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Bug What is "fortune" for UNIX ????

Hello sir,
I was reading about "fortune". From the following link:-
fortune (Unix) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

It was very informative.I want to install the package if available.Can you please give me the link download.Can you tell me in what kind of applications we make use of it.I want to know more about it !!!!

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The wiki page included a link to an FTP site with various versions of Fortune included therein.

You can usually pipe the output of "fortune" like you would any other UNIX process.
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