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Python API and command line tool for talking to the Nest™ Thermostat

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**a Python interface for the Nest Thermostat**

*fork of pynest by Scott M Baker,,*

`[sudo] pip install nest-thermostat`


### Module

You can import the module as `nest_thermostat`. Use the source, luke!

Tips: you need to manually call `.login()` first, and `.get_status()` before `.show_*()`

### Command line
syntax: [options] command [command_args]
--user <username> ... username on
--password <password> ... password on
--celsius ... use celsius (the default is farenheit)
--serial <number> ... optional, specify serial number of nest to use
--index <number> ... optional, 0-based index of nest
(use --serial or --index, but not both)

temp <temperature> ... set target temperature
fan [auto|on] ... set fan state
mode [cool|heat|range|off] ... set fan state
away ... toggle away
show ... show everything
curtemp ... print current temperature
curhumid ... print current humidity
curmode ... print current mode

examples: --user --password swordfish temp 73 --user --password swordfish fan auto


*Chris Burris's Siri Nest Proxy was very helpful to learn the Nest's authentication and some bits of the protocol.*

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