Quote of the Day Geeklets for GeekTool

I was messing up with the GeekTool on Mac OSX and decided to write some bash commands to grab the quote of the day from brainyquote.com. I did a google search afterwards, sadly someone already did it. Well, here’s mine grabbing from quotebr.js instead of the actual html.

curl -s www.brainyquote.com/link/quotebr.js | sed -n '3p' | sed -e 's/br.writeln("//g' -e 's/<br>");//g'|tr '\n' ' ' && printf " -" &&curl -s www.brainyquote.com/link/quotebr.js | sed -n '4p' | grep -o  "\\\">.*" | sed -e 's/">//g' -e 's/<\/a>");//g'

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Here’s the link to the other one:

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