Re: Script to delete duplicate files
Paul E Condon wrote:
No actually the -d option is not an option. The reason is is because it
then asks you after all found duplicates, which of them you wish to
keep. Well, I have some 5000 duplicates to go through, so it will take
forever. I would rather think of a way to use the output of fdupes or
the file I created to delete all the duplicates.
On Fri, May 19, 2006 at 07:10:41PM -0700, Curtis Vaughan wrote:
Ok, using fdupes -f I have created a file that contains a list of all
duplicate files. So, what command can a run against that file to delete
all the files listed in it?
Or since I know that fdupes -f works, could I just do something like:
fdupes -f ./ | rm *
or would that rm everything?
note the -d option
I'm trying to remember how the correct way would be to do something like:
fdupes -f ./ | rm %[?]
it seems like that would be more right. But god, I've forgotten how to
Thanks for any help, though.