You need to verify that that downloaded Linux DVD or ISO images are intact before you burn and use them. This is security feature. But how do you verify ISO images? Answer is quite simple use md5sum command to compute and check MD5 message digest. Why verify ISO images? a) To protect yourself b) Verify […]


md5sum command is use to check or print MD5 (128-bit) checksums. For example purpose download your favorite Linux distribution from Linux distribution web site / project site. Now you will need to to check md5sum on a Linux ISO file. 1) Download Debian linux # 1 ISO please note down md5sum listed next to each […]