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https://extra.linuxmint.com

Post by Dr. Octagon » Sun May 28, 2017 4:04 am

Hello,

why is "https://extra.linuxmint.com" in the repository not available/not connectable/not set... just such http? (Or the other Updateservers out there, which support https but are set as normal http in the list?)

Ok, the download is validated by gpg-checksums... but first manipulate the downloaded gnupg-file while downloading, then manipulate the next downloads on the line is possible, am I right?

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Re: https://extra.linuxmint.com

Post by deepakdeshp » Sun May 28, 2017 6:06 am

Hello
What are you trying to achieve?

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Re: https://extra.linuxmint.com

Post by Dr. Octagon » Sun May 28, 2017 7:12 am

deepakdeshp wrote:Hello
What are you trying to achieve?

To install Mint please see https://www.google.co.in/amp/s/www.tecm ... guide/amp/
Thanks,

[ironic]I don't know how to install Linux Mint Debian Edition since years of using it. Now I am able to do this with pictures! A very accurate answer![ironic]

For the simple answer it might be enough to tell me, why all updateservers in Linux Mint are contacted via normal http... and not (if possible) via https.

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Re: https://extra.linuxmint.com

Post by deepakdeshp » Sun May 28, 2017 7:19 am

There is no private data which will need encryption like a Bank site. And when you download the iso image , you can always check for accurate download comparing the checksum of the image.
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Re: https://extra.linuxmint.com

Post by Dr. Octagon » Sun May 28, 2017 7:28 am

Ok,

thanks for your answer...
I mean more the "integrity of data" state than privacy. And I mean the update-servers, not the iso-file-hoster.

Now I think it is well-conceived so that no manipulating of updatefiles is possible in the normal http-way even if the gnupg-key-file might be updated in the same way sometimes.

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