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Old 11-04-2003, 07:03 PM   #1
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Exclamation What might be the best Peer to Peer program for Linux?

I was wondering which program would be best for downloading simply music. I saw on some desktop screenshot that someone had Kazaa for Linux. I was thinking that this might be an app using wine. But I was not sure . If anyone could let me know, I just wanted to find the best P2P program out there. It doesnt have to be all types of files either. I just want to download music. I also know it is illegal, but then again, everything should be open source, heh
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Old 11-04-2003, 07:23 PM   #2
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best for p2p is giFT with Gnutella and FastTrack plugins and using the giftui client
Old 11-04-2003, 07:29 PM   #3
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limewire is also good (supposedly. I haven't managed to get any p2p running yet).

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Old 11-04-2003, 08:07 PM   #4
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xnap is good if you have java
Old 11-04-2003, 08:39 PM   #5
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Use the search function, that has been asked many times before.
Old 11-04-2003, 11:50 PM   #6
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Napshare is good. And it's relatively easy to set up.


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Old 11-05-2003, 06:58 AM   #7
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Originally posted by viniosity
xnap is good if you have java
Cool, thanks viniosity. that was the easiest possible setup. And it works! Just download the linux rpm, as root do rpm -Uhv and the run it as user. I wish all apps ran like that
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Old 11-05-2003, 07:06 AM   #9
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Limewire is awsome. I use only that. Have not tried much of the rest so I don't know if it's the best.
Old 11-05-2003, 07:29 AM   #10
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but we've answered this question 2 days ago too
Old 11-05-2003, 03:36 PM   #11
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Gtk-gnutella is a great gnutella client, and IMO much more featureful (as well as responsive) than LimeWire.
Old 11-19-2003, 11:17 PM   #12
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Apollon is a nice Gui, works just like the older versions of kazaa. logs into Gnutella, Fastrack, and OpenFT networks.


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