How to Check the File Integrity of a Downloaded Package in Linux

Posted by RoseHosting on Feb 10, 2019 5:38 PM EDT
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Part of using a Linux-based operating system is using the package manager of your Linux distribution to download and install new software. On CentOS/RHEL-based distributions for example, the EPEL repositories provide you with almost everything you need. And often when a pre-installed repository is unavailable, you can manually add it and the files will be downloaded securely after verifying it with a key.

However, sometimes you have no choice but to download the packages directly over the Internet. One example is the operating systems themselves. If you want to download a new distribution, you’ll have to get it from a website.

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