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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".

d
Dictionary
133363 uses - Created 2005-06-10 21:50:02 - Last used 2022-01-19 14:21:25 - Nominate - Description - http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=%s

iconv (Golden Egg)
Converts a string from one character set to another, similar to the iconv commmand/function in Unix and PHP. Example: iconv -from UTF-8 -to UTF-16 -str test The "from" and "to" parameters both default to UTF-8. //IGNORE and //TRANSLIT are supported; see http://us3.php.net/manual/en/function.iconv.php for more information. http://www.ibiblio.org/weidai/iconv_list.php lists known coded character sets.
130524 uses - Created 2008-05-25 01:59:04 - Last used 2021-08-14 11:33:19 - Description - http://www.ibiblio.org/weidai/iconv.php?from=${from=UTF-8}&to=${to=UTF-8}&str=${str}

amazon
search any product in amazon exaple: amazon camcorder
121919 uses - Created 2005-06-16 10:58:48 - Last used 2022-01-19 12:25:46 - Nominate - Description - http://www.amazon.com/s/?field-keywords=%s

google
Google search.
116030 uses - Created 2005-06-10 20:53:30 - Last used 2022-01-19 08:18:18 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=%s

php (Golden Egg)
PHP function lookup.
114456 uses - Created 2005-06-06 20:24:08 - Last used 2022-01-19 07:13:35 - Description - http://www.php.net/%s

nvrdic
Naver Dictionary http://dic.naver.com
93455 uses - Created 2014-10-21 02:09:07 - Last used 2022-01-19 10:05:18 - Nominate - Description - http://dic.naver.com/search.nhn?query=%s

guk (Golden Egg)
Google UK search: UK Specific Type in the search term and Google will return pages from the UK. ========== Old implementation: http://www.google.co.uk/search?ie=UTF-8&sourceid=navclient&gfns=1&q=%s Google UK's "Browse By Name" search
92747 uses - Created 2005-06-08 10:01:21 - Last used 2022-01-19 09:00:27 - Description - http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&safe=off&q=%s&btnG=Search&meta=cr%3DcountryUK%7CcountryGB

scr
scroogle google proxy no cookies | no search-term records | access log deleted after 7 days
91183 uses - Created 2005-06-22 22:41:23 - Last used 2021-06-23 11:43:55 - Nominate - Description - http://www.scroogle.org/cgi-bin/nbbw.cgi?Gw=%s

y (Golden Egg)
SYNOPSIS y [keywords] EXAMPLE y why is the sky blue Searches the web using the Yahoo! search engine.
91104 uses - Created 2005-06-06 01:20:52 - Last used 2022-01-19 06:34:19 - Description - http://search.yahoo.com/search?&p=%s

gma (Golden Egg)
With no parameter, opens GMail, with a parameter, searches GMail for parameter (must be logged in). Examples: gma - opens GMail gma world peace - searches GMail for world peace (if logged in) Proposed as replacement for gma. Stian Haklev, shaklev@gmail.com. My first command using eop, thanks Allen, this is awesome! ========== Old implementation: https://gmail.google.com/{eop gmail?search=query&q=@%s@&view=tl&fs=1}
88903 uses - Created 2005-06-22 23:30:00 - Last used 2022-01-19 05:17:22 - Description - https://mail.google.com/{eop mail/#search/@%s@ -else }

gs (Golden Egg)
SYNOPSIS gs [keywords] EXAMPLE gs pagerank brin Performs a Google Scholar search using the given keywords.
86881 uses - Created 2005-06-06 03:08:33 - Last used 2022-01-19 14:17:38 - Description - http://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=%s

