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Old 05-07-2004, 04:18 AM   #1
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MD5 hash value


What value's hash value we should calculate in order to ensure that the package or ISO images are the genuine ones?
 
Old 05-07-2004, 04:36 AM   #2
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Just type md5sum <filename> where <filename> is the name of the file, and compare the results with the supplier's MD5 sum. If they match, then the files are OK and if not they were tampered with/corrupted in the download.
 
Old 05-07-2004, 04:52 AM   #3
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Well, SUSE says

Code:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/liv...eCD-9.1-01.iso
9f4ed1bc6b3ee582bf593fde75d5db43
i say
Code:
monster:~ # echo "LiveCD-9.1-01.iso" |md5sum 
ba1e90a2b3b7165d6aa24b192c7f549e  -
monster:~ # echo "ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/live-cd-9.1/LiveCD-9.1-01.iso" |md5sum 
a9de46bb2a390a829cbc9450ca80fb9c  -
monster:~ #
I though that the exact size of the ISO must also calculated to ensure that nobady has changed adding any malicious code.
 
  


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