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Old 01-31-2006, 08:56 PM   #1
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Command to find similar file names in a directory

I'm looking for a command to find similar file names in a directory. I have quite a large mp3 folder, and a fair number of duplicates. I have run a checker program that finds the same files by MD5 sums, but, I know there are still a whole lot more that aren't exactly the same, but are the same song. Any command or string of commands that will do this? preferably recursively, so I can put it in the r directory, and it will find all the similar in the sub directories too?
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Something like
maybe? Took me 30 seconds to find :}

Old 02-01-2006, 05:56 AM   #3
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I found that too, but I can't seem to get it to work. It says it has dependancies that I can't seem to find.

Those are the dependancies, and I think I found the numeric one, but not the other two. If I try to run it I get errors like this.
File "./", line 14, in ?
import stat, sys, os, glob, shutil, string, Numeric, mad, fnmatch, ogg.vorbis
ImportError: No module named mad

Which I interpert to mean it is missing some of the dependancies?
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Well i assume it is missing python-mad ....

You need to say what distro you are using as each of those dependencies, has it's own dependencies i believe (dependency hell!) but if you use a distro with a package manager its much easier

The following packages for Python-pymad

Debian - (they're package site is down at the time of writing this)

Gentoo (atleast the link says it is, never used Gentoo) -

ubuntu (maybe same as deb) -

The following packages for python-pyvorbis:

Debian (same place as above -

Gentoo -

Alternatively there might be a package containing All the Libs/devels etc. that would work.

Good luck
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Sorry, I use Fedora 4. I searched the yum repository, but I may not have the correct repositories to find the python-mad.


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