5 Cool Linux/Open Source Easter Eggs. 02/25/08
Just a quick post. Short but fun. Promise!
I was playing around with some of the applications on my Ubuntu desktop over lunch… and trying easter eggs that I’ve been emailed over time. There were quite a few, but these are the ones that I thought were the best. They should work on most flavours of Linux, I’d think.
Here are some of the best (in no particular order).
1) Cow Power!
In a terminal, type:
And you’ll see this:
2) Ubuntu Fish.
Using Gnome? Try this…
Press alt+f2 and type
free the fish
see what happens…
(killall gnome-panel removes it). UPDATE: One of our readers (James) rightly pointed out in the comments below that we don’t have to kill the panel, simply right click on the fish and it’ll swim away. – Thanks!
3) Use the Force.
Using Open Office Calc, in a cell of the new document, type:
4) Team Photo
Using Open Office Writer, type:
Then press f3 and see what happens.
5) The Book of Mozilla
Upen Firefox and type this in the address bar:
You’ll need to know this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mammon
and this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_book_of_mozilla
My favourite? Star Wars!