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Update Twitter and FriendFeed From the Linux Command Line

Oct 31, 2008, 09:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marco Kotrotsos)

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"The reason people go for an operating system like Linux is the sum of its parts—its total usefulness. It is stable, affordable, fast, and runs on all kinds of hardware. It is also extremely flexible right out of the box, largely because of its powerful command-line interface (CLI), or shell.

"This article puts two such tools—GNU Wget and cURL—in the spotlight. You learn how to use these two tools to send status updates to the social networking site Twitter without the use of a Twitter desktop application, and how to follow feeds from both Twitter and FriendFeed right from the command line."

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