20 Funny Commands of Linux or Linux is Fun in Terminal

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Avishek Kumar

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114 Responses

  1. Larry says:

    Pretty cool stuff

  2. OldMan says:

    For extra fun with fortune and cowsay:
    sudo apt-get install lolcat
    fortune | cowsay | lolcat

  3. Sam says:

    while true; do stuff; sleep 1; done

    could be:

    watch -n 1 -t stuff

  4. Awesome article. Combining the `fortune’ and the `cowsay’ is really cool.

    • Avishek Kumar says:

      Thanks for the feedback @agnibho Mondal,
      Happy to know you found the post helpful.
      Keep connected for more such posts.

  5. Charlie Clarke says:

    This article is so awesome. These things are fun! thanks

  6. Dhaval Simaria says:

    Amazing post!!! Knowledgeable yet funny

    • Avishek Kumar says:

      Thanks for your feedback @Dhaval Simaria,
      Good to know you found it knowledgeable and funny.
      Keep connected for more such posts.

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  9. LoKii says:

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  10. artem says:

    Fancy meta tags radio stream output

    #$ ogg123 http://ai-radio.org
    #$ wget -qO- http://ai-radio.org/128.opus | opusdec – – | aplay -qfdat
    #$ curl -sLN http://ai-radio.org/128.opus | opusdec – – | aplay -qfdat

    example output


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