How do I convert text files between Windows(Dos) and Linux?
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In Ubuntu, they are called todos and fromdos if I'm not mistaken.
... and combine is tofrodos.
Today, I got some shell scripts are written on Windows, and I need to use this utility to covert the end-of-line character to UNIX format. If not, I will got the "syntax error near unexpected token `do" error when execute it.
It often happens that you don't have unix2dos programs installed. At one time, converting files implied converting between charsets (that was DOS). Nowadays (Windows), it's just a matter of line endings. So converting is as easy as using this always available command: