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Old 08-22-2003, 11:04 PM   #1
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Is there such a think as a linux kazaa?

hook a newb brotha up...
Old 08-22-2003, 11:07 PM   #2
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I've been looking for that for ages, and it seems everyone agrees that the only way to run kazaa on linux is to run wine. Tried.. Not a painless process, but I got it working after about 40 hours of trying and failing..
Old 08-22-2003, 11:19 PM   #3
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giFT has a fasttrack plugin (hence the FT) that will allow you to access the Kazaa Network.

And there is a search button in the uper right of this site, this topic has been discussed ad nauseum, so searching the forum would most definitly help you.
Old 08-22-2003, 11:27 PM   #4
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I ran soulseek on windows because you get music and music alone. pySLSK is a reamke, but for linux, its the same essential thing.
Old 08-23-2003, 04:51 AM   #5
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You can run kazaa lite with wine emulation, but you'l need to be root to run it.
I would suggest mldonkey. It's the best p2p in my opinion. It can hook up to fast track, soulseek, bit torrent, donkey and more.
Old 08-23-2003, 02:38 PM   #6
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pyslsk is not Kazaa though and gets a completely different network-- a lot less mainstream stuff, more good stuff.

To the original poster: I've found the easiest way to access Kazaa's network is mlDonkey.

For very very good instructions, see this page:
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If you're a newbie, as your sig suggests, then I would suggest that you don't try to get kazaa working under wine. If you want to access the kazaa network, then use something like giFT, it's a *lot* less painless, especially for a newb
Old 08-28-2003, 03:39 PM   #8
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They make some pretty good gnutella clients. I use Phex, and found that Limewire was pretty good too.
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Xmule is good donkey client to linux and mldonkey is another. I use Xmule and it's as good as Emule.


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