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Python bindings for the Orange Livebox Play TV appliance

Project description

liveboxplaytv

This library is intended for controlling an Orange Livebox Play TV appliance

from liveboxplaytv import LiveboxPlayTv

# Init
l = LiveboxPlayTv('livebox-play.lan')

# Check if the box is on
l.is_on

# Turn the box off
l.turn_off()

# and back on
l.turn_on()

# Query current channel
l.channel

# Set current channel
l.channel = 'Arte'

# Switch to channel number 7
l.channel = '#7'

# Raise volume
l.volume_up()

# Lower volume
l.volume_down()

# Mute volume
l.mute()

# Next channel
l.channel_up()

# Previous channel
l.channel_down()

# Virtually press a key on the remote
from liveboxplaytv import KEYS
l.press_key(KEYS['LEFT'])

There also is a CLI script that ships with this package:

$ liveboxplaytv -h
usage: liveboxplaytv [-h] -H HOSTNAME [-j] [-d]
                     {key,vol,info,state,on,off,channel,notify,op} ...

positional arguments:
  {key,vol,info,state,on,off,channel,notify,op}
                        Action
    key                 Press an arbitrary key
    vol                 Volume Control
    info                Get info
    state               Get the current state (on or off)
    on                  Turn the Livebox Play appliance on
    off                 Turn the Livebox Play appliance off
    channel             Get or set the current channel
    notify              Wait and notify of new events
    op                  [DEBUG] Send request

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -H HOSTNAME, --hostname HOSTNAME
                        IP address or hostname of the Livebox Play
  -j, --json            Format output as JSON
  -d, --debug           Debug mode

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