Watch videos in a Linux terminal console
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In Linux, there is a neat programm, which lets you watch videos in a Linux terminal console. The video will be displayed in ASCII characters (see: ASCII Table), which has a very unique feel to it.
mplayer -vo caca MovieName.avi
Of course you have to make sure that MPlayer is installed.
This trick isn´t really suited for watching whole movies, but it´s a nice way to check out what a video would look like if it would only use ASCII characters.
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