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echo -e "\e[32m"; while :; do for i in {1..16}; do r="$(($RANDOM % 2))"; if [[ $(($RANDOM % 5)) == 1 ]]; then if [[ $(($RANDOM % 4)) == 1 ]]; then v+="\e[1m $r "; else v+="\e[2m $r "; fi; else v+=" "; fi; done; echo -e "$v"; v=""; done
I like the fact the Patola's version uses only ones and zeros, but I also like the sparse output of the other versions. This one combines both of those features and eliminates some unnecessary cruft. You can vary the sparseness by changing "$(($RANDOM % 5))" to another number. The number in this term "$(($RANDOM % 4))" controls how frequently the numbers are output bold.

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By: dennisw
2009-09-27 15:30:38

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add sleep 0.02; before 'done'
Escher · 476 weeks and 6 days ago
This command lets your prompt in green at exit. This command requires bash to work. sh -> arithmetic expression: syntax error: " % 2" tcsh -> Illegal variable name.
Dereckson · 303 weeks and 6 days ago

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