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".

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.
6610 uses - Created 2008-11-02 12:59:24 - Last used 2017-01-10 16:48:08 - Description - http://translate.google.com/translate_t#${from}|${to}|${text}

revs (Golden Egg)
reverse lookup of telephone number search: revs [number]
6578 uses - Created 2005-08-14 03:27:00 - Last used 2017-01-05 00:42:02 - 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/

amaz
Search Amazon.com. Usage: amaz item
6526 uses - Created 2006-03-14 15:06:08 - Last used 2017-01-14 21:22:09 - Nominate - Description - http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/external-search?mode=blended&keyword=%s

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

tz
Searches www.torrentz.com Keywords: torrent, torrents, bittorent, p2p
6480 uses - Created 2005-06-07 19:12:07 - Last used 2017-01-16 09:56:08 - Nominate - Description - http://www.torrentz.com/search?q=%s

kcclp
Searches the "Personals" section of Kansas City Craigslist
6452 uses - Created 2009-11-11 16:57:32 - Last used 2017-01-09 19:55:13 - Nominate - Description - http://kansascity.craigslist.org/search/ppp?query=%s

hypem
searches the hype machine for mp3s. like hypep, but returns a webpage of found mp3s
6432 uses - Created 2007-03-18 22:56:15 - Last used 2016-11-29 11:32:14 - Nominate - Description - http://hypem.com/search/%s/1/

download
CNET's download.com
6425 uses - Created 2005-07-08 21:14:15 - Last used 2016-12-25 04:32:36 - Nominate - Description - http://www.download.com/3120-20_4-0.html?qt=%s&tg=dl-2001

dn
demonoid.me search Example: dn "linux" ========== Old implementation: http://www.demonoid.com/torrents/?s=%s
6373 uses - Created 2005-06-17 17:37:54 - Last used 2017-01-04 22:50:44 - Nominate - Description - http://www.demonoid.me/files/?query=%s

lifehacker
Uses Google.com to search the Lifehacker website. Example: lifehacker reminders
6367 uses - Created 2007-01-31 03:29:06 - Last used 2016-12-25 22:11:33 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Alifehacker.com+%s

dictio
dict
6360 uses - Created 2006-07-21 18:04:40 - Last used 2017-01-17 03:29:38 - Nominate - Description - http://www.dict.cc/?s=%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
6356 uses - Created 2005-07-31 16:14:36 - Last used 2016-11-19 20:49:03 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.com/search?q=%s&btnI=I%27m+Feeling+Lucky

m (Golden Egg)
Get showtimes for movies in your area. Usage: ymovies zipcode (eg. ymovies 95603)
6346 uses - Created 2005-06-10 01:12:42 - Last used 2017-01-15 15:30:13 - Description - http://movies.yahoo.com/showtimes/showtimes.html?z=%s&r=sim

wordref
Consults wordreference.
6310 uses - Created 2006-03-21 16:51:27 - Last used 2017-01-12 22:32:33 - Nominate - Description - http://www.wordreference.com/definition/%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.
6288 uses - Created 2005-06-06 21:37:08 - Last used 2016-09-02 16:32:14 - Description - http://www.livejournal.com/users/%s[no url encoding]

cmd
Alias for cmdline
6271 uses - Created 2005-08-07 17:00:24 - Last used 2017-01-05 00:20:54 - Nominate - Description - http://www.yubnub.org/parser/parse?command=cmdline+%s

gvoice
Google Voice https://www.google.com/voice
6266 uses - Created 2009-03-13 15:42:30 - Last used 2016-12-26 06:38:39 - Nominate - Description - https://www.google.com/voice

ytuser
Searches YouTube by username
6246 uses - Created 2007-01-16 19:14:14 - Last used 2017-01-16 21:43:20 - Nominate - Description - http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=%s

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
6102 uses - Created 2005-06-16 20:36:01 - Last used 2017-01-16 05:21:38 - Nominate - Description - http://web.ask.com/web?q=%s&qsrc=0&o=0

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"
6102 uses - Created 2006-04-11 05:15:35 - Last used 2017-01-16 19:20:52 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&sourceid=navclient&gfns=1&q=%s

rtm
Takes you to your Remember the Milk page (if you're logged in)
6092 uses - Created 2005-10-31 23:00:34 - Last used 2016-01-11 17:09:09 - Nominate - Description - http://www.rememberthemilk.com/

cl
CraigsList
6065 uses - Created 2005-06-10 18:00:11 - Last used 2017-01-03 11:52:34 - Nominate - Description - http://www.craigslist.org/{eop search/sss?query=@%s@}

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
6038 uses - Created 2007-08-07 06:49:05 - Last used 2016-11-19 02:57:47 - Description - http://www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi?Amount={% 1 %s}&From={% 2 %s}&To={% 3 %s}[no url encoding]

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…
6009 uses - Created 2006-01-23 16:08:58 - Last used 2015-09-30 05:53:49 - 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}

ii
short ixquick
6009 uses - Created 2006-10-29 01:50:07 - Last used 2016-11-15 20:55:28 - 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
5999 uses - Created 2006-09-07 11:06:55 - Last used 2015-02-09 00:26:54 - 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!
5957 uses - Created 2005-06-23 03:04:50 - Last used 2016-12-15 13:38:23 - Nominate - Description - http://www.yahoo.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=
5950 uses - Created 2005-06-08 10:18:17 - Last used 2017-01-15 09:09:13 - Description - http://www.multimap.com/maps/?qs=%s&countryCode=GB

