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Send messages to Slack from command line.


date | slacker -c slack_channel -t slack_token

The Slack token can be called from an enviroment variable, called SLACK_TOKEN.

You can set SLACK_TOKEN in your ~/.bashrc

# ~/.bashrc
export SLACK_TOKEN="slack_token_string"
date | slacker -c slack_channel

Send message to user:

date | slacker -u user_name

Upload file to channel:

date | slacker -c slack_channel -f image.png

Add sender name and emoji avatar:

date | slacker -n SlackerBot -i 💃


pip install slacker-cli


You can either generate test tokens or create a bot user and use its token.


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