How to Find and Remove Duplicate/Unwanted Files in Linux Using ‘FSlint’ Tool

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5 Responses

  1. Quan says:

    There are typos in your article:

    # yum install fdupes
    # dnf install fdupes [On Fedora 22 onwards]

    Should that reads

    # yum install fslint
    # dnf install fslint [On Fedora 22 onwards]

    Otherwise, good article

  2. Tina Rodrigo says:

    Thanks for the post,
    but I think you missed one great software, brother. “The Duplicate Files Deleter”, That is to remove all the unwanted, duplicated files from your machine.
    The software called the Duplicate Files Deleter will do a thorough search of your hard disk and find out the two or more duplicate files of the same file which may be stored at different locations.

    Thanks all tecmint followers for your times.

  3. stevemid says:

    I installed FSlint. It works beautifully in identifying duplicates and selecting same for deletion. However the delete function does not delete the files. It was suggested elsewhere that running the program as root would solve this problem (ie by downloading gksu). Then the command from the proper directory would be: gksudo fslint-gui This also does not solve the problem for me.

  4. jim slaybaugh says:

    Thank you for this information. Learning is enjoyable.

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