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Beginner's Guide

The Home Assistant Beginner’s Guide Part 1: Setting up Home Assistant

In the first part of the Home Assistant Beginner’s Guide guide we’ll be going over the basics: A quick explainer on what Home Assistant and Hass.io are, followed by the hardware requirements and installation of Home Assistant on top of Hass.io.
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Why does Home Assistant have so many names?

There's Home Assistant, Hass.IO, HassOS, Hassbian, Hass, Home Assistant Core, and Home Assistant Supervised. That’s a lot of names for a single project. Fear not, for I have written a guide which will explain each and every one of the names mentioned.