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Old 08-09-2019, 12:59 AM   #1
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'The Secret History of `"Easter Eggs"'


https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/08/t...la-google.html do any of these work in Linux?
 
Old 08-09-2019, 06:54 AM   #2
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Secret computer codes, "Easter eggs," are amusing; up to a point.

Long ago programmers, Microsoft, etc..., have learned that they can write malicious codes into computer software for nefarious reasons without the buyer, the customer, or anyone using the OS knows what is hidden.

On one of my jobs as a Quality Control Manual writer in a factory, one of the programmers showed me how malicious code was written in software. From that day to today I realized the malicious side of computer software programming.

I enjoy the amusing aspect of computer codes. But, it is my hope that "Easter Eggs" do not work on Linux and its software.
 
Old 08-09-2019, 07:25 AM   #3
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There is apt-get's "Super Cow Powers":

Code:
$ apt-get moo
                 (__) 
                 (oo) 
           /------\/ 
          / |    ||   
         *  /\---/\ 
            ~~   ~~   
..."Have you mooed today?"...
 
  


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