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Geo Weather

Terminal - Geo Weather
curl -s http://www.google.com/ig/api?weather=$(curl -s "http://api.hostip.info/get_html.php?ip=$(curl -s icanhazip.com)" | grep City | sed 's/City: \(.*\)/\1/' | sed 's/ /%20/g' | sed "s/'/%27/g") | sed 's|.*<temp_f data="\([^"]*\)"/>.*|\1\n|'
2010-02-13 21:42:48
User: matthewbauer
Functions: grep sed
-4
Geo Weather

Weather based on your location

Alternatives

There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
xmlstarlet fo "http://www.google.com/ig/api?weather=$(curl -s api.hostip.info/get_html.php?ip=$(curl -s icanhazip.com)... SEE SAMPLE OUTPUT
2010-02-11 06:32:44
User: o0110o
0

This command will determine an individuals local weather, based on their I.P. address. I had to learn a lot about SED and a little about XMLStarlet in order to achieve this. This command is my original work and there is much room for improvement; I look forward to any constructive feedback.

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What others think

I really like how much you compressed this hack of my command, but for some reason it does not work for me :(

Comment by o0110o 355 weeks and 2 days ago

Sorry about that, should work now.

Comment by matthewbauer 355 weeks and 2 days ago

I hate to be the bearer of bad news but this command still doesn't work :(

I have made my own version of this, see here:

http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/4851/geo-temp

Comment by o0110o 355 weeks and 1 day ago

That's weird does:

curl -s "http://api.hostip.info/get_html.php?ip=$(curl -s icanhazip.com)" | grep "City:" | sed 's/City: \(.*\)/\1/' | sed 's/ /%20/g'

Work for you?

Comment by matthewbauer 355 weeks and 1 day ago

It returns: ST.%20JOHN'S,%20NL

However, the Google Weather API doesn't accept < ' >; it needs to be encoded as %27 :)

Comment by o0110o 355 weeks and 1 day ago

Nicely Done :)

Comment by o0110o 355 weeks ago

FYI, if you wanted to make your command slimmer you could take advantage of the fact that curl doesn't need "

Here is an example:

curl -s www.google.com/ig/api?weather=$(curl -s api.hostip.info/get_html.php?ip=$(curl -s icanhazip.com) | grep City | sed -e's/C.*: \(.*\)/\1/' -e's/ /%20/g' -e"s/'/%27/g") | sed 's|.*

That is your exact same command, but with 25 fewer characters :)

Comment by o0110o 355 weeks ago

[EDIT] FYI, if you wanted to make your command slimmer you could take advantage of the fact that curl doesn't need [http://] prefixes to interpret a URL.

Here is an example:

curl -s www.google.com/ig/api?weather=$(curl -s api.hostip.info/get_html.php?ip=$(curl -s icanhazip.com) | grep City | sed -e's/C.*: \(.*\)/\1/' -e's/ /%20/g' -e"s/'/%27/g") | sed 's|.*

That is your exact same command, but with 25 fewer characters :)

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