Download and Verify OpenSuSE 13.1 Image with Hash


OpenSuSE 13.1 is available for download on 2013/11/19.  To make sure it’s the same as the original, I use SHA-2562 and MD53 to confirm.

Generate SHA-256 Hash on OSX

The download page provides many hash results. From the following screenshot, the SHA-256 Hash is “f321065f08bb8aba9e3e4fa6896989ca1099d3cf613abd150e2508db9a5b0a2a”. Run “shasum -a 256 openSUSE-13.1-DVD-i586.iso” and compare manually.

Hash for OpenSuSE 13.1 iso file
Hash for OpenSuSE 13.1 iso file

Generate MD5 Hash and Compare on Linux

To save compare time, use the MD5 Hash file on the download page. Click on “MD5 Hash” link to download “openSUSE-13.1-DVD-i586.iso.md5”. Run “md5sum -c openSUSE-13.1-DVD-i586.iso.md5” to compare automatically.

Reference

  1. openSUSE: Get openSUSE
  2. Wiki: SHA-2
  3. Wiki: MD5
  4. Tutorials: Mac OS X: how to generate md5 sha1 sha256 checksums from command line
  5. StackOverflow: Generating a sha256 from the Linux command line
  6. techradar.com: How to verify your files in Linux with MD5
  7. 拉不拉多的夢幻世界: Linux :md5sum小技巧

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