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Old 04-18-2003, 02:20 PM   #1
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when i downloaded the iso file, i found this md5 file as well.

How should i use this file? should i burn it onto the CD with the iso file?

and there is also a slackware-9.0-install.iso.asc file, what is it for ? should it be on the CD too?
Old 04-18-2003, 02:26 PM   #2
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MD5 sums are used for checking the validity of iso images - you don't need to burn them but you should use them to check that the iso did download correctly.
Old 04-18-2003, 02:53 PM   #3
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thanks. I got it.


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