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Easter Eggs are hidden messages in software programs. They are usually funny or quirky messages. Fedora has a number of them






Press alt+f2 and type "free the fish" as the command without quotes. You will see a fish swimming around in your desktop. To stop the fish, run pkill gnome-panel. The panel will automatically start again without the fish.

In the same way, you can also run "gegls from outer space" as the command, again without quotes, for a Space Invaders-like game.


Run vi on the command line

help 42

Open oocalc and in any empty cell enter "=GAME("StarWars")" for a star wars game.


  1. yum install tcsh
  1. csh
  1. Why rub two sticks together?

Why: No match.

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