Simulate typing

echo "You can simulate on-screen typing just like in the movies" | pv -qL 10
This will output the characters at 10 per second.

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By: dennisw
2010-01-14 20:17:44

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I've done this with cstream, but you've got a working solution there as well
linuxrawkstar · 627 weeks and 2 days ago
I wrote something like this a while back using only bash. It's fun to pipe dmesg to it: dmesg|while read x;do for((i=0;i<${#x};i++));do echo -n "${x:$i:1}";sleep .06;done;echo;done
eightmillion · 627 weeks and 2 days ago
Funny !
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Ha! I like fun stuff like this.
Chokkan · 627 weeks and 1 day ago
Something to add to a .bashrc for a bit 'o fun.
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Huh, I though expect would work for this, but it doesn't seem to want to act like a filter, bummer.
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eightmillion: cool! neither of the main commandlines work for me tho
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