How to access popular search engines from the command line on Linux

Why would anyone want to search things on the Internet via a terminal? I don’t know. There are probably a lot of reasons. But since an answer that no one asked for is always less frustrating than a question that no one can answer, here is a list of popular search engines with the command-line […]
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How to convert video to animated gif image on Linux

Once thought of as outdated art forms, animated GIF images have now come back. If you haven’t noticed, quite a few online sharing and social networking sites are now supporting animated GIF images, for example, on Tumblr, Flickr, Google+, and partly on Facebook. Due to their ease of consumption and sharing, GIF-ed animations are now […]
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How to save YouTube videos on Linux

Have you ever found interesting videos on YouTube, and wanted to download and save them on your hard drive (for offline access or archiving purpose)? There is a handy open-source Linux tool that does exactly that: download YouTube videos. A tool called youtube-dl is a command-line program written in Python that downloads videos from various […]
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