Figlet

Creating ASCII text banners or large letters out of ordinary text.

Installation

sudo apt install figlet

Usage

Usage: figlet [ -cklnoprstvxDELNRSWX ] [ -d fontdirectory ]
              [ -f fontfile ] [ -m smushmode ] [ -w outputwidth ]
              [ -C controlfile ] [ -I infocode ] [ message ]

Examples

Default usage and font

$ figlet yourtexthere          
                        _            _   _                   
 _   _  ___  _   _ _ __| |_ _____  _| |_| |__   ___ _ __ ___ 
| | | |/ _ \| | | | '__| __/ _ \ \/ / __| '_ \ / _ \ '__/ _ \
| |_| | (_) | |_| | |  | ||  __/>  <| |_| | | |  __/ | |  __/
 \__, |\___/ \__,_|_|   \__\___/_/\_\\__|_| |_|\___|_|  \___|
 |___/      

Use another font

Fonts are located in /usr/share/figlet

$ figlet -f script yourtexthere
                                        _                   
                                       | |                  
       __          ,_  _|_  _      _|_ | |     _   ,_    _  
|   | /  \_|   |  /  |  |  |/  /\/  |  |/ \   |/  /  |  |/  
 \_/|/\__/  \_/|_/   |_/|_/|__/ /\_/|_/|   |_/|__/   |_/|__/
   /|                                                       
   \|         

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