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Home Assistant Cloud

2 minute read

Today something rather interesting was announced - the new cloud component for Home Assistant.

Upgrading the Python Virtual Environment

4 minute read

Unless you’re running local other software directly from the venv, consider switching to Docker. It’ll save you from ever needing to upgrade Python and rebui...

Which Home Assistant install is right for me?

1 minute read

There are many, many ways of installing Home Assistant, and the choice can be confusing. Here’s my very short take on what you’d want to use, and why:

LetsEncrypt with Home Assistant

1 minute read

Many people want to have remote access to their Home Assistant system, whether for an API (eg Google Assistant), or simply to be able to check on their home ...

Backing up

less than 1 minute read

Note: When originally written there was no native backup for Home Assistant OS ( as it was then). Things have come a long way since and there are b...