Type in a command, or "ls dictionary" to search all commands for "dictionary", etc.

The Most-Used Commands

Tip: For a list of particularly interesting Yubnub commands, check out Yubnub Golden Eggs. Also see the Most-Used Commands.
Tip: You can search the descriptions by typing "ls [word or phrase]". For example, to search for all commands about music, type "ls music".

cnn
Search cnn.com
6881 uses - Created 2005-06-17 16:03:01 - Last used 2018-05-21 01:57:31 - Nominate - Description - http://search.cnn.com/pages/search.jsp?query=%s

fren
WordReference French to English
6860 uses - Created 2005-06-21 10:31:08 - Last used 2018-04-15 23:57:15 - Nominate - Description - http://fr.wordreference.com/fr/en/translation.asp?fren=%s

ggn
Search Google in "Browse by Name" mode (explanation at http://snurl.com/gbn). Acts like "I'm Feeling Lucky" if there is a clear match, otherwise goes to Google search. Example: ggn oxford university --> will take you to www.ox.ac.uk - the Oxford University homepage ggn digital cameras --> will take you to a Google search for "digital cameras"
6815 uses - Created 2006-04-11 05:15:35 - Last used 2018-05-21 16:47:45 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&sourceid=navclient&gfns=1&q=%s

v3
Searches v3.newzbin.com posts
6781 uses - Created 2007-04-26 00:28:41 - Last used 2017-01-19 02:26:50 - Nominate - Description - http://v3.newzbin2.es/search/query/?fpn=p&q=%s&searchaction=Go

gadv (Golden Egg)
Advanced Google search: no more clicking on advanced options! To use Google’s Advanced Search filters (like the filetype, language, and publication date of the search results), just use the switches detailed below. Note: this was adapted from my Advanced Google Images search (maybe more specialized Google searches to follow). For a basic search (very similar if not exactly the same as using YubNub’s default Google search), type “gadv” and then the term(s) to be searched for. Example: ga…
6743 uses - Created 2006-01-23 16:08:58 - Last used 2018-05-22 07:46:26 - Description - http://www.google.com/search?as_q=%s&num=${number=30}&hl=en&as_epq=${exact}&as_oq=${atleast}&as_eq=${excluded}&lr=lang_${language}&as_filetype=${filetype}&as_qdr=${when}&as_occt=${where}&as_sitesearch=${site}&safe=${filtered}

kcclp
Searches the "Personals" section of Kansas City Craigslist
6728 uses - Created 2009-11-11 16:57:32 - Last used 2018-05-21 07:43:13 - Nominate - Description - http://kansascity.craigslist.org/search/ppp?query=%s

gtranslate (Golden Egg)
This command translates text using google translator. To use, type gtranslate -from language -to language -text texttobetranslated. For example, typing gtranslate -from en -to es -text lamp would translate the word "lamp" from english to spanish. Please note that you must use the first 2 letters of a language for it to work.
6716 uses - Created 2008-11-02 12:59:24 - Last used 2018-05-22 12:09:57 - Description - http://translate.google.com/translate_t#${from}|${to}|${text}

amaz
Search Amazon.com. Usage: amaz item
6711 uses - Created 2006-03-14 15:06:08 - Last used 2018-05-21 07:37:29 - Nominate - Description - http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/external-search?mode=blended&keyword=%s

dictio
dict
6697 uses - Created 2006-07-21 18:04:40 - Last used 2018-05-20 07:58:51 - Nominate - Description - http://www.dict.cc/?s=%s

wow

6694 uses - Created 2005-06-10 04:48:49 - Last used 2018-04-25 21:31:41 - Nominate - Description - http://worldofwarcraft.com

alexa (Golden Egg)
SYNOPSIS alexa [url EXAMPLE alexa http://yubnub.org Alexa traffic rankings. Displays a graph and other statistics about the traffic to the given website.
6670 uses - Created 2005-06-12 07:00:05 - Last used 2018-05-10 14:49:38 - Description - http://www.alexa.com/data/details/traffic_details?q=&url=%s

