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Building a Home Security System with BeagleBone by Bill Pretty

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Chapter 8. Keeping an Eye on Things

In this chapter, we will use a software package called Yaler to monitor our home network and alarm system from anywhere in the world where we can get an IP address. That's right; you can be at a café on the sidewalk in Paris and turn on the lawn sprinklers back in Houston.

Tip

All of the following software comes preinstalled on the downloadable image. All you need to do is edit the appropriate files to add your own domain name. The rest is for those who want to "do it themselves" on another system.

Yaler

Yaler is an Internet relay site, which allows you to access your BeagleBone from any device with a web browser or an SSH client, or both. The Yaler project was set up specifically to serve the users of BeagleBone ...

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