MD5 (Message-Digest algorithm 5) is a 128-bits unidirecional hash algorithm.

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Ubuntu 10.10 desktop edition installation fails

I just tried to set up a VM using VirtualBox and Ubuntu 10.10 desktop edition. Installation proceeded fine, but at ~60-80% I got a message that it failed and it's most likely a defect CD or a read ...
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How can I copy files to an external drive and verify their integrity in OS X?

I'm moving large amounts of data from one external drive to another larger one. The files are important and the smaller drives need to be cleared and reused (HD camera). Is there some utility for ...
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Get md5sum without file name?

I need to get the md5 sum of a file on AIX, but the md5sum program prints the sum followed by the name of the file. How can I get the sum without the file name.
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Why do sites offer an MD5 hash of a file?

Why do sites offer an MD5 hash of a file? How does that help you verify the integrity/source of the file? Wouldn't paying attention to your URL be enough security?
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How to Find Most Common or Frequent Files In Directory?

I have a directory with lots of images(100,000+). Many of these are duplicates/identical images but obviously all have different filenames. I need to find the images that have the most duplicates in ...
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Looking for OS X utility to verify/validate copied files/directories - checksum / SFV / MD5

Looking for the best way to easily validate the integrity of files/folder in OS X when copied from one location to another. I've downloaded SuperSFV but it appears to be very slow. Also new to the ...
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Is there a built-in method for computing an SHA-1 or MD5 hash in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Is there a built-in method for computing an SHA-1 or MD5 hash in Windows 7?
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is there any tool that can give a string for a MD5 code?

i want to have a string whose MD5 code is same as the original string has, i mean i wants a tools that takes MD5 code and gives multiple possible strings which have the same MD5 code . is there any ...
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What tool can generate MD5 from the command-line?

Is there any tool that can automate by script to generate file MD5? I used to use Cygwin but I am looking for another solution without having Cygwin installed.
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md5sum via right click in ubuntu

Is there an extension or script to calculate a file's md5 hash using the right click of the mouse in Ubuntu ?
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What is the fastest MD5 sum calculator?

I tested the speed of md5sum on a few Ubuntu 8.04 servers Pentium III 700 MHz: 52 MB/s Atom 1.6 GHz, 32-bit: 119 MB/s Core 2 (Yorkfield) 2.5GHz, 32-bit: 194 MB/s Core 2 (Yorkfield) 2.5GHz, 64-bit: ...
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Where can I find hashes for Mozilla applications?

What is a reliable source for cryptographic hash values for Mozilla applications? Update 1: the value from http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/thunderbird/releases/latest/MD5SUMS, ...
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md5 hash is different on a file split, cat back again

Here's an excerpt of the commands I ran as I split and then cat a file: sh-3.2# split -b 600m bt4-final.iso sh-3.2# ls -hal total 6132096 drwxr-xr-x 6 root staff 204B Jan 12 19:59 . ...
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Looking for MD5 utility that integrates to Windows

Is there any small utility that integrates with the Windows shell and computes md5 of files on demand? I'm too lazy to launch the command line :D. Edit: Just found this with a Google search on "md5 ...
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How secure is it to use a password hash of a common English word as a WPA2 key?

I have a wireless router, and I want a difficult password that is still, in a way, easy to remember. I came up with this idea to take the MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256, or whatever hash of a common English ...
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Can you use OpenSSL to generate an md5 or sha hash on a directory of files?

I'm interested in storing an indicator of file / directory integrity between two archived copies of directories. It's around 1TB of data stored recursively on hard drives. Is there a way using ...