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Checked System Files

Post by muffybean »

I wanted to check my file system like it is done in Windows

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sfc /scannow
and found the equivalent in Linux is

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sudo debsums -s
and produced several changed files and wondered if I should do anything about the results. This is what was returned.

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muffy@muffy:~$ sudo apt install debsums
[sudo] password for muffy:               
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  libfile-fnmatch-perl
The following NEW packages will be installed
  debsums libfile-fnmatch-perl
0 to upgrade, 2 to newly install, 0 to remove and 0 not to upgrade.
Need to get 52.3 kB of archives.
After this operation, 161 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://uk-mirrors.evowise.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libfile-fnmatch-perl amd64 0.02-2build4 [9,986 B]
Get:2 http://uk-mirrors.evowise.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 debsums all 2.2.2 [42.3 kB]
Fetched 52.3 kB in 0s (138 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package libfile-fnmatch-perl.
(Reading database ... 433183 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../libfile-fnmatch-perl_0.02-2build4_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking libfile-fnmatch-perl (0.02-2build4) ...
Selecting previously unselected package debsums.
Preparing to unpack .../archives/debsums_2.2.2_all.deb ...
Unpacking debsums (2.2.2) ...
Setting up libfile-fnmatch-perl (0.02-2build4) ...
Setting up debsums (2.2.2) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2ubuntu0.1) ...

muffy@muffy:~$ sudo debsums -s
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/caja-browser.desktop (from caja package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/compton.desktop (from compton package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/cups/data/default-testpage.pdf (from cups-filters package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/engrampa.desktop (from engrampa package)
debsums: changed file /usr/lib/firefox/browser/defaults/preferences/vendor-firefox.js (from firefox package)
debsums: changed file /usr/lib/firefox/distribution/distribution.ini (from firefox package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/16x16/places/start-here.png (from gnome-accessibility-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/22x22/places/start-here.png (from gnome-accessibility-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/24x24/places/start-here.png (from gnome-accessibility-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/32x32/places/start-here.png (from gnome-accessibility-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/48x48/places/start-here.png (from gnome-accessibility-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/scalable/places/start-here.svg (from gnome-accessibility-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/gnome/16x16/places/debian-swirl.png (from gnome-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/gnome/22x22/places/debian-swirl.png (from gnome-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/gnome/24x24/places/debian-swirl.png (from gnome-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/gnome/32x32/places/debian-swirl.png (from gnome-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/gnome/48x48/places/debian-swirl.png (from gnome-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/gnome/scalable/places/debian-swirl.svg (from gnome-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/im-config.desktop (from im-config package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/libreoffice-draw.desktop (from libreoffice-draw package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/libreoffice-math.desktop (from libreoffice-math package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/mate-color-select.desktop (from mate-desktop package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/mate/16x16/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/mate/22x22/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/mate/24x24/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/mate/32x32/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/mate/48x48/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/menta/16x16/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/menta/22x22/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/menta/24x24/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/menta/32x32/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/menta/48x48/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/mate-system-monitor.desktop (from mate-system-monitor package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/mate-terminal.desktop (from mate-terminal package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/mate-dictionary.desktop (from mate-utils package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/mate-disk-usage-analyzer.desktop (from mate-utils package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/mate-search-tool.desktop (from mate-utils package)
debsums: changed file /usr/lib/linuxmint/mintinstall/__pycache__/housekeeping.cpython-36.pyc (from mintinstall package)
debsums: changed file /usr/lib/linuxmint/mintinstall/__pycache__/misc.cpython-36.pyc (from mintinstall package)
debsums: changed file /usr/lib/linuxmint/mintinstall/__pycache__/reviews.cpython-36.pyc (from mintinstall package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/sounds/freedesktop/stereo/device-added.oga (from sound-theme-freedesktop package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/sounds/freedesktop/stereo/device-removed.oga (from sound-theme-freedesktop package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/yelp.desktop (from yelp package)
muffy@muffy:~$ 
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Re: Checked System Files

Post by WharfRat »

I get a lot too, but I'm not worried.