oconv (Golden Egg)
NAME oconv - Convert outline data from one format to another SYNOPSIS oconv [OUTLINE DATA] -url [URL TO OUTLINE DATA] -as [FORMAT] -classes [CLASSES] -simplify [SIMPLIFY?] -urlfill [URLFILL?] -callback [CALLBACK] EXAMPLES oconv {explode 1,2,3,4 -as xoxo} -as opml convert the XOXO-style array 1,2,3,4 to OPML oconv -url http://bloglines.com/export?id=singpolyma -as xoxo convert bloglines OPML to XOXO oconv -url http://bloglines.com/export?id=singpolyma -as json [-callback x] convert bloglines OPM…
6619 uses - Created 2006-05-02 07:19:29 - Last used 2017-11-14 12:10:03 - Description - http://armknecht.com/xoxotools/outlineconvert.php?data=%s&url=${url}&output=${as=xoxo}&classes=${classes}&simplify=${simplify}&urlfill=${urlfill}&callback=${callback}

revs (Golden Egg)
reverse lookup of telephone number search: revs [number]
6595 uses - Created 2005-08-14 03:27:00 - Last used 2018-03-04 18:41:29 - Description - http://pg.wolfetech.com/pgsigma_java/pgsigma.cgi?DEVICE_ID=PG_SIGMA_TEST&SERVICE_CODE=1c&VAR0=%s

bsfire
Takes you to the Chicago Fire forum on BigSoccer. ---------- Old implementation: http://www.bigsoccer.com/fire
6572 uses - Created 2006-07-03 06:22:26 - Last used 2014-07-21 11:57:27 - Nominate - Description - http://www.bigsoccer.com/community/forums/chicago-fire.21/

sgr
Opens the secure (https) version of google reader.
6524 uses - Created 2006-10-31 11:47:19 - Last used 2016-05-26 06:20:39 - Nominate - Description - https://www.google.com/reader

download
CNET's download.com
6491 uses - Created 2005-07-08 21:14:15 - Last used 2018-05-11 01:37:45 - Nominate - Description - http://www.download.com/3120-20_4-0.html?qt=%s&tg=dl-2001

tz
Searches www.torrentz.com Keywords: torrent, torrents, bittorent, p2p
6484 uses - Created 2005-06-07 19:12:07 - Last used 2018-05-04 09:47:15 - Nominate - Description - http://www.torrentz.com/search?q=%s

hypem
searches the hype machine for mp3s. like hypep, but returns a webpage of found mp3s
6442 uses - Created 2007-03-18 22:56:15 - Last used 2018-04-22 21:18:45 - Nominate - Description - http://hypem.com/search/%s/1/

leosp
This command searches for the given word in the Leo German-Spanish Dictionary.
6417 uses - Created 2006-06-15 06:54:24 - Last used 2018-05-22 16:10:43 - Nominate - Description - http://dict.leo.org/esde?search=%s

m (Golden Egg)
Get showtimes for movies in your area. Usage: ymovies zipcode (eg. ymovies 95603)
6395 uses - Created 2005-06-10 01:12:42 - Last used 2018-05-16 02:25:23 - Description - http://movies.yahoo.com/showtimes/showtimes.html?z=%s&r=sim

dn
demonoid.me search Example: dn "linux" ========== Old implementation: http://www.demonoid.com/torrents/?s=%s
6386 uses - Created 2005-06-17 17:37:54 - Last used 2018-05-15 07:15:56 - Nominate - Description - http://www.demonoid.me/files/?query=%s

mendic

6383 uses - Created 2016-05-28 03:32:28 - Last used 2018-05-10 01:32:12 - Nominate - Description - http://m.endic.naver.com/search.nhn?query=%s

lifehacker
Uses Google.com to search the Lifehacker website. Example: lifehacker reminders
6380 uses - Created 2007-01-31 03:29:06 - Last used 2018-02-25 21:08:02 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Alifehacker.com+%s

