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Find duplicate files and folders and move these to a different folder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find (and delete) duplicate files Is there a reliable duplicate file/folders utility, (with GUI) for Linux that can find duplicate files or folders and move them to ...
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Find an identical file with a different name [duplicate]

Is it possible to find a without knowing its name? I created a file with LaTex, then I copied it into another local directory and renamed the pdf. I don't know any more where the original file is ...
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How to remove duplicate copies of all kinds of files from another directory [duplicate]

I have 2 directories on separate drives: A and B. A contains 680GB (around 2,500,000 items) and B about 400GB (around 2,000,000 items). All of B should be contained in A, the difference being about ...
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Removing files depending on what's in the filename or contents in file [duplicate]

Our web server was compromised about a year ago and we've finally had time to fix most of the issues that resulted in this. The only issue remaining is that multiple filenames were duplicated and ...
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Search for duplicate file names within folder hierarchy?

I have a folder called img, this folder has many levels of sub-folders, all of which containing images. I am going to import them into an image server. Normally images (or any files) can have the ...
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Find duplicates of a file by content

I am currently trying to take a file (an image file such as test1.jpg) and I need to have a list of all duplicates of that file (by content). I've tried fdupes but that does not allow an input file to ...
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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 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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A utility to find duplicate folders (NOT files)

I know about rdfind that can find duplicate files in two directories. But I need a similar utility that finds duplicate folders (folders that have same name and same path relative to main directories) ...
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3answers
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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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2answers
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Too many images in one directory

I have a directory with half a million JPEG files and it can't be opened in Nautilus. What is the simplest way to see the previews of these images?
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Find duplicates using KDE Dolphin

Running Kubuntu 17.04. Have a lot of duplicates - pictures and music and documents. Does Dolphin have the ability to detect duplicates and present them for further processing like deleting? Like ...
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How to find (and delete) duplicate files among local disks and NAS? [duplicate]

I want to detect and delete duplicate files (same size) along local Disks and Nas Disks (The Nas Disks are mounted using Samba) I found the How to find and delete duplicate diles answer but I'm ...
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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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1answer
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Find duplicate files: keep older version

I need a command line tool to remove duplicate files. There are several. But I could not find one which always keeps the older files and deletes the newer versions. I tried finddup, duff, fdupes. ...

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