The alienware-cli application controls the LEDs and the HDMI in and out ports on an Alienware Alpha desktop machine.
The API is based on the alienware_wmi_control.sh script that used to come with the SteamOS distribution of Linux for
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
Install Alienware CLI
To install Alienware CLI, simply use the following command: