How to Check MD5 Sums of Installed Packages in Debian/Ubuntu Linux

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5 Responses

  1. Christopher Lee says:

    An ignorant question, perhaps: could Linux software installation systems be designed to verify checksums automatically, as part of the service?

  2. bushpilot says:

    bill@jessie:~$ sudo debsums –changed
    debsums: invalid line (1) in md5sums for open-vm-tools-desktop: \dde14951417e0e9f73b80f871e6540d1 lib/systemd/system/run-vmblock\\x2dfuse.mount

    How do I fix this?

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