Linux Easter Egg - Apt-Get and Super Cow Powers

1. Type apt-get help. If the egg is present one, there will be a line "This APT has Super Cow Powers."
2. Type apt-get moo and you will see a picture of a cow drawn in ascii and message "have you mooed today?"

You do not need root permissions to do this- just log in as a normal user.

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Contributed By: Pihti on 09-04-2002
Reviewed By: Webmaster
Special Requirements: Apt-get is installed on your linux (in general, debian linux)
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.... super cow powers on Ubuntu 7.10
...."Have you mooed today?"... super cow powers on Ubuntu 7.10

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Comments

Johan writes:
Actually, this is more related to aptitude. Try these commands, one line at a time: aptitude moo aptitude -v moo aptitude -vv moo aptitude -vvv moo aptitude -vvvv moo aptitude -vvvvv moo aptitude -vvvvvv moo
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koira writes:
"apt-build" has super-cow powers as well.
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KO writes:
It worked : after the first command I got a whole list of commands, and the last thing i got was : This APT has Super Cow Powers. Then I typed the other command : This APT has Super Cow Powers. knoppix@ttyp0[knoppix]$ apt-get moo (__) (oo) /------\/ / | || * /\---/\ ~~ ~~ ...."Have you mooed today?"...
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xavierp writes:
This works in Red Hat 9 with apt4rpm installed
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Zider writes:
It seems to be inspired by Final fantasy XI, where there is something called "Super kupowers".
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