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surfraw

CLI to query a variety of web search engines. Consists of a collection of elvi, each of which knows how to search a specific website. More information: http://surfraw.org.

  • Display the list of supported website search scripts (elvi):

surfraw -elvi

  • Open the elvi's results page for a specific search in the browser:

surfraw {{elvi}} "{{search_terms}}"

  • Display an elvi description and its specific options:

surfraw {{elvi}} -local-help

  • Search using an elvi with specific options and open the results page in the browser:

surfraw {{elvi}} {{elvi_options}} "{{search_terms}}"

  • Display the URL to the elvi's results page for a specific search:

surfraw -print {{elvi}} "{{search_terms}}"

  • Search using the alias:

sr {{elvi}} "{{search_terms}}"