Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

The Linux Mirror Project: TLMP - Who Are We?

May 26, 2004, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])

WEBINAR: On-Demand

No-Size-Fits-All! An Application-Down Approach for Your Cloud Transformation REGISTER >

[ Thanks to Matthew Jones for this link. ]

"The Linux Mirror Project, TLMP for short, is a site run by two normal people who want to support the distribution of linux to the many thousands of people who download it every day. Our plan is to mirror all the major linux distributions, such as Fedora, Slackware, Debian, Mandrake, Knoppix, and many more, using the BitTorrent protocol to distribute bandwidth effectively among users.

"In short terms, we mirror linux distributions, to take the strain off other overloaded mirrors, and to provide mirrors for users, if they have problems downloading from other mirrors, or wish to use BitTorrent because they are on slower connections, such as 56k, and want to be able to resume their download easily..."

Complete Story

Related Stories: