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Old 04-20-2004, 08:23 PM   #1
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Error in MD5 checksums:

ok so Im trying to install this .sh file but Im getting:
Error in MD5 checksums: xxx is different than xxx

this is not something I downloaded and something I trust the integrity (or just willing to risk it) either way is there some way I can force the install?
Old 04-20-2004, 08:55 PM   #2
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What's a ".sh" file?

Sounds like you need to give a bit more detail. I can't tell what program it is that refuses an invalid MD5 sum.

Are you actually running a file that ends in ".sh"? If so, it sounds like a shell script, and you have to look through the script itself to see where it barfs on an invalid MD5.

If you are running rpm, then you can try "rpm --nomd5". I don't know if that works for installing, or just for verifying.

I see you use Mandrake 10; you might be installing from the graphical interface (rpmdrake). You might want to switch to a console and run "rpm --nomd5 -i [package name]" as root. (Not sure about command syntax --check with someone else.) Even the more user-friendly "urpmi" command doesn't give an option to ignore md5.
Old 04-20-2004, 09:14 PM   #3
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you answered it, thank you.


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