Search and play MP3 from Skreemr

function skreemplay() { lynx -dump "$*" | grep mp3$ | sed 's/^.* //' | xargs mplayer }
This use the Screemr search engine to play mp3 songs

By: thelan
2010-02-24 08:44:01

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