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Convert text file from ISO-8859-7 to UTF-8

As a linux user, I often receive documents in ISO-8859-7 from Windows users.

There is a great unix tool to convert the encodings and it’s called iconv. Here how to use it:

iconv --from-code=ISO-8859-7 --to-code=UTF-8 original.txt > converted.txt

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