toilet - display large colourful characters in text mode

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name toilet
Package version 0.3
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 68 B
Download size 12.40 KB
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TOIlet prints text using large characters made of smaller characters.
It is similar in many ways to FIGlet with additional features such as
Unicode handling, colour fonts, filters and various export formats.
TOIlet can open FIGlet fonts and is mostly commandline-compatible with it.


Package Version Architecture Repository
toilet_0.3-1_amd64.deb 0.3 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
toilet - - -


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libc6 >= 2.4
libcaca0 >= 0.99.beta17-1
toilet-fonts -


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figlet <= 2.2.1-4


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caca-utils -


Type URL
Binary Package toilet_0.3-1_i386.deb
Source Package toilet

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install toilet deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install toilet




2012-04-06 - Sam Hocevar <>
toilet (0.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* This release includes some ASCII-only fonts (Closes: #560334).
* debian/control: build-depend on libcaca 0.99.beta18 which fixes the
terminal width setting (Closes: #636939 ).
2010-02-09 - Sam Hocevar <>
toilet (0.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* debian/control: Set policy to 3.8.4.
* debian/source/format: Set format to 3.0 (quilt).
2007-03-29 - Sam Hocevar (Debian packages) <>
toilet (0.1-2) unstable; urgency=high
* debian/control:
+ Changed conflict to figlet (<= 2.2.1-4) so that toilet and figlet can
be installed together in Etch.
+ Added Vcs fields.
* debian/rules:
+ Fix a crash in filter.c triggered eg. by "echo | toilet -F rotate".
2006-11-16 - Sam Hocevar (Debian packages) <>
toilet (0.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #390037).

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