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11<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 11<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
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398check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as 398check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as
399<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2004.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 399<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2004.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5
400checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 400checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
401link="http://www.md5summer.org">md5summer</uri> for Windows. 401link="http://www.md5summer.org">md5summer</uri> for Windows.
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405Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
406verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
407<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key:
408</p>
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410<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
411$ <i>gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 19462D47</i>
412</pre>
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414<p>
415Now verify the signature:
416</p>
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418<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature">
419$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i>
420<comment>(If everything goes well, you should see something like this:)</comment>
421gpg: Signature made Mon Apr 19 18:54:40 2004 EDT using DSA key ID 19462D47
422gpg: Good signature from "John Davis (Gentoo Linux Developer) &lt;zhen@gentoo.org&gt;"
423gpg: aka "Gentoo Linux Release Engineering &lt;releng@gentoo.org&gt;"
424</pre>
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405To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 427To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you
406do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss a couple of popular 428do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss a couple of popular
407tools on how to do this. 429tools on how to do this.

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