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Find & Delete duplicated files on multiple harddisks at once

I have 4 hard disks and want to find out which files on this four harddisks (including sub directories) are duplicates. It should be checked not only within a harddisk but against all the others as ...
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search for duplicate photos

I have photos, in folder A, they also exist, in folders B and C. They have the same filenames. How to search for them and delete them from folder A? A perl script or something would be ideal since I ...
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File and folder comparison tool that compares only filenames?

I found this question already, which has a lot of good answers, but as far as I can tell none of the programs listed compare only the filenames. What program can I use to compare two directories and ...
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How does fdupes determine which file to keep and which to delete from set of duplicate files scattered in storage disk?

I just downloaded fdupes and was giving it a try. I am curious to know how the software goes about to determine which file it will put first when multiple files are found. I am running: Distributor ...
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how to uninstall fdupes from ubuntu

I have installed fdupes. I would like to know the authenticity of the program, any review would be highly appreciated. Now I want to uninstall the program from Ubuntu. Please help with the steps. ...
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How do I install DupeGuru Music Edition?

I need to install DupeGuru Music Edition but I do not know what files do I have to download for installing the software. The instructions spoke about Quantal, Saucy, Raring, Precise. What do these ...
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The file or folder /home/XXX/… does not exist. and cannot be deleted

I have a small problem with Kubuntu. I cannot detele some folders and files, it always says to me, the file or folder /src/ doesn't exist? and now I need to delete them, but i don't know how. someone ...
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Terminal shows more files on desktop than there are actually

I noticed this thing today and found it to be awkward. My desktop has the following files : But upon running ls in the terminal i got the following output: a.out htc_pass.sh ...
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How to remove duplicated directory?

I have two directory with same name of "Unread". ls -l drwx------ 1 vg vg 200 Aug 4 21:57 Unread drwx------ 1 vg vg 200 Aug 4 21:57 Unread when I rm/mv the directory named "Unread", one ...
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How to remove duplicate tracks from Rhythmbox?

I have Rhythmbox 2.97 on 32bit Ubuntu 12.10. I have a large number of duplicate music entries that don't show up in my music folder. I really would like to know if there's any plugin or any means ...
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Delete duplicate files with different extensions [duplicate]

/dir/ect/ory/ contains n folders each containing r files. Of which a certain number are the same file with a different file extension. These files are both in the same folder. Is there a simple way ...
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How does ubuntu handle multiple installations of software?

I'm a recent convert from Windows to Linux and I have a question about how Ubuntu/Linux takes care of duplications of files when installing software gets messy. To use an example, let me talk about ...
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How to clean duplicates existing in one folder from another recursively?

Summary: Folder A has only many Excelent files Folder B has many folders of mixed Excelent/Good/Bad files How can i delete files in Folder B folders only in case they will be in Folder A. Or simply ...
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Is there a way to find duplicate images in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am wondering if there is a way to compare folders in Ubuntu? I have tried to organize my photo folders many times...and for this reason I have several folders that contain the same files (maybe a ...
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How to use fdupes?

When i run fdupes ,it finds more than 30,000 of duplicate files.I need to keep one file and delete all other duplicates because some of them are systemfiles.Please give me a command or script to do ...
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Filesystem filling up due to large uvcydnctrl-udev.log file

Now my installation of Ubuntu costs me more than 100 GB of the hard drive space. And whenever I try fslint and fdupes, they say Permission denied to delete the duplicates. Please help me guys. ...
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I am receiving a message saying I have duplicate sources but I can't seem to find a duplicate of the line described, any ideas? [duplicate]

I receive this meassage when I run sudo apt-get update in the terminal:- Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ precise/partner i386 Packages ...
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Use a Clementine smart playlist to show duplicate songs

After switching to Ubuntu, I discovered iTunes had been storing duplicates of my music. e.g. Highway to Hell/ contains: Highway to Hell.mp3 Highway to Hell 1.mp3 Girls Got Rhythm.mp3 Girls Got ...
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How do I find and delete duplicate music tracks?

My issue is that for some reason I have duplicates of some music tracks. However they are not named identically. For instance: Music/Prefuse 73/One Word Extinguisher/07. Detchibe.mp3 & ...
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Music folder appearing twice on Dash

I installed 11.10 this week and, so far, this little detail have been bugging me. Since I moved my old audio files from a flash drive to the music folder, the music folder itself appears twice in the ...
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Identical folders in home directory after decryption of home directory failed

So this morning I turned on my laptop, and everything seemed to be going fine until I logged in. All my settings were gone, back to the default desktop, default programs and everything. I did an 'ls' ...
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To Remove Duplicates from two Ubuntu 11.04 installations

I usually use Dual boot with WinXP and UBUNTU 11.04, but few days ago,one colleague made a mistake by installing again Ubuntu 11.04 on same partition where already it was present. And Before that I ...
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Is there any program to detect duplicate images? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find duplicate photos? The title says all: Is there any program to detect duplicate images? Regards.
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How to remove duplicate tracks from Banshee?

How to remove duplicate tracks from Banshee?
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Whitespaces error while coping files

my needs is to copy all files and folders of a "master" folder into all the usb keys mounted. So, i wrote this code: for usb_key in `ls /media/`; do for file in `ls -a ...
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How can I find duplicate songs?

The title says it all. How can I detect duplicates in my media library?