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Two or more files that exactly same.

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Lost all files by using dd [duplicate]

I did get a new ssd and tried doing duplicate of the old ssd into the one, usind the dd command, but after finishing progressing the 250 Gb, everything from old and new ssd just disappeared. This is ...
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How to find same subfolders in two folders on first level only?

Scenario: 2 main folders, that may have subfolders with the same names (I do not know what names might be duplicated, that's what I am trying to find) the subfolders have MANY other files & ...
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Duplicate panel items after upgrade to 21.04

Hi folks. I just upgraded from Xubuntu 20.10 to 21.04 and seem to have loads of dupes in my panel icons. Including 2 copies of redshift twice. Is this because I had indicator plugin and the upgrade ...
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Double Desktop icons after installing DESKTOP ICONS NG (DING)

i wanted drag/drop option so I installed gnome desktop icon ng extension. But after that i got all my icons duplicated, only one is selectable. I switch the old desktop extension, but it doesn't work. ...
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Software Center duplicate apps

I'm wondering why are there duplicates for some apps on Software Center (20.04)? For instance, there are 2 KeepassXC, 2 Firefox, 2 ImageMagick, 2 Thunderbird, etc. Are they different somehow? Why does ...
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Delete files with same file name

I have a lot of *.srt file in my folder. The thing is I have some same file multiple times with a slightly different name.Like This: one_piece_001_US.srt one_piece_SPECIAL_001_US.srt one_piece_002_US....
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How to find duplicate files with same content, but with same or different names in linux? How to move them to bin or delete them permanantly? [duplicate]

I often end up with duplicate files with same content, but with same or different names while doing the literature study. How to find and delete the duplicate files from terminal? How to just move ...
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Having 2 Discord Apps installed

As you can read in the title, I accidentally installed 2 Discord apps; one is from the Ubuntu Software and the other is from the .deb file in the Discord website. I came here to ask you if there's an ...
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Display specific fields from a row for duplicate values in a column

i/p - 1234505403650,1234505403650,1,XYZ,0,, 1234525941210,1234525941210,1,XYZ,0,, 1234505577168,1234505577168,1,XYZ,0,, 1234518552859,1234518552859,1,XYZ,0,, 1234518552859,1234518552859,1,RTB,0,...
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How to eliminate duplicate files

I use UbuntuStudio 20.04. I want to know if there is some Linux native app (with GUI) to eliminate duplicate files, not only related with the names of the files, but its content. I'm talking about ...
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How to best coalesce data from a bunch of old disks

I've got a bunch of old disks (about 15 disks, mean age ca. 8 years, mostly USB 2, most less than a TB). Disks marks at least one of them as failing, some Input/Output errors are showing up, rsync ...
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Duplicate Apps installed (Slack)

I have started to use Linux a few months back so I'm a novice user. Recently I came accross this issue where I have managed to install two duplicate apps, one through the official app website and the ...
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Must i cut some duplicate entry from System settings >> Software and Updates >> Other Software from the list?

I have some duplicated entry like this : so must it be delete some entry which duplicated by end text:... main and ... main source Code? Thanks for your attention.
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Why do I have two PostgreSQL versions in my Ubuntu 18.04?

Everytime I install PostgreSQL in Ubuntu 18.04 (even when I ask apt-get to specifically install version 11 with a sudo apt-get install postgresq-11) I get version 10 and version 11 in my system. ...
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how to mass delete duplicate files in fslint

recently used fslint it found more than 10000 duplicate files , now we don't want to sit and go through all of the files, we tried searching internet but no avail Wewant to make fslint to keep just ...
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How to detect duplicates of photos (even if the duplicate is of lower resolution) and how to keep only the higher-res copy?

Perusing thousands of photos from my smartphone transferred to my computer is a bit of a challenge. Separating the wheat from the chaff is a time consuming late-night endeavour. What makes this ...
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Will having two versions of the same program cause any security or stability issues or is it perfectly fine?

[Ubuntu Unity 16.04.5 / Cairo Dock] e.g. two clickable and runnable Opera buttons side-by-side in my Start Menu? I tried uninstalling the Opera version I don't use (Opera v12), the terminal says I ...
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How can I find duplicate in the first column, then remove concerning whole lines ?

I have one xlsx file (110725x9 matrix) and I saved as type text (tab delemited) because I don't know whether Unix helps for xlsx files or not. Duplicates rows are always successive line by line. For ...
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Remove Duplicate Icons In Show Applications

I have just installed Ubuntu 18.04 and proceeded to install several programs. One of the programs, Gitkraken now has 2 icons when I opened SHOW APPLICATIONS while other installed programs are not ...
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2 Applications/executables in the system (sublime text)

I have installed two sublime through the recommended way: wget -qO - https://download.sublimetext.com/sublimehq-pub.gpg | sudo apt-key add - sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https echo "deb ...
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How do I remove a duplicate icon from the header bar?

