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

tr "[:upper:]" "[:lower:]" < file
convert mixed case in a file to lower case

By: gordonrgw
2009-05-20 09:21:02

What Others Think

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.
grokskookum · 662 weeks and 2 days ago
sed -e 's/\([A-Z]\)/\l\1/g' < file
AmirWatad · 661 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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