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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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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Error when running aview, but no obvious problem

When running aview, even though I get the image converted to an ASCII form successfully, I get this error in Terminal: XIO: fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server ":0" ...