rmlint finds space waste and other broken things on your filesystem and offers to remove it. It is able to find:

 Duplicate files & directories. Nonstripped Binaries Broken symlinks. Empty files. Recursive empty directories. Files with broken user or group id.

Key Features:

 Extremely fast. Exchangeable hashing algorithm. Numerous output formats. Easy commandline interface. Possibility to update files with newer mtime. Many options for originaldetection.

# User manual¶

Although rmlint is easy to use, you might want to read these chapters first. They show you the basic principles and most of the advanced options:

If you have usage questions or find weird behaviour, you can also try to reach us via IRC in #rmlint on irc.freenode.net.

# Informative reference¶

These chapters are informative and are not essential for the average user. People that want to extend rmlint might want to read this though:

# Authors¶

rmlint was and is written by:

 Christopher Pahl https://github.com/sahib 2010-2014 Daniel Thomas https://github.com/SeeSpotRun 2014-2014

 qitta (Ideas & Testing) dieterbe (Bugs & -D was his idea) My cats. Attila Toth All sane bugreporters (there are not many) All packagers, porters and patchers.