Binary package “ansifilter” in ubuntu kinetic

parse common (terminal) ANSI codes and remove or convert them

 ANSI codes are commands embedded in a text stream to add formatting
 instructions into text. These codes are interpreted by terminal emulators like
 xterm or Putty.
 ANSIFilter parses common ANSI codes to remove them or to convert them to
 another colored text file format (HTML, TeX, LaTeX, RTF, Pango or BBCode).
 Support for ANSI art files (based on codepage 437 and ANSI.SYS sequences or BIN
 /XBIN/TND files) is enabled with the --art-cp437, --art-bin and --art-tundra