Re: Program to convert binary stream to ASCII
Cameron Matheson wrote:
> My dad started a new project at work, which they will be using Linux for. He
> came to me and asked me if Linux had a program to convert a binary stream to
> ASCII characters. A co-worker of his told him that UNIX had a native utility
> to do this (but he couldn't recall the name). What might this be (or what is
> a program that could do this)?
> Cameron Matheson
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You are probably looking for od (Octal Dump). Its been part of *nix for
ages and will dump in a lot of
formats depending on the options you give it - have a look at the man