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Linux / Unix Command: sum
Command Library

NAME

sum - checksum and count the blocks in a file  

SYNOPSIS

sum [OPTION]... [FILE]...  

DESCRIPTION

Print checksum and block counts for each FILE.

-r
defeat -s, use BSD sum algorithm, use 1K blocks
-s, --sysv
use System V sum algorithm, use 512 bytes blocks
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.  

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for sum is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and sum programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info sum

should give you access to the complete manual.


Important: Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.

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