ASCII is a 7 bit character set encoded in octal, decimal, and hexadecimal; it is an acronym of 'American Standard Code for Information Interchange'. There are 128 ASCII characters in the entire set, which was published in 1968 by the United States of America Standards Institute (USASI).

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ASCII art generator with OCR

What program can turn an image into ASCII-art, but also replace any text with the actual text with OCR. For example, for converting a comic to ASCII art.
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How can I make the file browser sort in ASCII order?

The so called "intelligent sorting" does not make any sense to me. It will put 1z in front of 0005abz. I would like to have sorting order like it used to be: 00056 00056aaa 004abc 03abc 2abc and not ...
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How do I create a literal control character in Kate?

I frequently use the ASCII character 31 ( Unit Separator; Ctrl-_ ) as a field delimiter for the work that I do. Using the bash command line, I can enter a literal control character by pressing Ctrl-V ...
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How to Use Old Character Codes

How can we use Wine (to run Windows software under Linux) with the old character codes (not Unicode UTF-8)?
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Can I send ascii input through a dualshock 3

is it possible to send ascii input to a computer through a dualshock 3? I'm trying to play a telnet game called mtrek through a terminal with a controller.
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does ubuntu 14.04 use ascii-armor and how to turn it on/off?

does ubuntu 14.04 use ascii-armor and how to turn it on/off? the purpose is to test some exploit and knowing that would help, I'm still in the learning process. I'm already aware of the stack ...
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Alt+numpad under Ubuntu

I would like to ask, how could I activate alt+numpad combination, or what type of application could I use for this? Some special characters are not on my keyboard, I use this alt+numpad method to use ...
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How to remove Unicode from Ubuntu 15.10/64 >> ’ , ‘ <<

I just setup a new Ubuntu workstation and am porting some code from windoz -> Linux, including quite a bit of C. The log files, gcc spew and many other sources are littered with non-ASCII characters. ...