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Guacamole command line interface

Project description

A command line interface for

Tested with Python 2.7 and 3.4


$ pip install guacamole-cli


Uploading a file

To upload a file you need to specify your Guacamole server URL and a filename, for example:

$ guacamole screenshot.jpg

Command options

Use --help to show the command options:

$ guacamole --help
usage: guacamole [-h] [-c CONFIG_FILE] [-e ENDPOINT] [-s SHORTENER] filename

positional arguments:
  filename              file to upload

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -c CONFIG_FILE, --config-file CONFIG_FILE
                        Specify a configuration file
  -e ENDPOINT, --endpoint ENDPOINT
                        Guacamole endpoint URL
  -s SHORTENER, --shortener SHORTENER
                        Tamales endpoint URL

Configuration file

By default the command line interface looks for a configuration file in ~/.guacamole.conf. You can also specify an alternative configuration file using the --config-file command line option.

Here’s an example:

endpoint =

# an empty value disable the URL shortener service
shortener =


In order to execute the test suite you need to run the next commands:

pip install -r requirements-dev.txt
python tests/

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