Goosh is an interface to Google, which looks like a Unix shell. It is based the Google API and provide Google Search in a browser. Here’s how it looks like:

You can also type help to get a list of all different commands available (new commands get added regularly). Until now it supports:

  • google web search
  • google news search
  • google blog search
  • read feed of url
  • google feed search
  • google maps search
  • google translation
  • google image search
  • google video search
  • wikipedia search
  • search in a specific website
  • evaluate a mathematical expression
  • read & write mail in gmail

Of course this is not a real shell but it does provide a lot of functionality, it’s pretty cool and kind of geeky 🙂

The project is even open source and can be visited at

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