fortune-mod

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Mar 7 21:30:19 PST 2007


Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
>> That's odd. Makes me question the usefulness of the tips.
> 
> Full file with tips attached. But OK, it already seems that the 
> consensus is to drop fortune and disable by defaut parts that use it.

I'm sorry I interjected. Personally, I don't care at all whether it goes 
into the book or not. I just assumed fortune would produce quips like 
the Texas one you showed earlier for the xfce tips, which doesn't seem 
very useful. (Of course, for my own system, I would take a funny and 
entertaining tips feature over a useful one any day.)

Then I realized it would be using a different source for text with the 
supplied command.

Sorry for the noise.

--
JH



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