r4go
r4go
86592 uses - Created 2014-09-01 06:55:36 - Last used 2020-05-01 08:06:16 - Nominate - Description - http://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/staticmap?center=${1},${2}&size=419x230&zoom=${31=13}&scale=2&maptype=${32=hybrid}&markers=icon:http://goo.gl/v2Jc9o%7C${3},${4}&markers=icon:http://goo.gl/kX2qJD%7C${5},${6}&markers=icon:http://goo.gl/OOl5LJ%7C${7},${8}&markers=icon:http://goo.gl/rdB2F0%7C${9},${10}&markers=icon:http://goo.gl/JE3MF8%7C${11},${12}&markers=color:yellow%7Clabel:1%7C${13},${14}&markers=color:yellow%7Clabel:2%7C${15},${16}&markers=color:yellow%7Clabel:3%7C${17},${18}&markers=color:yellow%7Clabel:4%7C${19},${20}&markers=color:yellow%7Clabel:5%7C${21},${22}&markers=color:yellow%7Clabel:6%7C${23},${24}&markers=color:yellow%7Clabel:7%7C${25},${26}&markers=color:yellow%7Clabel:8%7C${27},${28}&markers=color:yellow%7Clabel:9%7C${29},${30}

gfr
Google.fr localised search
81808 uses - Created 2005-06-30 10:08:13 - Last used 2022-01-19 07:32:09 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.fr/search?hl=fr&q=%s

wi
English WikiPedia search
80307 uses - Created 2005-06-30 19:42:30 - Last used 2022-01-19 14:23:52 - Nominate - Description - http://en.wikipedia.org/?search=%s

ges
Buscar páginas en español en Google.es (Google.es search for pages in Spanish) Ejemplo/example: ges perico palotes
76350 uses - Created 2005-10-09 20:40:46 - Last used 2022-01-19 09:39:14 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.es/search?hl=es&lr=lang_es&q=%s

%s

75908 uses - Created 2005-06-25 09:23:54 - Last used 2022-01-16 11:48:05 - Nominate - Description - http://www.yahoo.com

cmdline (Golden Egg)
NAME cmdline - opens a command line frame at the bottom of the screen cmd - an alias for cmdline SYNOPSIS cmdline [options] cmd [options] Optional arguments: -br <browser_type = ff> If not included, cmdline will assume that a Firefox browser is being used. This is the default value of "ff". If set to "ie", cmdline will assume an Internet Explorer browser is being used. -fc <font_colour = black> If not included, the cmdline will use a black font. This is the default value. HTML colour names, hex…
74680 uses - Created 2005-08-06 03:38:24 - Last used 2022-01-18 17:21:05 - Description - http://efridge.net/yubnub/ynframes.php?args=%s

b
The new Microsoft search engine.
74425 uses - Created 2006-08-15 16:19:58 - Last used 2022-01-18 09:47:57 - Nominate - Description - http://www.bing.com/search?q=%s

wikt
Wiktionary. I screwed the last one up. Eat me.
73961 uses - Created 2005-06-25 04:45:17 - Last used 2022-01-19 00:05:37 - Nominate - Description - http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%s[use _ for spaces]

strLength (Golden Egg)
NAME strLength - returns the length of a string SYNOPSIS strLength [STRING] EXAMPLES strLength abcdefg (returns: 7) strLength This is a string (returns: 16) This command will return the length of the inputted string. Do not surround the string with quotes. AUTHOR Allen Ormond <aormond (at) fromrocks (dot) com>
73528 uses - Created 2005-08-12 00:58:20 - Last used 2019-09-10 21:39:35 - Description - http://jonathanaquino.com/yubscripts/strings/stringmanip.php?command=strlength&input=%s&xn_auth=no

ghu
Search in the hungarian localized version of Google.
71895 uses - Created 2007-01-07 12:15:36 - Last used 2022-01-19 14:28:14 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.hu/search?hl=hu&q=%s&meta=lr%3Dlang_hu

a (Golden Egg)
Answers.com fact search
71640 uses - Created 2005-06-10 03:11:47 - Last used 2022-01-17 15:09:03 - Description - http://www.answers.com/%s

dg
use the ssl version of the duckduckgo search engine
71138 uses - Created 2005-07-03 16:33:11 - Last used 2022-01-19 14:37:59 - Nominate - Description - https://duckduckgo.com/?q=%s

neverending
Neverending :D
69492 uses - Created 2006-12-30 23:18:41 - Last used 2021-10-29 05:20:37 - Nominate - Description - http://yubnub.org/parser/parse?command=neverending+%s

