SoCLI is a free and open source Stack Overflow command line application for Linux, Windows and MacOS. Using SoCLI you can search and browse Stack Overflow website in your terminal application. It is written in python and released under BSD 3-Clause “New” or “Revised” License. It comes with interactive mode, open a page in the default web browser., search a specific most voted question, search question with tags and many more features.
How to Install SoCLI on Ubuntu
To install socli on your system, run below commands one by one. It will install pipx and socli on your system.
sudo apt install pipx
pipx install socli
After the successful installation of socli run below command.
The above command search the given query “ubuntu” through Stack Overflow and display the first most voted question.
To activate the interactive mode, run below command.
socli -iq ubuntu
This command will search the questions for the query “ubuntu” and list the results. Now enter the question number to select a question from the given result.
You can also use the tag like below command.
socli -t ubuntu -q linux
For the complete socli usage details run below command.