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PROGRAM:

NAME


wikipedia2text — displays Wikipedia entries on the command line

SYNOPSIS


wikipedia2text [-BCnNoOpPsSuU] [-b prog] [ {-c | -i | -I } patt] [-l lang] [-W
base-url] Query

wikipedia2text -o [-b prog] [-l lang] Query

wikipedia2text [-h]

wikipedia2text -v

wikipedia2text -r

DESCRIPTION


This manual page documents briefly the wikipedia2text command.

wikipedia2text fetches and renders Wikipedia articles using a text-mode web-browser
(currently recognises elinks, links2, links, lynx and w3m) and display the text of the
article on STDOUT respectively in a pager.

OPTIONS


The program recognizes the following command line options:

-b prog Use program prog as browser.

-B Do not use browser configured via configuration file or environment.

-c patt, -I patt
Colorize case-sensitive pattern patt in output.

-C, -N Colorize output.

-h Show help and a summary of options.

-i patt Colorize case-insensitive pattern patt in output.

-l lang use Wikipedia in language lang. See the Wikipedia Languages entry elsewhere in
this document.

-n Do not colorize output.

-o Open the Wikipedia page in the browser.

-O Do not open the Wikipedia page in the browser.

-p Use a pager (set by default).

-P Don't use a pager.

-r Display a random Wikipedia article.

-s Display only the summary of the Wikipedia article.

-S Display the full content of the Wikipedia article and not only the summary.

-u Just print the URL of the Wikipedia page and exit.

-U Display the full content of the Wikipedia article and not only print the URL of
the page.

-v Show version number.

-W base-url
use base-url as base URL for wikipedia (e.g. use a different wiki), querying
this URL will happen by appending the search term.

ENVIRONMENT


The following environment variables are recognized:

ABROWSER Browser to use as default instead of to found or configured web browser.

IGNCASE Default value for case-sensitivity of colorizing the output. Can be set to
"true" or "false".

LOCAL Default value for language in which Wikipedia should be used. See the Wikipedia
Languages entry elsewhere in this document.

OUTPUTURL Determines, if wikipedia2text should display only the URL of the Wikipedia
article by default. Can be set to "true" or "false".

PAGER Default value for pager to use. Can also be set to "true", in which case,
wikipedia2text tries to figure out the appropriate pager, or "false", which
means not to use a pager at all.

SHORT Determines, if wikipedia2text should display only the summary of the Wikipedia
article by default. Can be set to "true" or "false".

USEBROWSER
Determines, if wikipedia2text should open the Wikipedia page via openurl in the
globally set default browser, i.e. Firefox or Konqueror, by default. Can be set
to "true" or "false".

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