ls/sl

von Felix

If you’re familiar with Linux, you probably know the ls command. It lists the content of a directory when executed. Sometimes, when in a hurry, you might mistype it and end up with sl.

A programmer named Toyoda Masashi created a program called sl – an easter egg. If you install it and execute “sl” by accident, a funny ASCII art animation will be displayed in your terminal.

A steam locomotive!

lok

Read the manpage for sl for some nice options.

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