convert DOS newlines to unix newlines

sed 's/$//'

-6
By: grep
2009-02-16 21:04:37
sed

These Might Interest You

What Others Think

Looking for any char '.' is not good practice as it will delete the last character of any line that happens to not have a DOS newline at the end. Instead use this sed 's/$//'
SiegeX · 487 weeks and 3 days ago
Apparently this forum software replaces stuff inside '' even if it's on a piece of command code. The command I was trying to display is: sed 's/^M$//' Where the ^M is made by hitting ctrl+v then ctrl+m
SiegeX · 487 weeks and 3 days ago
@SiegeX I was trying to avoid the use of ctrl+
grep · 487 weeks and 3 days ago
man dos2unix
adminzim · 486 weeks and 6 days 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?

You must be signed in to comment.

What's this?

commandlinefu.com is the place to record those command-line gems that you return to again and again. That way others can gain from your CLI wisdom and you from theirs too. All commands can be commented on, discussed and voted up or down.

Share Your Commands



Stay in the loop…

Follow the Tweets.

Every new command is wrapped in a tweet and posted to Twitter. Following the stream is a great way of staying abreast of the latest commands. For the more discerning, there are Twitter accounts for commands that get a minimum of 3 and 10 votes - that way only the great commands get tweeted.

» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu
» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu3
» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu10

Subscribe to the feeds.

Use your favourite RSS aggregator to stay in touch with the latest commands. There are feeds mirroring the 3 Twitter streams as well as for virtually every other subset (users, tags, functions,…):

Subscribe to the feed for: