Missing utility pkg

David Fletcher dave at thefletchers.net
Thu Nov 8 21:16:05 UTC 2012

On Thu, 2012-11-08 at 19:48 +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:

> Probably not - Gene uses 10.04 LTS and there is no package dos2unix. 
> Anyway, from the good old days of SUSE I remember there were aliases to 
> do the same with recode. I suppose that would be good enough for Gene.
> From <http://www.tgunkel.de/it/software/doc/cmds_linux_unix.en>:
> alias unix2dos='recode lat1..ibmpc'
> alias dos2unix='recode ibmpc..lat1'
> Of course the package recode is needed to use the aliases above.
> Nils

OK thanks - now I understand. My server is running 10.04 so I just did
an ssh into it, tried the search for dos2unix and nothing turns up.

recode is there in the aptitude search though.


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