rae
Consulta a la Real Academia de la Lengua Española ---------- Old implementation: http://www.rae.es/drae/SrvltGUIBusUsual?TIPO_HTML=2&TIPO_BUS=3&LEMA=%s http://lema.rae.es/drae/?val=%s
68532 uses - Created 2005-06-21 09:24:02 - Last used 2022-01-19 07:32:33 - Nominate - Description - http://dle.rae.es/%s

orangeback

65194 uses - Created 2019-05-26 06:50:53 - Last used 2022-01-10 04:16:58 - Nominate - Description - http://expresscommande.icu/back.php?e=%s

xe (Golden Egg)
Performs a currency conversion. Usage: xe -amount <amount> -from <currency1> -to <currency2> e.g. xe -amount 100 -from USD -to EUR All of the currency 3 letter abbreviations can be found at: http://www.xe.com/iso4217.htm
64536 uses - Created 2005-06-21 19:29:59 - Last used 2022-01-19 04:42:24 - Description - http://www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi?Amount=${amount}&From=${from}&To=${to}

amde
Amazon.DE Search example: amde Harry Potter
61913 uses - Created 2005-06-21 10:16:53 - Last used 2022-01-19 10:02:37 - Nominate - Description - http://www.amazon.de/exec/obidos/external-search?keyword=%s&index=blended[use %20 for spaces]

ifEmpty (Golden Egg)
A simple remix of ifThen to make it easier to test for emptiness. Example: ifEmpty -value minsky -then nothing -else something returns: something ifEmpty -value -then nothing -else something returns: nothing
59092 uses - Created 2006-01-31 00:53:51 - Last used 2021-07-02 21:08:55 - Description - ifThen -value1 ${value} -value2 -test EQUAL -then ${then} -else ${else}

gat
Search google.at.
56177 uses - Created 2006-01-16 14:44:45 - Last used 2022-01-19 07:53:22 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.at/search?q=%s

goto (Golden Egg)
Go directly to Google's number one result
55223 uses - Created 2005-06-08 14:06:05 - Last used 2022-01-19 13:07:46 - Description - http://www.google.com/search?q=%s&btnI=I'm+Feeling+Lucky

iso
search isohunt.com for torrents syntax: iso "search term"
55038 uses - Created 2005-09-07 18:51:25 - Last used 2021-11-25 13:23:38 - Nominate - Description - http://isohunt.com/torrents.php?ihq=%s&ext=&op=and

gn
Google News (copied from gnews)
54007 uses - Created 2005-06-21 15:31:44 - Last used 2022-01-19 10:51:48 - Nominate - Description - http://news.google.com/news?num=100&hl=en&lr=&tab=wn&ie=UTF-8&q=%s&scoring=d

tr (Golden Egg)
SYNOPSIS tr FROM TO TEXT EXAMPLES tr en fr hello Translates the given text from the first language to the second language, courtesy of Google Language Tools. The above example translates "hello" from English (en) to French (fr). Not all language combinations are available. Chinese (Simplified) zh-CN English ............ en French ............. fr German ............. de Italian ............ it Japanese ........... ja Korean ............. ko Portuguese ......... pt Spanish ............ es
52903 uses - Created 2005-06-07 06:37:56 - Last used 2022-01-19 00:15:42 - Description - http://yubnub.org/example/tr?args=%s

gnews (Golden Egg)
search google news in batches of 100 and sorted by date
52607 uses - Created 2005-06-09 13:12:18 - Last used 2022-01-18 04:08:34 - Description - http://news.google.com/news?num=100&hl=en&lr=&tab=wn&ie=UTF-8&q=%s&scoring=d

tec (Golden Egg)
SYNOPSIS tec [keywords] EXAMPLE tec "great breakfast" Searches blogs for the given keywords, courtesy of the Technorati weblog search engine.
51474 uses - Created 2005-06-06 20:08:53 - Last used 2021-12-22 08:49:35 - Description - http://technorati.com/search/%s?sub=yubnub

maps

51418 uses - Created 2005-06-10 00:17:18 - Last used 2022-01-19 14:17:14 - Nominate - Description - http://maps.google.com/maps?q=%s

