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Octocatsay

You know cowsay, right? Well...

$ curl https://raw.github.com/cobyism/octocatsay/master/install.sh | $(which bash)
$ source ~/.bashrc
$ octocatsay 'BOOYAH!'
$

           MMM.           .MMM
           MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
           MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM      _________
          MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM    |         |
         MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM   | BOOYAH! |
        MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM   |_   _____|
        MMMM::- -:::::::- -::MMMM    |/
         MM~:~ 00~:::::~ 00~:~MM
    .. MMMMM::.00:::+:::.00::MMMMM ..
          .MM::::: ._. :::::MM.
             MMMM;:::::;MMMM
      -MM        MMMMMMM
      ^  M+     MMMMMMMMM
          MMMMMMM MM MM MM
               MM MM MM MM
               MM MM MM MM
            .~~MM~MM~MM~MM~~.
         ~~~~MM:~MM~~~MM~:MM~~~~
        ~~~~~~==~==~~~==~==~~~~~~
         ~~~~~~==~==~==~==~~~~~~
             :~==~==~==~==~~

Cloud Edition™ ☁️

Good news! Octocatsay is now baked into the GitHub API, so you don’t even need to install it. Simply point your browser (or curl) to https://api.github.com/octocat to have our beloved mascot deliver an inspiring GitHub Zen meditation, or append a custom message using the ?s=YOURMESSAGEHERE query parameter like this.

On Premise (a.k.a. regular installation)

Run the following from a shell (presuming you use bash):

$ curl https://raw.github.com/cobyism/octocatsay/master/install.sh | $(which bash)
$ source ~/.bashrc

TODO

  • Create an octocathink version like cowthink.
  • Do a better job on the ASCII, especially the negative space around the eyes.

License

MIT, so you can basically do what you like with this, however remember that the :octocat: is a trademark owned by GitHub. See the Octocat usage F.A.Q. on the Octodex for usage guidelines.