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May 19, 2015 - A Look At The New Commandlinefu
I've put together a short writeup on what kind of newness you can expect from the next iteration of clfu. Check it out here.
March 2, 2015 - New Management
I'm Jon, I'll be maintaining and improving clfu. Thanks to David for building such a great resource!

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Edit a google doc with vim

Terminal - Edit a google doc with vim
google docs edit --title "To-Do List" --editor vim
2010-06-21 16:15:42
User: spiffwalker
Edit a google doc with vim

Google just released a new commend line tool offering all sorts of new services from the commend line. One of them is uploading a youtube video but there are plenty more google services to interact with.

Download it here: http://code.google.com/p/googlecl/

Manual: http://code.google.com/p/googlecl/wiki/Manual

This specific command courtesy of lifehacker:http://lifehacker.com/5568817/

Though all can be found in manual page linked above.


There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

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Comment by rajeshbhansali 241 weeks and 6 days ago

requires installation of googlecl (possibly obvious, but, hey) -> https://code.google.com/p/googlecl/

Comment by 4fthawaiian 162 weeks and 1 day ago

googlecl no longer works or is distributed because of OAuth1 issue.

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