GtkHash Checksum and Message Digests Tool – Install GtkHash on Ubuntu

GtkHash is a free and open source message digest or checksums application for Linux and windows. Using this tool you can compute the message digest or checksums in your system. It is released under open source GNU General Public License version 2 License. It supports MD5, SHA1, SHA2 (SHA256/SHA512), SHA3 and BLAKE2 hash functions. It is a best GUI alternative to md5sum command-line application. You can verify checksum files from sfv and sha256sum. Some other important features are Keyed hashing (HMAC), parallel hash calculation and File manager integration. It added the hast function to Caja, Nautilus, Nemo, Peony and Thunar file managers. It also supports remote file access using GIO/GVfs.

Install GtkHash on Ubuntu:

GtkHash is available as a snap package for Ubuntu. Open your terminal (ctrl+alt+t) application and run this GtkHash snap command.

sudo snap install gtkhash

Enter your Ubuntu password. It will install the latest version of GtkHash. Then run this command to open Gtkhash on your system.


You can also open it from your applications list. It is a simple app, Just load your file and click the hash button from the bottom.

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