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Signed git commits allow a user to verify the source was signed by one of the contributors. In order for this to work, however, several steps have to be taken: The user must have git and GPG installed. While git will typically be installed already if the user wants to use github, GPG may not be. Make sure to install it from your distribution's packages, or ...


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If history is rewritten, you will not be able to pull over an existing tree (it's a bit more complicated, but in the general case where you're only ever on master, it holds). This is the "fast forward" mode. If history you already have is rewritten, git will fetch the new data, but will complain that it can't fast forward, and leave you with your master ...


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The security features were listed in the initial announcement post of the auto-updater: We added the following security features: 3 out of 4 DNS server must indicate a new update is available. The hash of the downloaded binary must be the same as here: > https://web.getmonero.org/downloads/hashes.txt hashes.txt must be signed by a maintainer. An extra ...


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