Ubuntu – How to check the integrity of a downloaded Ubuntu CD

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I've just downloaded a CD image of Ubuntu. I know the installer has a check CD option, but how can I check that the image is good before burning it to CD?

Best Answer

  • First look up the hash of the ISO you download here:

    (or in general find your Ubuntu release here)

    Then check the hash by following this video or these instructions:

    After checking the hash it's safe to burn the image to CD/DVD.

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