Linux cksum command explained for beginners (with examples)

There are times when we download a file (say an ISO image) hosted somewhere on the Internet only to find that it's not working as expected (or, at all). There could be multiple reasons behind this, with one among them being file corruption (the file got corrupted during the download process, or the original, hosted file itself was corrupt). But how to confirm that such a corruption has occurred? Read More

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