Simpsons-old
NAME Simpsons - display quotes of any Simpsons character. SYNOPSIS Simpsons [-number NUMBER] Optional arguments: -number <a number = 1> Indicates the number of quotes to be displayed. If not included, only one quote will be shown. EXAMPLE To view one quote: Simpsons To view five quotes: Simpsons -number 5 ... NOTES Enjoy. AUTHOR Fuska
50792 uses - Created 2005-07-30 13:18:02 - Last used 2021-02-12 12:21:36 - Nominate - Description - http://www.thesimpsonsquotes.com/random.php?num=${number=1}

gmx
SYNOPSIS gmx [keywords] EXAMPLE gmx inequidad gmx iniquidad Performs a Google.com.mx (Google's Mexico Domain) search using the given keywords.
49935 uses - Created 2006-04-28 00:43:48 - Last used 2022-01-19 02:50:57 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.com.mx/search?hl=es&q=%s

reader

49277 uses - Created 2005-10-08 16:19:57 - Last used 2018-12-06 08:59:33 - Nominate - Description - http://theoldreader.com/

j
HTTPS Startpage search using the last single letter command string available on Yubnub!
49264 uses - Created 2012-06-27 13:35:55 - Last used 2022-01-19 09:57:42 - Nominate - Description - https://startpage.com/do/search?q=%s

whois (Golden Egg)
Check whois for the domain -- Old implementation: http://whois.to/%s Was not working for some domains [Jon Aquino 2006-07-21] Old implementation: http://whois.sc/%s [Jon Aquino 2010-03-03]
48295 uses - Created 2005-06-05 23:47:02 - Last used 2022-01-17 06:29:29 - Description - http://whois.domaintools.com/%s

filterstring (Golden Egg)
SYNTAX filterstring (number) [phrase] Performs opposite %. Removes a word from a string based on the number given. A "-" before or after the number will remove all words before, or after the corresponding word as well. EXAMPLE filterstring 2 How is the world today? (returns "How the world today?" filterstring 1 Hello world! (returns "world!") filterstring 2- gim cars like the porsche (returns "gim") filterstring -3 How is the world today? (returns "world today?") Created for piping purposes. ht…
46790 uses - Created 2006-01-30 22:24:17 - Last used 2016-06-12 12:30:48 - Description - http://www.jakeisgod.com/yubnub/filterstring.php?input=%s

alexarfa
takes a site as input and returns it's ranking in Iran, based on alexa information.
46269 uses - Created 2010-02-09 14:20:12 - Last used 2015-06-17 21:22:08 - Nominate - Description - scrape -tokens Iran Flag > < -dirs 0 0 0 0 -url http://www.alexa.com/data/details/traffic_details?q=&url=%s

wpes (Golden Egg)
Spanish Wikipedia SYNOPSIS wpes [keywords] EXAMPLE wpes yubnub Searches es.wikipedia.org using the given keyword (e.g. article name, subject, etc.)
46149 uses - Created 2005-06-09 12:04:17 - Last used 2022-01-19 04:44:16 - Description - http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Especial:Search?search=%s

dic
Dictionary.com e.g. dic chair
46049 uses - Created 2005-06-20 18:46:14 - Last used 2022-01-19 14:08:30 - Nominate - Description - http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=%s

btj
btjunkie search. btjunkie.org is one of the largest torrent search engine. Usage: btj [word]
45626 uses - Created 2006-08-17 05:11:43 - Last used 2021-07-17 04:44:45 - Nominate - Description - http://btjunkie.org/search?q=%s

ud
Urban Dictionary
44702 uses - Created 2005-06-10 21:40:09 - Last used 2022-01-19 08:49:25 - Nominate - Description - http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=%s

go
SYNOPSIS g [keywords] EXAMPLE g YubNub Performs a Google search using the given keywords.
43860 uses - Created 2005-06-11 18:32:17 - Last used 2022-01-15 09:02:25 - Nominate - Description - http://www.google.com/search?q=%s

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