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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Unless your definition of duplicate files includes files with the same name but possibly different contents, fdupes (available in Ubuntu, for instance) could be what you need. It uses md5sum to identify duplicate files, so it'll even work for identical files with different names.

    A homegrown version can be found here (http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=703798), it uses File::Find::Duplicate.