cksum (1)

Quick Reference

Calculates CRC checksums and byte counts of a file. Note, on old UNIX systems the CRC implementation may differ.

  • Display a 32 bit checksum, size in bytes and filename:

cksum {{filename}}

NAME

cksum - checksum and count the bytes in a file

SYNOPSIS

cksum [ FILE]...
 
cksum [ OPTION]

DESCRIPTION

Print CRC checksum and byte counts of each FILE.
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

AUTHOR

Written by Q. Frank Xia.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
 
Report cksum translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

SEE ALSO

Full documentation at: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/cksum>
 
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) cksum invocation'

Information

Source
Coreutils
OS/version
GNU coreutils 8.29.13-0a854
Source updated
December 2, 2018
Page created
February 9, 2018
Page generated
December 2, 2018