About md5 Checksums and Digital Signatures

Md5 Checksums

The md5 sums offered on this page can be used to verify that your file downloaded successfully without corrupting in transit. These can be verified (usually on the command-line) using specific instructions for your operating system as detailed below:

Instructions for Linux
Instructions for Mac OS X
Instructions for Windows (2000 or higher)

In each of these cases, you can compare the output of the command to the md5 sum in the file (in the table, next to each download file).

Digital Signatures

The digital signatures on this page can be used to verify that your file was created by me, and hasn't been tampered with, either on the web server, or in transit to your computer. Checking these is more difficult, so I have decided not to include instructions here because they'd have to be very long to do it justice. Instead, please carry out a search on how to verify GPG signatures if you wish to learn how to do it.

As a programmer, I am inclined to say that you should always use both the md5 sum and the signature to verify your downloads, but the average user probably doesn't know how to; if you aren't concerned about it, don't worry too much about it.

Downloads For DDRescue-GUI

DDRescue-GUI v1.7.2

This release adds support for ddrescue v1.23. ddrescue 1.23 is now also bundled in the macOS package.

Other than that, it is identical to v1.7.1.

For all the details about v1.7 and v1.7.1, see my blog post at http://hamishmb.altervista.org/blog.

You can also download this program from my website at http://www.hamishmb.altervista.org/html/Downloads/ddrescue-gui.php.

I hope you enjoy using this program, and if so please check out my other projects, WxFixBoot, Stroodlr, and Wine Autostart.

Download Files

Icon Description Download No. Of Downloads
Copyleft Ubuntu Logo DDRescue-GUI v1.7.2 For Ubuntu 17.10 Or Higher Download (md5sum & signature) 237
Copyleft Ubuntu Logo DDRescue-GUI v1.7.2 For Mac OS X 10.9 or Higher Download (md5sum & signature) 0
Copyleft Ubuntu Logo DDRescue-GUI v1.7.2 For Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Or Higher Download (md5sum & signature) 205
Copyleft Ubuntu Logo DDRescue-GUI v1.7.2 (All Architectures) For Fedora 26 Or Higher Download (md5sum & signature) 114
Copyleft Ubuntu Logo DDRescue-GUI v1.7.2 For Parted Magic Download (md5sum & signature) 54
Copyleft Ubuntu Logo DDRescue-GUI v1.7.2 For Other Linux Distributions Download (md5sum & signature) 120

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