[CALUG] Google search

Peter Yasuda tigger at his.com
Thu Oct 6 13:23:20 CDT 2005

Sounds like you want wget and a little scripting. Use wget to pull all the 
stories, then use a word search script to delete the ones you don't want, 
or some such.


On Thu, 6 Oct 2005, Rajiv Vyas wrote:

> Is there a program or a way that I could go to
> news.Google.com<http://news.google.com/>on a daily basis and search
> for some keywords and tell me how many stories
> are there and dump it into a text file?
> I am working on a project is to find out what kind of traction "Open
> Source", GPL and GNU/Linux are getting in the media, which countries are
> taking the initiative and which distributions are becoming popular in the
> mainstream.
> Right now, I do it manually and put down the results in Gnumeric. That's
> real cumbersome and takes close to 15 minutes a day since I do more than 20
> searches.
> Thanks,
> Rajiv
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