libcaca is a graphics library that outputs text instead of pixels, so that it can work on older video cards or text terminals. It is not unlike the famous AAlib library, with the following improvements: Unicode support, 2048 colours, dithering of colour images and advanced text canvas operations (blitting, rotations).
Checkpoint/Restore In Userspace, or CRIU, is a software tool for Linux operating system. Using this tool, you can freeze a running application (or part of it) and checkpoint it to a hard drive as a collection of files. You can then use the files to restore and run the application from the point it
... [More] was frozen at. The distinctive feature of the CRIU project is that it is mainly implemented in user space.
The TOIlet project attempts to create a free replacement for the FIGlet utility. It uses the powerful libcucul library to achieve various text-based effects. TOIlet is able to load FIGlet fonts, supports Unicode input and output, colour output and various output formats (IRC, ANSI...).
Goblin Hack is a roguelike opengl-based smooth-scrolling ASCII graphics game! Inspired by the likes of NetHack, it opts for a simple interface that appears to appeal to kids (and adults) and fires the imagination in today's world of over-rendered games.