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Old 07-13-2005, 04:48 PM   #1
wjleon
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How and where to get dmsn?


Hi,

I downloaded and installed dmsn a long time ago but I didn't save the installer and files. Now I want to install it again and, at first, it's been hard to find dmsn again. It seems like it's called mercury now so, I googled mercury and I got to this page

http://download.mercury.to/torrents/...nux_VM.torrent

The point is that I don't know how to deal with all this new torrent stuff, can you please give a hand?

Thank you,
Wilmer
 
Old 07-13-2005, 04:52 PM   #2
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You need a Bit Torrent client to open torrent files in and download. One such client is Azureus, but you need the JRE installed for that (as it's written in Java).
 
Old 07-13-2005, 04:56 PM   #3
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Torrents are easy to deal with. Basically think of them as a little back end that downloads a file (or files) from 1+ other sources/users.

Go to www.bittorrent.com download and install the linux client for it then put in the URL you posted. That should automatically handle the file until it's downloaded.

I personally love using it when getting a linux distribution. For me it tends to be a bit faster than downloading directly from one source and, more importantly, it saves the host some bandwidth.
 
  


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