Command line interface for Write.as. Works on Windows, macOS, and Linux.
- Publish anonymously to Write.as
- A stable, easy back-end for your GUI app or desktop-based workflow
- Compatible with our Tor hidden service
- Locally keeps track of any posts you make
- Update and delete anonymous posts
- Fetch any post by ID
- Add anonymous post credentials (like for one published with the Android app) for editing
The easiest way to get the CLI is to download a pre-built executable for your OS.
Get the latest version for your operating system as a standalone executable.
Download the 64-bit executable and put it somewhere in your
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys DBE07445 sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://updates.writeas.org xenial main" sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install writeas-cli
Go get it
go get github.com/writeas/writeas-cli/cmd/writeas
Once this finishes, you'll see
To upgrade the CLI, download and replace the executable you downloaded before.
If you previously installed with
go get, run it again with the
go get -u github.com/writeas/writeas-cli/cmd/writeas
See full usage documentation on our User Guide.
writeas [global options] command [command options] [arguments...] COMMANDS: post Alias for default action: create post from stdin new Compose a new post from the command-line and publish delete Delete a post update Update (overwrite) a post get Read a raw post add Add an existing post locally list List local posts help, h Shows a list of commands or help for one command GLOBAL OPTIONS: --tor, -t Perform action on Tor hidden service --tor-port "9150" Use a different port to connect to Tor --code Specifies this post is code --verbose, -v Make the operation more talkative --font value Sets post font to given value (default: "mono") --help, -h show help --version, -v print the version
Contributing to the CLI
For a complete guide to contributing, see the Contribution Guide.
We welcome any kind of contributions including documentation, organizational improvements, tutorials, bug reports, feature requests, new features, answering questions, etc.
If you believe you have found a bug in the CLI or its documentation, file an issue on this repo. If you're not sure if it's a bug or not, reach out to us in one way or another. Be sure to provide the version of the CLI (with
writeas --version) in your report.