Fortune

Fortune

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Fortune is a pretend Android port of the satirical joke application fortune run in Console (text prompt) on Unix-like (BSD, Linux) systems.

(This is a collection of jokes, this is not an "application"). Fortune is available in ENGLISH ONLY.

This "port" contains 12,521(!) fortunes from the standard FreeBSD library, 2,480 from the "offensive" FreeBSD library (note: can be extremely offensive, not made by me and read at your own risk), and 3,517 fortunes from OpenBSD.

Also included is a "port" of the GRUB boot-loader and a fully authentic replication of Windows XP!

FYI, the application is supposed to be all text. Don't expect a "nicer" layout; just be happy you don't have to actually type the command :).

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For those who don't know, the fortune application would give a random, comedic message every time the user logged into the system.

For information on Fortune, see:
http://linux.die.net/man/6/fortune or http://sn.im/1r7aq2

For information on FreeBSD, see:
http://www.freebsd.org/

And for OpenBSD, see:
http://www.openbsd.org/

Tags: mrt jokes, s fortune, fortune, forturn.

Recently changed in this version

v7:
- Many bug/crash fixes.
- Minor layout changes.
- Removed all ad banners throughout, and replaced with a single prestitial (should only show at most once per day).
v9:
- Reported bug fix. Thanks for the patience!


Comments and ratings for Fortune
  • (64 stars)

    by Alex Clarke on 18/05/2013

    Xp dosnt boot :(

  • (64 stars)

    by A Google User on 29/09/2012

    It has complete windows xp emulation which is amazing!!!!

  • (64 stars)

    by NTwoO on 13/09/2011

    This one also features pop up adds! This is a disgust to see what is done with a classic open source project

  • (64 stars)

    by jiaxiang on 16/01/2011

    how to use , only have some text to copy.

  • (64 stars)

    by Andrea on 02/01/2011

    Must have for all unix and bsd users! Watch out for the adult ones, can be really bad, but funny. Few lame ones, but expected with 4000+ jokes.