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Old 05-16-2010, 12:44 PM   #1
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Best tool to find duplicate files?

I have a 1TB drive that has MANY duplicate files all over it. Can anyone suggest a good linux tool that can find duplicate files on such a large drive (almost full) drive?
Old 05-16-2010, 12:51 PM   #2
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fdupes is very fast.

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