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Linux Magazine: Azureus: A Better Way to BitTorrent

Oct 28, 2005, 11:30 (3 Talkback[s])
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"BitTorrent has become one of the most widely used apps on the Internet--so popular, in fact, that it's estimated that over 33% of all Internet traffic is now generated by BitTorrent. 33%! It's not that surprising, really. BitTorrent is an awesome tool. Grab Linux ISO images, download music by the Grateful Dead and other share-friendly bands, and acquire movies from around the world. If you haven't discovered BitTorrent yet, find out more about at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bittorrent.

"As cool as BitTorrent is, the official client is a pretty spartan. In reaction, numerous other clients have sprung up to offer an enormous variety of features. The best software, however, is Azureus, a Java-based program that runs beautifully on Linux (and Mac OS X and Windows as well)..."

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