IFTTT automation using crontab on Debian / Raspberry Pi

November 30, 2019

We were planning an extended vacation and had concerns about leaving the house empty for so long. As usual you get family and friends to look in every so often but I decided that it would be nice to have some additional security to make the house look occupied. After a bit of research I decided on Internet Enable D-Link DCS-5030L Camera and a set of Meross Smart Plugs. The D-LINK camera was position in such a way that the door could be monitored while the Meross Smart Plugs were connected to various lights strategically placed around the home. ... Read more …

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Installing Qt on Debian Linux

November 29, 2019

Before installing Qt on Debian Linux there are a few pre-requisite packages that must be installed. sudo apt update sudo apt install build-essential sudo apt install clang sudo apt install libgl1-mesa-dev Now that these packages have been installed you are free to Download Qt and extract it into a directory of your choosing.

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