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Offline rafale77

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Re: Roomba Roowifi Plugin
« Reply #180 on: August 20, 2015, 06:48:55 pm »
After almost giving up on this plugin, as I could never get it to work with UI7, I did a manual install from Github on the 1.4.3 version:

https://github.com/undert03/vera-roomba/releases

I uninstalled everything related to 1.7, since I would just get the "updating" message and no updates or control, and then manually uploaded the files via WINSCP, and the four files via the Vera GUI (just see the install instructions for details).

Worked perfectly after that. So happy that I don't need to buy yet another interface for the roomba, as this one did work fine up until I upgraded to UI7.

Hope this helps someone, I know I was stuck for a bit.

1.7 works just fine. The installation however... if you get it from mcv one of the files: "json-rw.lua" gets compressed when loaded on the vera through the installer when it should not be. I have had to WSCP into the vera and upload the file manually to /usr/lib/lua .
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Re: Roomba Roowifi Plugin
« Reply #181 on: May 17, 2016, 02:57:55 pm »
Hi all,

I know that this plugin is no longer supported but I've got a new problem : my vera 3 is in UI7 (last version 1.7.760) and I installed the last version of this plugin. It works well, I can start cleaning, ... but when I want to trigger a scene with a Roowifi status, it doesn't start the scene.
Anyone has an idea ?

Thanks.

Lionel.

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Re: Roomba Roowifi Plugin
« Reply #182 on: June 09, 2016, 05:15:01 pm »
I want to buy a Roowifi to integrate my Roomba with my Vera Lite system, but now that you guys have said that the plugin has no support, I'm not sure if it's safe to buy Roowifi or if I should buy Thinking Cleaner. What's your opinion on this?

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Re: Roomba Roowifi Plugin
« Reply #183 on: June 10, 2016, 12:33:53 am »
I want to buy a Roowifi to integrate my Roomba with my Vera Lite system, but now that you guys have said that the plugin has no support, I'm not sure if it's safe to buy Roowifi or if I should buy Thinking Cleaner. What's your opinion on this?

Roowifi was good when it was the only option. After thinking cleaner came out it was a better product that more finished and works better. So support was discontinued and everyone went to thinkingcleaner.

So my opinion is I'm not sure why your even looking at RooWifi instead of ThinkingCleaner at this point.

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Re: Roomba Roowifi Plugin
« Reply #184 on: August 16, 2017, 08:48:01 am »
After almost giving up on this plugin, as I could never get it to work with UI7, I did a manual install from Github on the 1.4.3 version:

https://github.com/undert03/vera-roomba/releases

I uninstalled everything related to 1.7, since I would just get the "updating" message and no updates or control, and then manually uploaded the files via WINSCP, and the four files via the Vera GUI (just see the install instructions for details).

Worked perfectly after that. So happy that I don't need to buy yet another interface for the roomba, as this one did work fine up until I upgraded to UI7.

Hope this helps someone, I know I was stuck for a bit.

ARG, this isnt working for me i keep getting "Lua Startup Failure.Can't Detect Device"

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Roomba Roowifi Plugin
« Reply #185 on: January 14, 2018, 12:41:31 am »
I have this working with a manual upload of file and register of new device. The only thing remaining is that the roowifi seems to go into non responsive mode until it receives a http activity, if I manually enter into a browser:
http://Roomba ip address/index.html
It wakes the unit ready for commands but I have tried this in Vera using
luup.inet.wget("http://10.18.1.7/index.html")
But it does not wake the roowifi, am I using the code incorrectly? How do I send
http://Roomba up address/index.html
Using Vera ?
Thanks for your help

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Re: Roomba Roowifi Plugin
« Reply #186 on: April 07, 2018, 10:55:21 am »
I have this working with a manual upload of file and register of new device. The only thing remaining is that the roowifi seems to go into non responsive mode until it receives a http activity, if I manually enter into a browser:
http://Roomba ip address/index.html
It wakes the unit ready for commands but I have tried this in Vera using
luup.inet.wget("http://10.18.1.7/index.html")
But it does not wake the roowifi, am I using the code incorrectly? How do I send
http://Roomba up address/index.html
Using Vera ?
Thanks for your help

try this
luup.inet.wget("http://admin:roombawifi@10.0.0.35:9001")