SHA1 and 256 (again) :)
scottro at nyc.rr.com
Wed Nov 18 02:55:42 UTC 2009
I vaguely remember some discussion about fixing the layout of the
checksums so that it was clear one had to run sha256sum rather than
However, I see that it's still rather misleading in appearance--that is,
the words SHA1 sum are written there along with what I assume are the
sha256 sums. (I didn't actually download an ISO to check, but it seems
to be a lot of numbers for an sha1.)
The nice people at distrowatch are apparently among the ones confused by
this, as their links to downloads also include links clearly marked
A minor issue to be sure, but those who frequent the forums know how
Those Who Wish To Try The Latest will almost certainly be confused.
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