Weeding out Duplicate files in Hardy Heron 8.04

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Fri Jan 15 12:42:08 UTC 2010


On Fri, 2010-01-15 at 14:38 +0200, Rafiq Hajat wrote:
> I've been transferring all my music (MP3, OGG, FLAC, M4A, WMA) into my
> laptop and have noticed numerous duplications of the same song. The
> directory size is now 16GB and it's a nightmare to to collate and
> categorise. Any ideas on how to get rid of the duplications?

Are you sure the songs are duplicated? Some music-organising tools
organise your music into various categories, and one item may end up in
several categories.

Check carefully before you start deleting things.

Do the items have identical names, or do you have the same songs under
different file names?

Regards, K.

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