Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Figlet and Toilet

figlet display large characters made up of ordinary screen characters.

toilet display large colourful characters

Although, the command names; figlet and toilet looks meaning less (or misleading), they are short form for Frank, Ian and Glen’s letters and The Other Implementation’s letters, respectively.


Monday, November 23, 2009


Cowsay generates an ASCII picture of a cow saying  something  provided by  the  user.   If  run with no arguments, it accepts standard input, word-wraps the message given at about 40 columns, and prints  the  cow saying the given message on standard output.

Best way to use cow is to redirect its output to wall. And I am not talking about cowshit. 


Man page for the fortune says

fortune - print a random, hopefully interesting, adage

Interesting! Isn't it?

Apt-get moo

apt-get is packages handling utility for Debian based system. Although, its very powerful tool for installing/reinstalling/removing Linux applications, one of its subcommand is complete useless. 

But, Its funny! Isn't It?