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How would you describe a linux geek father?

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Maybe this short clip could be the best answer:

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August 21, 2009 at 8:19 am

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I thought Linus was from Finland …

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October 9, 2008 at 9:28 am

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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August 29, 2008 at 6:49 am

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apt-get … wife?!

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Linux can do all most anything for you. Here is the proof (found on www.lessaid.net) :


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May 26, 2008 at 8:05 am

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Amazing ASCII art

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I installed the BB (sudo apt-get install) bb package on my system. I read that it was an ASCII art demo, so I said to myself “Interesting, I should have a look”. And I did. Well, it’s amazing what those guys did using ASCII software library. Here are some screenshots about what this demo is about:plasma ascii art


zebra ascii art

By the way, did you know that you can play movie in ASCII with regular media players like VLC and MPlayer? If you want more information about the subject, check this post on ubuntu forums.

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April 1, 2008 at 4:59 pm

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