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Old 10-21-2006, 06:06 PM   #1
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turning fortunes off/on


Every time i start a new console, I get a new fortune spit out at me. I'm curious as to how this is happens and how i can disable/enable it. i assume there is some config file somewhere that tells bash to run 'fortune' every time a new console is opened, can anybody tell me what's up?
 
Old 10-21-2006, 06:18 PM   #2
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In /etc/profile.d there are two scripts called bsd-games-login-fortune.sh and bsd-games-login-fortune.csh. You can switch the fortunes off by removing the execute bits of those scripts (i.e. chmod 644 /etc/profile.d/bsd-games-login-fortune.*) and switch them back on by setting the execute bit (chmod 755 /etc/profile.d/bsd-games-login-fortune.*).
 
  


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