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I have done this on a Virtual Box VM, but the steps will be more of less similar if you are going on a standalone machine, Rasberry PI or an Intel NUC

As of April 2020 the latest official support of Home Assistant Supervisor is Debian 10 (Buster)


  • Latest version of VirtualBox
  • Active intenet connection

Create a virtual machine on VirtualBox with these specs

  • 2 GB Ram
  • 8 GB HDD (Minimum)
  • Check Enable EFI (System -> Motherboard
  • Select Bridged Adapter (On Network tab)

Download Debian

Click here to download Debian 10 (amd64 netinstall IOS)

Install Debian on VirtualBox

  • Attach the downloaded IOS file to IDE Secondary Device 0
  • Start the VM. You will be greeted…

Kavin Varnan

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