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Google Home Alternatives for Linux

Google Home is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Home-Assistant.io, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Google Home and 18 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Google Home are openHAB, Domoticz, ioBroker and Gladys Assistant.

Google Home alternatives are mainly Home Automation Tools but may also be Media Centers or Media Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Google Home.
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  1. Home-Assistant.io icon

    Home-Assistant.io

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Kodi

    Open-source and privacy-first home automation with an emphasis on local control and backed by a worldwide community. Runs on Raspberry Pi or local server.

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  2. openHAB icon

    openHAB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Kodi

    openHAB is a Java-based open-source home automation platform that integrates and combines a vast range of different smart home systems and technologies into one single solution.

    openHAB 2.0 Basic UI showing a simple demo setup
    Almost everyone thinks openHAB is a great alternative to Google Home.


  3. Domoticz icon

    Domoticz

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Domoticz is a home automation system that lets you monitor and configure various devices like lights, switches, various sensors/meters like temperature, rain, wind, UV, electricity, gas, water and much more. Notifications/alerts can be sent to any mobile device.

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  4. ioBroker is an integration platform for the Internet of Things, focused on Smart home, Building Automation, Smart Metering, Ambient Assisted Living, Process Automation, Visualization and Data Logging. It aims to be a possible replacement or extension for software like f.e.

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  5. Gladys Assistant icon

    Gladys Assistant

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Docker

    Gladys is an open-source program which runs on your Raspberry Pi or Docker. She integrates into your life, seamlessly communicating across your entire home network and your devices while checking your calendar. Based on NodeJS.

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    Jeedom

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Linux
    • My Sensors
    • Raspbian
    • Raspberry Pi

    Jeedom is a complete home-automation software. With Jeedom, you can do many things, such as :

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  7. Homebridge

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Homebridge is a lightweight NodeJS server you can run on your network that emulates the iOS HomeKit API. It supports Plugins,community-contributed modules, that provide a basic bridge from HomeKit to various 3rd-party APIs of "smart home" devices.

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  8. Oblecto icon

    Oblecto

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    Oblecto is a media server, similar to Plex, Emby, Netflix and others. It runs in the background on a home server to index your media such as movies and TV shows to make them searchable and streamable through a REST based interface.

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  9. domogik icon

    domogik

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Domogik is a free (GPLv3) Home Automation solution.

    Discontinued

    Last commit in 2019, homepage redirects to ads.

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  10. CyBear Jinni icon

    CyBear Jinni

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android

    CyBear Jinni is smart home platform that let you control smart devices from different form factors with a single app by connecting a Hub in your home.

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