Get the latest version of shorlfilter as a tarball (v0.5, released 9/7/03).

Shorlfilter is a text filter to shorten long URLs using an online redirection database.

Shorlfilter takes all HTTP links in input text longer than a specified length and converts them to short links through the online shorl database. It is particularly handy for email, and can be used as a vim or mutt macro.

See for more information.

shorlfilter is listed on

You can download shorlfilter as a Debian package, or add the following line to your /etc/apt/sources.list to use apt-get to install shorlfilter:

 deb unstable main deb-src unstable main 

You can take a look at shorlfilter, the main script, with nice highlighting, also see the changelog.

1 comment

  1. sexy Jan 28

    das kann doch alles nicht wahr scein, oder

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