Checking an SHA256 Hash

If you are on macOS the easiest way to check an SHA256 hash is run this command against the file you are checking (SHA256SUMS for example):

shasum --algorithm 256 --check --ignore-missing --warn --strict SHA256SUMS

where the hash file should look something like this

04f15c46e9d82ed36a351c1de1f9c17017c950f6d1b7233e5749440a41f141de *

This article explains how to verify it on macOS, Windows, and Linux.

I followed the directions for macOS and Windows and they worked correctly.

I didn’t test it out on Linux.

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