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I am looking for Horoscope or Astrology software in ubuntu especially for 9.04 or 10.04 version.

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Is your question about astrology software or is it about upgrading? Please only ask one question at a time. – Martin Owens -doctormo- Nov 15 '10 at 11:51
Not to be that guy, but I want to make sure you're aware that Astrology has absolutely no scientific backing. It's not my business what you do on your own time, but I hope that you are under no delusions that it's a real science. – Matthew Pirocchi Nov 15 '10 at 18:39
@user6106 I have removed the second question regarding how to upgrade your system. Please Ask that in another question. – Marco Ceppi Nov 17 '10 at 0:45

I just wrote this... Seems like it would be as good as anything else.

if [ $[`expr '(' $RANDOM '*' 2 / 32767 ')'`] -eq 1 ]; then echo "Today will be awesome"; else echo "Back to bed, today will suck"; fi
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+1 @oli That's a fantastic implementation. I've actually been able to make it more useful for me -- I hope you don't mind my fork -- by piping all the output to /dev/null. – belacqua Feb 6 '11 at 22:32
This should work with any version of Ubuntu. I just tested it on 12.04 and it works like a charm! – Christopher Kyle Horton Jan 13 '12 at 5:21

Add wanda the fish to your gnome-panel, it gives fortunes. If you follow what it tells you, then it works for sure.

Here is a screenshot of the applet in the panel applets list:

And one of the fish telling you your unfortunate future D: (oh no!)

please remember, wanda is a fish... be careful trusting her too much.

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Check this

This is a screenlet that displays today's forecast from You can configure it to show your zodiac in the screenlet.

Hope this helps.

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Any horoscope/astrology app is only as good as its input. So you won't find much, there could be something that reads it data back from sites like

As for your upgrade question, you should upgrade to 9.10 and then to 10.04. The Update Manager (System > Administration > Upgrade Manager) will ask you to upgrade. If it doesn't you might need to update the Software Sources (System > Administration > Software Sources) to warn you about new release. In the Updates tab change the new distribution releases.

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Here is a tutorial to upgrade from 9.04 to 10.04:

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The question that was merged here, he was asking how to upgrade from 9.04 to 10.10. – Joshua White Nov 17 '10 at 13:30

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