Stephen Brown on 22 Nov 2008 11:53:04 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] finding duplicate files

Art Alexion wrote:
> I have a directory with a lot of files, a number of which are identical, 
> except for filename.  What is the most efficient way to find (and ultimately 
> delete) the duplicates?

Try the hardlink utility - should do exactly what you want. I use it 
consolidate dupes on mirrors of the various RPM distros.

It is in Centos/Fedora repos as hardlink.

- Steve

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