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Re: Debian virus/spy-ware detection and detection technique.

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 01:19:30AM +0700, Sthu Deus wrote:
> Thank You for Your time and answer, Andrei:
> > > question: I have s live/installable-CD/DVD. I use its normal/rescue
> > > mode - I do somethings w/ my OS on HDD in order to make it working.
> > > I had no ability to check its checksum, so, is there a way I can be
> > > sure that the software I used is "clean"?  
> > 
> > Why can't you check the checksum?
> For two reasons:
> 1. I do not know how to get image from a cd/dvd - I believe by simple
> dd-ing it will not work w/ checksum, but some more options should be
> used.

Actually, a simple dd should work.

> 2. not for all cd/dvd-s I know checksums or places where I can obtain
> it - it is for a bit older Debian and Ubuntu. - For I have noticed that
> on their sites the chcksums are gone as soon as new images are uploaded
> to the sites. Or there is a archive for the checksums?

Could you please be more specific as to the version? Both Debian and
Ubuntu keep copies of older images.

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