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fdupes

Finds duplicate files in a given set of directories. More information: https://github.com/adrianlopezroche/fdupes.

  • Search a single directory:

fdupes {{directory}}

  • Search multiple directories:

fdupes {{directory1}} {{directory2}}

  • Search a directory recursively:

fdupes -r {{directory}}

  • Search multiple directories, one recursively:

fdupes {{directory1}} -R {{directory2}}

  • Search recursively for duplicates and display interactive prompt to pick which ones to keep, deleting the others:

fdupes -rd {{directory}}

  • Search recursively and delete duplicates without prompting:

fdupes -rdN {{directory}}