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Print a large banner on your terminal

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I still remember those days clearly when I was taking a short term course in Unix. The Unix flavour being SCO Unix ver 5.0. The first command we were introduced to in Unix by the instructor was the 'banner' command.

'banner' is a command which prints a high resolution text banner on the system console or if you have a printer connected to your machine, you can redirect the output to the printer. This utility is available on all Linux / Unix platforms.

For example, to print my name as a large banner, I give the command as follows:

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