Using 17.10 - the package is Brightness Indicator. I checked previous questions but none got it done.
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Locate command is returning too many results

I made the mistake of copying the same files to different partitions with good intentions of pruning (deleting) them from the source or target(s) later. Now when I try to locate them I get too many ...
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bash script with mysql insert into - do other on duplicate entry

I have a mysql table with some unique constraints. I have a script that asks some questions, and then inserts the answers into the mysql table. I don't know how to tell the script to do something ...
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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 do command line search for duplicate downloads within downloads folder?

I'm looking to do a command line search for duplicate downloads within my Downloads folder. Let say I download test.mp3, but then accidentally download it again, the 2nd download will show up as ...
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Thunderbird Duplicate messages

I see duplicate messages in my Thunderbird where there are a number of active email accounts .. I have to delete every hour a long list of duplicate mails from each account inbox .. yesterday I did a ...
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How are there two identical folders in the same location?

This is a picture of my desktop, with the main folder in which I store pretty much everything. At some point in time, the computer sprouted a twin. They both have the same name, and go to the same ...
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Can I find duplicate songs with different names?

I have so many duplicate songs but they have different names. Is there an application I can used to find and delete the duplicates?
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Resolving errors due to duplicated python versions [duplicate]

I installed python3.5.2 from my home directory from a tar. (I remember using an atlinstall command) Then, I installed django using pip3, by doing sudo -H pip3 install django, and the installation was ...
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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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Duplicate icons names on desktop ubuntu/

I've changed style my Xubuntu 16.04, and that lag appears...
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duply : UnsupportedBackendScheme: scheme not supported in url: sftp://user@domain.com /srv

I'm using duply on ubuntu server and I was using 1.5.5.5-1 version of duply but getting below error suddenly. UnsupportedBackendScheme: scheme not supported in url: sftp://user@domain.com /srv Task '...
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Ubuntu Desktop 16 to duplicate/clone a running terminal console

Sometimes I want to clone/duplicate a running terminal console so that I can work on the current thread/process without having to re-run all executed commands from the beginning. E.g. running a Flask ...
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How to delete the duplicate file with extension "~"

I have an issue opening one of the config file, each time when I try to edit it by giving sudo vi XX file name XX it says: "Swap file ".config.ini.swp" already exists! [O]pen Read-Only, (E)dit ...
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Erase duplicate files?

I have a 1 TB hard drive which I have been using for backups for a few years. The problem is I only did backups by hand. So now I have a lot of duplicates saved up. Is there a software or a script ...
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Restore with deja-dup

I recently had a hard drive failure on my PC (ubuntu 12.04), I purchased a new Hard Drive & installed 14.04. After installing the new Hard Drive my old one 'came back to life' so I continued ...
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How to: Command line directory duplication?

I use terminal/the command line on a daily basis for front end web development. As an example: Today, from the command-line I was trying duplicate a project to make a responsive web page design ...
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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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Backup problem with folder rename (use back in time)

We use Ubuntu Server (14.04) as file server. As backup solution we use "Back in Time". I have a general question about making backups, since we are having problems with the folder names from time to ...
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Can I stop wget creating duplicates?

If I run wget twice, it doesn't recognise that it has already downloaded that file, and creates a new one. Is there any way to prevent it downloading the file again? $ wget https://cdn.sstatic.net/...
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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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Duplicate Packages Error in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get update, the following results occur : Reading package lists... Done W: Duplicate sources.list entry google'sIP/linux/chrome/deb/ stable/main amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/...
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In KDE when I create a file in the Home directory it also creates files on the Desktop

Whenever I create An new file in my Home directory In Dolphin it also create the same file on my desktop and on my widget (folder viewer.) How can I fix this? It worked fine until now, but It just ...
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How to remove duplicate imported photos in Shotwell

I've noticed that Shotwell has imported many images twice (e.g. from my camera SD card). Apparently the duplicate detection is buggy once a photo is imported, tagged and then re-imported. I have "...
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Launcher Search is showing duplicate icon

I also have duplicates in my Dash (saw several questions about this subject). But I don't know which one I need to remove. I went to: /usr/share/applications With grep I do get the following: /$ ...
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Deduplication using SDFS file system

I am trying deduplication with sdfs.(ubuntu 13.10 on Vm). (http://opendedup.org/quickstart) followed the same steps as this mounted the file system on /media/pool0/ When copied a directory ...
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htop showing duplicate applications with very odd bizarre results upwards of 20,30,40 or more, see screen grab

I have attached screen shots of htop and it's bizarre results. Can anyone explain what is happening here? It shows this new copy.com app taking up like 500% of my memory if you count it up.
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Duplicate Sources [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Duplicate sources.list entry but cannot find the duplicates? How do I fix this? I tried doing the apt-get update but it didn't fix it. W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://...
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snmpd agent sends duplicate traps

I am on Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS, and I cannot upgrade to a higher version. I have installed the snmpd agent (NET-SNMP version 5.4.2.1) with an apt-get install snmpd command. When an event occurs which ...
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how to remove non duplicates in libreoffice calc

How do I remove non-duplicate cells in calc? the purpose is to delete all the rows that contain a value that exists only in one collumn. ie: A B 1 1 2 3 3 5 5 10 7 12 8 ...
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