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user 'tr' to convert mixed case in a file to lower case

Terminal - user 'tr' to convert mixed case in a file to lower case
tr "[:upper:]" "[:lower:]" < file
2009-05-20 09:21:02
User: gordonrgw
Functions: tr
user 'tr' to convert mixed case in a file to lower case

convert mixed case in a file to lower case


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or just use

tr A-Z a-z

the only difference as is that using the :upper: :lower: is better if you have Unicode characters in your filenames, but mine is way easier to type and usually sufficient.

Comment by syssyphus 447 weeks and 3 days ago
sed -e 's/\([A-Z]\)/\l\1/g' < file
Comment by AmirWatad 446 weeks and 1 day ago

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