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ICONV(1)						      General Commands Manual							  ICONV(1)

iconv - Convert encoding of given files from one encoding to another
iconv -f encoding -t encoding inputfile
The iconv program converts the encoding of characters in inputfile from one coded character set to another. The result is written to standard output unless otherwise specified by the --output option. --from-code, -f encoding Convert characters from encoding --to-code, -t encoding Convert characters to encoding --list List known coded character sets --output, -o file Specify output file (instead of stdout) --verbose Print progress information.
iconv is written by Ulrich Drepper as part of the GNU C Library. This man page is written by Joel Klecker <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system. 3rd Berkeley Distribution March 2001 ICONV(1)