Shredder – find duplicate, empty files and directories

Shredder - find duplicate, empty files and directoriesShredder (Rrmlint GUI) – quick and effective utility to find duplicate files and folders, empty files and directories, corrupt symlinks, files with incorrect identifiers for owner/group, executables with debug information and other forms of “anomalies” in the file system.

Key Features:

  • Extremely fast
  • Flexible and easy commandline options
  • Choice of several hashes for hash-based duplicate detection
  • Option for exact byte-by-byte comparison (only slightly slower)
  • Numerous output options
  • Option to store time of last run; next time will only scan new files
  • Many options for original selection / prioritisation
  • Can handle very large file sets (millions of files)
  • Colorful progressbar

Shredder (Rrmlint GUI) – gives access to most features of the console client, when you start offering to specify a target directory (directories), the need for recursively scanning scanning hidden files/directories and symbolic links.
Shredder displays search results in a hierarchical list and a visual pie chart of the selected folder. For search, you can use various filters (file size, name, modification time, etc.), except when comparing files checksum mode supported byte-a-byte mapping, a mode check only new files and much more…

Installation latest version into Linux Mint 18+:
1. Download
rmlint and gui deb files (please note on the architecture x64 or x32)

Shredder - find duplicate, empty files and directories2. Install rmlint and gui
3. Run from menu
Shredder - find duplicate, empty files and directoriesShredder - find duplicate, empty files and directories