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Converting Excel XLS to CSV files using Command Line in Unix/Linux

How many times did I have this problem throughout my working life? Way too many. Not only me, almost every other developer I know. There's an easy way out though, let's dive straight into it.

Our solution is going to be xls2csv library, a part of CPAN project. (http://search.cpan.org/)

This means you'll have to have Perl installed on your machine, but don't worry, you don't have to know any of Perl.

Let's start with

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Created on 05 November 2010