[sf-lug] check release signatures

Alex Kleider alexkleider at protonmail.com
Mon Apr 26 22:46:03 PDT 2021

Thanks, Ken. I'll follow these instructions next time I down load an ISO (and advise others to do the same!)

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On Apr 26, 2021, 7:40 PM, Ken Shaffer wrote:

> Here's the Ubuntu howto, pretty much the same steps for the others.
> https://ubuntu.com/tutorials/how-to-verify-ubuntu#1-overview
> Ken
> On Mon, Apr 26, 2021 at 6:39 PM Alex Kleider <alexkleider at protonmail.com> wrote:
>> In a recent posting Rick has strongly advocated that one "check release signatures" of distro downloads.
>> Perhaps he or someone else would be kind enough to point to a place (a "HOWTO" for example) where one can learn how to do this. I've previously assumed if one checks the 'checksum' all is well but Rick warns that this is not so (and his arguments certainly make sense, at least to me.) TIA
>> Alex
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