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N.A.N.Y. 2010 / NANY 2010 RELEASE: DupFind
« on: December 11, 2009, 06:35 AM »
NANY 2010 Entry Information

Application Name DupFind
Version 1.0
Short Description A simple, graphical application that scans a directory tree and reports any duplicate files found
Supported OSes Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS/X (and possibly others like OpenSolaris)
Web Page The beginnings of a wiki
Download Link GitHub
System Requirements
  • Qt 4.5+
  • Python 2.6
Version History
  • 0.9 beta - almost ready for testing -- December 13th 2009
  • 1.0 release - enjoy :) - December 31st 2009
Author C-o-r-E


Description
I have a nasty habit of having very cluttered file systems. I tend to download things like assignment PDFs, forget about them and download them again. For the reason of tidying my forest of clutter I wrote this application initially as a CLI python script. However around the same time, app103, a user here told me about NANY on IRC. I thought that I just happen to have written something that is probably useful to other people so why not join in!

DupFind is essentially that script but with a spiffy GUI. Not many people today live on the command line like myself so a nice user interface was key. For this I used the pyQt Qt bindings.

DupFind will be released as free (as in freedom) software, and will probably be GPL'd. This means you can do with it as you want as long as credit is given and it remains free.

Features
  • Cross-Platform.
  • Simple GUI.
  • Threaded.
  • Finds all (exact) duplicates in a directory tree.
  • Fast.

Planned Features
  • Auto cleanup.
  • Concurrent scanning/hashing. (Maybe)
  • Database features.

Screenshots
shot.png

Usage
Installation
Right now just execute dupfind.py (installer maybe later)

Using the Application
As of now it should be intuitive.

Uninstallation
rm dupfind.py

Known Issues
None :)

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