Remove Special Character ^@ from Text.

Anonymous Sender anonymous at
Mon Oct 13 13:05:14 CEST 2003

bernardino lopez:
> I'm trying to use some files but seems like there is
> some special spaces or characters, I wonder if
> somebody know how to escape the special character "^@"
> which looks like some kind of special space but is
> hard to do the escape with a RegExp.

You can remove those characters (NUL's, binary zeroes) with 'tr':

	tr -d '\0' <your_file >your_file_without_nulls

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