bitly-cli: A command line tool to access URL shortener.

[ bsd3, deprecated, program, utils, web ] [ Propose Tags ]

This package provides a command line utility to shorten and expand URLs using service. To use this tool, an API key is required. Please find yours at

Configuration file (~/.bitly) format:

login = your_bit.ly_login
apikey = your_API_key

Usage examples:

$ echo "Text with an URL:" | bitly
Text with an URL:
$ bitly shorten
$ bitly expand
Versions [faq] 0.1, 0.1.1, 0.1.2
Dependencies base (>=3 && <5), Bitly (>=0.0.7), directory (>=1.0 && <1.2), filepath (>=1.1), regexpr (==0.5.*) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Maintainer Sergey Astanin <>
Category Web, Utils
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Uploaded by SergeyAstanin at Thu Dec 8 15:37:52 UTC 2011
Distributions NixOS:0.1.2
Executables bitly
Downloads 1660 total (48 in the last 30 days)
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