dos2unix

$ perl -pi -e 's/\r\n/\n/g' <finelame>
Converts windows lined-style file to unix. see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newline Can be used to convert from linux2dos : just invert \r\n and \n.

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2009-04-10 22:22:31

What Others Think

well, dos2unix and unix2dos do exist as commands
Bender · 496 weeks and 6 days ago
Not on my machine they don't.
qubyte · 496 weeks and 6 days ago
The 'dos2unix' and 'unix2dos' programs (also known as 'fromdos' and 'todos') are provided by the 'tofrodos' package ( http://www.thefreecountry.com/tofrodos/ ) and available under debian/ubuntu under the same name. This (dos2unix) can also be done using unix 'tr' : tr -d '\r' < dosfile > unixfile This just says delete the carriage return accompanying each newline.
bwoodacre · 496 weeks and 5 days ago

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