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Deduplication For Everyone

If you have a lot of duplicate data sitting around on laptops, USB drives, and external hard drives, you probably would like to clean it up and get back some of that wasted free space. But you probably don’t have time to go through and delete all the duplicates, or you’re concerned if you do you will mis-identify a duplicate and accidentally delete your only copy. I ran into this problem recently when I came dangerously close to running out of storage space on my NAS box which was running Freenas 0.