Remove color codes (special characters) with sed

cat $* | sed -e "s,\x1B\[[0-9;]*[H],+++NEWLINE+++,g" -e "s,\x1B\[[0-9;]*[a-zA-Z],,g" -e "s,+++NEWLINE+++,\x0A,g" -e "s,\x07,,g" -e "s,\x08,,g" | sed -e "s, *$,,g" -e "s,[^ -~],,g" | uniq
... building upon Zhoul's EXCELLENT example... my 'expect' output had additional garbage. This script also: * converts the ESC-H sequence (reposition cursor) to new-line characters * removes BACKSPACES and BELLS * removes trailing spaces * removes NON-ASCII characters * and consolidates redundant lines (my input had multiple blank lines (100s))

2016-09-09 15:32:32

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leonamargret · 3 weeks and 1 day ago

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