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Friday, March 29, 2019

What is Figlet? | How To Edit Terminal Header in Kali Linux


What is Figlet? | How To Edit Terminal Header in Kali Linux

Filget is a ASCII to text formated or converted into text pattern which is used as the header of the terminal window of you Kali Terminal. Filget is basically used for editing the header of the terminal window in our Kali Linux machine. Filget is used just as a fancy text layout which when used in the correct way look way cooler.

Figlet – About

Filget is a tool which is used to convert ascii to text. However doesn’t comes preinstalled in Kali Linux. However we can install it by git cloning or manually installing it into our Kali Linux machine. It is used to create fancier header terminal in our terminal window of linux or macOS distributions.

Figlet – How to Setup

Setting up Figlet is an easy thing in our terminal. And so we have alternative methods to set it up in our terminal header. In this post on Figlet, I will be introducing you all two best ways for setting up Figlet or Fancy Terminal Header.
The two ways to setup terminal Header in our Kali Linux Operating System are :

  1. Directly using Figlet tool
  2. Using website text *

*The website which I am going to use will provide you the best layouts in a 100% more fancier look.

Setting up Terminal Header Directly (Method 1)

Step 1: First we need to boot into our Kali Linux machine and open our terminal window.

Step 2: Now we need to install the Figlet tool in our Kali Linux machine, so just type in the command in your terminal window which you have opened.

                                                      apt install figlet

What is Figlet? | How To Edit Terminal Header in Kali Linux

 Step 3: Now we need to open a file named .bashrc which is in the root directory. So just type in the command after you have completed install Figlet tool in your Kali Linux terminal window. You may choose any file editor which you want, I am using Leafpad text editor in this case.

                                               leafpad /root/.bashrc

How to set ASCII Text art in Kali Linux Terminal Window

Step 4: Now we need to scroll down to the end of the .bashrc text file which you have opened using your text editor in the previous step.

Step 5: Now you need to type in a new line the following word along with the text that you want in your linux terminal window.

figlet thetextyouwant

Step 6: Now save the file and exit the terminal and open a new terminal, you will see the terminal header of the text which you entered after figlet word in the text file.

Using Website (Method 2)

Step 1: First you need to visit this website - Here.

Step 2: Now you need to type in the text which you want to display in your terminal and choose the option Button labelled as ‘Test All’.

Custom Linux Terminal Header ASCII Art

Step 3: Now all the ASCII text art will be appearing one by one. What you need to do is that just click the ‘Select & Copy’ to copy the text which you like and want to place in your kali linux terminal window.

Step 4: Now go to your Kali Linux terminal and type the following command to open the text file in which you need to paste the text art which you want to display.

leafpad /root/.bashrc

How to set ASCII art in Linux Terminal Header

Step 5: Now just as the text file opens, scroll down to the bottom of the text file and 
paste the text art which you copied from the website in step 3.

Step 6: After adding the text art in the Kali Linux Terminal just add echo" at the beginning of each line and " at the end of each line which you have entered.

Step 7: Save the text file and exit the terminal. Now when you relaunch the terminal, you will find the text art which you desire.

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