English text variants MOTD


Calls `fortune` and prints it as is, in Jive and Valspeak.


Tools — Small utilities, gadgets & scripts to perform daily tasks.

English text

What segment's this, that, laid to rest On FHA0, is sleeping? What system file, lay here a while This, this is "acct.run," While hackers around it were weeping? Accounting file for everyone. Dump, dump it and type it out, The file, the highseg of login. Why lies it here, on public disk And why is it now unprotected? A bug in incant, made it thus. Mount, mount all your DECtapes now And copy the file somehow, somehow. The problem has not been corrected. Dump, dump it and type it out, The file, the highseg of login. -- to Greensleeves

English variant — jive

What segment's dis, dat, laid t'rest On FHA0, be sleepin'? What system stash, lay here some while Dis, dis be "acct.run," While hackers around it wuz weepin'? Accountin' stash fo' everyone. What it is, Mama! Dump, dump it and type it out, De stash, de highseg uh login. 'S coo', bro. Why lies it here, on public disk And why be it now unprotected? A bug in incant, made it dus. Mount, mount all yo' DECtapes now And copy de stash somehow, somehow. De problem gots'ta not been co'rected. Dump, dump it and type it out, De stash, de highseg uh login. 'S coo', bro. -- t'Greensleeves

English variant — valspeak

What segment's this, oh, baby, that, oh, baby, laid to rest On FHA0, like, wow, is sleepin'? What system file, like, wow, lay here a while Like, ya know, this, mostly, this is ya know, like, "acct.run," While hackers around it were weepin'? Accountin' file for everyone. Dump, mostly, dump it and type it out, The file, mostly, the highseg of login. Why lies it here, like, wow, on public disk And why is like wow! it now unprotected? A bug in incant, fer shure, made it thus. Mount, like, mount all your DECtapes now And copy thuh file somehow, man, somehow. The problem has not been corrected. Dump, man, dump it and type it out, The file, man, the highseg of login. -- to Greensleeves