Linux Command Directory
This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.
Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.
iconv [options] files
Convert the contents of one or more files from one character encoding to another and write the results to standard output.
Omit invalid output characters.
Convert input characters from the code1 encoding.
Print help message and exit.
Print a list of valid encodings to standard output.
Write the converted output to file instead of standard output.
Operate silently; don't print warning messages.
Convert input characters to the code2 encoding.
Print a brief usage message showing only the command syntax and then exit.
Print version information and exit.
Operate verbosely; print progress messages.