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How To Set ASCII Text Art In Kali Linux Terminal Header

Setting up your own ASCII Text Art in Kali Linux Terminal Header, There are two ways you can do it, First by using online Text to ASCII converters. Another option is to use specific tools for this.

For this, we’re going to use a  tool called: figlet

How to install figlet?

$ sudo apt-get install figlet

How To Set ASCII Text Art In Kali Linux Terminal Header

For CentOS, RHEL, Fedora etc.

$ yum install figlet

ASCII Text Art In Kali Linux: How to generate a banner or ASCII Text Art?

$ figlet "hacktoday"

How To Set ASCII Text Art In Kali Linux Terminal Header

Since we have generated our banner we don’t need to copy it or something I just showed you an example. if you wanna change the font use this:

figlet -f digital "hacktoday"

Okay, now how to make it a permanent Kali Linux Terminal Header Text?

Nano a file or Leafpad: /root/.bashrc using any text editor

Go to the last line of .bashrc file and type the following:

Now, simply save the file and open your terminal again and the ASCII Text Art will appear.

How To Set ASCII Text Art In Kali Linux Terminal Header

Noor Qureshi

Experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in Network Security and Information Security.

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