Sometimes you just need your workstation to look like it’s doing something. Whether it’s so you look like you’re actually busy compiling and need a sword fight like the XKCD guys, or just just because you can.
Grab a terminal and enter this command…
…and you’ll be presented with a beautiful scrolling display of console randomness, with a touch of colour:
If your PC’s high on entropy and that’s scrolling a bit too fast, why not throttle it a little with the Linux pv command.
You may need to install it first, on Ubuntu / Debian Flavoured Linux, that should be something like:
Then just pipe your randomness into pv instead of grep:
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