Project 9B: More Command Practice with pyWings

Now let's get some more experience with the Terminal by installing a simple, and admittedly kind of silly, oracle program called pyWings (see Figure 9-13). pyWings will give you cryptic guidance in response to whatever questions you may ask it.

To use pyWings, type whatever your confusion is in the input box, click one of the concern icons on the left (self, another, world), click one of the realm icons on the right (love, work, truth), and hit the big button that looks like half an eye. The oracle will then tell you what it has to say. As an example, I asked the oracle why I feel so down when the skies are so sunny, and I picked self as my concern and truth as the realm. Figure 9-14 shows the wisdom ...

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