February 1st, 2013, 01:09 AM
Use of iconv
I use the iconv command to convert a file from ascii to utf8 in the following way.
iconv -f ascii -t utf8 sourcefile > targetfile
where sourcefile is the file where text is in ascii. This is the way to use the command as seen in man pages and in google links. But I find the targetfile is still in ascii after running the command even though the command did not give any error.
Can anybody help in this?
February 9th, 2013, 03:01 PM
Are you running the command as root ? Or, even file owner ?
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