Recursively calculate and dump md5 sums of all files within a directory

find . -type f -name '*' -exec md5sum '{}' + > hashes.txt

By: phatpat
2015-04-27 14:01:35

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You don't need the -name '*' part, it will alreay match everything (including dot files). If you don't want dotfiles, you could try: find . -type f ! -name '.*' -exec md5sum '{}' + > hashes.txt
flatcap · 325 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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