Fun linux console programs


The cmatrix and sl programs will add a bit of fun to your Linux shell.

cmatrix

The Matrix has you:

cmatrix

Installation:

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sudo apt install cmatrix

Running

To start cmatrix just run:

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cmatrix

Type q or Ctrl+C to exit.

Adjustments can be made by passing additional parameters. For a complete list run:

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cmatrix -h

For example:

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cmatrix -C yellow

turns the output yellow.

sl

For those times when you mistype ls instead of seeing sl: command not found or similar why not display something a little more extravagant:

sl

sl instead standing for steam locomotive.

Installation

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sudo apt install sl

Running

To run just mistype ls

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sl

Some custom options:

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sl -F   # the steam train flies
sl -l   # show a little one
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