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Setting up Wyoming Piper with Docker Compose

In previous posts I have been using Docker Compose to deploy the constituent components of a fully local Home Assistant voice assistant. In this blog post, we will guide you through setting up Wyoming Piper using Docker Compose. Piper is a fast, local neural text to speech system originally optimised for the Raspberry Pi 4. It supports many languages, and voice samples: https://rhasspy.github.io/piper-samples. Wyoming Piper is a speech recognition and natural language understanding system that can be used for voice control in various applications....

May 16, 2023 · 3 min · Tom C

How to Use a Docker Compose File for Wyoming Whisper

In this blog post, we will go over how to use a Docker Compose file to deploy and configure Wyoming Whisper. Wyoming Whisper is an open-source, lightweight voice assistant designed to run on a Raspberry Pi or other low-powered device. The impetus for this compose defined container is to intergate with a Home Assistant 2023.5 container and ultimate have a fully local voice assistant. Whisper will provide our speech-to-text service and the Wyoming protocol is how it will be integrated with Home Assistant....

May 11, 2023 · 3 min · Tom C

Homeassistant Enable MagicDNS and HTTPS Certificates in Tailscale

Tailscale is a virtual private network (VPN) service that allows secure remote access to resources across different networks. It offers a feature called MagicDNS that enables you to access your resources using a domain name instead of an IP address. Additionally, you can use HTTPS certificates to encrypt traffic between clients and servers, ensuring secure communication. In this tutorial, we’ll explain how to enable MagicDNS and HTTPS certificates in Tailscale and how to add a TLS certificate to Home Assistant using Tailscale....

May 10, 2023 · 3 min · Tom C

Passing Through an NVMe Drive to an ESXi Virtual Machine

ESXi is a powerful hypervisor that allows for the virtualization of multiple operating systems on a single physical machine. However, there are times when you may need to pass through a physical device, such as an NVMe drive, to a virtual machine. In this blog post, we will explore the steps required to pass through an NVMe drive to an ESXi virtual machine. Prerequisites Before proceeding, ensure that you have the following:...

May 4, 2023 · 3 min · Tom C

Running Uptime Kuma With Docker Compose

Introduction Uptime-Kuma is an open-source, self-hosted website monitoring tool. It can check the uptime and response time of websites, APIs, and other services at regular intervals and alert you if any of them go down. Uptime-Kuma can be installed on your own server and customized to suit your needs. In this article, we will explore how to set up and run Uptime-Kuma using Docker Compose. The Docker Compose File The following is the Docker Compose file for the Uptime-Kuma service:...

May 1, 2023 · 2 min · Tom C