Home Assistant config
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Patatman HASS Config 🍟

Basic Home Assistant config, with regular updates

  • over 20 different components
  • Updated love-lace
  • Minimal custom components, so it just works!
  • Simple automations
  • Tutorials (coming soon!)

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First clone the repo:

$ git clone https://github.com/patatman/patatman-homeassistant-config.git

Next, edit the docker-compose file to match our enviroment. More about docker-compose here: Docker Then move the docker-compose.yml file one folder up.

$ cp docker-compose.yml ../docker-compose.yml

This is needed since we're mounting the whole directory as our config.

If you'd only like to use a certain compenent, just copy the configuration to your own configuration, and create a Frankensteie config (made up of bits and pieces of everyone's configuration)

Docker-compose Usage

I like to use Docker-compose opposed to a long docker run command. Since it gives me more flexibility in restarting home-assistant. It's also easier to maintain, since it's a single file. Some of the basics commands you might already use with docker:

Start the container in the foreground

$ docker-compose run

This runs the container in the foreground, showing all TTY straight into your terminal. Handy for debugging. To exit, hit ctrl + c

Exiting a container running in the foreground will kill it. Meaning Home Assistant will no longer be active.

Start the container in the background

$ docker-compose run -d

With the -d parameter you send the TTY to the background. This is the recommended way of running Home Assistant, since you can use your terminal.

Restart containers

$ docker-compose restart

Show running containers

$ docker-compose ps

View logs

$ docker-compose logs -f

This will open the logs, and automatically follow them(showing new entries). You can also send it without -f, this will not follow the logs.


To see a full list of Hardware, please see Components



  • Intel core i3-6100
  • 16GB Ram
  • 256GB SSD
  • 4 TB disk


  • Hyperviser: Proxmox
  • VM's: 2
    • Docker
    • other (influx, grafana etc)