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Humor: Ubuntu Linux Easter Eggs using apt-get and aptitude commands

Earlier today someone in IRC chat room pointed out me an easter egg (hidden feature or message in a game or software or sound track) for Ubuntu Linux.

apt-get command easter egg

Open your terminal and type the command:

apt-get moo

  / |    ||   
 *  /\---/\ 
    ~~   ~~   
...."Have you mooed today?"...

aptitude command easter egg

Also try out following at a shell prompt:
aptitude -v moo

There really are no Easter Eggs in this program.

Now try one more time:
aptitude -vv moo

Didn't I already tell you that there are no Easter Eggs in this program?

Heh, keep adding more v options to a command:
aptitude -vvv moo
aptitude -vvvvv moo

I’m sure there are more easter eggs. I’d love to read about more hidden features in the comments section below.