In our case because we run Home Assistant in a Docker container, we can save the configurations and reboot or shutdown Home Assistant via the Docker application. One main advantage of the HASS.io installation is the integrated add-on store to install compatible applications. Product Offerings. Docker Desktop Docker Hub. Container Runtime Developer Tools Docker App Kubernetes. Getting Started Play with Docker Community Open Source Docs Hub Release Notes. Home Assistant is an open-source application for home automation that allows to control smart home devices centrally. Home Assistant has dashboard that can be accessed via a web browser. This tutorial explains how to install Home Assistant in Docker on Ubuntu 20.04. Prepare environment. Home Assistant can be installed and run in Docker container.30 Sep 2019
Home Assistant on Docker is easier than running it with HASSIO IMO.
Here is a high-altitude overview of how I run Home Assistant -and- then I’ll dig into the details of my setup.
- Setup Raspbian with Docker and Docker-Compose
- Plugin my Aeon Z-wave script; make sure it’s on /dev/ttyACM0
- Setup scripts for Docker-Compose
- Setup scripts so it runs on startup
- Create a backup process
Okay, details… here is how I run Home Assistant on Docker on a Raspberry Pi 4.
- Install Raspbian on the Raspberry Pi 4.
- Install Docker and Docker-Compose.
/root/docker-compose.ymlconsisting of the following (NOTE: I use the Aeon z-wave stick at /dev/ttyACM0):
- Create the following file for automating the service on startup
- Run this
systemctl enable home-assistant.service
- Run this
systemctl enable docker
Run Home Assistant On Docker
Home Assistant is an open-source application for home automation that allows to control smart home devices centrally. Home Assistant has dashboard that can be accessed via a web browser.
This tutorial explains how to install Home Assistant in Docker on Ubuntu 20.04.
Home Assistant can be installed and run in Docker container. Before starting, make sure you have installed Docker in your system. You can read post how to install it.
Install Home Assistant
Execute the following command to create container for Home Assistant:
Home Assistant configuration files stored in the
Testing Home Assistant
Home Assistant can be accessed using
<IP_ADDRESS> is IP address of the system. Open a web browser and go to that URL address.
Docker Run Home Assistant
For the first time you will need to create the administrator account of Home Assistant. Provide a name, username, password and click “Create Account” button. Next, you can provide a name for your home, location, time zone, unit system, and currency. Once you finished configuration, you will be redirected to Home Assistant dashboard.
Uninstall Home Assistant
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If you want to completely uninstall Home Assistant, remove it’s container:
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Remove Home Assistant image:
You can also remove Home Assistant configuration files: