Unix man seeks understanding bride

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A BLOKE is looking for a woman who understands his first love of Unix.

The lonely hearts advertisement on Craig's list has been getting much attention from the likes of Slashdot. Probably because there is sympathy from those whose idea of a wooing punchline is the phrase “but he forgot to stick the / in”. All this has meant that the poor bloke has been getting grep: /usr2/home/women/*: No such file or directory [That is enough Unix jokes. ed].

The advertisement said that the poster was part of a dying breed of people known as "shell users" who prefer the warm glow of a green screen full of text over the cold blockiness of a graphical interface.

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