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Usage: t2s 'How are you?'
Nice because it automatically names the mp3 file up to 15 characters
Support several arguments.
Usage: google "[search string]"
Example: google "something im searching for"
This will launch firefox and execute a google search in a new tab with the provided search string.
You must provide the path to your Firefox binary if using cygwin to $ff or create an alias like follows:
alias firefox='/cygdrive/c/Program Files (x86)/Mozilla Firefox/firefox.exe'
Most Linux flavors with Firefox installed will use just ff="firefox" and even OSX.
Put it in your ~/.bashrc
google word1 word2 word3...
google '"this search gets quoted"'
I found this command on a different site and thought you guy might enjoy it. Just change "YOURSEARCH" to what ever you want to search. Example, "Linux Commands"
(1) required: python-googl ( install by: pip install python-googl )
(2) get from google API console https://code.google.com/apis/console/
Get the first 10 google results form a querry, but showing only the urls from the results.
Use + to search diferent terms, ex: commandlinefu+google .
This command will place symbolic links to files listed in an m3u playlist into a specified folder. Useful for uploading playlists to Google Music.
prefix = The full path prefix to file entries in your .m3u file, if the file paths are relative. For example, if you have "Music/folder/song.mp3" in your list.m3u, you might want to specify "/home/username" as your prefix.
list.m3u = Path to the playlist
target_folder = Path to the target folder in which you would like to create symlinks
same but redirecting to player and putting whaever text line.. works on my ubuntu machine ...
Usage: say hello world how are you today
say "hello world"
No need to install additional packages
if [ -n "$1" ]
Ive aliased this script as 'google' on my system and I can type 'google "search terms"' to open firefox with my search terms. My first post here, if there are any improvements to be made please let me know in the comments.
google query_with_spaces "
so, make sure to end your query with a double quote
wget -qO - "http://www.google.com/dictionary/json?callback=dict_api.callbacks.id100&q=steering+wheel&sl=en&tl=en&restrict=pr,de&client=te"
this does the actual google dictionary query, returns a JSON string encapsulated in some fancy tag
here we remove the tag beginning
and here the tag end
There are also some special characters which could cause problems with some JSON parsers, so if you get some errors, this is probably the case (sed is your friend).
I laso like to trim the "webDefinitions" part, because it (sometimes) contains misleading information.
(but remember to append a "}" at the end, because the JSON string will be invalid)
The output also contains links to mp3 files with pronounciation.
As of now, this is only usable in the English language. If you choose other than English, you will only get webDefinitions (which are crap).
EDIT: command updated to support accented characters!
Works in any of 58 google supported languages (some sound like crap, english is the best IMO).
You get a mp3 file containing your query in spoken language. There is a limit of 100 characters for the "q" parameter, so be careful. The "tl" parameter contains target language.
The FLAC audio must be encoded at 16000Hz sampling rate (SoX is your friend).
Outputs a short JSON string, the actual speech is in the hypotheses->utterance, the accuracy is stored in hypotheses->confidence (ranging from 0 to 1).
Google also accepts audio in some special speex format (audio/x-speex-with-header-byte), which is much smaller in comparison with losless FLAC, but I haven't been able to encode such a sample.
substitute "example" with desired string;
tl = target language (en, fr, de, hu, ...);
you can leave sl parameter as-is (autodetection works fine)
Simple edit to work for OSX.
Now just add this to your ~/.profile and `source ~/.profile`
Some commands have more information on 'info' than in the man pages
Sometimes you don't have man pages only '-h' or '--help'.