10 More Funny and/or Useless Linux Commands

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Not so long ago, in a very, very close galaxy, I gave a top ten of the most funny and/or useless Linux commands — a collection of various (in)utilities that a lot of you commented on, proposing some additional commands, or explaining their function. Some of these comments were in fact very interesting and I think that the list should be updated, taking them into account. I therefore present another top ten list of the most funny and/or useless commands, including your opinions and just a little bit of mine, so that we have a list that goes to ten. Watch out though, because some of the commands listed here will not work by default and may require the installation of an extra package.

1. sl

Thanks to Asdasd, I discovered “sl”. An incredibly useless but very necessary program that just shows a train in ASCII art going through your terminal. Maybe one of the most appealing commands of this top ten.

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