[Gllug] Goggle

Amias Channer me at amias.org.uk
Wed Feb 18 17:56:50 UTC 2004

Hello Y'all ,

I just hacked up this little perl script and thought some of you might like it.

It gets an image by making a query to google , grabbing the first sane looking HTML
page and parseing it for <IMG> tags , then filters the images to remove obviously boring
ones (spacer.gif etc al) then sets it as your gnome background .
This is great fun if you use 'transparent' windows (i.e the ones that show your desktop
background)  with a darkish tint and stretch mode for the wallpaper.

It needs a google API key and few perl modules (which all install cleanly from CPAN).

And before anyone mentions blink , that was my inspiration.
Patches and suggestions welcome :)


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