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CLI-search is a search engine right inside your terminal.

This simple CLI application is for those times when you want to search something up on the internet but you don't want to open up a browser just for that. Now, you can easily query anything and get a pretty response right in your terminal.


Ensure you have node installed on your machine before installation. The installation is straight forward:

$ npm i -g cli-search


To use the application, simply use the command below:

$ clis -q 'Insert your query here'

Example queries

$ clis -q npm

⠇ Getting Results 
 National Palace Museum The National Palace Museum, located in Taipei and Taibao, Taiwan, has a permanent collection of... 
 National Postal Museum The National Postal Museum, located opposite Union Station in Washington, D.C., United States... 
 New Public Management An approach to running public service organizations that is used in government and public service... 
 NPM/CNP A Belgian non-listed holding company. 
 Nils Petter Molvær A Norwegian jazz trumpeter, composer, and record producer. 
 npm (software) A package manager for the JavaScript programming language. 
$ clis -q "barack Obama"
⠴ Getting Results

 Barack Obama 
 Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017. The first African American to assume the presidency, he was previously the junior United States Senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008. Before that, he served in the Illinois State Senate from 1997 until 2004.

 Related Topics: 
 Barack Obama Category 
 Social policy of Barack Obama 
 DREAM Act - The DREAM Act is an American legislative proposal for a multi-phase process for qualifying alien minors in the United States that would first grant conditional residency and, upon meeting further qualifications, permanent residency. 
 Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 - The Immigration Reform and Control Act, also known as the Simpson–Mazzoli Act or the Reagan Amnesty, signed into law by Ronald Reagan on November 6, 1986, is an Act of Congress which reformed United States immigration law. The Act. 
 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 - The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, also known as the "payroll tax cut", was an Act of the United States Congress. The bill was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on February 17, 2012 by a vote of 293‑132, and by the Senate by a vote of 60‑36 on the same day. 
 Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009 - The Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009, or FERA, is a public law in the United States enacted in 2009. The law enhanced criminal enforcement of federal fraud laws, especially regarding financial institutions, mortgage fraud, and securities fraud or commodities fraud. 
 National Broadband Plan (United States) - Connecting America: The National Broadband Plan is a Federal Communications Commission plan to improve Internet access in the United States. The FCC was directed to create the plan by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and unveiled its plan on March 16, 2010. 
 Democratic Party Presidents of the United States 
 21st-century scholars 
 Obama family 
 African-American United States Senators 
 Democratic Party (United States) presidential nominees 
 20th-century scholars 
 University of Chicago Law School faculty 
 African-American United States presidential candidates 
 Presidents of the United States 
 Politicians from Honolulu 
 United States Senators from Illinois 
 African-American people in Illinois politics 
 American community activists 
 Nobel Peace Prize laureates 
 African-American feminists 
 Punahou School alumni 
 Occidental College alumni 
 African-American non-fiction writers 
 American civil rights lawyers 
 American Protestants 
 Male feminists 
 American Nobel laureates 
 American feminist writers 
 Illinois State Senators 
 Illinois lawyers 
$ clis -q "who killed captain Alex?"
⠙ Getting Results

Who Killed Captain Alex? 
Who Killed Captain Alex? is a 2010 Ugandan action-comedy film directed and produced by Nabwana IGG, in Wakaliwood, an ultra low-budget studio in Kampala, Uganda. It has gained viral notoriety for being a no-budget action film, produced on a reported budget of under $200. A trailer for the film was uploaded to YouTube in January 2010, and has been viewed over 2.2 million times as of May 2018. The original version of the film was lost due to power outages and "strained conditions", while the surviving version of Who Killed Captain Alex? released online includes an English "Video Joker" commentary that adds in running gags about the characters.

Related Topics: 
Wakaliwood - Wakaliwood is a nickname for the film industry developing in Wakaliga, a slum in Uganda's capital Kampala. Its main director is Nabwana Isaac Godfrey Geoffrey, who has been called Uganda's Tarantino, after the gratuitous violence in his films. 
Cinema of Uganda - The emerging film industry in Uganda is known as Ugawood or sometimes Kinauganda by the locals. The 2005 production Feelings Struggle directed by Ashraf Ssemwogerere is credited with being the first Ugawood film.'s_Resistance_Army_insurgency 
Lord's Resistance Army insurgency - The Lord's Resistance Army insurgency is an ongoing guerrilla campaign waged by the Lord's Resistance Army insurgent group since 1987. Currently, there is low-level LRA activity in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic. 
Ugandan Bush War - The Ugandan Bush War, also known as the Luwero War, the Ugandan civil war or the Resistance War, was a civil war fought in Uganda between the Uganda National Liberation Army and the National Resistance Army from 1981 to 1986. 
Films set in Uganda 
Ugandan films 
Films shot in Uganda 
Action comedy films 
2010s war films 
$ clis -q buzzinga
✖ Oops, No result found for your query!


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