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rmlint finds space waste and other broken things on your filesystem and offers
to remove it.
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- …Duplicate Files and duplicate directories.
- …Nonstripped binaries (i.e. binaries with debug symbols)
- …Broken symbolic links.
- …Empty files and directories.
- …Files with broken user or/and group ID.
Differences to other duplicate finders:
- Extremely fast (no exaggeration, we promise!)
- Paranoia mode for those who do not trust hashsums.
- Many output formats.
- No interactivity.
- Search for files only newer than a certain
- Many ways to handle duplicates.
- Caching and replaying.
It runs and compiles under most Unices, including Linux, FreeBSD and Darwin. The main target is Linux though, some optimisations might not be available elsewhere.
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Chances are that you might have
rmlint already as readily made package in your
favourite distribution. If not, you might consider
compiling it from source <http://rmlint.readthedocs.org/en/latest/install.html>_.
Detailed documentation is available on:
Most features you'll ever need are covered in the tutorial:
An online version of the manpage is available at:
Sometimes we can be reached via IRC:
If you found bugs, having trouble running
rmlint or want to suggest new
read this <http://rmlint.readthedocs.org/en/latest/developers.html>_.
Also read the
BUGS <http://rmlint.readthedocs.org/en/latest/rmlint.1.html#bugs>_ section of the
to find out how to provide good debug information.
Here's a list of developers to blame:
=================================== ============================= =========================================== Christopher Pahl https://github.com/sahib 2010-2017 Daniel Thomas https://github.com/SeeSpotRun 2014-2017 =================================== ============================= ===========================================
There are some other people that helped us of course.
Please see the AUTHORS distributed along
rmlint is licensed under the conditions of the
file distributed along the source for details.