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P2P Program

Post by Ha1o » Fri Aug 06, 2004 2:55 am

I was just wondering if there was a good p2p program for linux. I've heard of a few different ones, but in your guy's opinion what is the best program for downloading stuff?

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Post by Trogdor » Fri Aug 06, 2004 4:38 am

BitTorrent.
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Post by shedt » Fri Aug 06, 2004 6:07 pm

I installed limewire last night in kde.
it's not super fast, but downloads were good. not slow at all.

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Re: P2P Program

Post by lotw » Fri Aug 06, 2004 6:33 pm

Ha1o wrote:I was just wondering if there was a good p2p program for linux. I've heard of a few different ones, but in your guy's opinion what is the best program for downloading stuff?
That is personal opinion to which is best. There is Bittorrents, Limewire, eDonkey, and a couple others.

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Post by Trogdor » Fri Aug 06, 2004 10:03 pm

My observations:

If the d/l is popular, then BT is a lot faster (think >100 kbps). If the d/l is obscure, you might not get it at all on BT.
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Post by Ha1o » Sat Aug 07, 2004 6:40 pm

Do you have to download BT? Or does it come on KDE?

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Post by Trogdor » Sat Aug 07, 2004 10:19 pm

You gotta download a client.
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Post by Ha1o » Sun Aug 08, 2004 2:45 am

Ok, this is going to sound horrible but....

Do you know of any sites (since I don't want to make you type it all up) that can help teach me how to install different file types (.rpm, .tgz) on Linux? Because frankly, i have no freaking idea how to install anything...

Oh, and I'm not sure if it's normal, but I get no sound at all while running linux on my Xbox. Is that normal? Or how would I fix that??

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Post by shedt » Sun Aug 08, 2004 4:06 am

do you mean if you try running a media file there is no sound? or do you mean for clicking and stuff ?

I would like to know about installing stuff to, but personally i just fiddle with it until i get it.

limewire was a .bin file. when i would put the mouse over it or what ever it said it was a script file

i just right-clicked it and said run in terminal or somthing.

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Post by Trogdor » Sun Aug 08, 2004 4:12 am

Ha1o wrote:Ok, this is going to sound horrible but....

Do you know of any sites (since I don't want to make you type it all up) that can help teach me how to install different file types (.rpm, .tgz) on Linux? Because frankly, i have no freaking idea how to install anything...

Oh, and I'm not sure if it's normal, but I get no sound at all while running linux on my Xbox. Is that normal? Or how would I fix that??
For *.tar.gz and *.tgz, do this:

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tar -zxvf myfile.tar.gz
, obviously replacing myfile.tar.gz with the real file name. Then read the README file included in the tarball. The gist of it should be: ./configure, then make.
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Post by keg188 » Wed Aug 11, 2004 4:11 pm

What about RPM files?

I want to put Amule on my box, and i think that it is an RMP file

Plus i've seen somthing about VMwear on Linux, i used it on the PC under windows to test different operating systems(shame i never tried Linux :oops: ). Can i use VMwear to run Emule under a win enviroment in Linux?

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Post by keg188 » Wed Aug 11, 2004 4:20 pm

What about RPM files?

I want to put Amule on my box, and i think that it is an RMP file

Plus i've seen somthing about VMwear on Linux, i used it on the PC under windows to test different operating systems(shame i never tried Linux :oops: ). Can i use VMwear to run Emule under a win enviroment in Linux?

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Post by Trogdor » Wed Aug 11, 2004 6:07 pm

RPMs are files for the Redhat Package Manager. I think RPMs are actually a type of tarball. Treat it the same way.
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how do i install linux

Post by tony86 » Thu Aug 12, 2004 5:44 am

ok i found the linux client but i do not know how to install and run the program. can anybody help?

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Post by gasranas » Thu Aug 12, 2004 9:49 am

tony86, whats the filename you have ? depending on the filename will depend what you have to do to install it ?

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