3. Installation

3.1. Installing from Repository

If you are using Debian, Raspbian, or Ubuntu, you can install the M-Bus module from the repository. Please run the following command as root:

apt-get install homegear-mbus

3.2. Manually Install Debian/Raspbian/Ubuntu Package

Download the M-Bus package (homegear-mbus) from the Homegear nightly download page or the APT repository. Then install the package as root using dpkg:

dpkg -i homegear-mbus_*.deb
apt-get -f install

The command apt-get -f install installs any missing dependencies.

3.3. First Start

After installing the module, you need to restart Homegear. On Debian, Raspbian, or Ubuntu, you do this with:

service homegear restart

Watch the log file with the following command to make sure that everything is working properly:

tail -n 1000 -f /var/log/homegear/homegear.log