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Old 09-15-2003, 07:54 AM   #1
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Linux - Edonkey, Router, Fileserver

We currently use a WindowsXP "Server" as a "router" via ics. as a fileserver and mainly for filesharing via emule..

now, after all worms and security holes we finally what to switch over to linux.

i alreaddy set up a fileserver with samba - so i know it works and how it works.

but emule/edonkey? is there a good client for linux?

what distribution would you suggest? i currently only downloaded redhat and it runs fine on the other system...
Old 09-15-2003, 09:31 AM   #2
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eDonkey for Linux, Mldonkey, cDonkey, Lmule, and Xmule are all Linux file sharing aps that use the eDonkey network.

RedHat is a fine distro. Is there something specific about RedHat you don't like? It helps to have something to narrow down what you want in a distro. For example, if you wanted newbie friendliness, then Mandrake is often recommended.
Old 09-15-2003, 11:01 AM   #3
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If you want the friendly either Red Hat, Mandrake, or Suse. If you want a stable, fast and not bloated, Slackware is the one. But Slackware doesn't have the support that the other 3 I mentioned have so you might have to install by source some of the apps.


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