Create ASCII Text Banners in Terminal with FIGlet and TOIlet

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FIGlet is a small command-line tool. Using this you can generate ASCII text banners and large letters from the terminal text. TOIlet is also a command-line tool and using this you can generate colorful large characters from your terminal text. In this article you will see how to install and use FIGlet and TOIlet on Ubuntu.

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How to install Ascii Patrol game on Ubuntu – Best Ascii Art Game

  • Post last modified:September 24, 2019
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Ascii Patrol is free open source Ascii art type game for Windows, Linux, Cygwin, DOS and web browsers. It is based on 1982’s Moon Patrol arcade game. The game can run in monochrome and 16 color mode. You can control the game using arrow keys, Enter and Escape keys. Left arrow key for brake, Right key for acceleration, up key for jump, down key for crouch and enter key for fire. Ascii Patrol is simple but additive command line game for linux with good game music and sound effects. It is released under GNU General Public License v3.0 license.


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Textaizer Pro – Text Mosaic & ASCII Art creator

Textaizer Pro is a Text Mosaic & ASCII Art creator for windows.

Main features:

create text mosaics.
extensive pre- and post-processing with color correction filters, size, font and background.
create bitmaps from text (aka ASCII art).
IntelliDraw: create ASCII art directly from drawn lines.
free drawing ASCII art, with eraser functionality.
create video with ASCII art from video clips.
large viewing window with seamless zoom.
a wide variety of output: text, html, bitmap, avi.
HTML file generation in two modes: color or black & white .

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Ascgen – Create Text-Based ASCII Art

Ascgen is an open source software that lets you convert images into text-based art. From wiki¬† “ASCII art is a graphic design technique that uses computers for presentation and consists of pictures pieced together from the 95 printable (from a total of 128) characters defined by the ASCII Standard from 1963 and ASCII compliant character sets with proprietary extended characters (beyond the 128 characters of standard 7-bit ASCII).”

Main features:

adjust the density levels, brightness, contrast.
add images to it via drag and drop.
image preview.
convert the whole image, or select just a part of the image.
Batch Conversion.

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