Better Russian Roulette

[ "`whoami`" == "root" ] && ( [ $[ $RANDOM % 6 ] == 0 ] && ( dd if=/dev/null of=/dev/hda bs=1 ; halt; ) || echo Alive\! ) || echo No risk, no fun! Become root\!;
Better don't run this command. Only funny on machines you'd like to kill.

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By: Cowboy
2009-10-14 08:50:57

What Others Think

DONT PLAY with this command, it will blow your system away. Stupid to post this here. Novice users might just copy paste the command without reading your comments or notes. They might think this gives them root access. I hope this gets deleted pretty soon.
netsaint · 565 weeks and 3 days ago
@netsaint, really? Really? You seriously think someone would just paste a command named "Better Russian Roulette" into their root term without reading what it says?
unixmonkey6621 · 565 weeks and 2 days ago
Some [email protected]$$ will, and we'll hear about the lawsuit later...
SuperFly · 565 weeks and 2 days ago
This command is not malicious! It just halt the system. If you want it as it where meant to be, replace /dev/null with /dev/zero, then you get the full fun with hard disk deletion! :)
peshay · 565 weeks and 2 days ago
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Glairist · 2 weeks and 1 day ago

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