7 Fun Linux Commands

Linux is funny and humorous. You do not believe? So check out funny commands in Linux. You will of course use these commands.

Funny commands in Linux

  • Finger:

    This command matches parts of human organs. However, this command actually displays information related to users.

[[email protected] ~]# finger mann
Login: mann                             Name:
Directory: /home/mann                   Shell: /bin/bash
Last login Tue Jul  4 12:25 (EDT) on pts/2
No mail.
No Plan.
[[email protected] ~]#

  • Touch

With the touch command you may be able to create an empty file. Nothing, but in the human world it means being in touch ;-). For more information on the touch command, see our article 9 Useful Linux Touch Command Examples.

[[email protected] ~]# touch file.txt
[[email protected] ~]# ls -al file.txt
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 0 Jul  5 01:50 file.txt
[[email protected] ~]#

  • Strip

Strip, another command in Linux is used to strip all characters from object files. In real life, designed to remove coatings !!!!

  • Sleep

This command actually allows you to pause for the seconds specified after the command until further execution. No need to explain that this is an average dream for a lazy person !!!!

  • dog

In the first place, although this command looks like the name of an animal, however in the world of Linux (Ubuntu) and its useful commands used for “Distributed storage systems”.

  • cat

After the dog, Linux can eliminate having another friend in the real world with a command called “cat”. This command is used to display the contents of a flat file.

[[email protected] ~]# cat file.txt
Добро пожаловать на AndreyEx!!!!
[[email protected] ~]#

  • yes

You may think that this might be the answer to a human question, however Linux is used for repetition in a given command. Learn more about the yes command here.

[[email protected] mann]# yes n |rm *
rm: remove regular empty file ‘1.txt’? rm: remove regular empty file ‘2.txt’? rm: remove regular empty file ‘3.txt’? rm: remove regular empty file ‘4.txt’? rm: remove regular empty file ‘5.txt’?
[[email protected] mann]# ll
total 0
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 0 Jun 24 12:34 1.txt
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 0 Jun 24 12:34 2.txt
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 0 Jun 24 12:34 3.txt
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 0 Jun 24 12:34 4.txt
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 0 Jun 24 12:34 5.txt
[[email protected] mann]#

Now along with the commands above, some fun Linux commands with some extra flavors !!!

[[email protected] ~]# man woman
No manual entry for woman
[[email protected] ~]#

[[email protected] ~]# make baby
make: *** No rule to make target `baby'.  Stop.
[[email protected] ~]#

Of course there is no place for a virus in the Linux world !!!!

[[email protected] ~]# virus
-bash: virus: command not found
[[email protected] ~]#