Rickroll Your Terminal with the Power of the Force

Type this into Terminial:

traceroute -m 254 -q1 obiwan.scrye.net

traceroute  is a command line utility that displays each router on the path to a final destination.  The clever person who named each one deserves some credit!  After a few hops, you will see some familiar words:

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11  episode.iv (206.214.251.1)  250.873 ms
12  a.new.hope (206.214.251.6)  189.492 ms
13  it.is.a.period.of.civil.war (206.214.251.9)  111.268 ms
14  rebel.spaceships (206.214.251.14)  100.360 ms
15  striking.from.a.hidden.base (206.214.251.17)  131.595 ms
16  have.won.their.first.victory (206.214.251.22)  347.153 ms
17  against.the.evil.galactic.empire (206.214.251.25)  108.375 ms
18  during.the.battle (206.214.251.30)  95.301 ms
19  rebel.spies.managed (206.214.251.33)  105.590 ms
20  to.steal.secret.plans (206.214.251.38)  98.028 ms
21  to.the.empires.ultimate.weapon (206.214.251.41)  125.530 ms
22  the.death.star (206.214.251.46)  121.981 ms
23  an.armored.space.station (206.214.251.49)  101.067 ms
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Dispersed between the Star Wars stuff, you will see your Terminal get rickrolled.

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239  never.gonna.give.you.up (206.214.251.225)  288.212 ms
240  never.gonna.let.you.down (206.214.251.230)  394.166 ms
241  never.gonna.run.around.and.desert.you (206.214.251.233)  289.369 ms
242  never.gonna.make.you.cry (206.214.251.238)  119.140 ms
243  never.gonna.say.goodbye (206.214.251.241)  105.802 ms
244  never.gonna.tell.a.lie.and.hurt.you (206.214.251.246)  238.992 ms
245  weve.known.each.other.for.so.long (206.214.251.50)  180.172 ms
246  your.hearts.been.aching.but (206.214.251.51)  454.139 ms
247  youre.too.shy.to.say.it (206.214.251.52)  210.188 ms
248  inside.we.both.know.whats.been.going.on (206.214.251.53)  210.211 ms
249  we.know.the.game.and.were.gonna.play.it (206.214.251.55)  219.039 ms
250  and.if.you.ask.me.how.im.feeling (206.214.251.56)  116.231 ms
251  dont.tell.me.youre.too.blind.to.see (206.214.251.58)  106.286 ms
252  never.gonna.give.you.up (206.214.251.225)  104.806 ms
253  never.gonna.let.you.down (206.214.251.230)  95.625 ms
254  never.gonna.run.around.and.desert.you (206.214.251.233)  155.592 ms
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If you are more of a visual person, you might enjoy:

Watching Star Wars from the Terminal:

telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl

Rickrolling your Terminal (with sound and images)

curl -L http://bit.ly/10hA8iC | bash

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