GSummer - Simple checksum validator
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What is GSummer?
GSummer is a simple graphical application used to validate file checksums.
Just run GSummer, choose file to validate, select hash algorithm, paste checksum provided by the
file creator and hit “Validate”.
Once the validation is finished, you will know whether file is ok or damaged.
- Support for md5, sha1, sha224, sha256, sha384 and sha512 hash algorithms
- Cross-platform - should be able to run anywhere Python 3, PyGObject 3.4+ and gettext
- Multilingual (currently Czech, English and Polish languages are available)
- Easy to use - has simple graphical interface
GSummer is started or “File->New” was chosen from menu
GSummer is calculating checksum
Calculated checksum matched the pasted one
Calculated checksum did not match the pasted one
- Python 3
- PyGObject 3.4+ (for Python 3)
Basically there’s no need to install GSummer (although lack of installation script makes its version
0.9.4 rather than 1.0) and thus the installation procedure is as follows:
- Download sources from
- Go to project directory.
dist directory to your liking and copy it wherever you like.
- You’re done!
You can start the application by issuing the command
application_directory/gsummer on the command
To preload GSummer with file to check, you have to pass it the file name parameter on the command
gsummer -f file_to_check.
You can also create
.desktop file to run the application with your desktop environment.