Find non-ASCII and UTF-8 files in the current directory

find . -type f -regex '.*\.\(cpp\|h\)' -exec file {} + | grep "UTF-8\|extended-ASCII"

2020-09-15 09:10:02

What Others Think

Try this code out and fond the non-ASCII and UTF-8 files in the current directory. I have checked it and really worked for me. I think there are many alternatives to this particular code. Am I right? Does anyone have any idea about it? Hostsailor
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KayGasaway · 23 hours 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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