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Check integrity of a dd backup

I just made a backup of an entire hard drive (50GB) over ssh via: dd if=/dev/hda | buffer -s 64k -S 10m | ssh myuser@myhost "cat > ~/image.img" What's now the best way to check the integrity of ...
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Does dd do any kind of verification?

I'm using dd to copy data from an old hard drive to a new one. I want to be sure that the data's integrity is secure. On this answer, Gilles says If [dd] terminated successfully, then the backup ...
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Debian laptop installation fails due to debootstrap error “Failed to determine the codename for the release” at “Install the base system”

So I'm trying to install Debian 9.0 to my laptop (UEFI) via DVD and everything worked fine except that the mousepad doesn't work (yet?) and that I'm getting this error: Debootstrap error Failed ...
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Is there a corresponding mechanism to secure apt for FreeBSD?

Coming from more of a linux background I looked into FreeBSD and I have read most of the FreeBSD Handbook, which is good and provides lots of insights also about Security (Chapter 13). Even though ...