Wrong Checksum on linuxmint.com for Ulyana - Cinnamon (64-bit)

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Wrong Checksum on linuxmint.com for Ulyana - Cinnamon (64-bit)

Post by Godlesshorde »

Is the checksum on linuxmint.com wrong for "linuxmint-20-cinnamon-64bit" ISO?

I've downloaded the "linuxmint-20-cinnamon-64bit" ISO from 3 different mirrors and they all have the same checksum which was checked as per "how to verify ISO images" on websites (https://linuxmint.com/verify.php) and (viewtopic.php?f=42&t=291093) for version 20 "Ulyana"
The checksum in the ISO does not match the sha256.txt & sha256sum.txt.gpg files nor does the ISO pass the integrity or authenticity checks as expected.
Note: I've never had an issue verifying a linuxmint checksum before.
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Re: Wrong Checksum on linuxmint.com for Ulyana - Cinnamon (64-bit)

Post by xenopeek »

And what was the checksum of the ISOs you downloaded?
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Re: Wrong Checksum on linuxmint.com for Ulyana - Cinnamon (64-bit)

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The checksum in the ISO is
2f6ae466ec9b7c6255e997b82f162ae88bfe640a8df16d3e2f495b6281120af9
Thanks for responding btw.
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Re: Wrong Checksum on linuxmint.com for Ulyana - Cinnamon (64-bit)

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That appears to be the correct checksum:
2f6ae466ec9b7c6255e997b82f162ae88bfe640a8df16d3e2f495b6281120af9 *linuxmint-20-cinnamon-64bit.iso
42fd764b3a3544a36d820f4164bb64aa5a6d982073e6d1afdea4853d3858fc98 *linuxmint-20-mate-64bit.iso
761fb276da9746a068f4c8aa42e8d4981f352db92babe0ef8a08713eeb38246f *linuxmint-20-xfce-64bit.iso
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Re: Wrong Checksum on linuxmint.com for Ulyana - Cinnamon (64-bit)

Post by Godlesshorde »

If the checksum for the ISO file is correct, then the sha256sum.txt is wrong, right?

When I run the cmd "find" , all I get is "---------- SHA256SUM.txt"

below is the sha file text.

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
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=EzbE
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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Re: Wrong Checksum on linuxmint.com for Ulyana - Cinnamon (64-bit)

Post by MrEen »

Godlesshorde wrote:
Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:26 pm
If the checksum for the ISO file is correct, then the sha256sum.txt is wrong, right?
No. I posted the sha256sum.txt file contents, which matched your output.
MrEen wrote:
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:49 pm
2f6ae466ec9b7c6255e997b82f162ae88bfe640a8df16d3e2f495b6281120af9 *linuxmint-20-cinnamon-64bit.iso
Godlesshorde wrote:
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:47 pm
The checksum in the ISO is
2f6ae466ec9b7c6255e997b82f162ae88bfe640a8df16d3e2f495b6281120af9
Thanks for responding btw.
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Re: Wrong Checksum on linuxmint.com for Ulyana - Cinnamon (64-bit)

Post by karlchen »

Hello, Godlesshorde.

You tell that you followed gm10's steps on How to verify the ISO image on Windows.
Godlesshorde wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:46 pm
(viewtopic.php?f=42&t=291093)
Yet, the consistently incorrect results, which you get, seem to suggest that you may not have followed each and every step in the correct way.

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Re: Wrong Checksum on linuxmint.com for Ulyana - Cinnamon (64-bit)

Post by Godlesshorde »

The 2 websites are clear on what to do, and I followed the listed instructions.
Seriously, I don't see how I could have made a mistake, but I'll try again and list the results.
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Re: Wrong Checksum on linuxmint.com for Ulyana - Cinnamon (64-bit)

Post by Godlesshorde »

I've been successful in verifying the iso. Thanks to those who responded. I'm still confused though, the instructions by gm10 are very clear and easy to follow.

I had to replace the sha256sum.txt and sha256sum.txt.gpg files and reinstall GnuPG for it to verify.
I followed the steps the same as before, and different result.
Note: new sha files with old install of GnuPG and old sha files with new install of GnuPG did not verify.

I know the problem is solved but this bugs me, could there have been a problem with the GnuPG install?
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Re: Wrong Checksum on linuxmint.com for Ulyana - Cinnamon (64-bit)

Post by linux-rox »

The obvious explanation is the one you refuse to consider: operator error.
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