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README.markdown

Gist: The Script

Works great with Gist: The Website.

Installation

RubyGem:

gem install gist

Old school:

curl -s http://github.com/defunkt/gist/raw/master/gist > gist &&
chmod 755 gist &&
mv gist /usr/local/bin/gist

Use

gist file.php file.rb
gist < file.txt
echo secret | gist --private # or -p
gist 1234 > something.txt
echo "puts :hi" | gist -t rb

Authentication

Just have your git config set up with your GitHub username and token.

git config --global github.user "your-github-username"
git config --global github.token "your-github-token"

You can find your token under your account.

Proxies

Set the HTTP_PROXY env variable to use a proxy.

$ HTTP_PROXY=host:port gist file.rb

Manual

Visit http://defunkt.github.com/gist/ or use:

$ gist -m

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