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.\" Copyright (c) 2000  Roland Rosenfeld <roland@debian.org>
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.TH SPRUCH 6 "July 2000" "Debian Project" "Debian GNU/Linux"
.SH NAME
spruch \- print a random German adage
.br
regeln \- print a random German peasant's maxim
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B spruch
.RB [ -x "] [" -aefilosw "] [" -n
.IR length "] ["
.B -m
.IR pattern "] [[" n% "] " file/dir/all ]
.br
.B regeln
.RB [ -iw "] ["
.B -m
.IR pattern ]
.SH DESCRIPTION
The scripts call 
.B fortune (6)
with
.TP
.B spruch
  a German adage database 
.br
.TP
.B regeln
  database of funny German peasant's maxims, 
.br
.TP
if your locale settings point to \fB'de'\fR or \fB'de_DE'\fR . Otherwise \fBfortune (6)\fR is called with the default database. By using \fI-x\fR option you can enforce German cookies independent from the locale settings.
.SH SEE ALSO
.BR fortune.en (6),
.BR locale (1).
.SH AUTHOR
.B spruch
was written by Andreas Tille <tille@debian.org>.
.PP
This manual page was created by Roland Rosenfeld <roland@debian.org>
for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).