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Old 11-03-2002, 09:19 AM   #1
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Question MD5Sum for checking


I've gone to sites where I can download IsO's and sometimes they tell you that you can check the integrity of your downloaded file (before trying to install it!) by using a md5sum. What is that all about? How do you do it?

Here is one as an example, for FreeBSD
6b205e3c2e72c90c2e0718da47b26540 4.7-disc1.iso
 
Old 11-03-2002, 09:25 AM   #2
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Old 11-03-2002, 09:37 AM   #3
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Oops, but my question still isn't answered. How can i use a linux program to check it, if I don't have linux installed and want to check the install cd?
 
Old 11-03-2002, 09:41 AM   #4
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Ok, I'm going to answer my own question...

http://www.md5summer.org/

Guess I just feel like posting today, and connecting with my fellow newbies!
 
  


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