Linux Mint – How To Remove The Fortune Cookie Messages From The Terminal


If you want to remove the fortune cookie messages that appear whenever you open a Terminal in Linux Mint, here is how to do it.

Click the Menu and then Terminal (or press Ctrl + Alt + T) to open a Terminal and then enter this command:

gksu gedit /etc/bash.bashrc

Scroll down to the bottom of the file and comment out (or remove) the line /usr/games/fortune:

#/usr/games/fortune

Press the Save button.

Source: Mint forum

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