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I have numerous duplicate data files on my external hardrive. I want to clean it up. What would you recommend for a program to do this? These are not system files, just data files that I have created and saved in various folders. Thank you for any and all help.
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Well, one way to do that is with fdupes. You can install it from the Software Manager, but you use it from the terminal. Some examples on this blog: http://gnuwhatimsaying.com/find-duplica ... th-fdupes/
. There may also be a GUI application for this, other users may be able to recommend one.
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