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Old 05-08-2007, 12:09 AM   #1
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Favorite torrent client?


Hi, which torrent client do you use? I've heard ktorrent is good, although I'm using Gnome at the moment so I don't think it's available to me. I used to run Azureus, but since updating to FC6 I don't generally connect to enough peers to download quickly (I don't have a NAT problem as far as I know).
 
Old 05-08-2007, 12:15 AM   #2
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A lot of people use Ktorrent which is pretty good. Some others use rtorrent which is a ncurses based command line client.

I use uTorrent(standalone client) with Wine. Works pretty well.
 
Old 05-08-2007, 01:59 AM   #3
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If you use GNOME, then maybe you could try deluge and azureus. The problem with deluge is that it currently lacks some of the features that are in most bittorrent clients.
 
Old 05-08-2007, 03:32 AM   #4
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I use Deluge together with XFCE.
 
Old 05-08-2007, 08:47 AM   #5
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I use Deluge together with XFCE.
I use Azureus alone with Suse 10.2. Excellent.
 
Old 05-08-2007, 08:48 AM   #6
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KTorrent is my favorite...
 
Old 09-24-2007, 07:23 PM   #7
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thanks for the mention of azureus use with fc6. i had a good ride with azureus on rh9, but didn't even get honeymoon when i went to fc6. will try some of your suggestions.
 
Old 09-24-2007, 11:39 PM   #8
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For whatever it's worth, I use Azureus on FC5 without problem. I used to get into problems when they'd update... but that seems to have been fixed.
 
Old 09-25-2007, 03:20 AM   #9
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Bittornado.

Python, no desktop specifics.
 
Old 09-25-2007, 03:29 AM   #10
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Hi, which torrent client do you use? I've heard ktorrent is good, although I'm using Gnome at the moment so I don't think it's available to me. I used to run Azureus, but since updating to FC6 I don't generally connect to enough peers to download quickly (I don't have a NAT problem as far as I know).
My favorite is KTorrent. It's IMO the best torrent client available on Linux platform.

When it comes to KTorrent an GNOME - correct me if I'm wrong, but I think I read somewhere, that You could run this program in GNOME when you install Qt libraries on your system...
 
Old 09-25-2007, 06:55 AM   #11
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Bittornado.

Python, no desktop specifics.
I second this! You can't go wrong with BitTornado...
 
Old 09-25-2007, 08:56 AM   #12
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I'm using azureus because of the number of options it offers. My favourite one is setting the priority of specific files within a download.
 
Old 09-25-2007, 09:52 AM   #13
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I'm using KTorrent (and I also use Gnome... you can use KDE applications with Gnome just fine, as long as you have the required kde files installed).
I loved Azeurus on Windows, but constantly had problems with it on Linux so I gave up on it.
 
Old 09-25-2007, 01:43 PM   #14
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installed ktorrent on fc6 last night with no problem. the one download i've done was quite acceptable; the upload was screaming (20-35kb slow dsl). is this more evidence of bellsouth/att throttling?

i do gnome because i wasn't asked; didn't notice kde until it was running.
 
  


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