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[How to] Quickly Google Command Line Errors From The Terminal

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How many times have you needed to Google an error the Terminal has spat out at you? For me it’s lots.

‘Search on Google’ is a small Terminal hack that lets you Google Terminal errors quickly with a right click > Search with Google.

Installation instructions for this Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 supported tweak can be found @