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Old 06-02-2003, 05:32 PM   #1
Nightmare12
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Help with File Sharing


I'm a newbie to linux and i'm looking for a good file sharing program, I'm trying out Limewire but i am having problems intalling it cause it requires ''j2re'' i don't know what that is and i do not know how to install it.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
 
Old 06-02-2003, 05:48 PM   #2
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j2re is the java runtime environment. Download it from http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.1/download.html .

You may download whichever linux one you want, but seeing as your new to linux, I would suggest getting the rpm. To install it, become root (using the 'su' command) and type

rpm -i filename.rpm

If you insist on using something other than limewire, visit www.zeropaid.com and look for a filesharing program that is gtk based (edonkey is one i think). I would recommend using Limewire though.

Good luck,
Andrew
 
Old 06-03-2003, 02:36 AM   #3
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check out the software page of my guide for more options
guide link is below
- there is also a section on how to install java
 
Old 06-03-2003, 05:06 AM   #4
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or use a GOOD client!!! newbies don't deserve the horror opf trying to install limewire...

http://gtk-gnutella.sf.net
for another gnutella client like limewire is

or http://gift.sf.net
for a cutting edge open source multiple network system, including connection to the kazaa network.
 
Old 06-03-2003, 05:22 AM   #5
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Dude, just get PySoulSeek, it's all you need. It uses the soulseek protocol which means you can hit up all those windows users for their mp3s. The search results are fantastic.

Might be hard for a beginner to get installed though...you need python and you need to in stall afew python modules as well, but it's way worth it.

You can check it here:
http://www.sensi.org/~ak/pyslsk/

I actually started a thread on it here, because I think it's so cool:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=62931
 
Old 06-03-2003, 05:55 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by acid_kewpie
or http://gift.sf.net
for a cutting edge open source multiple network system, including connection to the kazaa network.
didn't giFT get kicked off the FastTrack network?
 
Old 06-04-2003, 12:48 AM   #7
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gnutella is garbage, the data base is terrible

kazaalite thru wine is the best I have found so far, but limewire is next best and it isn't that hard to install.

I haven't tried gift yet, I'll let other people do it and see what happens, I am not convinced of its 'greatness' at this point, lol.

i've never heard of PySoulSeek
 
Old 06-04-2003, 01:16 AM   #8
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About giFt, i just heard of this yesterday. Was connected to kazaa network all night getting a movie and last night getting mp3's. I guess someone else wrote a plugin now. It works, much better than kazaalite + wine i think since this takes no resources compared to kazaa with wine. And can be on several networks all at once fastrack, gnutella, openFT, thats all i know off right now, could be even more plugins.

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Old 06-05-2003, 05:45 PM   #9
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I just started using mldonkey. I guess its based on eDonkey but can connect to pretty much every network (FastTrack, Gnutella, Bittorent, DC, SoulSeek, etc.). So far its the best filesharing app ive used for linux.
 
Old 06-05-2003, 05:55 PM   #10
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Personally I really like the Direct Connect program, I'm quite partial to that. I find usually everything I search for on at least 1 or 2 networks.
 
Old 06-05-2003, 09:29 PM   #11
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http://www.deadmule.com/macewan/java...n_redhat8.html

may help if you really want to use limewire
 
Old 07-04-2003, 10:09 PM   #12
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PySoulSeek Errors

Has anyone ever seen the error
Quote:
Can not find wxPython modules. Either wxPython is not installed, or it's not in Python's module search path (it could be built for a different version of python interpreter for example). The current search path is ['/usr/bin', '/usr/lib/python2.2', '/usr/lib/python2.2/plat-linux2', '/usr/lib/python2.2/lib-dynload', '/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages', '/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/gtk-2.0']
]
when attempting to install PySoulSeek on Red Hat 9?

Anyhelp you could provide would be greatly appreciated!

Last edited by ryedunn; 07-04-2003 at 10:12 PM.
 
Old 07-06-2003, 09:34 PM   #13
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Do you have both Python and wxPython installed? wxPython needs Python, and PySoulSeek needs wxPython.
 
Old 07-06-2003, 09:41 PM   #14
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if you have the data to share then nothing comes close to Direct Connect....there is tonnes of hubs on there with around 120 terabytes of data and you can connect to multiple hubs, so you can have hundreds and hundreds terabytes even into the petabytes of data to search through....there is nothing you cannot find...you type it in, you get it.....i personally share about 100gigs and the largest minimum i have ever seen is a hub with a 120gig share, so i pretty much get on any hub, exept that one hub out of approx 4550 hubs....so all i can say...if you have at least 20gigs, or 10gigs minimum of stuff you can share...then i totally recommend Direct Connect.
 
Old 07-07-2003, 05:44 AM   #15
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ryedunn:

You need to install wxPython, get it here:
http://wxPython.org/
 
  


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