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Description: Write random sentences in shell
Download: afortune.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 9Mb
Version: 1.2
Date: 17 Jan 2022
Author: Dino Papararo / Benedetto Lorello
Submitter: Dino Papararo
Email: dino papararo/gmail com
Requirements: AmigaOS4 compatible platform
Category: utility/shell
License: Freeware
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 11919
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AFortune for AmigaOS4

Fortune is a simple program to write a random sentence in the shell.
It's a well know old Unix program.
Fortune for AmigaOS4 is just a little program that opens a specified catalog 
file and write a random quote in the CLI. Sources are included and are adapted
to use AmigaOS4 API calls.

By adding it in your S:Shell-Startup you will have a new quote for each CLI 

Installation :
Double-click on Install.rexx to copy Fortune in Sys:utilities/Fortune and the 
Fortune_Catalogs drawer in S:

Catalogs : 
Included Catalogs are standard Fortune catalogs where each quote is separated 
by a "%"
By default, english Fortune_EN.txt 

Fortune_IT.txt or Fortune_DE or Fortune_ED or Fortune_FR can be selected editing
the shell-startup

For some languages you can choose also Offence catalogs or Mixed catalogs
Usage : 
"Fortune FILENAME/A"

By default, Fortune will open the S:Fortune catalogs/Fortune_EN.txt

Specify a FileName to open another Fortune catalog, for example, to open italian
catalog, issue: "Fortune S:Fortune_Catalogs/Fortune_IT.txt"

Add this command to your S:Shell-startup to have Fortune started for each CLI 

14/11/10 ver 1.0 :
Initial release Guillaume 'zzd10h' Boesel

18/12/21 ver 1.1 :
Sightly improved version by Dino 'Fl()sh' Papararo & Benedetto 'VagaPPC' Lorello
16/01/22 ver 1.2 :
First public version:
now Fortune is much faster after first launch a ".count" file is created to
speedup startup.
every time you refresh or change database catalog you have to erase the 
associated ".count" file and let program make a new one

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