MD5SUM Explanation [Meaning and Use]

What is md5sum? According to Wikipedia, md5sum is a program which calculates and verifies 128-bit MD5 hashes. The MD5 hash (or checksum) functions as a compact digital fingerprint of a file. It is extremely unlikely for two non-identical files to have same md5sum as calculated by hashing algorithms (however the theory says something else). What […]