatenamento 0.95 for Home Assistant

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The development team of Home Assistant has released a new updatenamento for the known personale HUB, which leads to the version 0.95.x.

AdGuard

From this version Home Assistant provides direct support to AdGuard Home. It is a component which allows you to control and manage the ADGUARD service: it consists in introducing into the profirst local network a custom DNS that allows you to "filter" requests from internal systems to the outside, thus enabling a punctual Parental-control.

This component can be installed on Home Assistant as a plugin HASSIO or via the "Configuration" menu> "Integrations".

A demo is available to follow:

More info on the component page.

LIFE360

Another interesting novelty introduced by this version is the support for the integration of Life360, a localization service via smartphone for family use. How easy it is to guess, this integration allows the definition of type entities "Device Tracker“, Very useful in the field Home Assistant for the definition of automations based on the presence / absence of tenants.

Nb being a component originally born as custom component, those who have already implemented it take a look at these notes.

RV ASSISTANT

Some use Home Assistant not so much like personal HUBsoftware for domestic use but also for self-propelled vehicles (campers and others). For this reason the service has been defined starting from this new version "homeassistant.set_location", Which allows you to dynamically update - obviously without restarting - the geographical position of the installation of theHUB.

IMPROVED INTEGRATION WITH ALEXA

The 0.95 brings with it an improvement of thecloud integration of Alexa with Home Assistant.
From this version it is possible to manage the list of entities exposed to Alexa directly from the web interface, precisely as already done for Google Assistant previous versions.

ICONS!

Finally, the by icons are available for use Material Icons in 3.7.95 version: well 100 new icons to be implemented on our web interface.

Radical changes

In the last two versions some changes, if not corrected in the configuration, caused only warnings: from this version they cause blocked errors. In case of failure to restart Home Assistant, do not panic: just look at the logs and understand what has changed, even compared to the 0.94 and .093 versions. To the bad parade, there is ours forum.

HELLO HI PYTHON 3.5

Repost from the 0.94 version: Home Assistant, at the first release following the 1 August 2019 (so not this version), will no longer be executed in the presence of the 3.5 version of Python: the minimum requirement will be the 3.6. This important change It will NOT affect users HASSIO o HASSIO on Docker, but only on users who have installed Home Assistant How applicativo.

To check the version installed on the proprio Raspberry Pi/ Raspbian, the command is:

python3 --version

If the version was inadequate (everything that is inferior to 3.6 is KO), Python will be updated as soon as possible, certainly before theupdate Home Assistant following the 1 August pv.

The guide for prosee morenamento is available here.

As always, various news and many i bugfix:

and so on, including several blugfixes.

Home Assistant 2019

All the details of this release are available here.

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


ACCURACY FOR iOS USERS

In case after the nextnameYou get an integration error with the iOS platform and 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, simply delete the file ".ios.conf”Present in the root of Home Assistant and then restart theHUB.


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