Questions tagged [ascii]

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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accsessing ascii direct

in widows I used to open any txt editor - set Numlock active and while holding Alt using the number pad type 0169 and get the ascii copyright © - How do I get direct ascii access in Linux / Ubuntu ...
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Special characters gets swapped during login [duplicate]

During logging into Ubuntu 18.10, as my password has @ (at the rate) character in it. When I try to enter in by using Shift+2 which is the equivalent for the @ character it outputs the " (double quote)...
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How to enable mtod and ascii art at ssh login?

I am running a ubuntu bionic beaver server on my 12 year old dell dimension e520 desktop as a media and file server. I use Juicessh android ssh client or putty on Windows to to connect to it and it ...
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Why does `file -i` determines file encoding as ASCII, however it is UTF-8 actually in git repository

There are two cases, which i confused about: If newly created file contains only latin symbols, then file -i will show us-ascii. If newly created file contains only latin and cyrillic symbols, then ...
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MySQL shows error when importing gzip file

mysql -uroot -p DBNAME < DB.sql.gz ERROR: ASCII '\0' appeared in the statement, but this is not allowed unless option --binary-mode is enabled and mysql is run in non-interactive mode. Set --...
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Convert a string of characters to ascii values

I have been searching through the internet on how to do this but have failed to find a way to actually do it.. Basically, I have a series of large dataframes, and I wish to convert one of the column ...
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How to enter hexadecimal values from the extended ASCII table

I am running Ubuntu 14.10, and I would like to enter characters from the console using hexadecimal code. To do this, I am using the combination Alt+ Shift+u+Hexcode. On my computer this works fine ...
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Windows Subsystem for Linux display Linux distribution?

There is the package screenfetch to display your Ubuntu distribution from the CLI with an ASCII splash screen: There is also a package called WinScreeny that will display a Windows logo when running ...
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Okular non-ascii characters in inline notes [closed]

Is it possible to configure Okular to show non-ascii characters (utf-8) in inline notes? Edit: There is a review tool in okular which allows to add marks, highlights, picture stamps and notes to pdf....
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What type of sequences are escape sequences starting with “\033]”

I found many escape sequences in Bash starting with \033], but what are these sequences and why are they starting with \033]?
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Decoding Key Values from /dev/input/eventx in C [closed]

I have created a keylogger in C that displays the raw key values from an input device. I am wondering how I would go about decoding hese values into ascii characters? Here is my code so far: #include ...
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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 to name a file to be the very first in Nautilus?

New versions of Nautilus are cool, because they skip nonalphanumeric letters at the beginning of any file name and sort files according to the first alphanumeric letter (if any). But how to name a ...
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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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Can gedit create a Unicode file?

Using bless I can see my gedit output is ASCII. Can gedit process some kind of Unicode?
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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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ASCII screensaver for the command-line or a TUI?

This question was closed due to being too broad, so I'll be more specific with regard to ASCII animations here =) Are there any ASCII animations that can be used as screensavers - either in the TUI ...
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ASCII animations that are viewed in the command-line? [closed]

I like ASCII animations and want to view them through a terminal window. What famous Linux programs and commands are suitable here to display ASCII animations or view videos in a terminal screen?
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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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youtube-dl doesn't work after replacing the executable

I' ve installed youtube-dl before; it works fine; but i have delete it and install another one following this commands: sudo wget https://yt-dl.org/latest/youtube-dl -O /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl sudo ...
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List ASCII text files

I want to list and sort all the files in a directory that are ASCII text files but don't necessarily have a .txt extension. How can I do this? I'm new to shell scripting.
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How to search ASCII text with Ubuntu Terminal

I have a file in which when I use the file myFile I get returned myFile: ASCII text, with very long lines I then proceeded to open it up as a .txt file and it opens up in notepad as a lot of ip ...
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Unable to get aview to produce an image

I have installed aview the ASCII art image viewer with: sudo apt-get install aview But now when I run it with: aview /path/to/image.extension I get this: Invalid magic-not p?m family format I ...
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How to see list of ASCII code on the terminal

Once on a web site, I saw one command which shows the list of all ASCII codes on the terminal. But now I forgot that website and also that command. I need the list of them. Is there a command which ...
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PROBLEM : Unicode data corrupted from ascii program

I was using html2text program to extract unicode devanagari from html file. But it is giving output as, "शà¥à¤°à¤¦à¥à¤§à¤§à¤¾à¤¨à¤¾à¤¨à¤¾à¤". In Windows I would rectify this by using convert ...
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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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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 to Triforce on /b/ on ubuntu

How can you type three triangles in the shape of a triangle? So a ascii art of the Triforce from Zelda using the triangle symbol. /b/ is a image board on 4chan. Text on this image board is edited by ...
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Special characters in /etc/issue

For some reason the color escape characters in my /etc/issue file are not working. They're being displayed as text: Here is the content of the file: ^[[1;31mUbuntu^[[0m And it outputs the exact ...
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Problem with recursive rar archiving non-ascii filenames

Say I want to create a backup of folder MainFolder's content using rar. The command rar a Backup.rar -r MainFolder does the job. BUT, if a subdirectory contains more than one file named with non-...
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Cannot run sudo update-manager

I cannot run sudo update-manager. I dont know whats wrong. Do you know? (precise)acer@localhost:~$ sudo update-manager [sudo] password for acer: (process:5761): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported ...
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Is there a command-line program that can output ascii art as an image?

Is there a command-line program that can convert an image to ascii art and then save that output as an image e.g. jpg or png? To illustrate what I'm in need of, I want to convert the image below into ...
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Transfering a file with cat changes it

I am trying to transfer some video from a embedded linux + camera to my computer through an USB cable. What I am doing is cat file > /dev/ttyGS0 on the card side and cat /dev/ttyACM0 > file on ...
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Tried to use deja-dup for backup, but it give the following error(UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii')

Is there a way to find the filenames that is causing this error? Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/duplicity", line 1404, in with_tempdir(main) File "/usr/bin/duplicity", ...
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How can I have my terminal start with an ASCII banner? [duplicate]

How can I have my terminal in Ubuntu start with an ASCII banner every time from default?
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Alt + ASCII code like in Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ways to enter special characters? Is Alt+Numpad possible? Is there a way to do Alt+ASCII code for typing ASCII code in Ubuntu like one can do in Windows? If so, then how to do ...
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How can I type ASCII characters like Alt + numpad in Windows? [duplicate]

On Windows, the key combination Alt + 2+ 5+ 5 creates a blank space. How can I achieve this on Ubuntu?
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Text inside files has squares with numbers in it

Some text files I come across, have little squares with numbers in them (in place of certain characters). I am unable to copy and paste these in Ubuntu, but may search and replace in gedit each ...
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What are some good ASCII art generators?

I have tried figlet but it's not much good. Are there any other ASCII editors?
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gedit can't recognize character encoding, but gvim can

I have a lot of plain text files which come from a Windows environment. Many of them use a whacky default Windows code-page, which is neither ASCII (7 bits) nor UTF-8. gvim has no problem opening ...