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    Command Line Humor


    The "whatis" command has its limits. You can't ask it: What is hot chocolate?
    But you can ask it more computercentric questions like:

    "whatis firefox"

    It will respond, "a web browzer".

    And one could ask, "whatis seamonkey".

    And it will respond, "a web suite with mail services", or something like that.

    So I then asked it, "whatis linux". But it replied, "nothing appropriate".

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    What's yellow and deadly? A canary with su privileges.

    Talking to your computer is the first sign of madness.
    I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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    First Sign of Madness... what.. damn... I once made a program with Voice Reconising and it could speak back.
    So when I said "Hello Computer" or "Power Down My Friend" it replyed on it.


    Oh, and friend
    i LOVE THE JOKE ^^
    its a good one you should submit it to the GNU-Joke Archive.
    They have a lot of Bash Jokes.
    eg.
    Code:
    % sleep with me
    bad character
    or
    Code:
    $ drink <bottle; opener
    bottle: cannot open
    opener: not found
    Check:
    Unix Error Messages - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
    Laugh along with GNU - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
    Tasks to do for www.gnu.org - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)

    ^^
    New Users, please read this..
    Google first, then ask..

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    Long read, but very funny:
    Know your system administrator
    Can't tell an OS by it's GUI

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    Graham - You'd better Use Linux!

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    ahah, i like that, i like that alot ^

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    From the same author as Oxygen's post (xkcd)

    This absolutely blows me away just thinking about it. It's not really command line humor, but it's command line configuration file editing humor.




    Upside-Down-Ternet
    Source


    My neighbours are stealing my wireless internet access. I could encrypt it or alternately I could have fun.


    (...)


    Then their Internet looks like this!
    Can't tell an OS by it's GUI

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    That's epic... I love you!
    Graham - You'd better Use Linux!

    I'm registerd Linux user #397030. What about you?

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    Well my neibour accualy did go over my WiFi (that I didnt encrypt since it was a HoneyPot)
    So, he connected. Got on MSN.
    And, I had a nice evening reading MSN Convos
    (Bit Childish but it was really fun to read what he had to say)
    New Users, please read this..
    Google first, then ask..

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    I really wish I knew how do to that sort of stuff...
    Graham - You'd better Use Linux!

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