Installation on your computer

If you’re running a Linux-based platform, we strongly recommend you follow the instructions for a virtual environment instead. If you’re running on Windows then see here instead.

Once Python is installed, execute the following code in a console:

$ pip3 install homeassistant
$ hass --open-ui

Running these commands will:

Video tutorials of this process for various operating systems are available here:

Keep in mind that the operating systems used and the software releases shown may be outdated.