Re: finding doubles of images?
On 7/21/05, Bruno Boettcher <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> i am collecting photos from an event coming from different sources, i am
> at a count of 1500 images so far, still more coming in, unfortunately
> the people did allready synchronise among themselves in certain cases,
> and even worse, they renamed the files....
> are there any means to detect identical images in an automated way? Size
> alone doesn't do it.... as i had to discover....
fdupes can detect identical files in differnet locations
# aptitude show fdupes
State: not installed
Maintainer: Adrian Bridgett <email@example.com>
Uncompressed Size: 81.9k
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.3.2.ds1-4)
Description: Identifies duplicate files within given directories
FDupes uses md5sums and then a byte by byte comparison to find duplicate files
within a set of directories. It has several useful options including