[CentOS] exam txt file

Thu Apr 17 14:19:54 UTC 2008
Ross S. W. Walker <rwalker at medallion.com>

Hiep Nguyen wrote:
> hi all, i have centos 5 w/o gui.  i can only have access via ssh.
> i have a text file that contains special (unprintable) characters, what 
> editor i can use to exam what those character are???
> i use vi, but i don't know what is ^@
> may be an editor that can show ASCII as dec or hex.

Is 'file' able to identify it?

It may be a unicode RTF document, or an image file like TIF.


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