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 Forum: Tips&Tricks   Topic: Easy md5sum checking

 Post subject: Re: Easy md5sum checking
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 2:57 pm 

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I rarely (never) have a need to copy or paste the output results of md5sum when verifying the hash code of a file because I don't check the entire 32-character string; I only eyeball the first 4 or the last 4 characters. If those match the published results, I assume the file is good. Why? Because ...

 Forum: Tips&Tricks   Topic: Easy md5sum checking

 Post subject: Re: Easy md5sum checking
Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 2:05 pm 

Replies: 51
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I'm an old stick-in-the-mud type here I guess. The MD5sum goes into the same folder as the .iso. And I check all digits even though I'll readily admit that a bad .iso file has always shown a bad MD5sum in the first digit (usually). Certainly in the first few in my experience. But I always verify my ...

 Forum: General   Topic: Make a file immutable

 Post subject: Re: Make a file immutable
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 6:52 pm 

Replies: 8
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I worry too much.

 Forum: General   Topic: Make a file immutable

 Post subject: Re: Make a file immutable
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:25 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 453

I certainly didn't intend to do that. I found that setting immutability might solve a problem for me. I wouldn't have found joany's post so mpav's mention was appreciated. As is yours richb.

 Forum: MX Help   Topic: Unable to boot MX-14.3 pae from flash drive

Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:22 pm 

Replies: 16
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I suppose there's a reason for that.

 Forum: General   Topic: Make a file immutable

 Post subject: Re: Make a file immutable
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:07 pm 

Replies: 8
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Actually mpav suggested this (making a file/s immutable) just a week or so ago. I was having problems getting my USB 3G Modem to work. So /etc/ppp/chap-secrets and /etc/ppp/pap-secrets are currently immutable on my 14.3 system.

 Forum: Package Status - 11.0   Topic: MEPIS 11 Community Repo: The Firefox Thread

Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:05 pm 

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Change Preferences to 'prefer mepis'. Reload.

 Forum: MX Help   Topic: Unable to boot MX-14.3 pae from flash drive

Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 12:54 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 329

TAke a look at my attachment for where the PM attachment interface is located:

 Forum: Documentation and videos   Topic: If 10 people submit 5 images

Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 5:16 pm 

Replies: 4
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I've been working on Synaptic and the various MX tools.

 Forum: Tips&Tricks   Topic: Easy md5sum checking

 Post subject: Re: Easy md5sum checking
Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 5:14 pm 

Replies: 51
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If you put gtkhash in the Synaptic Search box you come up with an extension for Thunar.
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