Create commands to download all of your Picasaweb albums

google picasa list-albums |awk 'BEGIN { FS = "," }; {print "\""$1"\""}'|sed s/^/google\ picasa\ get\ /|awk ' {print $0,"."}'
Create commands to download all of your Picasaweb albums Install Googlecl ( and authenticate first.
Sample Output
google picasa get "Album 1" .
google picasa get "Album number 2" .
google picasa get "You get thepoint" .
google picasa get "Blabla" .

2010-10-26 08:35:41

What Others Think

Has somebody tried this? Are there common solutions like this for Google Docs, Mail and Addressbook? regards, Chris
baumisch · 487 weeks and 1 day ago
I haven't tried it, but the "google" command line utility does work with docs, mail, and address book. see for more information on the google command line utility. However, for mail archiving I would use the imap interface &
infinull · 487 weeks and 1 day ago
@Chris works also for Google Docs google docs list |awk 'BEGIN { FS = "," }; {print "\""$1"\""}'|sed s/^/google\ docs\ get\ /|awk ' {print $0,"."}'
bertzijngedacht · 487 weeks and 1 day ago
Can be shortened to: google picasa list-albums | sed 's/\(.*\),.*/google picasa get "\1" ./'
flatcap · 487 weeks ago

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