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Old 07-26-2012, 03:00 AM   #1
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How can i use md5

$ md5 i++.s ++i.s

i want to use the above code in my terminal. But the package is not installed. How can i install md5. From where i get this.

also i heard about md5sum program.How can i install it.
i am using UBUNTU 12.4
Old 07-26-2012, 03:18 AM   #2
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try, apt-cache search md5sum or you can check the same with jacksum as apt-get install jacksum
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Old 07-26-2012, 03:24 AM   #3
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As far as I know, md5sum is installed by default. Else install it as suggested above (or using software center / package management in the GUI).

The command is md5sum, not md5

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Old 07-28-2012, 11:15 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by smilemukul View Post
try, apt-cache search md5sum or you can check the same with jacksum as apt-get install jacksum
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