Remove ^M characters from xhtml file

Robin Schoonover end at
Sun Nov 30 18:17:59 PST 2003

On Sun, 30 Nov 2003 21:16:02 -0600, Bryan Cassidy <b_cassidy at>
> I've downloaded a couple of .xhtml files and they have ^M characters
> all through it. I tried the col -b < name > newname command on these
> files but when I do that it erases the whole document. Any ideas?

dos2unix (converters/unix2dos in ports) is an easy route (dos2unix name). 
Also you can use the tr command (tr -d '\r' < name > newname).

Robin Schoonover (aka End)
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