HASSOS on NUC, nut-server for UPS install?

Good Day,

I have HASSOS installed directly on a Dell Wyse thin client. I have SSH access using a CONFIG labeled USB and authorized keys.

I have an APC UPS directly connected to the HASS OS machine via USB and the UPS is recognised under Settings > System > Hardware, and through lsusb.

I want to view sensor statistics for the connected UPS in home assistant and set automations and notifications on run time and power outages.

All the guides I have found use nut-server running on a different machine (e.g. Synology). I already have the UPS directly connected to HASSOS so how can I run nut-server directly so then I can configure the NUT integration?

The commands apt install nut nut-client nut-server (including apt-get) do not work.

How do I go about installing nut-server?

Thank you in advance.

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You are running HA OS. You can’t install other software on the system. That is what add-ons are for.

Install and configure the NUT addon. https://github.com/hassio-addons/addon-nut

Then install and configure the NUT integration. https://www.home-assistant.io/integrations/nut/

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Thank you. I kept getting Addon not found when I clicked to add the NUT addon in the past (but I had other HACS addons installed and running). Somehow the required repository went missing.

I am now successful in integrating with NUT and getting sensor data.

Finally, I found this thread with the proper sequence of installing the add-on first followed by the integration. I now have NUT up and running for my old APC-1000XL with the network 9606 card. :smiley: :+1:

How do I mark this as the solution, so others can find it and help them save lots of time and frustration?!