A command to post a message and an auto-shortened link to Twitter. The link shortening service is provide by TinyURL.

curl --user "USERNAME:PASSWORD" -d status="MESSAGE_GOES_HERE $(curl -s http://tinyurl.com/api-create.php?url=URL_GOES_HERE)" -d source="cURL" http://twitter.com/statuses/update.json -o /dev/null
A command to post a message and an auto-shortened link to Twitter. The link shortening service is provided by TinyURL.

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By: o0110o
2010-01-11 00:59:13

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