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July 22nd, 2008, 08:45 AM
please can anyone tell me of program i can use to share video and music from peer to peer on the internet. for e.g on Windows we can use imesh. is there such o program for ubuntu?
July 22nd, 2008, 08:46 AM
frostwire or a bunch of torrent programs like rtorrent, azureus, deluge, transmission, ....
July 22nd, 2008, 09:03 AM
July 22nd, 2008, 09:17 AM
July 23rd, 2008, 08:02 AM
thanks to you also ryad
July 23rd, 2008, 08:12 AM
i've downloaded the rtorrent form synaptic but can't find where it has been installed.
i also don't know how to use transmission. the start button is disable. i'm new to ubuntu. please help.
July 23rd, 2008, 08:17 AM
Transmission is a bittorrent client, it isn't the same sort of thing as frostwire, which is more what you are after I think. You need to download a .torrent file from a website in order to download a file with transmission.
rtorrent is a command line application. You can run it by typing rtorrent into a terminal.
July 23rd, 2008, 08:19 AM
Use LimeWire, it works without any setup.
You can download it here (http://www.limewire.com/download/version.php).
July 23rd, 2008, 08:49 AM
amule if you wanna find good, old stuff.
I'ts the emule for *nix systems...
July 23rd, 2008, 09:26 AM
rTorrent has no GUI, so I would try a different client for torrents. Deluge is great.
Click here to install Deluge. (apt:deluge-torrent)
July 24th, 2008, 04:21 PM
thanks to u all. infact i've installed limewire and been able to share file. thanks again.
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