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Old 01-12-2005, 11:07 PM   #1
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installed bit torrent

I just through installing bit torrent. It says it is installed when I open the rpm, however I cannot find where it is located or how to open it?

Old 01-12-2005, 11:22 PM   #2
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You might want to try using Azureus.
Old 01-12-2005, 11:22 PM   #3
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try typing this into the console if you know the name of the bit torrent executable:

whereis bittorrent (assuming this is the name of the executable)

this will display the path of your bit torrent program. I'm about 90% sure this will work. The whereis command has helped me when I really needed to know where those pesky programs were lurking. On a side note, you can use the whatis command in the same way as whereis to find out what a program is (like, whatis bash). Hopes this helps.
Old 01-12-2005, 11:26 PM   #4
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The console client is called and the GUI client is called Those are the names of the actual programs you'd run when you want to download a bittorrent file; i.e. ~/down/torrents/install-x86.iso.torrent.

Old 01-13-2005, 06:09 AM   #5
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I used the the locate command and that provided me with the location of bittorrent. Getting this to work will be something else. I am still too new to linux, and to used to windows. I was expecting an icon on the desktop.

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You don't start the program by itself, you click on a torrent link then tell it to open that link with your torrent client.


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