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= Overview =
 
This page is documenting the state of development of the LIFX bulb integration.
 
This page is documenting the state of development of the LIFX bulb integration.
  
2016-11-16  Connecting bulb to network, not working
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= Status =
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LIFX White and LIFX Color bulbs are tested and supported.
  
2016-11-16  Connecting bulb to network, working after just letting the app wait for 5 minutes
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Command set: ON, OFF, DIM, SETCOLOR - working fine
  
2016-11-16  Created API key, basic Python script in place to get bulb info - working
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SetColourTemp is implemented, but not yet visible in the UI. You can change it with:
  
2016-11-18 Trying out lifx-sdk for LAN communication (UDP/IP)
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/opt/agocontrol/bin/messagesend uuid=<your uuid> command=setcolortemp level=2700
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/opt/agocontrol/bin/messagesend uuid=<your uuid> command=setcolortemp level=9000
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= Installation  =
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== Install package ==
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sudo apt-get install agocontrol-lifx
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== Configuration ==
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There are two different APIs for LIFX, Cloud based or native LAN. Both offer same functionality, but the LAN interface is much faster.
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Configuration for the agocontrol service goes into /etc/opt/agocontrol/conf.d/lifx.conf.
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=== Cloud interface ===
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The Cloud interface is stable
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==== Cloud service configuration ====
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<pre>
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[lifx]
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API=Cloud
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APIKEY=<add_your_key_here>
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PollDelay=10                # Seconds between checking e.g. dim level
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FadeTime=2.0    # 2 seconds fade time when dimmin up or down
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</pre>
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===  LAN interface ===
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This interface is extremely experimental at the moment and should not be used except for development.
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==== Dependencies ====
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* [https://github.com/mclarkk/lifxlan LIFXLAN SDK] - included in the agocontrol packag, no separate install needed.
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==== LAN service configuration ====
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Example:
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<pre>
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[lifx]
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API=LAN
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NumLights=4    # The number of bulbs you have. By setting this, the discovery goes much faster
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PollDelay=10    # Seconds between checking e.g. dim level
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FadeTime=2.0    # 2 seconds fade time when dimmin up or down
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</pre>
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== Enable and start daemon==
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Then enable and start the daemon
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sudo systemctl enable agolifx.service
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sudo systemctl start agolifx.service

Latest revision as of 12:06, 14 January 2017

Contents

[edit] Overview

This page is documenting the state of development of the LIFX bulb integration.

[edit] Status

LIFX White and LIFX Color bulbs are tested and supported.

Command set: ON, OFF, DIM, SETCOLOR - working fine

SetColourTemp is implemented, but not yet visible in the UI. You can change it with:

/opt/agocontrol/bin/messagesend uuid=<your uuid> command=setcolortemp level=2700
/opt/agocontrol/bin/messagesend uuid=<your uuid> command=setcolortemp level=9000

[edit] Installation

[edit] Install package

sudo apt-get install agocontrol-lifx

[edit] Configuration

There are two different APIs for LIFX, Cloud based or native LAN. Both offer same functionality, but the LAN interface is much faster. Configuration for the agocontrol service goes into /etc/opt/agocontrol/conf.d/lifx.conf.

[edit] Cloud interface

The Cloud interface is stable

[edit] Cloud service configuration

[lifx]
API=Cloud
APIKEY=<add_your_key_here>
PollDelay=10                # Seconds between checking e.g. dim level
FadeTime=2.0    # 2 seconds fade time when dimmin up or down

[edit] LAN interface

This interface is extremely experimental at the moment and should not be used except for development.

[edit] Dependencies

  • LIFXLAN SDK - included in the agocontrol packag, no separate install needed.

[edit] LAN service configuration

Example:

[lifx]
API=LAN
NumLights=4     # The number of bulbs you have. By setting this, the discovery goes much faster
PollDelay=10    # Seconds between checking e.g. dim level
FadeTime=2.0    # 2 seconds fade time when dimmin up or down

[edit] Enable and start daemon

Then enable and start the daemon

sudo systemctl enable agolifx.service
sudo systemctl start agolifx.service
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