Big ASCII letters with figlet

I am an old school nerd from a time when ASCII art was king. Printers were dot matrix. Tractor-feed continuos paper made great banners. The Print Shop was high tech publishing software.

When ASCII nostalgia strikes, figlet is here to help.

[email protected]:~$ figlet Hello World!
 _   _      _ _        __        __         _     _ _
| | | | ___| | | ___   \ \      / /__  _ __| | __| | |
| |_| |/ _ \ | |/ _ \   \ \ /\ / / _ \| '__| |/ _` | |
|  _  |  __/ | | (_) |   \ V  V / (_) | |  | | (_| |_|
|_| |_|\___|_|_|\___/     \_/\_/ \___/|_|  |_|\__,_(_)

How about really old school with the # 1980’s pixel:

[email protected]:~$ figlet -t -f banner Old School Nerd!
#######                   #####                                        #     #                      ###
#     # #      #####     #     #  ####  #    #  ####   ####  #         ##    # ###### #####  #####  ###
#     # #      #    #    #       #    # #    # #    # #    # #         # #   # #      #    # #    # ###
#     # #      #    #     #####  #      ###### #    # #    # #         #  #  # #####  #    # #    #  #
#     # #      #    #          # #      #    # #    # #    # #         #   # # #      #####  #    #
#     # #      #    #    #     # #    # #    # #    # #    # #         #    ## #      #   #  #    # ###
####### ###### #####      #####   ####  #    #  ####   ####  ######    #     # ###### #    # #####  ###

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