simhash - generate similarity hashes to find nearly duplicate files

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename simhash_0.0.20150404-1+b1_i386.deb
Package name simhash
Package version 0.0.20150404
Package release 1+b1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::c role::program utils
License -
Maintainer Thomas Koch <>
Download size 13.45 KB
Installed size 37.00 KB
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_0.0.20150404-1+b1_amd64.deb 0.0.20150404 amd64 Debian Main
simhash - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package simhash_0.0.20150404-1+b1_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




2016-09-17 - Thomas Koch <>
simhash (0.0.20150404-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Bart Massey ]
* fixed signed integers to be properly sized and use stdint
[ Thomas Koch ]
* bumped Standards-Version 3.9.3->3.9.8; no changes
* update Vcs-* fields in d/control
* fix outdated/wrong info in d/copyright
* add lintian overrides
* fix lintian: hardening-no-relro
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)

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