cowsay

Generate an ASCII character (by default a cow) saying or thinking something.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/cowsay.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install cowsay
Ubuntu
apt-get install cowsay
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S cowsay
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install cowsay
Fedora
dnf install cowsay
OS X
brew install cowsay
Raspbian
apt-get install cowsay

Generate an ASCII character (by default a cow) saying or thinking something.

  • Print an ASCII cow saying "Hello world!":
    cowsay "Hello world!"
  • List all available characters:
    cowsay -l
  • Print an ASCII dragon saying "Hello!":
    echo "Hello!" | cowsay -f dragon
  • Print a stoned thinking ASCII cow:
    cowthink -s "I'm just a cow, not a great thinker ..."

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