How to verify Ubuntu iso with md5sum

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Wed May 30 13:13:29 UTC 2007

On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 03:12:13PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> I acknowledge that verifying the GPG signature isn't the most accessible
> solution.
> I spoke with James Troup about this a few weeks ago, and we came up with
> the possibility of making just MD5SUMS* available from
> by way of some other virtual host accessible over HTTPS, and putting links
> on all mirrors of pointing to that. It would certainly
> be possible to have it presented in a prettier but still
> automatically-generated format.

That sounds fine; I'm happy with whatever you decide is best as far as the
implementation, so long as it's accessible to inexperienced users.  If you
have something agreed with James, it should go into an RT queue.

 - mdz

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