This Is Very Important - Check Your ISO Image Before Installing Linux
On Sunday 21st February a message was posted to the Linux Mint blog stating that the website has been hacked and the intruder managed to post a link to an unofficial ISO version of Linux Mint.
For more information about what has happened visit http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2994.
The Linux Mint blog tells you how to check whether you have downloaded a dodgy version of Linux Mint.
Now this post is a little bit like closing the stable door after the horse has bolted because not once in any of my guides have I told you to check the MD5/SHA256 checksums for the downloaded ISO files of any distribution to make sure you have a legitimate copy.