Rich Lafferty's LiveJournal (mendel) wrote,
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Unattended terminal

An IRC conversation reminded me of the traditional punishment for unattended terminals that was in effect when I was in school:

echo 'echo sleep 3 >> $HOME/.profile' >> $HOME/.profile

Although these days computers are fast enough that one might be better off with “sleep 1″.

Originally posted at rich text.
Tags: computers
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