Robert Peirce <bob / peirce-family.com> wrote:
> I ran 'cat hello | tr -d '\r' > tst8', made tst8 executable and it ran. 

Have a look at the command "recode", which is availiable on most linux
systems, see http://recode.progiciels-bpi.ca/manual/IBM-PC.html.

"recode pc hello" should do for your case.

Cheers
Sascha