If I am mistaken if this is already the case I apologize. I do most of my work on a Linux system and use Filezilla to often upload my work, unfortunately I sometimes open a few files on my Windows PC when that is available and it messes up newlines completely. When I reopen them after being saved in Windows it becomes a garbled mess with no newlines.

Is there a plugin or option for Filezilla or a client you know of that will detect and take care of saving newlines automatically? It would save a lot of worry from having to dos2unix and unix2dos ALL the time.. and forgetting giving me consequences etc.


Just change your transfer type to Auto or ASCII and newline translation should be automatic.

  • Alright, thanks. I assumed not because this one time I tried on Windows using an online ftp (net2ftp), that possibly doubled the issues removing all the newlines hense my confusion. – John R. Dec 4 '10 at 14:21

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