How To Turn Off Fortune Cookies In Linux Mint 11

By default, fortune cookies are enabled whenever you launch the Terminal in Linux Mint. surgeprice.display("ihaveapc.com_336x280_abovepost"); The newly released Linux Mint 11 ‘Katya’ provides the option of turning off these cookies whenever Terminal is launched. To do this : 1. Go to Menu>Applications>Preferences>Desktop Settings. 2. Select Terminal tab and uncheck...

How To Have Fun With Fortune Cookies In Linux Mint / Ubuntu

When using the Terminal in Linux Mint / Ubuntu, funny or at times rather enlightening messages appear at the top of the window. These have been around for a long long time and are called electronic fortune cookies. The file that is read here is present in Linux Mint / Ubuntu at /usr/games/fortune path. Here is a simple way to kill time and have some geeky fun, why not try to read random messages...