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One of the great strengths of Linux is the whole raft of weird and wonderful open source utilities. That strength does not simply derive from the functionality they offer, but from the synergy generated by using them together, sometimes in conjunction with applications.

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Puppy Linux
Puppy Linux boots into a 48 - 54M ramdisk, from a USB keychain disk drive, Compact Flash, Hard Drive, Zip Drive, Floppy, Network/Thin Client, CD-ROM or Mini-CD. No more distributions that only support a single boot media, puppy boots from 'em all. Read more

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  • Fortune Osho
    Fortune Osho provides quotes from the spiritual guru Osho.
  • Fortune World
    Fortune World consists of 4 small programs. The first is a utility for converting fortune files to MySQL databases. The second one is a TCP server which runs on port 7799 and returns a random fortune from a MySQL database. The third one is a PHP script that can read from both a MySQL database and the server. The last one is a Unix command line client.
  • fortune-discworld
    fortune-discworld is a collection of quotes from the "Discworld" novels by Terry Pratchett.
  • fortune-hitchhiker
    fortune-hitchhiker is a collection of quotes from Douglas Adams' famous "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" for use with the fortune program.
  • fortune-mod-calvin
    fortune-mod-calvin is a compilation of quotes from Bill Watterson's fantastic "Calvin and Hobbes" Comic Books.
  • fortune-mod-oneliners
    fortune-mod-oneliners provides lots of randomly chosen oneliners that can be quite funny.
  • fortune-mod-powerpuff
    fortune-mod-powerpuff is a compilation of quotes from the Cartoon Network series "Power Puff Girls". The quotes have been compiled from various sources on the Web.
  • fortune-mod-southpark
    fortune-mod-southpark is a whole set of quotes from "South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut".
  • FortunesFlashrider
    FortunesFlashrider is a set of German fortunes which contains ProLinux fortunes, OpenPresse fortunes, and funny signatures and posts from the German Linux forum.
  • gfortune
    gfortune is a replacement for the traditional Berkeley fortune program.
  • gFortune
    gFortune is a very small GNOME GUI for the traditional fortune program for displaying fortune cookies.
  • kernelcookies
    kernelcookies is a cookie-file for fortune, containing some of the more obscure Kernel-Messages (like "lp1 on fire").
  • KFortune
    KFortune shows a 'fortune' every time the program is run. It's written in C++ using Qt/Kde.
  • Kuote
    Kuote is an applet for the KDE panel, inspired by Gnome's Wanda the Fish. It displays an animated character (a fish by default), which pops up quotes generated by the fortune(6) program when clicked .
  • Popup Fortune
    Popup Fortune is a python application which takes over your root window and displays on it output of the 'fortune' program in boxes (or whatever program you specify).
  • SmartBee
    SmartBee is a fortune cookie program which contains more than one hundred thousands different cookies. Everything from Murphy's laws, Devil's Dictionary, myths, jokes, computer mimics, facts, stories, Hacker Jargon File, Deep Thoughts and not to forget - quotes from famous people.



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