[SATLUG] Home automation via linux

Geoff geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Sat Oct 10 20:14:34 CDT 2009


Alan Lesmerises wrote:
>
> I don't know if anyone has written a Linux driver or interface
> program, but those X-10 systems have a computer interface module that
> you could use to control lights & appliances through a computer
> (running Windows, of course).  As I recall, the older ones used an
> RS232 port, but maybe they have graduated to USB or something else by
> now.  At least it might be a start in the right direction for you.


Thanks, all, for the advice and suggestions.  Heyu has been mentioned a
couple of times, and a nice, stripped down, command line version of
turning something off/on is what i was interested in.

Gui's cause bloat.

Regards,
-Geoff


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