Last updated on November 21, 2020 by Dan Nanni
DOS-based text files use a pair of carriage return (CR) and line feed (LF) as a new-line delimiter. On the other hand, UNIX-based text files simply use LFs to terminate each line. In order to convert a text file from DOS format to UNIX format, you can use a command-line tool called
$ sudo yum install dos2unix
$ sudo apt install tofrodos $ sudo ln -s /usr/bin/fromdos /usr/bin/dos2unix
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