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Twitpic upload and Tweet

Terminal - Twitpic upload and Tweet
curl --form username=from_twitter --form password=from_twitter --form media=@/path/to/image --form-string "message=tweet" http://twitpic.com/api/uploadAndPost
2009-04-27 15:57:04
User: baergaj
Twitpic upload and Tweet


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Kapow! this one's a winner. I'd make it a function and take two args (tweet and image location) then store the credentials in an appropriately chmod'ed and chown'ed file

Comment by linuxrawkstar 309 weeks ago

...or encrypt the credentials file and use gpg agent to decrypt it on the fly.

Comment by linuxrawkstar 309 weeks ago

I'll be using this (tested and working)

tweetpic () { cred=( $( gpg -d ~/twitter-credentials.asc 2>/dev/null ) ); /usr/bin/curl --form username="${cred[0]}" --form password="${cred[1]}" --form media@"$2" --form-string "message=$1" http://twitpic.com/api/uploadAndPost }
Comment by linuxrawkstar 309 weeks ago

I actually use this in a script with zenity (grab tweet with gui),jhead (auto-rotate image),and convert (resize image). I have it in the right-click "open with" dialog for images.

Comment by baergaj 309 weeks ago

the "@" is a typo...

...And I'm getting erratic behavior from the twitpic API, so this isn't working 100%. I will update this page with another comment if I find a workaround

Comment by linuxrawkstar 308 weeks and 6 days ago

here's the fix. replace the curl call in my first command subroutine with this curl call instead:

/usr/bin/curl --form username="${cred[0]}" --form password="${cred[1]}" --form media="@$2" --form-string "message=$1" http://twitpic.com/api/uploadAndPost

Comment by linuxrawkstar 308 weeks and 6 days ago

Your point of view

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