lucky
Search using Google's "I'm Feeling Lucky" feature. Instead of returning a list of matches for your search, it redirects you to the best match right away. Example: lucky Zhang Ziyi
6364 uses - Created 2005-07-31 16:14:36 - Last used 2018-05-17 17:46:27 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.com/search?q=%s&btnI=I%27m+Feeling+Lucky

wordref
Consults wordreference.
6329 uses - Created 2006-03-21 16:51:27 - Last used 2018-04-27 08:04:59 - Nominate - Description - http://www.wordreference.com/definition/%s

gvoice
Google Voice https://www.google.com/voice
6326 uses - Created 2009-03-13 15:42:30 - Last used 2018-05-10 09:46:14 - Nominate - Description - https://www.google.com/voice

cmd
Alias for cmdline
6313 uses - Created 2005-08-07 17:00:24 - Last used 2018-05-16 10:33:05 - Nominate - Description - http://www.yubnub.org/parser/parse?command=cmdline+%s

ugs
Ultimate guitar song
6302 uses - Created 2006-08-14 21:20:17 - Last used 2017-01-07 14:40:03 - Nominate - Description - http://ultimate-guitar.com/search.php?s=%s&w=songs

lj (Golden Egg)
Jump to a given LiveJournal user's journal. "lj <username>" "lj <username>/friends/" should also take you to the friends page in question.
6292 uses - Created 2005-06-06 21:37:08 - Last used 2018-04-24 07:05:13 - Description - http://www.livejournal.com/users/%s[no url encoding]

ppa
Search user-contributed software packages published in any Ubuntu PPA. Personal Package Archives (PPA) allow you to upload Ubuntu source packages to be built and published as an apt repository by Launchpad. You can find out more about PPAs and how to use them in our quick-start guide.
6283 uses - Created 2008-08-14 14:24:46 - Last used 2018-05-19 00:33:51 - Nominate - Description - https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+ppas?name_filter=%s

pbs
Search for torrents using pirate bay.
6152 uses - Created 2006-01-17 14:22:35 - Last used 2018-05-22 15:38:23 - Nominate - Description - http://thepiratebay.org/search/%s/0/7/0[use %20 for spaces]

ytmt
Your Turn My Turn games website
6130 uses - Created 2010-07-07 19:06:46 - Last used 2016-12-30 19:35:20 - Nominate - Description - http://yourturnmyturn.com

ask
Ask Jeeves
6115 uses - Created 2005-06-16 20:36:01 - Last used 2018-04-11 01:23:28 - Nominate - Description - http://web.ask.com/web?q=%s&qsrc=0&o=0

usps
To retrieve tracking information for a United States Postal Service Tracking number Example: usps 1234 5678 9012 3456 7890 12 Example: usps 1234567890123456789012 ---------- Old implementation: http://trkcnfrm1.smi.usps.com/PTSInternetWeb/InterLabelInquiry.do?origTrackNum=%s
6106 uses - Created 2006-02-22 20:55:52 - Last used 2018-05-22 00:01:05 - Nominate - Description - https://tools.usps.com/go/TrackConfirmAction?qtc_tLabels1=%s

cl
CraigsList
6093 uses - Created 2005-06-10 18:00:11 - Last used 2018-05-15 15:55:31 - Nominate - Description - http://www.craigslist.org/{eop search/sss?query=@%s@}

rtm
Takes you to your Remember the Milk page (if you're logged in)
6093 uses - Created 2005-10-31 23:00:34 - Last used 2017-02-14 17:27:28 - Nominate - Description - http://www.rememberthemilk.com/

map (Golden Egg)
use Multimap for worldwide map searches - postcode, town name, etc. ========== Old implementation: http://www.multimap.com/map/places.cgi?quicksearch=%s&client=public&lang=&advanced=
6069 uses - Created 2005-06-08 10:18:17 - Last used 2018-05-13 20:10:29 - Description - http://www.multimap.com/maps/?qs=%s&countryCode=GB

