Explore this great repository for OpenHAB openhabian how to’s. You will find openhabian relevant guidelines, how to’s and tutorials.


The Raspberry Pi is an amazing systems that comes at low costs for your smartphone. Openhabian builds the perfect operating system to run in a very resilient manner your OpenHAB smart home automation.

Openhabian addresses the challenge for many no Linux natives to get onboarded quickly to this platform: As the openHAB community states (and you have not to agree with): “setting up a fully working Linux system with all recommended packages and openHAB recommendations is a boring task, takes a lot of time and Linux newcomers are challenged in a number of ways although all they want is to run openHAB and not some server. A home automation enthusiast doesn’t have to be a Linux enthusiast!”

openHABian is a self-configuring Linux system setup to meet the needs of every openHAB user. It provides:

  • Complete SD-card images pre-configured with openHAB for the Raspberry Pi line of SBCs
  • The openHABian configuration tool to set up and configure openHAB and many related things on any Debian based system

However, since it is Debian Linux based, it allows to extend the installation by any Linux software you like.

About the How To’s

The how to’s, guidelines and tutorials that you can find in this category provide you generally with instructions and ideas that can be use- or helpful for you to resolve a certain challenge or to improve a certain situation. The how to’s have no right for correctness nor you should use them without thinking about the content. You should even challenge and understand the how to’s in order to ensure appropriate usage for your use case.


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