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AlexaPi (the new & awesome version) Gitter chat

This is a client for Amazon's Alexa service. It is intended and tested to run on a wide range of platforms, such as Raspberry Pi, Orange Pi, CHIP and ordinary Linux or Windows desktops.

Do you want to help out? Read the Contribution Guide.

Check out the Documentation Wiki and Change Log.


You will need:

  1. A Linux or Windows box
    • a Raspberry Pi and an SD Card with a fresh install of Raspbian
    • or an Orange Pi with Armbian
    • or pretty much any up-to-date Linux/Windows system
  2. Audio peripherals
    • external speaker with 3.5mm Jack
    • USB Sound Dongle and microphone
  3. Optional (only for Raspberry Pi)
    • a push button connected between GPIO 18 and GND (configurable)
    • a dual colour LED (or 2 single LEDs) connected between GPIO 24 & 25 and GND (configurable)

You wanna give it a try? Check out the Installation Guide.

Issues / Bugs / Documentation / etc.

If your AlexaPi isn't running on startup, crashes or your audio input / output isn't working, be sure to check out:

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