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control Amazon Alexa from command Line

The settings can now be controlled via environment variables.

BROWSER   - the User-Agent your browser sends in the request header
AMAZON    - your Amazon domain
ALEXA     - the URL you would use for the Alexa Web App
CURL      - location of your cURL binary
OPTS      - any cURL options you require
TMP       - location of the temp dir
SPEAKVOL  - the volume for speak messages ( if set to 0, volume levels are left untouched)
NORMALVOL - if no current playing volume can be determined, fall back to normal volume
VOLMAXAGE - max. age in minutes before volume is re-read from API
DEVICEVOLNAME   - a list of device names with specific volume settings (space separated)
DEVICEVOLSPEAK  - a list of speak volume levels - matching the devices above
DEVICEVOLNORMAL - a list of normal volume levels- matching the devices above
                  (current playing volume takes precedence for normal volume)
REFRESH_TOKEN   - the new preference over EMAIL/PASSWORD can be obtained here:
alexa-remote-control [-d <device>|ALL] -e <pause|play|next|prev|fwd|rwd|shuffle|repeat|vol:<0-100>> |
                    -b [list|<"AA:BB:CC:DD:EE:FF">] | -q | -n | -r <"station name"|stationid> |
                    -s <trackID|'Artist' 'Album'> | -t <ASIN> | -u <seedID> | -v <queueID> |
                    -w <playlistId> | -i | -p | -P | -S | -a | -z | -l | -h |
                    -m <multiroom_device> [device_1 .. device_X] | -lastalexa | -lastcommand

   -e : run command, additional SEQUENCECMDs:
        speak:'<text/ssml>',automation:'<routine name>',sound:<soundeffect_name>,
        textcommand:'<anything you would otherwise say to Alexa>',
        playmusic:<channel e.g. TUNEIN, AMAZON_MUSIC>:'<music name>'

   -b : connect/disconnect/list bluetooth device
   -c : list 'playmusic' channels
   -q : query queue
   -n : query notifications
   -r : play tunein radio
   -s : play library track/library album
   -t : play Prime playlist
   -u : play Prime station
   -v : play Prime historical queue
   -w : play library playlist
   -i : list imported library tracks
   -p : list purchased library tracks
   -P : list Prime playlists
   -S : list Prime stations
   -a : list available devices
   -m : delete multiroom and/or create new multiroom containing devices
   -lastalexa : print device that received the last voice command
   -lastcommand : print last voice command or last voice command of specific device
   -login     : Logs in, without further command (downloads cookie)
   -z : print current volume level
   -l : logoff
   -h : help


The Alexa-App way of logging in is using a REFRESH_TOKEN which allows for obtaining the session cookies. This replaces EMAIL/PASSWORD/MFA so those will not be exposed in any scripts anymore. For convenience I created a binary, ready to run:


control Amazon Alexa from command Line (set volume, select station from tunein or pandora)






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