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Navigating OpenStreetMap in the command line terminal is just beautiful

I have previously written about How to create those evil hacker virus voices from the 90s and how to Generate beautiful background sci-fi space noise in linux command line. Recently I discovered a telnet connection to OpenStreetMap in the terminal, just using keys ⌨️ to navigate and zoom. So, open your terminal and run the […]

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Type the Vulcan salute anywhere in Linux

Type the Vulcan salute (made famous by Spock) anywhere in Linux like this: ctrl + shift + u followed by 1f596 + spacebar 🖖 (or any unicode symbol) 🚀 1f680 is cool too 😉 For those in Microsoft Windows, there is hope. Only some programs like outlook and word are supported, but not browsers. I […]

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Generate beautiful background sci-fi space noise in linux command line

Here is a couple of examples of how you can generate beautiful background sounds directly in linux command line with the play command (install the vox package in your linux distribution). Sound in space (sure, lets image that would work) play -n -c1 synth whitenoise lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 gain […]

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Learn to navigate the linux command line with Terminus – the game

Terminus is what you think it is, a game with a purpose of teaching you to use the command line in linux or unix. The command line is the advanced interface that allows you to do a whole lot of work without the need for graphical interface widgets, like windows, buttons and the like. Lots […]

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Terminal game: Drive a car on the moon with moon-buggy

Not that many games on the command line are there? Well, here is one for you, moon-buggy. I could have included a fancy cover art, like commodore games in 80s and computer games in the 90s had a very graphical cover and then the game itself hadn’t that impressive graphics. Command line games are also […]