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SUM(1) User Commands SUM(1)


sum - manual page for sum 8.32


sum [OPTION]... [FILE]...


Print checksum and block counts for each FILE.

With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

use BSD sum algorithm, use 1K blocks
use System V sum algorithm, use 512 bytes blocks
display this help and exit
output version information and exit

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August 2022 GNU coreutils 8.32