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'Fix' a typescript file created by the 'script' program to remove control characters

Terminal - 'Fix' a typescript file created by the 'script' program to remove control characters
cat typescript | perl -pe 's/\e([^\[\]]|\[.*?[a-zA-Z]|\].*?\a)//g' | col -b > typescript-processed
2009-05-28 21:02:17
Functions: cat col perl
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'Fix' a typescript file created by the 'script' program to remove control characters

attribution: Thanks to repellent on perlmonks.org

source: http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=684459

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Thank you so much. I work in an environment where I need to constantly to do Root Cause Analysis on a lot of servers and sometimes simultaneously. So I use 'script' to log all my sessions to keep track of what I've done and where, but when I needed to look back at those typescript files I would go sick, until now. :)

Comment by paulolc 353 weeks and 2 days ago

Thanks, so handy !

Comment by unixmonkey10175 340 weeks ago

Fantastic. You guys here are brilliant!

Comment by lostinberlin 164 weeks ago

This saved me a lot of time, thanks a lot.

Comment by htrap 92 weeks and 6 days ago

worked very well, thanks!

Comment by bjmgeek 91 weeks and 4 days ago

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