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Old 06-27-2005, 03:34 AM   #1
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How can i burn a bit torrent file


i just downloaded from this site linspire 5.0 and 4.5 live cds i would like to know how to burn these type of files so i know for the future. I use Nero .
 
Old 06-27-2005, 03:47 AM   #2
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there is no such thing as a "bittorrent file" in the way you're using it.. it's just a file that happens to have been obtained via bittorrent. maybe you mean an iso file? if so, just burn as image in nero.
 
Old 06-27-2005, 12:46 PM   #3
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no it is a file plz look under download and look at linspire. I downloaded them both know i dont know how to burn the files. Wwait and i will post a ssscreen shot so you can see.
 
Old 06-27-2005, 12:51 PM   #4
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and i know how to burn a iso file i ve it for the linux distro i ahve on cds.
 
Old 06-27-2005, 02:20 PM   #5
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torrent files must be downloaded through a bittorrent client. i use Azureus although there's a lot of different ones. you've basically downloaded a "instructions" file and when you open it with a client, it will connect to peers and download the data. so it will probably end up being something like a .iso file when it's done downloading.
 
Old 06-27-2005, 02:38 PM   #6
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well i have a client bit torrent and it download like in one second i know i have the bit torrent cleint.
 
Old 06-27-2005, 02:46 PM   #7
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If it downloaded in "like one second", it's obviously not an ISO image. It might be the .torrent file, in which case you'll need to use it to get the iso.
 
Old 06-27-2005, 04:01 PM   #8
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yea its that type of file know how can i get it to a iso file as you say.
 
Old 06-27-2005, 04:02 PM   #9
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Run the bittorrent client with that file.
 
Old 06-27-2005, 04:39 PM   #10
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btdownloadcurses.py file.torrent
 
Old 06-27-2005, 04:58 PM   #11
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i'm lost.. you thought that a 8kb file contained an entire linux distribution???
 
Old 06-27-2005, 07:17 PM   #12
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http://iso.linuxquestions.org/distro.php?distro=58
thats where i got it from look please.
 
Old 06-27-2005, 08:23 PM   #13
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If you have a bit torrent client, which i'm not sure you do, open the file you downloaded inside the client and it will begin downloading the proper .iso file
 
Old 06-27-2005, 08:37 PM   #14
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hokay.. bittorrent is a peer to peer distribution system for files. popular with people who want to avoid strain on their servers, it is also popular among those distributing dvdrips games and tvrips though. you aren't using it for these illegal/questionably legal purposes. so don't worry about it.(lots of people worry about this)

http://www.bittorrent.com/
http://www.bittornado.com/
http://azureus.sourceforge.net/

those are bittorrent clients. pick one, install it. use it to open your torrent files, download your cd image and burn it.
 
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somehow I quoted my own post without noticing..

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