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spruch - print a random German adage

SPRUCH(6) Debian GNU/Linux SPRUCH(6)

NAME

spruch - print a random German adage
 
regeln - print a random German peasant's maxim

SYNOPSIS

spruch [-x] [-aefilosw] [-n length] [ -m pattern] [[n%] file/dir/all]
 
regeln [-iw] [ -m pattern]

DESCRIPTION

The scripts call fortune (6) with
spruch

a German adage database
 
regeln

database of funny German peasant's maxims,
 
if your locale settings point to 'de' or 'de_DE' . Otherwise fortune (6) is called with the default database. By using -x option you can enforce German cookies independent from the locale settings.

SEE ALSO

fortune.en(6), locale(1).

AUTHOR

spruch was written by Andreas Tille <tille@debian.org>.
This manual page was created by Roland Rosenfeld <roland@debian.org> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).
July 2000 Debian Project