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Funniest Linux shell commands

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When I found these funniest Linux/Unix shell commands, I just had to share them. Here are my favourites:

% sleep with me
bad character
% If I had a ( for every $ the Congress spent, what would I have?
Too many ('s.
% ^How did the sex change operation go?^
Modifier failed.
% !:say, what is saccharine?
Bad substitute.

What’s your favourite?

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Written by nongeekboy

August 29, 2008 at 6:49 am

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  1. cat “food in cans”
    cat: can’t open

    Binny V A

    September 1, 2008 at 6:14 pm

  2. Those are great phrases to put on a t-shirt! ;)
    like this one:

    Good idea, thanks!


    September 2, 2008 at 8:37 am

  3. I think I’ll ‘sacrifice’ a t-shirt :). But I wonder how many of those who will read it, will really understand what is all this phrase about?


    September 2, 2008 at 5:30 pm

  4. You use t-shirt like that on events about linux and free software, there are a lot of nerds/geeks that will understand. :)


    September 2, 2008 at 9:11 pm

  5. Lol I found those so funny I had to post them on my fourm I hope that you don’t mind http://www.forums4hardware.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=103

    There very funny


    September 4, 2008 at 7:29 am

  6. Not at all, Lance.


    September 4, 2008 at 7:44 am

  7. jizm.

    jonny rocket

    September 16, 2009 at 3:00 am

  8. $ man woman
    No manual entry for woman


    February 6, 2012 at 8:55 pm

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