I would like to view the (MD5) hash of the file at point in a dired buffer.

How can this be done?

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To run shell command md5 on file-at-point in dired, use ! md5 (Here ! runs dired-do-shell-command.

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    IME the command is called md5sum
    – YoungFrog
    Nov 10, 2015 at 16:37

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