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Search Google from the command line

Terminal - Search Google from the command line
curl -A Mozilla http://www.google.com/search?q=test |html2text -width 80
2009-07-16 22:41:55
User: Neo23x0
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Search Google from the command line

Adjust Google domain and window width

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How to get more than 10 results at a shot ?

Comment by unixmonkey4697 315 weeks and 3 days ago

Using lynx:

lynx -dump http://www.google.com/search?q=test
Comment by elzapp 315 weeks and 3 days ago

nice one!!

Comment by Giancarlo 315 weeks and 3 days ago

The same, but auto-adjusts terminal width:

curl -A Mozilla http://www.google.com/search?q=test |html2text -width $COLUMNS

Comment by flipouk 315 weeks and 3 days ago

cool, but at that point you can't click on anything :P

Comment by linuxrawkstar 315 weeks and 3 days ago

added to .bashrc or the like for easy access

function goog() { curl -A Mozilla http://www.google.com/search?q=$1 |html2text -width $COLUMNS; }

Comment by eGGstain 314 weeks and 6 days ago

Your point of view

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