Get Information from Wikipedia via DNS TXT Record Queries

A short screencast showing how to issue DNS TXT record queries to retrieve information from Wikipedia in a terminal on a Linux based operating system. Admittedly, not the most memorably but still a fun command. You can easily wrap it in a shell function to make it more usable.

Examples used in the video:

dig +short txt
dig +short txt

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