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Introducing Mosquitto broker

Eclipse MosquittoTM is an open source MQTT broker that implements the MQTT v3.1 and MQTT v.3.1.1 standards and provides a lightweight method to transport messages, allowing publish and subscription for low power sensors, mobile devices, embedded computers, and micro controllers.

You can install Mosquitto on a Raspberry Pi or on AWS instance or on a VirtualBox Linux instance directly from your Linux repository distribution; or you can get the source code and compile it yourself if you want support from websockets.

Installing from your Linux distribution repository:

  1. First upgrade to the latest version:
    sudo apt update &&sudo apt upgrade  
  1. Then install mosquito:
    sudo apt install mosquitto  

You should see the ...

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