The linux terminal is very powerful and comprehensive. You could spend days exploring all the commands and functions and you still not may find these funny little things.
Entering the command
will play Star Wars, A New Hope. All done in text!
All image credit goes to william @ Linoxide
Why not have your computer give you your fortune?
Install the fortune command by entering
sudo apt-get install fortune
for your fortune!
Using the ‘Yes’ command will continuously enter whatever you chose. Just entering Yes will enter ‘y’.
You can do whatever you like!
Pressing CTRL+c will stop this.
What programmer doesn’t wish they coud read and write code like in the matrix?
Install it with
sudo apt-get install cmatrix
and run it with
Use CTRL+c to the exit the matrix.
Start a fire in your teminal by entering
Press any key to put out the fire.
Enter the Command
to view the built in calendar.
After hitting enter, you can type anything you wish, hit enter, and watch it become reversed.
CTRL+d will stop everything from being reversed.
Cowsay will turn text into happy ASCII cows.