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Linux, Unix, /etc/: Using Bittorrent on Linux

Jul 14, 2005, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Dunne)

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"Peer to peer file sharing is nothing new nowadays; yet BitTorrent has caused a degree of fuss about and interest in the subject not seen since the early days of Napster. Why? It is probably because it takes the peer to peer idea further. With BitTorrent, the only resource that needs to reside on a central machine or machines is the "torrent file", which describes the file or files to be shared. The file(s) themselves can be anywhere..."

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