First, if you have read the official documentation you may have noticed that nowhere does it use the term
hassio. That name was discarded many months ago in favor of Home Assistant.
You want the version that doesn’t come with HassOS but relies on whatever Linux distro you have already installed. That version is called Home Assistant Supervised.
The Community Guides section contains installation instructions for various versions including Home Assistant Supervised on Ubuntu.
Installing Home Assistant Supervised on Ubuntu
This guide will help you to install Home Assistant Supervised, on almost any machine type you choose. This guide has been tested on a number of machines including, Intel NUC J5005, Dell Optiplex SFF 990 and Dell Optiplex USFF 780.
Please keep in mind that currently this installation method is not officially supported by the Home Assistant team, and therefore you are responsible for updating and managing updates and security on the base OS…
If you prefer Home Assistant Supervised on Raspberry Pi OS then there’s this guide (which may eventually be incorporated into Guides section):
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## Installing Home Assistant Supervised on Raspberry Pi OS
This guide will help you to install Home Assistant Supervised on a Raspberry Pi. This guide has been tested on a Raspberry Pi 3b+ and should also work for other Raspberry Pi's.
:warning: Please keep in mind that currently **this installation method is not officially supported** by the Home Assistant team, and therefore you are responsible for updating and managing updates and security on the base OS, no offical support will be offered. This install method may cease to work at any time, so use at your own risk.
In this guide, you will be using Raspberry Pi OS (Formally named Raspbian) as the operating system. This type of installation is what is called “headless” and after the installation is complete, you will not need to have a keyboard, mouse or monitor attached (although you can if you prefer). You will manage and update the machine via terminal commands.
*What is Home Assistant Supervised?*
Home Assistant is a full UI managed home automation ecosystem that runs Home Assistant Core, the Home Assistant Supervisor and add-ons. It comes pre-installed on Home Assistant OS, but can be installed on any Linux system. It leverages Docker, which is managed by the Home Assistant Supervisor plus the added benefit of dozens of add-ons (think app store) that work natively inside the Home Assistant environment.
If you are new to Home Assistant, you can now proceed to Step 1. If you have an existing Home Assistant installation and need to know how to back up your current configuration, please see the document *Backing up and Restoring your configuration* located [HERE](https://github.com/Kanga-Who/home-assistant/blob/master/Backup%20and%20restore%20your%20config.md)
## Section 1 – Install Raspberry Pi OS
**1.1)** Start by downloading **Raspberry Pi OS (32-bit) Lite** from [HERE](https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/) (torrent link)
**1.2)** While this is downloading, you will need to format the SD card you wish to use in your Pi. For this installation, you should use an SD card with at least 16gb capacity (32gb is recommended), and one that is rated as Class 10, A1 or A2. If you haven’t yet purchased an SD, or would like some excellent information on SD cards, this YouTube video is worth watching. [Explaining Computers - SD Card Benchmarks](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUResed38uo&t=).
One final note, it’s not called Raspbian anymore. The name was recently changed to Raspberry Pi OS.