base32

base32 encode/decode data and print to standard output

TLDR

Encode a file

$ base32 [filename]
copy

Decode a file

$ base32 --decode [filename]
copy

Encode from stdin

$ [somecommand] | base32
copy

Decode from stdin

$ [somecommand] | base32 --decode
copy

SYNOPSIS

base32 [OPTION]... [FILE]

DESCRIPTION

Base32 encode or decode FILE, or standard input, to standard output.

With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

-d, --decode

decode data

-i, --ignore-garbage

when decoding, ignore non-alphabet characters

-w, --wrap=COLS

wrap encoded lines after COLS character (default 76). Use 0 to disable line wrapping

--help

display this help and exit

--version

output version information and exit

The data are encoded as described for the base32 alphabet in RFC 4648. When decoding, the input may contain newlines in addition to the bytes of the formal base32 alphabet. Use --ignore-garbage to attempt to recover from any other non-alphabet bytes in the encoded stream.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report any translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/base32> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) base32 invocation'

AUTHOR

Written by Simon Josefsson.

Copied to clipboard
Swissborg