File Manager: Use File Manager To Do Checksums Of Files
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Use File Manager To Do Checksums Of Files


You can do checksums of files from the File Manager. To be able to do that you need to install the extension nautilus-gtkhash

  • Open the terminal application Tilix and type the command: sudo apt install nautilus-gtkhash`
    • Press enter
    • Type your password and press enter again. If you get asked for confirmation, press the key: y or the key representing "yes" in your system language

install nautilus extension

  • Right click on the file in question
  • Select "Properties"

properties

  • Select "Digest"
  • Select from the right side of the window the hash you want
  • Press "Hash"

And you will see the checksum for that file

check it

Same result as doing it from a terminal :)

from a terminal

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