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17 months ago
Suraj Shah • 0
I downloaded the NCBI nr database and also the md5sum files from the NCBI FTP site.. Now i want to check wheather the files are downloaded correctly. Please help me with the procedure to check the files.
This depends a bit on whether you are on Mac or Linux, on linux you have (GNU) md5sum which is a bit more powerful than the md5 program (found in BSD/MacOS). Try
man md5sum. Doing
md5sum -c md5sums.txtwith all the files in the same directory and md5sums.txt containing the filenames and corresponding md5sums as downloaded from NCBI should do the trick in linux.
Thanks a lot.