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How to compute the MD5 hash of a file

MD5 is one of the most common types of hash used to verify the integrity of a file after a transfer (and not only). You may even find some files with .md5sum extension which contain the MD5 checksum of some existing files. The MD5 hash is commonly expressed as a 32 digit hexadecimal number, e.g.: 1bc29b36f623ba82aaf6724fd3b16718… Read More »