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I just saw the movie The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and there is a scene where a person searches google search in a command-line using basic scripting something akin to bash. What tool can possibly achieve this?

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boolify.org doesn't do exactly this, but I still find it to be very useful. –  Anderson Green Sep 26 '12 at 1:42
    
Possible duplicate: superuser.com/questions/459379/… –  Anderson Green Sep 26 '12 at 1:43

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I don't think this can be done - Google read's the parameters (the search query) as a string only - it can't read and execute a script; this would potentially be a security issue.

The only way you could do this I guess would be to use the regex to create the string or, upon each regex pattern, query Google, scan the results and then continue or re-scan etc! This could result in too much traffic to Google and I would assume they'll ban your IP (or grey list or similar).

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