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Old 07-06-2003, 11:34 PM   #1
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kazaa for linux


can anybody tell me kazaa desktop like thing for linux .....
 
Old 07-06-2003, 11:40 PM   #2
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You can download many different ... LimeWire is a good one. You can also run giFT with FastTrack protocol installed (I'm still trying to figure out how ) or run KaZaa Lite with WINE.
 
Old 07-07-2003, 12:15 AM   #3
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with red hat 9, best bets are Limewire (as mentioned) and xmule.
 
Old 07-10-2003, 02:16 PM   #4
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i have tried limewire but it is too slow .... i am having a proxy
connection can is use it for running limewire ????
how ? or ne other way to boost download speed?
 
Old 07-10-2003, 03:17 PM   #5
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Try pysoulseek or (pyslsk) download at www.rpmseek.com its the best one out of all the ones i've tried fast downloads too.
 
Old 07-10-2003, 06:18 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by Jose Muņiz
You can download many different ... LimeWire is a good one. You can also run giFT with FastTrack protocol installed (I'm still trying to figure out how ) or run KaZaa Lite with WINE.
gIFT is a really nice app. I'm not sure, but I think they removed the FastTrack support.
 
Old 07-10-2003, 11:41 PM   #7
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check the software page on my guide for many other alternatives, all of which I have tried
 
Old 07-11-2003, 12:11 AM   #8
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I'm using MLDonkey as I was suggested by someone in this forum. You can use FastTrack, Direct Connect, and Gnutella protocols. You should give it a try.
 
Old 07-11-2003, 06:59 AM   #9
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has exmule got that fast thing ???
 
Old 07-11-2003, 07:00 AM   #10
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pyslsk is foer mandrake distro only
i have redhat 9
 
Old 07-11-2003, 07:23 AM   #11
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Another choice gtk-gnutella. Get it here http://gtk-gnutella.sourceforge.net/

It is open source and GPL software. It is fast with a small memory footprint and is highly configurable. Advertisement free, of course.
 
Old 07-11-2003, 07:51 AM   #12
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One of the biggest drawback of linux is the lack of a good P2P application. Nobody could write a better program then Kazaa yet. There are thousands of little apps but they all suck. You can try giFT with the Apollon frontend.

Yet what I would recommend is to stick with Kazaa and try to run it with Wine. The following site explains that:

www.frankscorner.org

Of course you still will have to install wine successfully which is a major task all by itself. If you use Redhat9 you can find the appropriate binaries at
www.winehq.com
They really make the installation easy.
 
Old 07-11-2003, 08:17 AM   #13
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Well I don't really care about the GUI as long as it has many filse available. And mlDonkey fits my needs. It has more files than KaZaa for it uses the KaZaa protocol and some others.
 
Old 07-11-2003, 09:17 AM   #14
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I downloaded and installed gtk-Gnutella, but now I am unable to find the executable or some way to run the program. Is there a particular place to look for those with all programs or is it on a program by program basis? This is the first software I've installed on my new Mandrake 9.1 box or on any Linux. Any help would be appreciated.
 
Old 07-11-2003, 10:22 AM   #15
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Thumbs down Kazaa?

Kazaa was good before, but nowadays it's quite bad, seriously. It has been a long time since I've made a search and downloaded with Kazaa a file and when I open/play it, it's another thing. I've downloaded a TATU song and it opened Britney Spears... (eek)... downloaded a game, open and it was another game... Download Friends Episode 905 and when you open it's Episode 120...
In another word, every little mother f***** is renaming the files at Kazaa and messing up the database. There're check downloads, but they are not great either...

With xmule/eDonkey, you make the search at a good forum as sharereactor (www.sharereactor.com), copy and paste the link. There you can hear user comments and other cool stuff.
I see no use for Kazaa but getting angry today... If I'd you, I would give xMule and Sharereactor a try...

It's not by close the same number of users sharing files as Kazaa, but at least when the download is done, it will work... Half of Kazaa users are lamers anyway
SoulSeek for mp3 is quite good too...

Good luck!
 
  


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