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New Tab Fortune

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Description from extension meta

Replaces the New Tab page with a random unix fortune.

Image from store New Tab Fortune
Description from store Remember the good old Unix Fortune command? This extension shows you a random fortune message each time you open a new tab. Version 1.3: Added dark mode option. Version 1.2: Added ability to enter your own custom fortune files. Data is now stored across synced browsers. Version 1.1: Adds fortunes from Calvin & Hobbes, Chuck Norris, Simpsons Chalkboard, Disc World, Family Guy, Forest Gump, Firefly, Futurama, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Homer Simpson, Star Wars, and X-Files Version 1.0: Contains fortunes from fortune-mod_1.99.1 via Debian Want to see more fortunes? Contact me with more fortune files. Code licensed under MIT, some fortune files under GPL

Latest reviews

  • (2018-03-06) Tsm Rdog: i love it
  • (2016-03-03) Cyber Training: i was wishing for fortune on windows for ages, now I have it, thanks!
  • (2013-08-29) Elektron Korobase: Very cool but size is limited on custom fortunes...
  • (2013-05-23) Badri Sunderarajan: It's very useful when I want to see a fortune on a Windows machine. Only, I would prefer it if it only _added_ it to the New Tab and didn't _replace_ the shortcuts already there.

Latest issues

  • (2018-01-30, v:1.2.1) david wilson: criminal minds quotes request
    at the beginning and ending of evry episodes of all criminal minds tv series there is a quote from some famous author. i wonder if you could compile those into the next version of new tab fortune. if you need a list of all the quotes i can send to your email or some other way
  • (2017-07-22, v:1.2.1) Victor Centa: Fondo
    Como lo saco ??
  • (2015-01-30, v:1.2.1) THis sucks
    i cant remove it please help me delete it cause thais sucks
  • (2015-01-14, v:1.2.1) ShoeBox Fires: removd
    how do you remove this
  • (2013-08-01, v:1.2.1) Carmen Ng: PLEASE HELP ME
    I couldn't remove it. Can someone please tell me I can remove it? I am starting to hate it!!! It was pretty funny and entertaining, but I REALLY want my new tab page back. PLEASE CAN SOMEONE TELL ME HOW TO REMOVE IT??
  • (2013-07-27, v:1.2.1) New Tab Fortune
    I Hate It


59 history
3.2 (9 votes)
Last update / version
2020-01-16 / 1.3.0
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