Commands tagged html2text (5)

  • Translate strings from non-german to german (and vice versa) using LEO. Put it in your ~/.bashrc. Usage: leo words   To use another language other than english, use an option: leo -xx words Valid language options: ch - chinese en - english es - spanish fr - french it - italian pl - polish pt - portuguese ru - russian The other language will always be german! Show Sample Output


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    leo (){ l="en"; if [ "${1:0:1}" = "-" ]; then l=${1:1:2};shift;fi;Q="$*";curl -s "https://dict.leo.org/${l}de/?search=${Q// /%20}" | html2text | sed -e '0,/H.ufigste .*/d;/Weitere Aktionen/,$d;/f.r Sie .*:/,$d' | grep -aEA900 '^\*{5} .*$'; }
    michelsberg · 2013-06-24 22:35:46 22
  • required packages: curl, xml2, html2text command is truncated, see 'sample output' Show Sample Output


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    open R,"curl -s http://feeds2.feedburner.com/Command-line-fu|xml2|"; while(<R>){ chomp; m(^/rss/channel/item/title=) and do{ s/^.*?=//; ($t,$d,$l)=($_,undef,undef) }; m(^/rss/channel/item/description=) and do{ s/^.*?=//; push @d,$_ }; m(^/rss/channel/item
    bandie91 · 2012-02-24 23:40:02 4
  • Tries to avoid the fragile nature of scrapers by looking for user-input in the output as opposed to markup or headers on the web site. Show Sample Output


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    function ip-where { wget -qO- -U Mozilla http://www.ip-adress.com/ip_tracer/$1 | html2text -nobs -style pretty | sed -n /^$1/,/^$/p;}
    tox2ik · 2012-10-22 21:39:53 2
  • 1. There is no use of '--color=auto' in front of a pipe--instead with '--color=always' grep will mark the section headings. 2. I suppose the use of grep with '-A 900' or '-B 900' respectively a 'dirty trick'--sed can do 'exactly' what we want, however, grep does the nice colouring (see 1.) 3. Cutting of the tail (everthing starting with 'Weitere Aktionen') first leads to no output if leo doesn't no the translation. Show Sample Output


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    leo () { lang=en; IFS=+; Q="${*// /%20}"; curl -s "https://dict.leo.org/${lang}de/?search=${Q//+/%20}" | html2text | sed -e '/Weitere Aktionen/,$d' | grep --color=auto --color=always -EA 900 '^\*{5} .*$' }
    jandclilover · 2015-01-09 13:58:36 4
  • Check out Gate number for your flight from CLI with Chrome, html2texgt and grep. Works on Arch Linux (Garuda) and probably will work on others. Requirements: * google chrome (might work with chromium as well) * installed html2text (on archlinux: sudo pacman -S python-html2text) * installed grep (comes by default with your OS) * the gate number should be visible at the given website (it's not existent too early before the flight and also disappears after the flight departed) Please don't forget to replace the link to appropriate one, matching your flight. You can also wrap this into something like `whlie true; do ...; sleep 60; done' and this will check and tell you the gate number maximum in 1 minute after it appears on Avinor website. Show Sample Output


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    google-chrome-stable --headless --dump-dom --disable-gpu "https://avinor.no/flight/?flightLegId=dy754-osl-trd-20220726&airport=OSL" 2>/dev/null | html2text | grep -A2 Gate
    sxiii · 2022-07-26 11:50:59 191

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