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Date: 2011mar5
Level: beginner
OS: Linux

Q.  How do I encode a file as base64?

A.  Use the base64 command like this:

base64 in.txt > out.b64
Where in.txt is a file you want to encode (could be text, graphic anything) and out.b64 will be the result. This is easier than using uuencode.