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A program which generates ASCII pictures of a cow with a message.

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How can I make cowsay to say server logging messages?

I'm doing my thesis with Node-red on Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi will run only node-red, so I thought of spicing things up a bit for the Raspberry Pi terminal. I'm already piping the Node-red ...
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How to pipe all bash terminal output through command [duplicate]

I would like to be able to pipe all bash terminal commands through a certain command (for no good reason other than to play a prank on someone). I just want to pipe the stdout of any executed command ...
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Custom motd in /etc/update-motd.d/20-fortune-cowsay only working partially

I have tried to create a custom motd on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I've found that there is a /etc/update-motd.d directory with a few files. I've seen the pattern of [00-99]-[name]So I've added my own file ...
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xcowsay: how to use animated gif

Didn't find anything on google about xcowsay images and the man page doesn't specify about image types. i noticed that /usr/share/xcowsay/ only has png files. I would like to use an animated gif file, ...
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getting cowsay to send one word at a time in putty

Hi just wondering how to get cowsay to read off one word at a time from a text file. I'm at ground zero right now, using putty and really need help.
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Getting following error while installing `cowsay` [duplicate]

I tried to install cowsay using the command: sudo apt-get install cowsay I received the following error message: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily ...
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How to get more than cows from cowsay

I have recently installed cowsay and am using it to amuse me by piping the output from fortune to it. And although this is great, I understand that you can get more than just cows with cowsay, and I ...