A command to post a message to Twitter that includes your geo-location and a short URL.

curl --user "USERNAME:PASSWORD" -d status="MESSAGE_GOES_HERE $(curl -s tinyurl.com/api-create.php?url=URL_GOES_HERE) $(curl -s api.hostip.info/get_html.php?ip=$(curl ip.appspot.com))" -d source="cURL" twitter.com/statuses/update.json -o /dev/null
A command to post a message to Twitter that includes your geo-location and a short URL. The link shortening service is provide by TinyURL, the geo-location service is provided by HostIP and the IP address lookup service is provided by AppSpot. This is an upgrade of an of one of my previous contributions: http://tinyurl.com/yd2xtzv.

By: o0110o
2010-01-23 02:21:57

What Others Think

very nice;-)
unixmonkey7859 · 618 weeks and 2 days ago
@unixmonkey7859 Thanks!
o0110o · 616 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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