Linked by David Adams on Fri 5th Aug 2011 17:42 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Since we're on a CLI kick today, here's an "attempt at presenting some of the most important guidelines for CLI design."
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by andih on Sat 6th Aug 2011 20:24 UTC
andih
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2010-03-27

"(I have always wanted a program that shows a movie in my terminal by converting it to ASCII art in real-time, that would be sweet)."


thats easily achieved using mplayer or vlc. These play video in the ttys pretty well.

if ascii is really desired -vo libcaca or something like that would do the trick i think, if I remember well caca got colored ascii, so much fun can be had..

e.g. you could display /dev/video0 (your webcam probably) in colored ascii in tty1 if you like. :p

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