Convert Line Endings from DOS/Windows Style to Unix/Linux Style
tr -d '\015' <DOS-file >UNIX-file
For what character
\015 is, see
man 7 ascii.
Or, there is a command called
ascii, if it’s installed, type
More ascii Commands
$ ascii '\r' ASCII 0/13 is decimal 013, hex 0d, octal 015, bits 00001101: called ^M, CR Official name: Carriage Return C escape: '\r' Other names:
-k Search the short descriptions and manual page names for the keyword
$ man -k ascii ascii (1) - report character aliases ascii (7) - ASCII character set encoded in octal, decimal, and hexadecimal ...
Do Not Use the Same File to Redirect Input and Output
tr -d '\015' <DOS-file >DOS-file
The above command will delete all content in the file!
[n]>word, if it does exist it is truncated to zero size.
(How did I find the file back? Luckily, the working directory is managed by Dropbox, and I found it back in the Dropbox.)