Music Library Cleanup with fdupes


Show you how to remove duplicates from your music library collection on a Linux / Ubuntu computer. The software used in this tutorial is called fdupes.


Commands Used

The commands ran in this video are as follows: du -sh *

sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install fdupes

find . -name ".ini" -exec rm {} ;
find . -name ".dat" -exec rm {} ;
find . -name "Thumbs.db" -exec rm {} ;

fdupes -r -1 -S -d -N [music directory]

find . -type d -empty -print -exec rm -r {} ;

du -sh *

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Updated: 2021-06-13 | Posted: 2018-07-07
Author: Kenny Robinson