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Old 09-23-2003, 09:30 PM   #1
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What are the checksum.md5 files for?

Hey, when I go do download a new Linux distro, along with the iso's is a file called CHECKSUM.MD5. What is that for and do I need it?
Old 09-23-2003, 09:38 PM   #2
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that's a file you can use with the MD5 program to verify whether the ISO you just downloaded is intact, or is corrupted in some way, before you burn it to CD.


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