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Fahd is a software engineer working in the financial services industry. He is passionate about technology and specializes in Java application development in distributed environments.

Compute MD5 Checksum Hash on Windows and Linux

Use the following commands to print out the MD5 hash for a file. On Windows: 1 2 3 4 > CertUtil -hashfile myfile.txt MD5 MD5 hash of file myfile.txt: 76383c2c0bfca944b57a63830c163ad2 CertUtil: -hashfile command completed successfully. On Linux/Unix: 1 2 $ md5sum.exe myfile.txt 76383c2c0bfca944b57a63830c163ad2 *myfile.txt Published on System Code Geeks with permission by Fahd Shariff, partner at our SCG program. See ...

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FFmpeg Cheatsheet

FFmpeg is a great command-line tool for dealing with audio and video files. Here are some useful commands: 1. Reduce the size of a file Try passing the file straight through ffmpeg and check if the size reduces: 1 ffmpeg -i input.mp4 output.mp4 To reduce the size further, scale the video to half the width and height: 1 ffmpeg -i ...

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