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Old 12-13-2005, 06:26 AM   #1
muzzamil.luqman
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md5sum, is there any easy way???


i know what are md5sums
and why do we need them?

now i want to take one more step
usuallay i get the md5sum of downloads on the websites
what i do is that after downloading the s/w i generate md5sum

md5sum xyz.tar.gz

them i conpare the output with the one on the website

is there any easy way
or automatic comparision????
 
Old 12-13-2005, 07:03 AM   #2
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Pull the .md5 as well, then use md5sum with the -c switch; should make your life easier.
See the manpage.
 
  


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