March 14, 2014

20 amusing Linux commands to have fun with the terminal

The linux terminal is not always dull and boring. There are commands to make it do some funny acts to entertain the user.
Here is a small collection of such commands.
1. Cowsay
Install cowsay with apt.
$ sudo apt-get install cowsay
Cowsay is a talking cow that will speak out anything you want it to.
$ cowsay "Hi, How are you"
_________________
< Hi, How are you >
-----------------
\ ^__^
\ (oo)\_______
(__)\ )\/\
||----w |
|| ||
Don't like cows ? No problem there are other animals in the cow zoo. To find out how many, use the l option to get a list
$ cowsay -l
Cow files in /usr/share/cowsay/cows:
apt beavis.zen bong bud-frogs bunny calvin cheese cock cower daemon default
dragon dragon-and-cow duck elephant elephant-in-snake eyes flaming-sheep
ghostbusters gnu head-in hellokitty kiss kitty...

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