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Search shoutcast web radio by keyword

Terminal - Search shoutcast web radio by keyword
echo "Keyword?";read keyword;query="http://www.shoutcast.com/sbin/newxml.phtml?search="$keyword"";curl -s $query |awk -F '"' 'NR <= 4 {next}NR>15{exit}{sub(/SHOUTcast.com/,"http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id="$6)}{print i++" )"$2}'
2010-05-03 00:44:10
User: benyounes
Functions: awk echo
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Search shoutcast web radio by keyword

Searches for web radio by submitted keyword and returns the station name and the link for listing .

May be enhanced to read user's selection and submit it to mplayer.

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Thanks for a nice command - just a couple of things:

"read" doesn't seem to work this way. For me it hangs after the read command. Why not just declare the keyword with

keyword="something";query="...

Also you don't need the quotes round "$keyword" in the query declaration, since you've already got them round the whole phrase.

This worked for me:

keyword="Mali";query="http://www.shoutcast.com/sbin/newxml.phtml?search=$keyword";curl -s $query |awk -F '"' 'NR <= 4 {next}NR>15{exit}{sub(/SHOUTcast.com/,"http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id="$6)}{print i++" )"$2}'
Comment by johnraff 263 weeks ago

You are right for quotes , this was a typo error .

But I still don't know why it hangs for you after theread.

Comment by benyounes 263 weeks ago

...ah, sorry, I hadn't twigged that it was prompting me to type in the keyword at that point! It works fine (after fixing the quotes). :)

Comment by johnraff 262 weeks and 6 days ago

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