Commands tagged duckduckgo (1)

  • Just feed classical duckduckgo request replacing the "!" for the bang by a "-" (ie. "ddg -gi mickey mouse") and the result will be opened in w3m (think of installing w3m-img for image support in xterm or tty) To put it in the .bashrc, remove the "\" that escapes the "!".


    0
    ddg(){ search=""; bang=""; for term in $@; do if [[ "$term" =~ -([A-Za-z0-9._%+-]*) ]]; then bang="\!${BASH_REMATCH[1]}" ; else search="$search%20$term" ; fi ; done ; w3m "https://www.duckduckgo.com/?q=$bang$search" ;}
    boustrophedon757 · 2013-10-30 21:41:36 0

What's this?

commandlinefu.com is the place to record those command-line gems that you return to again and again. That way others can gain from your CLI wisdom and you from theirs too. All commands can be commented on, discussed and voted up or down.

Share Your Commands


Check These Out

Add SVN keywords property to all PHP and Javascript files

Instant mirror from your laptop + webcam
Flips the y-axis to emulate a real mirror, uses low resolution for speed, this will also hide blemishes and the like :)

Sum file sizes

Given process ID print its environment variables

Bash alias for creating screen session containing IRSSI, named irssi, while checking if existing session is created
Bash alias for easy irssi within screen, attempts to attach to existing irssi session, if one exists, otherwise creates one - Including wipe for when system reboots and leaves "dead" session.

Search some text from all files inside a directory

Use a var with more text only if it exists
See "Parameter Expansion" in the bash manpage. They refer to this as "Use Alternate Value", but we're including the var in the at alternative.

ROT13 using the tr command

Adding Prefix to File name
Adding course name prefix to lecture pdfs

Realtime apache hits per second
Change the cut range for hits per 10 sec, minute and so on... Grep can be used to filter on url or source IP.


Stay in the loop…

Follow the Tweets.

Every new command is wrapped in a tweet and posted to Twitter. Following the stream is a great way of staying abreast of the latest commands. For the more discerning, there are Twitter accounts for commands that get a minimum of 3 and 10 votes - that way only the great commands get tweeted.

» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu
» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu3
» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu10

Subscribe to the feeds.

Use your favourite RSS aggregator to stay in touch with the latest commands. There are feeds mirroring the 3 Twitter streams as well as for virtually every other subset (users, tags, functions,…):

Subscribe to the feed for: