Unix Tip #4355- February 12, 2014


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ANOTHER DOS ^M Solution FOR SCO


If you deal with DOS files and the
"^M" character always appears at
the end of the line, here is a command
provide in SCO-UNIX.

dtox -- change file format from MS-DOS to UNIX

>From a Unix shell use the command:

dtox filename > output.file

Other flavers have similar commands:
dos2unix or to_unix

Check your man pages ont he flavor you use.
If you have whatis set up. Use a

man -k dos



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