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Re: Eliminating duplicate photos



Itamar - IspBrasil wrote:
create a list of md5 of all files,

with md5 you will find duplicated files.

On 9/29/2008 9:04 AM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
What is the best way of eliminating duplicate photos
on a number of machines, all running Fedora or CentOS?

I suppose one could ask the same question about files generally;
how to tag or delete duplicates.

Any suggestions gratefully received.

I have a problem similar to Timothy's. If I run "md5sum *" on a folder, in a terminal, it lists all the sums. My problem is that I have several thousand files. Is there some way I can output the results to a text file? Can't copy and paste unless there's some way for me to adjust the terminal to allow the last several thousand lines to display. Then I'm also going to have to sort all those lines into some alphabetical order to reasonably detect duplicate sums. Any ideas?

Trapper


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