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Using wget to receive an XML atom feed of your Gmail inbox

Terminal - Using wget to receive an XML atom feed of your Gmail inbox
wget -O - 'https://USERNAMEHERE:PASSWORDHERE@mail.google.com/mail/feed/atom' --no-check-certificate
2010-09-26 14:47:13
User: PLA
Functions: wget
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Using wget to receive an XML atom feed of your Gmail inbox

I use this command in my Conky script to display the number of messages in my Gmail inbox and to list the from: and subject: fields.

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For people using funny caracters in their password (such as @ #?or $ ... ) consider using ASCII HEX equivalent to make this work

Comment by snaguber 212 weeks and 5 days ago

how to extract xml data by just hitting the url eg: this is the url http://www.pistonheads.co.uk/xml/news091.asp?c=26

i want to extract the xml data of it.. like

PistonHeads (Motoring News)

http://www.pistonheads.com/news/

Motoring News

Bowler Nemesis Joins Spyker At CPP

http://www.pistonheads.com/news/default.asp?storyId=23325

Plans confired for Nemesis EXR road car to be built in Coventry

Monday, 14 March 2011 GMT

wat is the command to get the xml output from the url ??

Comment by planet100 188 weeks and 4 days ago

Saw your question Planet100

try using curl, you might need some sed/awk magic, which I cannot help with, but that is a start at least.

With curl and some extra effort you could also make the titles clickable links, I think there are other possibly better ways to do it though.

Comment by tomjrace 170 weeks and 3 days ago

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