EAclean (EA Cleaner Utility)

Release date: 
Monday, 18 April, 2016



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Displays and cleans EA litter from files.

Usage: eaclean [options] <filemask>


  • -c[n] : Clean EA litter
  • -d : Display EAs
  • -h : Ignore hidden files
  • -l : Check .LONGNAME EAs
  • -L : Remove .LONGNAME EAs
  • -A : Remove ALL EAs
  • -p : Prompt before making changes
  • -s : Include subdirectories
  • -v[n] : verbose output (0-9). Default=0
  • -R<eaname> : Remove specified EAs
  • -? : Display this message
  • --help : Display this message

Where -c[n]:

  • -c or -c1 = clean EA litter only Removes UID, GID, MODE, INO, RDEV, GEN, FLAGS EAs. Also removes MR.ED.TXTPOS EA.
  • -c2 = same as -c1 plus remove unnecessary .LONGNAME EAs.
  • -c3 = same as -c2 plus remove mismatched .LONGNAME EAs
This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. See below for download link(s).

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

Ver. 1.1  - 18/04/2016
Record updated last time on: Fri, 19/01/2018 - 13:42


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