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11<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 11<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
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404check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as 404check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as
405<path>install-ppc-minimal-2004.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 checksum 405<path>install-ppc-minimal-2004.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 checksum
406with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 406with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
407link="http://www.md5summer.org">md5summer</uri> for Windows. 407link="http://www.md5summer.org">md5summer</uri> for Windows.
408</p> 408</p>
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410<p>
411Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
412verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
413<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key:
414</p>
415
416<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
417$ <i>gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 19462D47</i>
418</pre>
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420<p>
421Now verify the signature:
422</p>
423
424<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature">
425$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i>
426<comment>(If everything goes well, you should see something like this:)</comment>
427gpg: Signature made Mon Apr 19 18:54:40 2004 EDT using DSA key ID 19462D47
428gpg: Good signature from "John Davis (Gentoo Linux Developer) &lt;zhen@gentoo.org&gt;"
429gpg: aka "Gentoo Linux Release Engineering &lt;releng@gentoo.org&gt;"
430</pre>
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410<p> 432<p>
411To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 433To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you
412do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss a couple of popular 434do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss a couple of popular
413tools on how to do this. 435tools on how to do this.

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