clipbrowse - Load a URL from the clipboard into your browser.
# ...copy something # (You might want to do a `clipjoin` if the URL text is
messy) $ clipbrowse
Remember that many browsers will usefully load things that don't
look like URL's. For example Firefox does a Google "I'm feeling
lucky" with non-URLs. This means you can have any text in your
clipboard and `clipbrowse`.
It saves a couple of seconds every time you run it. Chrome and Firefox, for
examples, automatically create a new tab and loads the page when you invoke it
from the command line. Already we've saved a Ctrl+T and a Shift+Insert. When
you consider the parallelizing (that your browser will be actively loading the
page while you're Alt+Tabbing to it), you've squeaked out a little more.
Maybe I'm just a freak, but I like shaving out wasted time like
The environment variable $BROWSER will override the
default launching command. If you have a %s in the
line, it will be replaced with the url. if not, the url will be appended at
The default is `chromium-browser "%s"` (Debian's Google
Chrome) If you still use Firefox, consider: `firefox -remote
Ryan King <firstname.lastname@example.org> =head1 COPYRIGHT
Copyright (c) 2010. Ryan King. All rights reserved.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
The following websites have more information about this module, and may be of
help to you. As always, in addition to those websites please use your favorite
search engine to discover more resources.
Please report any bugs or feature requests by email to
"bug-clipboard at rt.cpan.org", or through
the web interface at
<https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Report.html?Queue=Clipboard>. You will
be automatically notified of any progress on the request by the system.
The code is open to the world, and available for you to hack on. Please feel
free to browse it and play with it, or whatever. If you want to contribute
patches, please send me a diff or prod me to pull from your repository :)
A modern, open-source CPAN search engine, useful to view POD
in HTML format.
- RT: CPAN's Bug Tracker
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tracking system for CPAN.
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- CPAN Testers Dependencies
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of the test results of all dependencies for a distribution.
git clone git://github.com/shlomif/Clipboard.git
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When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a
patch to an existing test-file that illustrates the bug or desired
This software is copyright (c) 2021 by Ryan King <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.