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How to remove duplicate files in a directory [closed]

I have a directory with over 400 duplicate files, the only difference is an extra space before .extension, e.g. xxxx.ext & xxxx .ext
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Evaluate the similarity between two video files

I'm looking for a method that reliably gives me a "mathematical distance" of two videos from one another. Similar to how the Levenshtein distance can be used to get the distance from a string to ...
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Unzipped/zipped file search

How am I able to search for duplicate files that are zipped and unzipped, with the same name? I understand I can do the initial search with the below however, not sure how to pipe in some duplicate ...
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Duplicate Files in a directory

I Have duplicate file i need count of that files. Example: example.html example(1).html Output: i want the number of counts for example(1).htnl
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A lot of duplicates…no fdupes,i want to make a script

No fdup please..I want to make a script. I have a lot of file duplicates,there are more than 200 I made ( is under construction ) a bash script which make md5sum on every file,then with uniq i put ...
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Finding duplicate files and replace them with symlinks

I'm trying to find a way to check inside a given directory for duplicate files (even with different names) and replace them with symlinks pointing to the first occurrence. I've tried with fdupes but ...
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Find duplicate files

Is it possible to find duplicate files on my disk which are bit to bit identical but have different file-names?
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case-insensitive search of duplicate file-names

I there a way to find all files in a directory with duplicate filenames, regardless of the casing (upper-case and/or lower-case)?
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Is there an easy way to replace duplicate files with hardlinks?

I'm looking for an easy way (a command or series of commands, probably involving find) to find duplicate files in two directories, and replace the files in one directory with hardlinks of the files in ...