base64

This post is part of a series of posts categorized as “Wiki” that contain basic how-to information. The intent is to create a reference repository for myself, but I’m not selfish so if anyone else can also benefit from it then I’m happy to share the knowledge!

  • OS: Linux
  • Description: Encode or decode base64
Encode:
 $ base64
   paste text here
   ctrl+d

Decode:
 $ base64 -d
   paste text here
   ctrl+d