Although some of this stuff is old, here are some funny easter eggs I bumped into over time.
Fire up a terminal and type the following, one command at a time:
junauza.com: We all know that Emacs stands for "Editor MACroS", but several creative people have given the feature-rich text editor some innovative and rather funny definitions. --Here are a few.
- The Wallbuntu Linux Distribution
- TomTom Buys Microsoft
- TurnKey Linux to relaunch as TurnKey Windows
- Open Source Casino To Fund Open Source Development
- Mythbuntu CableCARD Support
- Microsoft: “Windows 7 To Be 100% Open-Source”
- Twitter switch for Guardian, after 188 years of ink
- 10 best Google April Fool's jokes
- Flying hotels, 3D browsing, fake mergers, and more
- Ballmer makes it official - M$ re-enters corporate crime market
- Unlock Ubuntu’s Little April Fools Joke
- Reg Hardware's April Fool's Day round-up
archlinux.org: Recently the developers have been discussing the possibility of adding some additional optimizations to our i686 port to improve multimedia support. This would involve reducing the compatibility with older systems.
blogs.zdnet.com: Microsoft announced this morning it has signed an historic agreement with the Linux Foundation guaranteeing compatibility between Windows and Linux going forward.
daniweb.com: IBM CEO, Samuel Palmisano, announced at 12:01 am EDT that IBM has completed the purchase of Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds for $4.6 Billion in cash and stock.
google.com: For several years now a small research group has been working on some challenging problems in the areas of neural networking, natural language and autonomous problem-solving. Last fall this group achieved a significant breakthrough. Research group switches on world's first "artificial intelligence" tasked-array system.
tuxradar.com: Mark Shuttleworth, the Benevolent Dictator for Life of the popular Ubuntu Linux distro, has announced his plans to rewrite all of Gnome, X11 and the Linux kernel using the Mono platform.
Normally compiz (more precisely the cube module) shows each desktop on the surface of a cuboid. Since we don’t have several desktops during installation we decided to show the “wizard” steps on the cuboid.
infoworld.com: In a surprise announcement, Red Hat is looking into a move away from open source and making its flavor of Linux a proprietary OS. The shift, if undertaken, would be a tricky one that would delve into thorny legal issues of ownership within the open source community.
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- A career change for me.
- Goodluck Fabio and Welcome Daniel
- Microsoft Open Sources Windows
itwire.com: Internet users in Australia will have to take out licences from the next financial year else they will not be allowed to use the web, official sources told iTWire today.
blogs.pcworld.co.nz: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer today apologised for the shocking state of his company's key product.
itwire.com: In a shock announcement, Microsoft has today taken majority ownership of software house Novell. This immediately gives the Redmond giant control of Novell's intellectual property assets including the legal copyright over UNIX.
oooninja.com: Say April Fools' with five OpenOffice.org pranks. Open source has a sense of humor too!
aplawrence.com: Whatever your personality, whatever your social standing, there is a computer operating system that is just right for you.
linugadgetech.blogspot: I was looking today at the packaging of my new Sabrent 3.5" internal card reader and noticed something very interesting on the front of the box. Do you see what I see? That's right, it lists Windows Linux.
toolbox.com/blogs: These will either make you laugh or groan. They are original and come straight from my twisted mind.