How can I replace spaces with new lines on an input like.

/path/to/file /path/to/file2 /path/to/file3 /path/to/file4 /path/to/file5 etc...

To obtain the following.



I'm posting this question to help other users it's not easy to find an answer on unix se until i started to type this question I found the following

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How can I find and replace with a new line?

Best Answer

Use the tr command

echo "/path/to/file /path/to/file2 /path/to/file3 /path/to/file4 /path/to/file5"\
| tr " " "\n"

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