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Old 01-13-2005, 12:07 AM   #1
ddocksta
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installed bit torrent


I just through installing bit torrent. It says it is installed when I open the rpm, however I cannot find where it is located or how to open it?

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Old 01-13-2005, 12:22 AM   #2
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You might want to try using Azureus.
 
Old 01-13-2005, 12:22 AM   #3
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try typing this into the console if you know the name of the bit torrent executable:

whereis bittorrent (assuming this is the name of the executable)

this will display the path of your bit torrent program. I'm about 90% sure this will work. The whereis command has helped me when I really needed to know where those pesky programs were lurking. On a side note, you can use the whatis command in the same way as whereis to find out what a program is (like, whatis bash). Hopes this helps.
 
Old 01-13-2005, 12:26 AM   #4
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The console client is called btdownloadcurses.py and the GUI client is called btdownloadgui.py. Those are the names of the actual programs you'd run when you want to download a bittorrent file; i.e. btdownloadcurses.py ~/down/torrents/install-x86.iso.torrent.


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Old 01-13-2005, 07:09 AM   #5
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I used the the locate command and that provided me with the location of bittorrent. Getting this to work will be something else. I am still too new to linux, and to used to windows. I was expecting an icon on the desktop.

damon
 
Old 01-13-2005, 12:06 PM   #6
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You don't start the program by itself, you click on a torrent link then tell it to open that link with your torrent client.
 
  


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