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    Looks like FIGlet still doesn’t have support for colour output, so I’ll keep using TOIlet for my MOTDs :-)

    toilet --font slant --filter gay $(hostname -s) > /etc/motd
    
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      I use figlet "Your Message Here" | lolcat -f.

      Another fun one: fortune | cowsay -n | lolcat -f

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      “Show”? Are you the author? I thought the show tag was for showcasing one’s own work.

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        Oh, no, I hope I didn’t cause any confusion there. To my the “authored by” + “show” says that I’m the author. I just posted it because I found this program after looking around for it for a long time, and hoped I could help someone to spare them the search.

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          ______   ______     ______    __
         /      | /  __  \   /  __  \  |  |
        |  ,----'|  |  |  | |  |  |  | |  |
        |  |     |  |  |  | |  |  |  | |  |
        |  `----.|  `--'  | |  `--'  | |  `----.
         \______| \______/   \______/  |_______|
        
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          I can’t help but notice the kerning is off on that (the C and the O are too close together compared to the rest of the letters). ;-)

          Years back, someone on IRC told me what kerning is, and now I can’t NOT think about it. Ack! :-)

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            Kerning - once you see it you can’t unsee it (even if sometimes you wish you could).

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          don’t forget cowsay… and ponysay.

           _____ 
          < foo >
           ----- 
                  \   ^__^
                   \  (oo)\_______
                      (__)\       )\/\
                          ||----w |
                          ||     ||
          
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            Cowsay is fun and comes with some even more fun alternatives to cows, but my god I hate that Ansible will use it by default if it’s installed.

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            Emacs artist-mode also uses figlet for drawing the text as well.

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              Ahh FIGlet, i still use to for displaying the name of the box I’m sshing into via the ssh_banner.

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                figlet and cursive! I have not thought of these programs for over 20 years.

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                  And in the end I wrote a post about cursive.