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Find duplicate files using fdupes

📅 2019-Jan-07 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 📚 Archive

fdupes is a great little tool that can be used to find duplicate files inside one or more directories. It does this by checking the file sizes, MD5 hashes and a byte for byte comparison of the files.

$ sudo apt install fdupes
$ fdupes -r foobar/

Tried with: fdupes 1.6.1 and Ubuntu 18.04