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Old 03-31-2005, 01:46 AM   #1
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checking MD5 hash

i downloaded the php5 tar.gzp file

and i would like to check MD5 hash of the downloaded file to make sure that archive is not corrupted...

any ideas howto do that...

thanks in advance..
Old 03-31-2005, 01:55 AM   #2
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check out this site, it tells a bit of info about md5sums and the like.

if you're too busy or don't care...well then the command is just

<prompt>$ md5sum -c filename


btw, man md5sum has some good info too.
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md5sum package.tar.gz md5string
aso you may consider RTFM
Old 03-31-2005, 01:56 AM   #4
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On the commandline, do:

md5sum [filename]
Old 03-31-2005, 02:15 AM   #5
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thanks guys for th help..
and <sinnerman> im reading the info you gave... thanks... its very hepfull


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