#
Google.com's I'm Feeling Lucky command.
5930 uses - Created 2006-03-24 09:05:59 - Last used 2016-12-05 06:05:27 - Nominate - Description - http://google.com/search?q=%s&btnI=I%27m+Feeling+Lucky

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]

gimyim (Golden Egg)
Compare Google Images and Yahoo Images example: gimyim lantana b.a.
5861 uses - Created 2005-08-04 20:03:52 - Last used 2017-01-16 13:12:21 - Description - split http://images.google.com/images?q=%s http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images?&p=%s

javascript
Runs the provided javascript code using javascriptwindow.com
5834 uses - Created 2006-07-27 21:32:27 - Last used 2017-01-11 01:45:39 - Nominate - Description - http://www.javascriptwindow.com?code=%s

luckyecho (Golden Egg)
SYNOPSIS luckyecho [keywords] EXAMPLE luckyecho beautiful descriptions results in: http://eemadges.com/ luckyecho command line for the web results in: http://www.yubnub.org/ Echoes the URL of the first result of googling your keywords. SIMILAR COMMANDS am> (luckyecho is actually a building block for this command) AUTHOR elzr.com Sean O'Hagan's scrape command, as always, was a pleasure to use. ---------- Old implementations: scrape -tokens class=l href=%22 %22 -dirs 0 1 0 -url {url g %s} scrape …
5833 uses - Created 2006-07-24 03:47:59 - Last used 2016-09-12 12:20:09 - Description - scrape -tokens href=%22/url?q= &amp;sa=u -dirs 0 0 -url {url g %s}

crmod
Looks up Oracle CRMoD by Opportunity ID
5829 uses - Created 2013-01-15 00:04:03 - Last used 2016-10-14 18:01:43 - Nominate - Description - https://secure-slsomxuna.crmondemand.com/OnDemand/user/OpportunityDetail?OpptyDetailForm.Id=%s

ol
Onelook.com search (Dictionary Index) command for any word.
5805 uses - Created 2005-06-16 16:38:06 - Last used 2017-01-11 00:23:43 - Nominate - Description - http://onelook.com/?w=%s

kvzbsmensa
Displays the menu of the Restaurant of the KV Zurich Business School
5800 uses - Created 2016-04-19 05:55:13 - Last used 2017-01-17 09:10:38 - Nominate - Description - http://kv-zurich.sv-group.ch/uploads/tx_netvsvgmenu_mbs5/27980100/{date -format Y}W{date -format U}-de_27980100.pdf

phone (Golden Egg)
WhitePages.com Residential Directory Assistance Search Find phone book listings by searching based on name, address, or phone number. Examples: phone (206) 802-2120 phone 206-802-2120 phone John Smith, Seattle, WA phone John Smith, 98107 phone 4802 Third, Seattle, WA phone 4802 Third, 98107
5797 uses - Created 2005-06-20 14:55:18 - Last used 2017-01-08 14:28:31 - Description - http://www.whitepages.com/search/SingleField?q=%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]
5780 uses - Created 2005-10-31 16:48:53 - Last used 2017-01-15 19:30:13 - Description - http://haskell.org/hoogle/?q=%s

kwiki
Does a search on KOL Visual Wiki.
5759 uses - Created 2006-05-04 07:10:55 - Last used 2016-09-27 04:24:07 - Nominate - Description - http://kol.coldfront.net/thekolwiki/index.php/Special:Search?search=%s&sourceid=Mozilla-search

ymail
open yahoo mail
5752 uses - Created 2005-07-11 11:38:02 - Last used 2017-01-14 22:02:43 - Nominate - Description - http://mail.yahoo.com/?.intl=us

warez-bb
Title only search for the DDL site warez-bb host to many links
5720 uses - Created 2007-12-28 09:36:49 - Last used 2016-07-26 11:13:49 - Nominate - Description - http://www.warez-bb.org/search.php?search_keywords=%s&search_fields=titleonly&search_terms=all

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
5704 uses - Created 2006-02-22 20:55:52 - Last used 2017-01-16 16:04:24 - Nominate - Description - https://tools.usps.com/go/TrackConfirmAction?qtc_tLabels1=%s

gsgs
Search google Singapore. Search google.com.sg for pages from Singapore only.
5689 uses - Created 2006-02-03 14:58:31 - Last used 2014-12-08 06:05:42 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.com.sg/search?hl=en&q=%s&btnG=Search&meta=cr%3DcountrySG

nciku
nciku search. nciku (www.nciku.com) is an online dictionary with English and Chinese for language learners. To search for a word, just type it. Example: nciku Chinese You can also use it to search for words in Chinese: Example: nciku 中文
5673 uses - Created 2009-01-03 10:26:02 - Last used 2017-01-09 08:11:39 - Nominate - Description - http://www.nciku.com/search/all/%s

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