dos2unix missing (Ubuntu 10.04)

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dos2unix missing (Ubuntu 10.04)
Yet another “feature” from the developers of ubuntu to simplify life. “dos2unix” and “unix2dos” are missing in version 10.04 (Lucid).
First of all, install dos2unix package:
sudo aptitude install tofrodos
Then if you want “dos2unix” type “fromdos” and if you want “unix2dos“, type “todos“.

2 Responses to “dos2unix missing (Ubuntu 10.04)”

  1. You can replace “dos2unix” with “tr -d ‘\r'”.

  2. “tr” doesn’t update files in place. For that, just use:

    tr -d ‘\r’ file2; mv file2 file1

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