QSummer - Simple checksum validator
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What is QSummer?
QSummer is a simple graphical application used to validate file checksums.
Just run QSummer, 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 Bash, Python 3 and PySide 1.1.0+ are available
(though icons will be shown on systems adhering to freedesktop.org
Icon Naming Specification
- Multilingual (currently Czech, English and Polish languages are available)
- Easy to use - has simple graphical interface
QSummer is started or “File->New” was chosen from menu
QSummer is calculating checksum
Calculated checksum matched the pasted one
Calculated checksum did not match the pasted one
- Python 3
- pyside-lupdate from pyside-tools package
- lrelease from Qt’s Linguist tool chain
- Python 3
- PySide 1.1.0+ (Python 3 version)
Basically there’s no need to install QSummer (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/qsummer on the command
To preload QSummer with file to check, you have to pass it the file name parameter on the command
qsummer -f file_to_check.
You can also create
.desktop file to run the application with your desktop environment.