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Home Assistant Add-on: File editor


Follow these steps to get the add-on installed on your system:

  1. Navigate in your Home Assistant frontend to Settings -> Add-ons -> Add-on store.
  2. Find the "File editor" add-on and click it.
  3. Click on the "INSTALL" button.

How to use

In general, this add-on requires no configuration from your end.

  1. Toggle the "Show in sidebar" option, which adds the File editor to the main menu.
  2. Start the add-on.
  3. Refresh your browser, the "File editor" is now visible in the sidebar.
  4. Click on the "File editor" menu option and start configuring!


Add-on configuration:

dirsfirst: false
enforce_basepath: false
git: true
  - __pycache__
ssh_keys: []

Option: dirsfirst (required)

This option allows you to list directories before files in the file browser tree.

Set it to true to list directories first, false otherwise.

Option: enforce_basepath (required)

If set to true, access is limited to files within the /config directory.

Option: git (required)

If set to true, add-on will initialize git for directories which support it.

Option: ignore_pattern (required)

This option allows you to hide files and folders from the file browser tree. By default, it hides the __pycache__ folders.

Option: ssh_keys (required)

A list of filenames containing SSH private keys. These can be used to allow for access to remote git repositories.

Known issues and limitations

  • This add-on can only be used via Ingress and has no direct access.


Got questions?

You have several options to get them answered:

In case you've found a bug, please open an issue on our GitHub.