What is one random thing you should know about a computer that most people don’t

When I was a young kid, someone told me that you can watch the entire Star Wars movie through the command prompt made out of characters from the keyboard.

For Windows computer:

Step 1: Just open Command Prompt on your PC, enter following command and press ↵Enter.


  1. pkgmgr /iu:“TelnetClient”

If you see a notification asking for Administrator permissions, enter the Administrator password and confirm to proceed.

Step 2: Now restart the Command Prompt, enter the following command and press ↵Enter.


  1. Telnet Towel.blinkenlights.nl

On Linux and OS X:

To run the Star Wars ASCII movie on your Linux or Mac computer, simply open the Terminal app and run:


  1. telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl

Try it out yourself!

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