Google search in Linux CLI
Google search in Linux CLI. Making a google search in Linux via CLI is not a just a geek thing anymore, as Linux gaining popularity among normal people.
Googler is a powerful, feature-rich and written in Python. This command line tool lets you access Google and Google Site Search within the Linux terminal.
It provides an interface from the command line to Google search and displays results inform of title, URL and abstract information in pages, with page navigation similar to that on a GUI web browser.
Users can integrate it with a text-based web browser and open the result directly in the web browser.
Watch the quick demo of Googler.
Firstly, let’s install a utility called Googler.
Users of Ubuntu Linux and its derivatives such as Linux Mint, Xubuntu can install it via this PPA by executing the commands below:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:twodopeshaggy/jarun $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install googler