Some good labelling system so we know it is xubuntu-gutsy-alternate rather than ubuntu

Lionel Le Folgoc mrpouit at
Fri Jun 15 19:13:18 UTC 2007


Vincent wrote:
> On 15/06/07, Adam Miller <maxamillion at> wrote:
>> another issue thought of is that when you get multiple .iso images, the
>> file name seems to change the md5sum ... so the gutsy-desktop-i386(2).iso
>> would have a different md5sum than gutsy-desktop-i386.iso and won't match
>> with the one posted on the site
>> just a thought
>> -Adam
> Is that true?! Crap! That's why I was having the wrong MD5 sums before...

No, the filename doesn't change the md5sum. You can easily test by yourself:
% echo test > a.txt
% md5sum a.txt
d8e8fca2dc0f896fd7cb4cb0031ba249  a.txt
% mv a.txt b.txt
% md5sum b.txt
d8e8fca2dc0f896fd7cb4cb0031ba249  b.txt


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