A duplicate is any re-occurrence of an item in a collection.

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Confirm that two filesystems are identical, ignoring special files

/media/A and /media/B should be identical, but I want to confirm before deleting one. Duplicate file finders don't work, because they'll find two copies of the same file within B, for instance. I ...
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Handling Duplicate Outlook Express Messages

Does anyone know of a cheap (free?), easy, and effective way to handle duplicate messages in Outlook Express? I’ve seen several commercial products that claim to do this, and I’ve tried several, but ...
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Is there a shortcut key to duplicate a tab in Google Chrome?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to duplicate a tab in Google Chrome? I've read through all the replies in the Google Chrome Forum thread, but there's no hope there. The only hope I get from that page ...
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Duplicate image finder

When I download archives, they often contain images I already have in another folder, but mostly with another name or file-format. My question: What script / software 1 do you know, that can ...
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Seeking a formula to determine duplicate numbers in a spreadsheet row?

Is there a formula to let me count if there are duplicates showing up in a row? If I have 3 to 6 columns of individual numbers, I'd like to know if any numbers are duplicated in any particular row? ...
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What are the most effective methods to search duplicate files?

check files with same extension and same size use some hash function (md5, md6 suppose to be better) The first is not very reliable because the name is not part of the file. The file can have no ...
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Duplicate window across monitors

I have a notebook with a projector attached. Normally I would set my the desktop to extend to the projector screen in Window's settings. I'm required to type something which should be seen by the ...
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Started getting duplicate emails again in Thunderbird 3.x

It is a known issue with Thunderbird 3.x that it downloads duplicate emails. I installed Thunderbird 3.1.5 last month (it's awesome!) and configured it to not download duplicate emails using the ...
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mp3 duplicate remover by listening & not tag based

I am reviewing a few mp3 duplicate remover which are not tag based but sound analysis based. These are the ones I found. Similarity, Audio Dedupe, Audio Comparer & Music Duplicate Remover. Any ...
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How can I merge duplicate contacts in Outlook?

I wanted to improve my address book and got a Memotoo account, which takes in contact info from LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Android and Outlook (and several others). You can imagine that I ...
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Unix command line tool to find similar images

Is there some unix command line tool which can find similar images and output them as groups for further processing?
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App to delete doubles files? (dupes) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Duplicate file finder What app can i use to search a folder and remove doubles, triples, etc of a file? I know of noclone but i need to pay for that. Is there a freeapp ...
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How to remove duplicate entries in iTunes

For some reason, songs in my itunes library are listed twice. Note: It is the exact same song just referenced twice, so removing one of the songs will keep one reference in the library but delete the ...
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Is it possible to duplicate (mirror) an existing window?

I attend a webinar that broadcasts video which is much larger than my screen resolution. I have multiple monitors and would like to be able to view one half of the webcast on one monitor and the ...
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RSS Reader solution which removes duplicate items

I tried Google's RSS reader with a userscript, but it didnt' solve my problem. Any client is fine, I just want to have a bunch of RSS feeds without duplicates.
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Removing duplicate emails in Thunderbird

I need to stop the duplicate mail (which is already in my mail box) in Thunderbird or any mail box. Are there any filters for this?
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Is there a real problem in this Retrospect duplicate of my hard drive?

I recently duplicated my XP "C" drive, using Retrospect. When it finished, there were 6 errors. I checked the log and the 1st error referred to Microsoft Security ...
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Seek app to find dupes based on jpg metadata

I'm dealing with a decade's worth of digital photos where I want to be sure i have one and only one of every .jpg is stored in my new master picture repository. I'm aggregating lots of backup CDs as ...
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Software to copy non-duplicate files from CD/DVD

I have several CDs/DVDs which have partially overlapping content (the overlapping files are identical, but have different names), and some of the files are on my hard disk. I need to get the ...
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Removing Duplicate entries in grub2 Ubuntu 9.10

I have made a custom grub2 menu however, both the default and the custom show together. So my grub looks like the list below, the bolded entries are my custom ones. How do I get rid of the duplicates? ...
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Show Duplicate Files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Find duplicate files on Mac OS X Hi all I am trying to sort out duplicate folders in a folder which again has an awful lot of subfolders on a Mac OS X system. I want to ...
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Excel duplicates the changes from one sheet to all sheets in xls

I have an xls file with 5 sheets in it. If I write ="something" in B2 in sheet1 all sheets 2-5 also is changed in B2. This happened after several problems with 2003 vs. 2007 versions of office. Now ...
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Sorting through photos and deleting duplicates [closed]

I'm looking to easily find duplicate photos of what's already on my laptop and delete those photos from my external hard drive. Before I got an external hard drive with 160GB to dump photos from my ...
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How to detect similar videos

I have a directory full of media. I would like to search similar videos and hand-remove certain copies (those that are too short, too long, have watermarks, don't have watermarks, &c.). How can I ...
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Software utitity to remove duplicate files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Duplicate file finder How to I delete multiple copies of a same file from my hard drive?
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Finding duplicate music files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free Duplicate mp3 finder Whats the best app, preferably free which will find duplicate songs on your hard disk? If it would work even if they are of a different format ...
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How discover duplicate IP using Ubuntu? (is it possible to have duplicate ip?)

I have a problem in network sharing using SMB protocol. I think it's related to IP-duplicating issue. How to detect this. Note: I'm using Ubuntu on my desktop the other are using various OSs (win xp, ...
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Compare and delete similar files

I have a hard drive in my laptop plus a second hard drive connected via USB. I had problems with my hard drives and had to replace some, plus I tried to do selected backups to protect data. I have ...
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Find duplicate files on Mac OS X

Is there an application that would search duplicate files in my Mac with an easy way to delete the duplicates?
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How to prevent Outlook from receiving multiple copies of the same email

This question might be asked already, but it's different from this one. My boss has Outlook 2003, when he synchronize his emails while connecting through the local server (using Exchange I guess) he ...
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Removing duplicates in Entourage in Snow Leopard

I've upgraded 5 machines to SL and in two of them the Entourage Calendar went crazy and made duplicates and triplicates of a lot of the appointments. I can't firgure out why, but I think it has ...
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How to filter an Excel column for entries matching a master list

The general question entails sorting a large Excel 2007 list to find entries that match smaller subset list. I have a couple of ideas on how to approach the problem, but I lack the technical ...
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Good tool for finding photo duplicates based on image data [closed]

Anyone know of a good (and preferably free) tool for finding photo duplicates based on the photos themselves? So, not filename, filesize etc., but how the photos look like. Would be nice if it managed ...
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Duplicate folder identification/removal tool [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Duplicate file finder Is there a tool that can identify/manage duplicates at the directory level? I've tried using duplicate file removal software to weed out ...
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How to avoid duplicate Outlook items when using ActiveSync?

I'm using a Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional device to synchronize my Outlook 2007 data at home with the Exchange Server (via Direct Push) and my Outlook data in the office using ActiveSync 4.5. Now, ...
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Outlook is starting to receive and send mails in duplicate and triplicate

A friend of mine has been using Outlook for years and all of a sudden many of his mails to me and others are being received as duplicate, and he reports that mails that he receives are arriving as ...
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Software to find duplicate MP3s by 'listening' to them?

Most of the software which find duplicate MP3 files depend on filenames, or Tag IDs or file size. I consider these dumb tools because they are not reliable. I can have two MP3's which are the same ...