Subject: Re: netbsd tips
To: None <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/13/2007 13:17:34
On Mon, Aug 13, 2007 at 11:34:40AM +0300, Antti Kantee wrote:
> On Mon Aug 13 2007 at 10:28:52 +0200, Zafer Aydogan wrote:
> > hello list,
> > 
> > I recently noticed on a freebsd machine the "freebsd tips" fortunes,
> > everytime I logged in.
> > Like for example: You can make a log of your terminal session with script(1).
> > I really like that. It's useful especially for  new users. I think it
> > is enabled by default on a standard installation.
> > I could write a netbsd-tips fortune file for NetBSD.
> > What do you think about it ?
> I don't think it should be enabled by default, it will more likely just
> annoy people who don't want them (think paperclip).  But a collection
> of tips and maybe a sysinst switch definitely sound appealing.

Ahem... if somebody would be to collect such tips,
/usr/games/fortune /path/to/netbsd-tips
would be the right program to be inserted into e.g. .cshrc - of course
after netbsd-tips has been created in the right format.