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[Bug 1349715] Re: Ubuntu hashes for 14.04.1 missing on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuHashes


Hi Pas!

On 2014-08-10 00:30, Pas Besoin wrote:
> I should have been more restrained, perhaps, in adding my prior
> comment to this issue.

No problem; your comment was well motivated IMO. The truth is that very
few people have access to edit the page in question, and they are loaded
with other work.

> However, with the burgeoning security concerns these days also among
> the general population, I think it is helpful to encourage and
> support their being as proactive as possible.  In other words, we
> *want* people checking against verified trusted hashes, delivered via
> HTTPS where the user is not yet comfortable with OpenPGP and tools
> that implement it.

Indeed. Most likely that's exactly the reason why the page was created.
But of course, it should be maintained in due time, or else we should
drop it.

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  Ubuntu hashes for 14.04.1 missing on

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Bug description:
  The MD5 hash values for the Ubuntu 14.04.1 iso files are missing on

  The instructions in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToMD5SUM
  refer to that web page as source for checking the validity of a
  download, but the values there end with 14.04.0

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