View Full Version : good bittorrent

21st July 2004, 08:05 AM
can anyone sugest a good bittorent program with a good step by step instructions on how to use it?

21st July 2004, 08:32 AM
a bit torrent client is not like kazaa or the alike. I would probably say that if you don't stop asking questions on how to get programs, the admins aren't going to be happy.

21st July 2004, 08:35 AM
arnt they used for downloding things like fedora isos and free music? like http://bt.etree.org/ says they have free music no?

i lissen to independent music (most bands shair there stuff)

21st July 2004, 08:39 AM
they have llegal as well as illegal uses...discussing the software is not out of line
..requesting were to get warez, or sites for downloads is not part of this forum
and any post pointing to such sites or to illegal software will most likely be deleted...
Azureus is a java bit torrent client for linux

21st July 2004, 08:42 AM
ya i installed that but how do i use a site for example http://bt.etree.org/ (only one i know of so far)

not sure on how to use it

21st July 2004, 08:43 AM
and i beleave there is no law aginsta kazaa just using it for the worng things, for example there is lots of artist that put music on kazaa and the like emnem discovered 50 cent on kazaa did he not?

21st July 2004, 08:49 AM
I use Azureus too, the best IMHO. A good search is suprnova.org, it really helped me out finding all the linux distros when I was working my way thru them! The easiest thing to do with the .torrent files (which are the files a bittorrent search engine would point to) is to set your browser to automatically open with Azureus (wherever you placed it on your system). Then it will simply load the .torrent into azureus, ask you where you want to save the linux distro (or whatever you're downloading) and bingo! It's off! Simple as that :)

21st July 2004, 08:51 AM
hum so i download these files then open thew with azureus

i use firefox how would i set it to open with azureus

sorry im a noob

21st July 2004, 08:53 AM
Si, Senor :)

When Firefox asks you what you want to do with the file (open or save) choose open and browse for the azureus startup script (wherever you put it when you installed azureus, mine's in /usr/local/azureus/azureus). Then check the "always do this" box and hey presto! ;)

Tame Lion.

21st July 2004, 08:55 AM
o i figured it out not to hard

thanks all for your help

21st July 2004, 08:58 AM
Azureus users guide...

21st July 2004, 09:00 AM
ok another question about azureus how do i get the port not to have a fail with the configuration wizard.

right now i get a Testing port 6881 ... NAT Error i am using the fedora defult firwall if that helps

21st July 2004, 09:19 AM
I get that too.. it still works :)

21st July 2004, 09:34 AM
Azureus .... i thought this was a PDA name :D

21st July 2004, 09:41 AM
i think pda was zaurus :p maybe there is one name azureus :p

21st July 2004, 09:49 AM
so no one knows how to fix that error

21st July 2004, 11:35 AM
can anyone sugest a good bittorent program with a good step by step instructions on how to use it?

21st July 2004, 12:35 PM
any other good bit torent sites?