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Create commands to download all of your Picasaweb albums

Terminal - Create commands to download all of your Picasaweb albums
google picasa list-albums |awk 'BEGIN { FS = "," }; {print "\""$1"\""}'|sed s/^/google\ picasa\ get\ /|awk ' {print $0,"."}'
2010-10-26 08:35:41
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Create commands to download all of your Picasaweb albums

Create commands to download all of your Picasaweb albums

Install Googlecl (http://code.google.com/p/googlecl/) and authenticate first.

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Has somebody tried this?

Are there common solutions like this for Google Docs, Mail and Addressbook?

regards, Chris

Comment by baumisch 195 weeks and 1 day ago

I haven't tried it, but

the "google" command line utility does work with docs, mail, and address book.

see https://code.google.com/p/googlecl/ for more information on the google command line utility.

However, for mail archiving I would use the imap interface &

Comment by infinull 195 weeks and 1 day ago

@Chris

works also for Google Docs

google docs list |awk 'BEGIN { FS = "," }; {print "\""$1"\""}'|sed s/^/google\ docs\ get\ /|awk ' {print $0,"."}'

Comment by bertzijngedacht 195 weeks and 1 day ago

Can be shortened to:

google picasa list-albums | sed 's/\(.*\),.*/google picasa get "\1" ./'
Comment by flatcap 195 weeks and 1 day ago

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