Google Search Shell
A programatic interface to Google's search results.
COMMAND LINE USAGE
gshell somewhere in your path and make it executable.
Usage: gshell [OPTION]... QUERY Programatic interface to Google's search resutls. -c, --count number of results to return -n, --number returns only the nth result -u, --url returns only the results' urls -t, --title returns only the results' title -a, --abstract returns only the results' abstract -j, --json format results in json -f, --no-format returns results without any additional formatting --help display this message and exit Examples: gshell "American Beauty" // Returns full list of results gshell -c3 "American Beauty" // Returns the top three results URL=`gshell -fun1 "American Beauty"`; curl $URL // Does an "I'm Feeling Lucky" search and downloads the page
Code is hosted at GitHub: http://github.com/tylerhall/google-shell
The MIT License
Copyright (c) 2010 Tyler Hall <tylerhall AT gmail DOT com>
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