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Old 01-05-2005, 07:11 AM   #1
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how to compile .torrent files


Hi, Everybody...

Could any body help me how to compile "xxxxxxxxxxxx.torrent " file.....?

any help would be appreciate..

thnx in advance..

zameer ahmed syed.
 
Old 01-05-2005, 07:47 AM   #2
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Perhaps the easiest way is to use a torrent client like Azureus
It has a "create torrent" option.
 
Old 01-05-2005, 11:13 PM   #3
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Thanx juvant....

I dowloaded azureus file.... when i am trying to install then it ask JRE 1.4.x ....

for that i download a file j2re-1_4_2_06-linux-i586-rpm.bin... file...now my doubt was can i install this file using "rpm -i filename " command... why iam asking this is this file is having "rpm.bin" extension... since it is having .bin extension is there any other process to extract this file? any help would be appreciate...


thanx,
zameer ahmed syed....
 
Old 01-05-2005, 11:27 PM   #4
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when i am trying with "rpm -i filename.rapm.bin " then it gives error message like its not a rpm package or package manifest....
what to do?....................

is there anybody to help me regarding this issue.......?????????????

------zameer ----------------
 
Old 01-06-2005, 01:22 AM   #5
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You have to make the .bin file executable. as root,
Code:
chmod a+x *.bin
will do it, as long as you're in the same directory as the file. That will do the java install. The rpm -i command would work if it was just an rpm, but it isn't. The filename ends in .bin, so rpm wouldn't work.

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