Hassbian is our customized operating system for the Raspberry Pi Zero, 2,3 and 3B+. It is one of the easiest ways of installing Home Assistant.

Activating the virtual environment

When instructions tell you to activate the virtual environment to install a Python library, or perform some tasks, the following commands will do this:

sudo -u homeassistant -H -s
source /srv/homeassistant/bin/activate