Turn on a light by publishing an MQTT message!

In previous posts I played with Raspberry Pi’s, MQTT clients and X10 devices.
In this post I will bind these all together providing a way to control your lights by publishing messages to an MQTT broker.
Nice!
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Publish iPhone presence messages to a MQTT broker

In two previous posts I explained how we can add iPhone presence detection to our Raspberry Pi 3 and how we can install and use an MQTT client to publish messages.

Now it’s time to combine these to and publish our iPhone presence to our MQTT broker.
In this post I will layout the steps needed to do this
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Install MQTT Client on a Raspberry Pi

In the previous post I wireless installed a clean version of Raspbian on a Raspbian Pi 3.
Now it’s time to do something usefull with this clean install, like install a MQTT Client (Mosquitto).
In this post I will layout the steps needed to do this
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