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[bill@XPS-sylvia] ~/script ->$ sudo debsums -s
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/Adwaita/16x16/places/start-here.png (from adwaita-icon-theme-full package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/Adwaita/22x22/places/start-here.png (from adwaita-icon-theme-full package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/Adwaita/24x24/places/start-here.png (from adwaita-icon-theme-full package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/Adwaita/32x32/places/start-here.png (from adwaita-icon-theme-full package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/Adwaita/48x48/places/start-here.png (from adwaita-icon-theme-full package)
debsums: changed file /root/.bashrc (from bash package)
debsums: changed file /opt/brother/scanner/brscan-skey/brscan-skey-0.2.4-1.sh (from brscan-skey package)
debsums: missing file /usr/share/doc/brscan-skey/copyright (from brscan-skey package)
debsums: missing file /usr/share/doc/brscan-skey/changelog.Debian.gz (from brscan-skey package)
debsums: changed file /opt/brother/scanner/brscan4/brsanenetdevice4.cfg (from brscan4 package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/caja-browser.desktop (from caja package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/cups/data/default-testpage.pdf (from cups-filters package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/engrampa.desktop (from engrampa package)
debsums: changed file /usr/lib/firefox/browser/defaults/preferences/vendor-firefox.js (from firefox package)
debsums: changed file /usr/lib/firefox/distribution/distribution.ini (from firefox package)
debsums: missing file /usr/share/fonts/truetype/freefont/FreeSans.ttf (from fonts-freefont-ttf package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/16x16/places/start-here.png (from gnome-accessibility-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/22x22/places/start-here.png (from gnome-accessibility-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/24x24/places/start-here.png (from gnome-accessibility-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/32x32/places/start-here.png (from gnome-accessibility-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/48x48/places/start-here.png (from gnome-accessibility-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/scalable/places/start-here.svg (from gnome-accessibility-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/gnome-colors-common/16x16/places/gnome-colors.png (from gnome-colors-common package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/gnome-colors-common/22x22/places/gnome-colors.png (from gnome-colors-common package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/gnome-colors-common/24x24/places/gnome-colors.png (from gnome-colors-common package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/gnome-colors-common/32x32/places/gnome-colors.png (from gnome-colors-common package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/gnome-colors-common/scalable/places/gnome-colors.svg (from gnome-colors-common package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/orca.desktop (from gnome-orca package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/itweb-settings.desktop (from icedtea-netx-common package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/im-config.desktop (from im-config package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/display-im6.desktop (from imagemagick package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/display-im6.q16.desktop (from imagemagick-6.q16 package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/libreoffice-draw.desktop (from libreoffice-draw package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/libreoffice-math.desktop (from libreoffice-math package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/mate-color-select.desktop (from mate-desktop package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/mate/16x16/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/mate/22x22/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/mate/24x24/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/mate/32x32/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/mate/48x48/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/menta/16x16/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/menta/22x22/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/menta/24x24/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/menta/32x32/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/menta/48x48/places/start-here.png (from mate-icon-theme package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/mate-system-monitor.desktop (from mate-system-monitor package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/mate-terminal.desktop (from mate-terminal package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/ContrastHigh/16x16/places/distributor-logo.png (from mate-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/ContrastHigh/16x16/places/start-here.png (from mate-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/ContrastHigh/22x22/places/distributor-logo.png (from mate-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/ContrastHigh/22x22/places/start-here.png (from mate-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/ContrastHigh/24x24/places/distributor-logo.png (from mate-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/ContrastHigh/24x24/places/start-here.png (from mate-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/ContrastHigh/32x32/places/distributor-logo.png (from mate-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/ContrastHigh/32x32/places/start-here.png (from mate-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/ContrastHigh/48x48/places/distributor-logo.png (from mate-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/ContrastHigh/48x48/places/start-here.png (from mate-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/icons/ContrastHigh/scalable/places/start-here.svg (from mate-themes package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/mate-dictionary.desktop (from mate-utils package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/mate-disk-usage-analyzer.desktop (from mate-utils package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/mate-search-tool.desktop (from mate-utils package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/openjdk-8-policytool.desktop (from openjdk-8-jre:amd64 package)
debsums: changed file /var/lib/smartmontools/drivedb/drivedb.h (from smartmontools package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/sounds/freedesktop/stereo/device-added.oga (from sound-theme-freedesktop package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/sounds/freedesktop/stereo/device-removed.oga (from sound-theme-freedesktop package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/vino-preferences.desktop (from vino package)
debsums: changed file /usr/share/applications/yelp.desktop (from yelp package)
[bill@XPS-sylvia] ~/script ->$ 
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Re: Checked System Files

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muffybean wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:22 pm
I [...] wondered if I should do anything about the results.
No, it's all good, much of that is Mint itself modifying those files (Mint's ubuntu-system-adjustments package does that), some of that is bad packaging.
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Thank you GM for your kind advice.
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muffybean wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:22 pm
I wanted to check my file system like it is done in Windows...
This isn't Windows.
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Hoser Rob wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:34 am
muffybean wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:22 pm
I wanted to check my file system like it is done in Windows...
This isn't Windows.
When I googled what was the equivalent command to sfc /scannow in Linux it said that

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sudo debsums -s
was the one. Are you saying what I surmised is wrong?
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debsums showed that I had successfully deleted 8061 extraneous translation and font files - K3wL!
Please edit your original post title to include [SOLVED] if/when it is solved!
Your data and OS are backed up....right?
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Flemur wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:10 am
debsums showed that I had successfully deleted 8061 extraneous translation and font files - K3wL!
What or who is K3wL?
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= cool, it's only a google away (and, no, I didn't know either :) ).
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AndyMH wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:16 am
= cool, it's only a google away (and, no, I didn't know either :) ).
<LOL> Obviously these youngsters, you never know what they will come up with next!
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PEBCAK - and you can look that one up yourself :D
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All the K3wL kids can't spell anything right.

Edit - after giving the matter a great deal of thought, for some reason I associate k3wl with ~1990's usenet, and a 17-year-old then would be 47 now... (FWIW, I'm closing in on 70).
Please edit your original post title to include [SOLVED] if/when it is solved!
Your data and OS are backed up....right?
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