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How to have some fun using the terminal.

Linux fun-o-matic

How to have some fun using the terminal.

  1. Install cowsay [0] via : sudo apt-get install cowsay
  2. Install fortune [1] via : sudo apt-get install fortune
  3. Make sure you have Ruby installed via : ruby -v
  4. Install the lolcat [2] via : gem gem install lolcat
  5. Profit!
$ fortune | cowsay | lolcat
$ git log -1 | cowsay -f dragon-and-cow | lolcat

lolcat preview

OSX users can have fun too

  1. Make sure you have HomeBrew [3] installed via: brew -v
  2. Install cowsay [0] via : brew install cowsay
  3. Install fortune [1] via : brew install fortune
  4. Make sure you have Ruby installed via : ruby -v
  5. Install the lolcat [2] via : gem gem install lolcat
  6. Profit!
@cvrabie
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cvrabie commented Sep 19, 2013

You should let OSX users have fun too :) You can pull from fork: https://gist.github.com/cvrabie/6623140

@marianposaceanu
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marianposaceanu commented Oct 3, 2013

Aaand updated :-)

@slayernyte
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slayernyte commented Jan 17, 2015

fortune -s computers | cowsay -f dragon | lolcat

@AgustinLado
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AgustinLado commented Jun 29, 2015

As a Python developer I thought it'd be funny for it to chant the Zen of Python instead of the fortune output. It got a bit complicated because I wanted it to be writable in a single line, but here it is for anyone that might like it!
https://gist.github.com/AgustinLado/4fd1355bf5b8edae2261

@je3f0o
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je3f0o commented Feb 15, 2017

Nice I just wanna some fun too :D thank you.

@ical10
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ical10 commented Jul 12, 2017

LOL this is fun xD

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ghost commented Feb 26, 2018

awsome

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