[TriLUG] Search for Duplicate Filename, Ignore Extension
igor at igorpartola.com
Wed Nov 2 13:30:00 EDT 2011
How about something like this:
$ for f in `find /`; do basename "$f" | cut -d'.' -f1; done | sort | uniq -c
That'll tell you the counts of the filenames. Then just search for ones
that are not unique and use another script to consolidate them.
On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 1:22 PM, Jason Evans <jason.s.evans at gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought fslint also has a filename search function or at least it had. I
> used it to find multiple copies of the same ebook that calibre sometimes
> Best Regards,
> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 1:11 PM, Peter Neilson <neilson at windstream.net
> > I'd use locate, assuming I have updatedb running. Try
> > info locate
> > and see what you get.
> > On Wed, 02 Nov 2011 12:44:47 -0400, Brian Blater <brb.lists at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > Say I have a drive filled with files, be it images or music or
> >> whatever, and I need to find duplicates of the files, but I what to
> >> only find the dupes by filename and ignore the extension. For example
> >> say I have an image called picture_of_me.jpg but I'm pretty sure that
> >> was created from an original file with the same name but another
> >> extension. I just want to find all files with the same filename
> >> irregardless of it's extension.
> >> I've looked at fslint and fdupes but they just appear to look at files
> >> based on hashes and since a jpg is different than a tiff etc., nothing
> >> is found. I would imagine this could be done with a simple script, but
> >> I'm no scripting genius and any script I created would probably end up
> >> being 100 lines when it only needed to be 1.
> >> Any ideas from our gurus out there?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Brian
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