20 Funny Commands of Linux or Linux is Fun in Terminal

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155 Responses

  1. Jonathan says:

    Im using Ubuntu and it says url: command not found when i try the URL command.

  2. Amit Karnik says:

    Still getting:

    No package cmatrix available.
    Error: Nothing to do
    -bash: parse_git_branch: command not found

    • Ravi Saive says:

      @Amit,

      The command cmatrix not included in the default repositories, you have to enable EPEL repository to install it.

      # yum install epel-release
      # yum install cmatrix
      
  3. Pablo says:

    Thanks ! this worked perfect !

    # wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
    # ls *.rpm
    

    To install epel-release-7-5.noarch.rpm, type:

    $ sudo yum install epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
    
  4. Pablo says:

    Great Article, Even so I tried to install them all, i just have

    [root@server01 ~]# yum install cowsay
    Loaded plugins: langpacks, product-id, search-disabled-repos, subscription-manager
    No package cowsay available.
    Error: Nothing to do
    
    [root@server01 ~]# cowsay I Love nix
    bash: cowsay: command not found...
    
    [root@server01 ~]# fortune | cowsay
    bash: cowsay: command not found...
    bash: fortune: command not found...
    
    [root@server01 ~]# yum install xcowsay
    Loaded plugins: langpacks, product-id, search-disabled-repos, subscription-manager
    No package xcowsay available.
    Error: Nothing to do
    
    [root@server01 ~]# yum install cowthink
    Loaded plugins: langpacks, product-id, search-disabled-repos, subscription-manager
    No package cowthink available.
    

    So I have incorrect registration or repo?

    • Ravi Saive says:

      @Pablo,

      You need to enable EPEL Repository on the system, in order to install these funny commands in Linux.

      # yum install epel-release
      # yum install cowsay
      

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