ucc (Golden Egg)
Universal Currency Converter Usage: ucc <amount> <fromCurrency> <toCurrency> Example: ucc 100 USD EUR Currency 3 letter abbreviations available here: http://www.xe.com/iso4217.htm Thanks to Adrienne for inspiring this with the xe command. The main difference is the xe command requires switches, e.g -amount -to -from, because {% n } was not available when it was created. Author: Sam Inverso
6057 uses - Created 2007-08-07 06:49:05 - Last used 2018-05-21 12:51:21 - Description - http://www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi?Amount={% 1 %s}&From={% 2 %s}&To={% 3 %s}[no url encoding]

ii
short ixquick
6011 uses - Created 2006-10-29 01:50:07 - Last used 2017-11-24 10:35:48 - Nominate - Description - http://us.ixquick.com/do/metasearch.pl?cat=web&cmd=process_search&language=english&ff=&query=%s

gib
Split view image and blog search
6002 uses - Created 2006-09-07 11:06:55 - Last used 2018-04-09 04:48:20 - Nominate - Description - splitv {url[no url encoding] gim %s} {url[no url encoding] gooblogs %s}

wwr
WordReference english to spanish traductor
5980 uses - Created 2009-04-26 13:13:01 - Last used 2016-11-09 10:31:31 - Nominate - Description - http://www.wordreference.com/es/translation.asp?tranword=%s

skreemr
SkreemR Search. Searches the self-proclaimed "World's Greatest Audio Search Site." Usage: skreemr (artist name, title, etc.) -l (number of results per page, 10 is default) -s (result number to begin at plus 1 {0, the default, displays the first result, etc.}) Examples: skreemr dethklok thunderhorse -l 100 -s 0
5979 uses - Created 2007-06-18 18:46:36 - Last used 2011-11-26 00:19:20 - Nominate - Description - http://skreemr.com/results.jsp?l=${l=10}&s=${s=0}&q=%s

ya
Search Yahoo!
5962 uses - Created 2005-06-23 03:04:50 - Last used 2018-04-11 09:03:27 - Nominate - Description - http://www.yahoo.com

#
Google.com's I'm Feeling Lucky command.
5941 uses - Created 2006-03-24 09:05:59 - Last used 2018-04-26 10:13:14 - Nominate - Description - http://google.com/search?q=%s&btnI=I%27m+Feeling+Lucky

javascript
Runs the provided javascript code using javascriptwindow.com
5903 uses - Created 2006-07-27 21:32:27 - Last used 2018-05-16 19:24:01 - Nominate - Description - http://www.javascriptwindow.com?code=%s

hoogle (Golden Egg)
The Haskell API Search Engine. Hoogle allows you to search by either name, or by approximate type signature. Example searches: hoogle map hoogle (a -> b) -> [a] -> [b] hoogle Ord a => [a] -> [a]
5901 uses - Created 2005-10-31 16:48:53 - Last used 2018-04-27 14:02:53 - Description - http://haskell.org/hoogle/?q=%s

ccrd
Cook County Document Image Search. Pulls up the image based on the Document number and Date of Recording. Admittedly, this has a VERY limited appeal.
5899 uses - Created 2007-06-20 20:01:42 - Last used 2012-11-02 20:29:07 - Nominate - Description - http://www.ccrd.info/CCRD/controller?optflag=DocumentImageCommand&doc_num={% 1 %s}&record_date={% 2 %s}[no url encoding]

ymail
open yahoo mail
5898 uses - Created 2005-07-11 11:38:02 - Last used 2018-05-01 15:28:53 - Nominate - Description - http://mail.yahoo.com/?.intl=us

ol
Onelook.com search (Dictionary Index) command for any word.
5874 uses - Created 2005-06-16 16:38:06 - Last used 2018-05-17 21:01:28 - Nominate - Description - http://onelook.com/?w=%s

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