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Re: UNIX/Linux text files

on Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 07:20:30PM +1000, Nathan Stanley (livefish@host.sk) wrote:
> Someone recently told me there is a difference between Unix and Linux
> text file formats. Is this true?

Yes, ours goes to 11.

Wait.  Wrong mockumentary.

CR vs. CR+LF

   # aptitude install sysutils
   # man dos2unix unix2dos

In practice, many tools on both platforms will deal sanely with either
format.  Notable exception is NOTEPAD.EXE  on legacy MS Windows.


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