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Old 10-08-2006, 01:50 PM   #16
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Azureus + HTML UI makes you able to manage your downloads everywhere!
Old 10-27-2006, 08:34 AM   #17
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Talking ktorrent

Originally Posted by neilcpp
It has got to be Azureus. The java base makes it so flexible that I have it in windows xp, freebsd and linux.

The client is only as good as the user. You need to invest some time looking at the program & reading the instructions hints.. I think the best thing to do is just stick with one client and learn as much as you can about it.
yhea! to me there is no better than ktorrent. may no let u customize bandwidth individualy but it's open source.. and u can play with it and see if it compiles, in order to play with some advantages...
Old 10-29-2006, 06:19 AM   #18
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ktorrent on Linux, utorrent on Windows. Azureus is very good but I prefer something 'lighter'. Ktorrent seems to be under continual development, so is getting better quickly.
Old 11-01-2006, 11:42 AM   #19
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ktorrent looks pretty cool, azureus has all the features that work for me.
The only issue with azureus is that it's written in java and therefore can be resource intensive. If you have a fair amount of ram and a fast enough system, resources isn't an issue. The great thing about opensource is that you can install them both and try them out without spending a dime.
Old 04-05-2007, 06:32 PM   #20
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may i introduece deluge torrent a python gtk based
and efficient looks somewhat near to Azureus and good @ GNOME
Old 04-07-2007, 10:52 AM   #21
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I'm using bittornado, it's an experimental version of the official client.
It's not as optimized as an c-based program, but the gui (based on wxPython) let's you customize everything important, like up/down speed.
Old 04-08-2007, 06:22 PM   #22
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When i first started using bittorent i used bitcomet and utorrent to start with but after awhile i found azureus which is absolutely amazing with all of its features. Bittorent is the way i found out about linux and i have now been trying out few different distros OpenSuse was my first then Fedora Core 5 then Freespire( hated it) the Ubuntu and now Fedora Core 6 which has been quite good my original reason for linux was getting rid of pesty viruses and spyware and having to buy antivirus and the whole lot but anyways besides the point i use azureus on windows and it runs okay but i noticed in linux it seams to run kinda of lagged when you click on to different tabs espically statstics and it use about 100MB of ram which is alot for just one process and although i have a pentium 4 HTT 3.01GHz and 1GB of PC3200 ram it slows it down where as KTorrent what i am trying out is farily quite good although it does lack a few features of azureus.

I wish there was a way that ktorrent could improve with out java or....
If azureus could not use java and thus use less memory.

Bye Bye
Old 12-31-2007, 01:26 PM   #23
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Ive used lots of em over the yrs. Im down to my favorite. Deluge!
Old 01-06-2008, 01:38 PM   #24
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I have been using azureus Yes it's a bit of a resource hog, but I have enough resources
on this box to keep it useable. 2gb ram AMD 64 (in 32bit mode) jvm 1.6.0_3. Have downloaded many
gigabytes of stuff with nary a bad download. YMMV of coarse.
Old 01-06-2008, 01:55 PM   #25
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Has anybody noticed that Ktorrent uses (or can use lots) of memory?

Or that uTorrent though run under Wine leaves an incredibly small footprint even in Linux?
Old 01-07-2008, 09:38 AM   #26
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deluge or azureus(memory eater!!!) fits the answer any day! 8)
Old 01-07-2008, 10:00 AM   #27
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Lean and Simple - rtorrent for me
Here's the website:
Old 01-07-2008, 07:23 PM   #28
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Ktorrent Rocks
Old 01-08-2008, 11:45 AM   #29
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Ive tried all sorts of clients for windows it has to be utorrent, Azureus was what I liked but it is too resource hungry unless you have a super computer. For Linux I've tried out Ktorrent and Deluge, ktorrent is good but it can be a bit annoying sometimes and funny so I have switched back to Deluge and think its gonna stay that way for me.
Old 01-08-2008, 07:17 PM   #30
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Yeah I've been using Deluge for a while, and it works really well! However, a nice CLI client is rtorrent.


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