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Old 09-14-2009
Help me name a fictional cat

Hi people

I'm writing a short story and there is a cat in it. The cat belongs to a hacker, so I need a name for it that would make a Unix/Linux person chuckle.

I don't know much at all about Unix or Linux, or indeed hacking, and was going to call the cat Torvalds, or Root. Both good names for a cat, I'm sure you'll agree, but a bit too obvious really.

Has anyone got any recommendations for a more subtle name for the cat that is hacking-related?

PS I promise that no cats are going to be harmed in any way in this short story
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Old 09-14-2009
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Old 09-14-2009
Cat5, Perl, Beastie, Tux, Puffy (if it's a feisty cat)
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Old 09-14-2009
cat5 is cool Smilie

so it also can be "switch", "hub" or "router"...
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Old 09-14-2009
Ooooh, I am liking all of these. Beastie might be winning due to particular relevance to the story *inserts ninja smiley*

Originally Posted by pludi
As in the networking cable? It's all google is returning for me!

By all means, keep them coming Smilie
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Old 09-14-2009
Originally Posted by mazzz_in_Leeds
[...]Beastie might be winning due to particular relevance to the story *inserts ninja smiley*[...]
That's why I suggested it

And Cat5 isn't my invention, it's courtesy of J.D. "Illiad" Frasier from his Web comic
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