Tag Archives: Google

Enable Flash support in Google Chrome for Linux

If you want to have Flash support in Google Crome, the Linux version, you can enable it like this:Make a plugins directory in the Google Chrome folder sudo mkdir /opt/google/chrome/pluginscd to it cd /opt/google/chrome/pluginsmake a link from Firefox’s Flash Player plugin into the newly created folder sudo ln -s ~/.mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so Now launch the browser with… Read More »

Search Google.com from the Linux command line

You can search Google.com from the Linux command line without using a CLI web browser like lynx or Elinks. All you need is the curl and html2text packages installed. Then you issue the following command: curl -A Mozilla http://www.google.com/search?q=Linux |html2text -width 80 where you can replace Linux with another keyword of your choice. The results… Read More »