FIGlet prints its input using large characters (called ``FIGcharac- ters'')made up of ordinary screen characters (called ``sub-charac- ters''). FIGlet output is generally reminiscent of the sort of ``sig- natures'' many people like to put at the end of e-mail and UseNet mes- sages. It is also reminiscent of the output of some banner programs, although it is oriented normally, not sideways.
Let's see some examples:
The messages can be set and show on output like a print similar to an ASCII banner.
[root@desk mythcat]# dnf install figlet Last metadata expiration check: 1:05:53 ago on Mon 07 Jan 2019 06:52:19 PM EET. Dependencies resolved. [mythcat@desk ~]$ figlet --h figlet: invalid option -- '-' Usage: figlet [ -cklnoprstvxDELNRSWX ] [ -d fontdirectory ] [ -f fontfile ] [ -m smushmode ] [ -w outputwidth ] [ -C controlfile ] [ -I infocode ] [ message ] [mythcat@desk ~]$ figlet -v FIGlet Copyright (C) 1991-2012 Glenn Chappell, Ian Chai, John Cowan, Christiaan Keet and Claudio Matsuoka Internet:
Version: 2.2.5, date: 31 May 2012 FIGlet, along with the various FIGlet fonts and documentation, may be freely copied and distributed. If you use FIGlet, please send an e-mail message to . The latest version of FIGlet is available from the web site, http://www.figlet.org/ Usage: figlet [ -cklnoprstvxDELNRSWX ] [ -d fontdirectory ] [ -f fontfile ] [ -m smushmode ] [ -w outputwidth ] [ -C controlfile ] [ -I infocode ] [ message ]
The arguments of this tool set to the left, center and right or change size and font:
The simple one can be this:
[mythcat@desk ~]$ figlet 2019