Smart Home Portal

– Smart home application framework Application Notes Overview Smart home portal is a web-based smart home application framework which is optimized for smartphone. Refer to the flowing system diagram, the Arm based embedded system (Raspberry Pi with add on boards) should be placed in the home which runs Web server with PHP and CGI/FastCGI supports.

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Accessing serial port via CGI script

Prerequisites: Part 3: Using Serial Port on Universal Expansion Board Python CGI script with lighttpd (Root privileges are required) 1. Install pyserial on RaspberryPi a. Download pyserial-2.5.tar.gz (106.3 kB) b. unzipping and untaring gunzip pyserial-2.5.tar.gz tar -xvf pyserial-2.5.tar c. Install pySerial cd pyserial-2.5 sudo python install 2.Testing Saving following python CGI scripts to your

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Python CGI script with lighttpd

1.Edit lighttpd.conf $sudo vim /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf 1. Change cgi.assign = (“.php” => “/usr/bin/php5-cgi”) server.error-handler-404 = “/index.html” To cgi.assign = (“.php” => “/usr/bin/php5-cgi”, “.py” => “/usr/bin/python” ) server.error-handler-404 = “/index.html” 2. Change static-file.exclude-extensions = ( “.php”, “.pl”, “.fcgi”) To static-file.exclude-extensions = ( “.php”, “.pl”, “.fcgi”, “.py”) 3. Change index-file.names = ( “index.php”, “index.html”, “index.lighttpd.html” ) To index-file.names

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