bti-shrink-urls man page

bti-shrink-urls — convert URLs to a shorter form using a web service

Synopsis

bti [--escaped] [--help] [URL]

Description

bti-shrink-urls converts URLs to a shorter form using a web service.

Currently http://2tu.us/ (default) and http://bit.ly / http://j.mp are supported.

Options

--escaped
Don´t escape special characters in the URL any more, they are already percent encoded.
--help
Print help text.

URL

Specify the URL to be converted. If no URL is given bti-shrink-urls waits for input on stdin.

Configuration

bti-shrink-urls is configured by setting some values in ~/.bti:

shrink_host

Possible values: 2tu.us (default), bit.ly, j.mp

shrink_bitly_login

API login for bit.ly, j.mp, required if shrink_host is set to bit.ly or j.mp. See https://code.google.com/p/bitly-api/wik…

shrink_bitly_key

API key for bit.ly, j.mp, required if shrink_host is set to bit.ly or j.mp. See https://code.google.com/p/bitly-api/wik…

Author

Written by Bart Trojanowski bart@jukie.net.

Info

March 2009 bti-shrink-urls bti-shrink-urls