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PlayTweets from the command line

Terminal - PlayTweets from the command line
vlc $(curl -s http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/18855500.rss|grep play|sed -ne '/<title>/s/^.*\(http.*\)<\/title/\1/gp'|awk '{print $1}')
2009-03-02 05:36:19
User: tomwsmf
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PlayTweets from the command line

This will play the audio goodness posted up on PlayTweets via twitter right form the ever loving cmdline. You do not even need a twitter account. I hashed this out in a bit of a hurray as the kids need to get to sleep....I will be adding a loop based feature that will play new items as they come in...after what your are listening to is over.

http://twitter.com/playTweets for more info on playtweets

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It has occured to me you do not even need to log into your account as the PlayTweet rss feed has all the info you need.

vlc $(curl -s http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/18855500.rss|grep play|sed -ne '//s/^.*\(http.*\)

Comment by tomwsmf 287 weeks and 1 day ago
vlc $(curl -s http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/18855500.rss|grep play|sed -ne '/<title>/s/^.*\(http.*\)<\/title/\1/gp'|awk '{print $1}'|head -n1)
Comment by tomwsmf 287 weeks and 1 day ago

Heck just take out the head limit and you get yourself a nice playlist full of stuff and it bums a few more chars out of the code. Ok now I am off to bed

vlc $(curl -s <a href="http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/18855500.rss|grep" rel="nofollow">http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/18855500.rss|grep</a> play|sed -ne '/<title>/s/^.*\(http.*\)<\/title/\1/gp'|awk '{print $1}')
Comment by tomwsmf 287 weeks and 1 day ago

hmm something is fraked up with my pastes

vlc $(curl -s http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/18855500.rss|grep play|sed -ne '/<title>/s/^.*\(http.*\)<\/title/\1/gp'|awk '{print $1}'|head -n1)
Comment by tomwsmf 287 weeks and 1 day ago

OK just forget about the botched notes, I folded the thoughts into the command itself.

Comment by tomwsmf 287 weeks and 1 day ago

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