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md5sums and such

Postby Matthew Wiebelhaus » Fri Aug 17, 2007 19:19

What is a md5sums ive read suome of the wiki on it but im not sure if i understand when i need to install a linux os all i do is go to the ftp and download it burn it and then install it and it works but what is the whole deal with md5sums.
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Postby Fredzz » Fri Aug 17, 2007 20:02

MD5sums is used to check if the file was downloaded correctly without errors. Thats about it..
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Postby Matthew Wiebelhaus » Fri Aug 17, 2007 20:12

Ahh thanks i understand im going to try that out
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