simhash - generate similarity hashes to find nearly duplicate files

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name simhash
Package version 0.0.20110213
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 58 B
Download size 12.88 KB
Official Mirror
One of the questions that it's nice to be able to answer about a pair of files
is the degree of similarity between them. This command-line tool is useful for
estimating the "degree of similarity" between a pair of nominally sequential
files such as textfiles. The tool uses Manassas's "shingleprinting" technique;


Package Version Architecture Repository
simhash_0.0.20110213-1_amd64.deb 0.0.20110213 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
simhash - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3.4


Type URL
Binary Package simhash_0.0.20110213-1_i386.deb
Source Package simhash

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install simhash deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install simhash




2012-06-15 - Thomas Koch <>
simhash (0.0.20110213-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream snapshot (Git commit f624c6)
* updated standards (3.9.3) and debhelper (9) versions
* updated my email address
* switch from cdbs to dh
* remove link to deprecated BSD license file
* add Vcs-* fields to debian/control
2009-03-19 - Thomas Koch <>
simhash (0.0.20090101-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #520401)

See Also

Package Description
similarity-tester_2.89-1_i386.deb Find lexical similarities between files
simon-data_0.4.1-0ubuntu9_all.deb open-source speech recognition program - data files
simon_0.4.1-0ubuntu9_i386.deb open-source speech recognition program
simple-cdd_0.6.1_all.deb create customized debian-installer CDs
simple-image-reducer_1.0.2-3_all.deb GTK application to easily reduce and rotate images
simple-tpm-pk11_0.04-1_i386.deb simple library for using the TPM chip to secure SSH keys
simple_0.11.1-1_i386.deb minimalist web framework for the WAI server interface
simplebackup_0.1.6-0ubuntu1_all.deb Simple backup tool
simpleburn_1.7.3-1_i386.deb Minimalistic application for burning and extracting CDs and DVDs
simplecommeubuntu_10.10_all.deb free Ubuntu book for beginners
simpleid-ldap_1.0.1-1ubuntu1_all.deb simple OpenID provider implemented in PHP - LDAP plugin
simpleid-store-dynalogin_1.0.0-3ubuntu3_all.deb two-factor HOTP/TOTP authentication - OpenID provider
simpleid_0.8.1-14ubuntu1_all.deb simple OpenID provider implemented in PHP
simpleopal_3.10.10~dfsg2-2_i386.deb Simple example from the OPAL project
simpleproxy_3.4-7_i386.deb Simple TCP proxy