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want to make sure two or three folders are identical/same

I checked two/three folders with two software called Beyond Compare and Araxis Merge. Those two software says these folders identical. I tried another way. Compress these folders and compare hash ...
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0answers
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Want to compare a Flat File Sync Folder to original Sub-Foldered Folder

This may be a bit of an edge case, hence why I'm having so much trouble. I have a scenario (not worth explaining) where I need a folder's contents sync-ed to another folder but as flat files (so it ...
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3answers
321 views

Binary/Hash comparing files in different locations while ignoring folder structure in OSX

I need a way to compare files in two different sets of locations, preferably in a way that is a little more thorough than just the file name. We recently got a new NAS for the office and have been ...
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0answers
121 views

hash-based asyncronous directory comparison

I am trying to efficiently synchronize two large directories via VPN over a long distance. Unfortunately I cannot install advanced tools like git or rsync on the remote server due to company ...
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2answers
582 views

How to do a binary compare of multiple folders?

I have >100 folders that I would like to compare. I don't want to merge, but simply make sure that the content of those folders are the same. How can I do this on Windows and without Beyond Compare?
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1answer
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GNU/Linux substitute for the Windows-based TreeComp tool

I miss the TreeComp tool from Windows on Linux. Does anybody know about a similar tool for Linux? I've tried Unison & Unison-gtk (slow and cumbersome), diff (various), meld, mc, rsync (immensely ...
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3answers
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Find missing files from multiple backups, regardless the folder location

I have 6 backups of my PC wasting a lot of space, on an external hard disk, because all of them are full backups (not incremental) of my PC, meaning that the majority of the contents are duplicated ...
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4answers
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Fast large folder comparison utility on Mac (maybe Windows)

I am looking for a tool that could help me compare the contents of 2 big folders and detect what's changed in one of them (files added, modified, moved, copied) compared to the target. I also want to ...
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1answer
259 views

Directory trees merging tool

I have two directory trees - the damaged one and a backup/outdated one. I need a windows tool which will compare them up to files dates and content and show me a list of differences. Could you ...
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2answers
2k views

Comparing a folder with a git repository

I have a folder now once exported from a git repository, and the git repository itself: / /now/ /repository.git/ I'd like to compare the files in now to the current state of the repository. While ...
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5answers
5k views

Folder comparions on Command line

I want to compare two folders on Windows (Vista, XP) which have large number of huge size files, which i need to compare. If I use Beyond Compare or such tool to compare the folders it is taking a lot ...
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11answers
5k views

Compare huge directory trees

I am looking for a free tool to make a snapshot of the filesystem structure (listing of files and directories, their size & timestamps) and can compare it to another one made later. treecomp ...