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GoogleCL: Command-Line Googling

Jul 26, 2010, 23:07 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Juliet Kemp)

"I recently came across the GoogleCL project, which provides a command-line interface to various Google tools (e.g.., Calendar and YouTube). It's a fairly recent project not currently available via Debian or Ubuntu, but you can download and install a .deb file from the project page.

"The first time you run each command, you'll need to open a browser to log into your Google account and authorize access to that tool. This requires Javascript, so I couldn't do it from the console using w3m, but a graphical browser worked fine. After specifying the username and granting access that first time, it works automatically for future uses."

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