How to donate bandwidth to support Ubuntu Linux
Oct 23, 2010, 11:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Shapiro)
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"Ubuntu 10.10 came out earlier this month, and early reviews of
the operating system have been very favourable. Right now many
thousands of people around the world are downloading it.
"In the Ubuntu tradition, you can do your part to make this
process go well for all. With just a few mouse clicks, you can
donate some of your upstream bandwidth to smooth the process for
others to download the open source OS.
"To do so, you'll be using a peer-to-peer file transfer process
called BitTorrent. Invented by Bram Cohen, BitTorrent gained fame
for its usage in downloading pirated movies"