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Installing Home Assistant (Hass.io) on Cent OS

Installing Home Assistant (Hass.io) on Cent OS

In this piece we’ll be installing Home Assistant in Docker on Cent OS. The reasons why I chose Cent OS and how to set it up are described in the following posts: Set up a secure home server with Cent OS – Part 1 Set up a secure home server with Cent OS – Part 2: Samba Because of scalability and administratability, I’ve decided go to with Docker containers this time. My Pi already runs Hass.io and I like the…

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Set up a secure home server with Cent OS – Part 2: Samba

Set up a secure home server with Cent OS – Part 2: Samba

Hey all, this is part 2 of setting up an Cent OS server. For backup and accessibility, I always set up a Samba share. Samba is a filesharing protocol supported by Microsoft Windows, Linux and MacOS and I therefor prefer this type of fileshare over others in terms of compatibility. If you want to see other parts of this series: Set up a secure home server with Cent OS – Part 1 Samba is can be challenging to set up…

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Set up a secure home server with Cent OS – Part 1

Set up a secure home server with Cent OS – Part 1

Hey all, In this post I want to take a look at setting up a secure home server with Cent OS. Why Cent OS and not the more common distros such as Debian? Well, I like the stability and leanness of Cent and the applications such as the packet manager are neat as well. Pretty much everything runs on this thing as easy as it does under Debian, but the added security and stability are a great plus. Besides, such…

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