Tag Archives: Docker

Docker Linux

Creating a Raspbian Docker base-image

During some testing with docker, I wanted to create my own base image rather than using pre-build images. I did that to get a better understanding of the technology behind docker.

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Docker Programming

RPi-Monitor Docker container

I’ve been using RPI-Monitor from RPi-Experiences several years on all my Raspberry Pis. I think it is a great Web-UI to get a quick view of the overall system state of your Raspberry Pi:

On my way to put most of my Linux / RPi services into individual docker containers, I came across my RPi-Monitor installation. There were several images available on Docker Hub but they had either no DOCKERFILE published or they did not use the values and metrics from the actual docker host.

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Docker Smart Home

ha-bridge in Docker container on a Raspberry Pi

During Christmas holidays I spent some time to work with Docker and migrate all my smart home components and services into separate Docker containers. During that process, I decided to use a Raspberry PI 3 as my Docker host.

To connect my smart home system with Amazon Alex I use habridge from bwssystems. Unfortunately, there was no official Docker Image on Docker Hub. Therefore I created a Dockerfile and created a new Github Repository and a Docker Hub Repository:

https://github.com/michaelmiklis/docker-rpi-habridge
https://hub.docker.com/r/michaelmiklis/rpi-habridge

The Dockerfile is based on the great work from tsgoff: https://github.com/tsgoff/docker-alexa-ha-bridge

Most of my Docker containers are based on the resin.io base-images. These guys are doing a great job in maintaining their images.

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