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You are getting a newline in the output. The problem is that this is a Unix newline, which Windows doesn't recognize. Unix encodes newlines as the LF (line feed) character, whereas Windows newlines consist of the two-character sequence CRLF (carriage return, line feed). To view the output correctly under Windows, use just about anything other than the type ...


This will work for some things: iconv -f utf-8 -t ascii//TRANSLIT echo ĥéĺłœ π | iconv -f utf-8 -t ascii//TRANSLIT returns helloe ?. Any characters that iconv doesn’t know how to convert will be replaced with question marks. iconv is POSIX, but I don’t know if all systems have the TRANSLIT option. It works for me on Linux. An inferior but ...

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