Pidgin Download

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Mon Mar 11 11:00:39 EDT 2013


On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:56 AM, Ethan Blanton <elb at pidgin.im> wrote:
> C B spake unto us the following wisdom:
>> I don't have a problem to report but rather a suggestion that a checksum
>> (preferably SHA256) be provided for downloads for people to verify that
>> they have a trusted file.
>
> Digital signatures are provided, which are a strictly stronger
> assurance than a simple checksum.  There is no link from the pidgin.im
> download page, but they are available from the SourceForge file list:
>
>     http://sourceforge.net/projects/pidgin/files/Pidgin/2.10.7/

In addition to that, the FAQ links to
https://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/Are%20the%20packages%20signed which
contains details about how to verify that the package you're using is
signed  appropriately.



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