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Automated script to fetch current and daily BSNL network usage and show it on your MacOS menu bar
#!/usr/bin/env bash
curl 'https://redirect1.bbportal.bsnl.co.in/portal/fetchUserQuotaPM.do' \
-H 'User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_15_7) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/99.0.4844.84 Safari/537.36' \
--data-raw \
'actionName=manual&_search=false&rows=4&page=1&sidx=&sord=asc' \
--silent | /usr/local/bin/jq --raw-output '.rows[0] | "\(.totalUsage)\n---\nToday \(.dailyTotalUsage)"'
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gautamkrishnar commented Apr 13, 2022

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How to use

  1. Open your terminal
  2. Install brew if it is not installed: https://brew.sh/
  3. Install jq by running the following command
brew install jq
  1. Download and install https://xbarapp.com/
  2. Open Xbar
  3. Click on Xbar on your menu bar and select Open Plugin Folder option
  4. Create a file named bsnl_usage-5m-sh in that folder with the above contents
  5. Click on xbar again and select "Refresh all" option

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