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wik is used to get information about anything on the shell using Wikipedia

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wik is a tool to view wikipedia pages from your terminal. It also let you search for any wikipedia up to date article on one query from your terminal.


  • Python3
  • beautifulsoup4



From Source
sudo pip3 install beautifulsoup4 flit_core
git clone
cd wik
sudo pip3 install .
sudo pip3 install wik


From Source
pip install beautifulsoup4 flit_core
git clone
cd wik
pip install .

Note: Windows users should have added python to there environment variable

pip install wik


Using wik is acutally really simple.

usage: wik [-h] [-s SEARCH] [-i INFO] [-q QUICK] [-l LANG] [-x]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -s SEARCH, --search SEARCH
                        Search any topic
  -i INFO, --info INFO  Get info on any topic
  -q QUICK, --quick QUICK
                        Get the summary on any topic
  -l LANG, --lang LANG  Get info in your native language (default english)
  -x, --rand            Get random Wikipedia article


$ wik -i Linux

carbon (6)

$ wik -q Linux

carbon (7)

$ wik -i Linux -l br



You can contribute to the project by opening a issue if you face any or making a pull requests, if you think you can fix somthing or make improvment on the code. If you have some ideas related to the project you can contact me.

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