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# 8  
Old 10-21-2009
Code:
grep -lR '^M' . | while read FILE; do
  tr -d "\r" < "$FILE" > "$FILE.new"
done

# 9  
Old 10-21-2009
To count the number of carriage-returns in a file:

Code:
sed -n l filename | grep '\r' | wc -l


To remove carriage-returns from a file:

Code:
cat filename|tr -d '\r' > new_filename


One some unixes the conversion program is called "dos2ux".

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