Check the current price of Bitcoin in USD

echo "1 BTC = $(curl -s https://api.coindesk.com/v1/bpi/currentprice/usd.json | grep -o 'rate":"[^"]*' | cut -d\" -f3) USD"
Sample Output
1 BTC = 232.7678 USD

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Could probably be done a lot better using jq
benjabean1 · 313 weeks and 5 days ago
Sure but then you have to install jq :P
cadejscroggins · 313 weeks and 5 days ago
can we use the same principle for XRP?
f3ck4r · 63 weeks ago
I found a few alternative variants but this should work too. I would recommend checking https://primexbt.com/ for price changing too. Interesting, what code does this platform use?
fiction99 · 60 weeks and 1 day ago
I found a few alternative variants but this should work too. I would recommend checking https://primexbt.com/ for price changing too. Interesting, what code does this platform use?
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Bitcoin is the most in-demand and required currency nowadays. When this currency started its way, no one was thinking that it would get so much importance. Also they offer btc software to help and maintain your sales. Command Line EFU forum has been working very well along with spreading awareness.
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