[How To] Access ASCII table from UNIX command line

ASCII  is  the  American  Standard Code for Information Interchange.  It is a 7-bit code to uniquely represent each keyboard character.
The ASCII table represents the corresponding Octal, Decimal, hexadecimal and Character values.

The ASCII standard was published by the United States of America Standards Institute (USASI) in 1968.

The following command can be used to view the ASCII chart while on command line.

$ man ascii

The following snapshot shows a sample output from 'man ascii' command.


man ascii [click on the image to enlarge]