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Offline Lanzi

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fslint to be deleted?
« on: 2020/08/17, 13:35:40 »
I come back from my hoildy and I see 800 packeges to be installed and 32 to be removed... unfortunatly also fslint (wich is such a usefull tool).Since it's also no longer in Kubuntu, I would like to ask if somebody knows something?
KOmme aus dem Urlaub zurück und sehe 800 neue Pakete und 32 zu entfernende. Darunter leider auch fslint, was ein sehr nützliches tool ist. Weiß jemand näheres? Füße stillhalten?


Offline hendrikL

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Re: fslint to be deleted?
« Reply #1 on: 2020/08/17, 14:34:54 »
https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/fslint

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RoQA; Orphaned; Python 2 only, not ported to Python 3


Norbert Preining hat fslint für debian neu gebaut.

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:~$ LANG=C apt policy fslint
fslint:
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 2.46-2~np1
  Version table:
     2.46-2~np1 500
        500 https://www.preining.info/debian unstable/main amd64 Packages

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sudo echo -e "deb https://www.preining.info/debian unstable main \ndeb-src http://www.preining.info/debian unstable main" > /etc/apt/source.list.d/norb.list


Offline sunrat

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Re: fslint to be deleted?
« Reply #2 on: 2020/08/18, 02:14:07 »
Norbert Preining hat fslint für debian neu gebaut.

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:~$ LANG=C apt policy fslint
fslint:
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 2.46-2~np1
  Version table:
     2.46-2~np1 500
        500 https://www.preining.info/debian unstable/main amd64 Packages

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sudo echo -e "deb https://www.preining.info/debian unstable main \ndeb-src http://www.preining.info/debian unstable main" > /etc/apt/source.list.d/norb.list

Hmmm, I just installed it from there and it made no menu entry, wouldn't start from terminal, and didn't even show with "which fslint".
Also needs GPG key before it can be installed:
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curl -fsSL https://www.preining.info/rsa.asc | apt-key add -
I liked FSlint for finding dupes and haven't found another GUI alternative that works as well. I was impressed at first that someone had ported it to Python3 when the original developer had no interest in doing so. Shame I wasn't successful with it. YMMV.

@hendrikL - do you have it installed?

Offline hendrikL

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Re: fslint to be deleted?
« Reply #3 on: 2020/08/18, 08:40:24 »
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@hendrikL - do you have it installed?
I am sorry, no.
I was looking with apt search for it and  stumbled over it, I have for other reasons that repository aktive.
Didn't investigate much time on it.
And if I take a deeper look, fslint-gui is missing, because of removing phyton2
And yes a port to python3 is missing.
Never used fslint, nor I knew about it.
In debian there is rmlint but if it is good as fslint, but there are more out in the wild!?

https://github.com/pixelb/fslint/issues/147
« Last Edit: 2020/08/18, 08:54:48 by hendrikL »

Offline sunrat

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Re: fslint to be deleted?
« Reply #4 on: 2020/08/18, 10:11:45 »
In debian there is rmlint but if it is good as fslint, but there are more out in the wild!?

https://github.com/pixelb/fslint/issues/147
There are a few cli dupe finders in the repos - rmlint, fdupes etc., but fslint was about the only GUI one and it worked quite well.
I saw that Github page and someone there mentioned DupeGuru which I tried and it works fine but less intuitive than FSlint. No Debian package either.

Offline Lanzi

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Re: fslint to be deleted?
« Reply #5 on: 2020/08/18, 16:06:07 »
hmmm, thats good news and sad news. I really like it and I hope for a return. Thanks so far for all the information.


Offline sotnik

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Re: fslint to be deleted?
« Reply #6 on: 2020/11/21, 03:18:27 »
Sad news. I used fslint a lot...
Similar but not same is the dupeguru. Is open source but I don't like to use packages outside mirrors.

Offline Lanzi

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Re: fslint to be deleted?
« Reply #7 on: 2020/11/22, 16:57:32 »
yepp. As a photographer it was really usufull.

Offline sotnik

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Re: fslint to be deleted?
« Reply #8 on: 2020/11/24, 21:49:50 »
I found in the repos the rmlint-gui which is not as good as flsint but is good enough till fslint is back or rmlint-gui becomes better