Convert Image & Animations to Sizel ANSI Unicode Characters with Chafa

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  • Post last modified:March 9, 2021
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Chafa is a free and open source command-line image to text converter software for Linux and MacOS. It is released under LGPL-3.0 License. Using chafa you can convert any images and including animated GIFs. It also support Unicode symbols for the better output. It also supports full width character like Japanese and Korean, color modes like Truecolor, 256-color, 16-color and simple FG/BG, RGB and DIN99d color spaces, alpha transparency support, SIMD optimized and multithreaded.

You can load Glyphs from any font file supported by Freetype like TTF, OTF, PCF, etc. It currently supports modern and classic terminals and terminal emulators. For the chafa installation please follow the below steps.

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Create ASCII Text Banners in Terminal with FIGlet and TOIlet

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  • Post last modified:January 7, 2021
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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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HTTPie command-line HTTP client – Install HTTPie on Ubuntu

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  • Post last modified:November 21, 2020
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HTTPie is a free and open source modern command-line HTTP client for Linux, MacOS and Windows. You can use this tool to test and debugging the APIs, HTTP servers, and web services. It comes with JSON, HTTPS, proxies, and authentication support. Some other important feature are syntax highlighting, persistent sessions and extensions support. You can also do Forms and file uploads and Wget like file downloads. It is based on python and released under BSD 3-Clause License.

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Find IP Address of a Domain in Terminal

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  • Post last modified:January 17, 2021
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In your Linux system you can find the IP address of a domain in your terminal application without any help of third party web service. You can also check multiple domains at once. This article explains how to get the IP address of a domain in command line method using the terminal application. We are using Ubuntu to test all these commands. All these command-line tools are per-installed in your Ubuntu system. Open your terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) and run all below commands one by one to check the results.

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Hyper Beautiful and Extensible Terminal – Install Hyper on Ubuntu

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  • Post last modified:October 7, 2020
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Hyper is a free and open source simple but beautiful terminal application for Linux, MacOS and Windows. It is based on Html, Css, TypeScript (Electron) and released under MIT license. It comes with plugin support to extend its features. Some other features are Emoji support and themes support. It also comes with and uses WebGL Renderer to speedup the rendering process. In this article we will see how to install hyper terminal app on Ubuntu linux.

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How to Search Available Packages from Terminal command-line Tool

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  • Post last modified:August 13, 2020
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In this article you will see how to search the available packages from your Ubuntu repositories and how to get details of the available versions, dependencies and all other information in Ubuntu. Try all these commands and find the difference. And if anything missing, then write down in the comment box.

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How to list all Users and Human Users in terminal on Ubuntu

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  • Post last modified:August 5, 2020
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You don’t need to use any GUI applications to show all your users on your system . You can do it via your terminal command-line application. You can list all system generated and human created or normal Linux users via the below commands. Lots of options are available. Just try all commands in your terminal and find the difference. If any other options available please mention in comments.

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How to Save Terminal command-line Output to a File

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  • Post last modified:August 4, 2020
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Normally in terminal when you run a command, it prints and shows the command output directly in the terminal. If you want to store that output in a external text file, then you can also do it in bash based terminals. Ex:Ubuntu. It redirect the output and saves in a text file. It will help to view the output at later. In this article we will see the all available methods to print the terminal output to a file.

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Find the total size of a directory from the command line in Ubuntu

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  • Post last modified:August 4, 2020
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In Ubuntu you can easily view the total size of a directory or folder from the terminal command line tool. And the good part is you don’t need any fancy GUI apps for this. You can view this via the du command. du is the short form of disk usage. In this article we will see how to find the size of a particular folder and all folders on your system from your terminal application.

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Broot – Command line Tree view File Navigation Manager – Install Broot on ubuntu

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  • Post last modified:June 19, 2020
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Broot is a free and open source tree view command-line interactive directory navigation file manager for Linux, MacOS and Windows. Running broot on your terminal, you can get the tree overview of your system directory. It also comes with fuzzy search filter to easily search and find your files. You can also open files with their default programs. Some other features are panels, add shortcut to a file, find what files or folders take space on your system and check git statuses. You can also navigate and open files with your mouse. It is released under MIT License.

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