Tasmota Auto Discovery In Home Assistant (Easy Step-By-Step)

If you have landed here in this little corner of the internet, I am going to assume you already know what Tasmota is and what the benefits are to running Tasmota on your devices and keeping your smart home cloud-free. If you haven’t flashed your device with Tasmota yet, check out the tutorials on flashing…

How To Flash ESP devices with Tasmota Using Raspberry Pi

This tutorial will cover all of the steps necessary to flash an ESP device with ESPTool using a Raspberry Pi. The device I shall be flashing is a MagicHome RGB LED controller. It is a ubiquitous design that comes in several flavours, usually branded as Arilux. However this tutorial can easily be adapted to work…

How To Install Home Assistant On Ubuntu

So why would you want to run Home Assistant on a full blown Linux distro rather than just a Raspberry Pi? I recently migrated my Home Assistant setup over to Ubuntu for a couple of reasons and i’ll explain why. Why use linux? Requirements Prerequisites Update Linux Install Docker Install Hass.io and Home Assistant Configure…

How To Easily Flash Tuya Devices Over The Air Using Linux

Hello Smart Home tek lover! If you have landed here in this little corner of the internet, I will assume you already know what Tasmota is and why it is a great idea to get your devices out of the cloud. In this particular guide I aim to show you the quick and easy way…