How to see my distribution logo in Terminal?

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Nisha Verma 15 Rep. Avishek Kumar edited question

Is there any way to see my distribution logo in Terminal? If yes, how?

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Avishek Kumar 449 Rep. Avishek Kumar edited answer

There are many (third-party) programs that makes it possible to view the distribution logo in the terminal.

  1. Screenfetch
  2. screenFetch is a Screenshot Information Tool for Bash.

    Download and Install screenfetch

    You may clone the git repository here https://github.com/KittyKatt/screenFetch.git

    Run screenfetch as


    For more help on screenfetch, you may run

  3. linux_logo
  4. linux_logo prints Colorful ANSI penguin logo along with system information. Link to project Page http://www.deater.net/weave/vmwprod/linux_logo/

    Download and Install linux_logo

    Run linux_logo as


    For more help on linux_logo, you may run

  5. Neofetch
  6. Neofetch is a simple system information script which output distribution logo along with system information.

    Download and Install neofetch

    Run neofetch as


    For more help on neofetch, you may run

    $ neofetch --help

    NEOFETCH

    USAGE: neofetch --option "value" --option "value"

    NOTE: There's also a config option for each flag below.

    Info:
    --disable infoname Allows you to disable an info line from appearing
    in the output.
    NOTE: You can supply multiple args. eg.
    'neofetch --disable cpu gpu disk shell'
    NOTE: The arguments must all be lowercase.
    --os_arch on/off Hide/Show OS architecture.
    --speed_type type Change the type of cpu speed to display.
    Possible values: current, min, max, bios,
    scaling_current, scaling_min, scaling_max
    NOTE: This only support Linux with cpufreq.
    --cpu_shorthand type Shorten the output of CPU
    Possible values: name, speed, tiny, on, off
    --cpu_cores type Whether or not to display the number of CPU cores
    Takes: logical, physical, off
    NOTE: 'physical' doesn't work on BSD.
    --cpu_speed on/off Hide/Show cpu speed.
    --cpu_temp on/off Hide/Show cpu temperature.
    NOTE: This only works on Linux and BSD.
    NOTE: For FreeBSD-based systems, you need to enable coretemp
    kernel module.
    --distro_shorthand on/off Shorten the output of distro (tiny, on, off)
    NOTE: This option won't work in Windows (Cygwin)
    --kernel_shorthand on/off Shorten the output of kernel
    NOTE: This option won't work in BSDs (except PacBSD and PC-BSD)
    --uptime_shorthand on/off Shorten the output of uptime (tiny, on, off)
    --refresh_rate on/off Whether to display the refresh rate of each monitor
    Unsupported on Windows
    --gpu_brand on/off Enable/Disable GPU brand in output. (AMD/NVIDIA/Intel)
    --gtk_shorthand on/off Shorten output of gtk theme/icons
    --gtk2 on/off Enable/Disable gtk2 theme/icons output
    --gtk3 on/off Enable/Disable gtk3 theme/icons output
    --shell_path on/off Enable/Disable showing $SHELL path
    --shell_version on/off Enable/Disable showing $SHELL version
    --ip_host url Url to query for public IP
    --song_shorthand on/off Print the Artist/Title on seperate lines
    --birthday_shorthand on/off Shorten the output of birthday
    --birthday_time on/off Enable/Disable showing the time in birthday output
    --birthday_format format Format the birthday output. (Uses 'date' cmd format)

    Text Formatting:
    --colors x x x x x x Changes the text colors in this order:
    title, @, underline, subtitle, colon, info
    --underline on/off Enable/Disable the underline.
    --underline_char char Character to use when underlining title
    --bold on/off Enable/Disable bold text

    Color Blocks:
    --color_blocks on/off Enable/Disable the color blocks
    --block_width num Width of color blocks in spaces
    --block_height num Height of color blocks in lines
    --block_range start end Range of colors to print as blocks

    Bars:
    --bar_char 'elapsed char' 'total char'
    Characters to use when drawing bars.
    --bar_border on/off Whether or not to surround the bar with '[]'
    --bar_length num Length in spaces to make the bars.
    --bar_colors num num Colors to make the bar.
    Set in this order: elapsed, total
    --cpu_display mode Bar mode.
    Takes: bar, infobar, barinfo, off
    --memory_display mode Bar mode.
    Takes: bar, infobar, barinfo, off
    --battery_display mode Bar mode.
    Takes: bar, infobar, barinfo, off
    --disk_display mode Bar mode.
    Takes: bar, infobar, barinfo, off

    Image:
    --image type Image source. Where and what image we display.
    Possible values: wall, ascii,
    /path/to/img, /path/to/dir/, off
    --size 00px | --size 00% How to size the image.
    Possible values: auto, 00px, 00%, none
    --crop_mode mode Which crop mode to use
    Takes the values: normal, fit, fill
    --crop_offset value Change the crop offset for normal mode.
    Possible values: northwest, north, northeast,
    west, center, east, southwest, south, southeast

    --xoffset px How close the image will be to the left edge of the
    window. This only works with w3m.
    --yoffset px How close the image will be to the top edge of the
    window. This only works with w3m.
    --bg_color color Background color to display behind transparent image.
    This only works with w3m.
    --gap num Gap between image and text.
    NOTE: --gap can take a negative value which will
    move the text closer to the left side.
    --clean Delete cached files and thumbnails.

    Ascii:
    --ascii value Where to get the ascii from, Possible values:
    distro, /path/to/ascii
    --ascii_colors x x x x x x Colors to print the ascii art
    --ascii_distro distro Which Distro's ascii art to print
    NOTE: Arch and Ubuntu have 'old' logo varients.
    NOTE: Use 'arch_old' or 'ubuntu_old' to use the old logos.
    NOTE: Ubuntu has flavor varients.
    NOTE: Change this to 'Lubuntu', 'Xubuntu', 'Ubuntu-GNOME'
    or 'Ubuntu-Budgie' to use the flavors.
    --ascii_logo_size Size of ascii logo.
    Supported distros: Arch, Gentoo, Crux, OpenBSD.
    --ascii_bold on/off Whether or not to bold the ascii logo.
    --logo | -L Hide the info text and only show the ascii logo.

    Screenshot:
    --scrot | -s /path/to/img Take a screenshot, if path is left empty the screen-
    shot function will use $scrot_dir and $scrot_name.
    --upload | -su /pth/t/img Same as --scrot but uploads the scrot to a website.
    --image_host Website to upload scrots to. Takes: imgur, teknik
    --scrot_cmd cmd Screenshot program to launch

    Other:
    --config /path/to/config Specify a path to a custom config file
    --config none Launch the script without a config file
    --help Print this text and exit
    --version Show neofetch version
    -v Display error messages.
    -vv Display a verbose log for error reporting.

If you know of some other application/utility that is doing the same function or better than what is described above, I would be happy to know your feedback.

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