Remove ^M characters from file

Writing by on Tuesday, 28 of July , 2015 at 10:27 pm

The key is to enter Ctrl+V+M (^M) to simulate this.

on_mac$ sed -i ” -e ‘s/^M//g’ filename
on_linux$ sed -i -e ‘s/^M//g’ filename

This can also be done in vi/vim, but may not work in Sublime Text type editors.

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Shivdev Kalambi is a Software Development Manager, previously a Principal Software Engineer at ArcSight/HP. With over 16 years' experience in software development, he's worked on several technologies and played different roles and contributed to all phases of projects. Non-tech activies include Ping-pong, Rock Climbing and Yoga at PG, Golf, Skiing, Swimming & a beer enthusiast.