I'm running Ext4 on a harddrive, and to be perfectly honest, I don't really trust the drive because it's old and has a few badblocks. I have nonessential data on the drive, so if it died tomorrow, ...
I followed these DebianEeePC HowTo InstallUsingStandardInstaller instructions at the Debian Wiki, to write a Debian ISO to my USB. dd if=debian-*-netinst.iso of=/dev/sdX Using sha1sum, I can check ...
I want to store SHA512 checksum of the file for my application. How to do it in common (popular) way? So this checksum can be used but by third party application too.
Are there any general solutions to check if a file is corrupt or not? For example, whether a video file is bad, or a compressed file is corrupt, etc.