Telegram on Raspberry Pi

Navigate to the folder tg

then

The first time we start telegram we must enter the phone number, including land code (for Italy is +39).

Now we are ready to use telegram, if you send a message from your smartphone you can see it on terminal.

msg Text – sends message to this peer fwd – forward message to user. You can see message numbers starting client with -N chat_with_peer starts one on one chat session with this peer. /exit or /quit to end this mode. add_contact – tries to add contact to contact-list by phone rename_contact – tries to rename contact. If you have another device it will be a fight mark_read – mark read all received messages with peer delete_msg – deletes message (not completly, though) restore_msg – restores delete message. Impossible for secret chats. Only possible short time (one hour, I think) after deletion

send_photo – sends photo to peer send_video – sends video to peer send_text – sends text file as plain messages load_photo/load_video/load_video_thumb/load_audio/load_document/load_document_thumb – loads photo/video/audio/document to download dir view_photo/view_video/view_video_thumb/view_audio/view_document/view_document_thumb – loads photo/video to download dir and starts system default viewer fwd_media send media in your message. Use this to prevent sharing info about author of media (though, it is possible to determine user_id from media itself, it is not possible get access_hash of this user) set_profile_photo – sets userpic. Photo should be square, or server will cut biggest central square part

chat_info – prints info about chat chat_add_user – add user to chat chat_del_user – remove user from chat rename_chat create_group_chat … – creates a groupchat with users, use chat_add_user to add more users chat_set_photo – sets group chat photo. Same limits as for profile photos.

search pattern – searches pattern in messages with peer global_search pattern – searches pattern in all messages

create_secret_chat – creates secret chat with this user visualize_key – prints visualization of encryption key. You should compare it to your partner’s one set_ttl – sets ttl to secret chat. Though client does ignore it, client on other end can make use of it accept_secret_chat – manually accept secret chat (only useful when starting with -E key)

user_info – prints info about user history [limit] – prints history (and marks it as read). Default limit = 40 dialog_list – prints info about your dialogs contact_list – prints info about users in your contact list suggested_contacts – print info about contacts, you have max common friends stats – just for debugging show_license – prints contents of GPLv2 help – prints this help

export_card – print your ‘card’ that anyone can later use to import your contact import_card – gets user by card. You can write messages to him after that.

quit – quit safe_quit – wait for all queries to end then quit

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