[oclug] Xandros releases Open Circulation Edition
jmessier at justice.gc.ca
Thu Jun 10 10:11:34 EDT 2004
BitTorrent, although I do not like it very much, seems to share only the
files you ask it to share. If you want to share files, you have to
create a .torrent file, and send it around. Or you can share what you
are currently receiving, thus helping others. All connections are
outbound, and it will work behind a firewall, link a LinkSys, even if no
inbound connection is allowed.
I found BitTorent slower than other ways of receiving files, but if you
let it run, it can get the files, and I had no corrupted ones, after an
From: oclug-bounces at lists.oclug.on.ca
[mailto:oclug-bounces at lists.oclug.on.ca] On Behalf Of Peter Timusk
Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2004 08:49
To: General Membership Discussion List
Subject: Re: [oclug] Xandros releases Open Circulation Edition
I'll try it out. I was a beta tester for a version a couple of years
ago. I like it.
What exactly is torrent? I am using it now it appears to me to be a
file sharing application. How can I be sure it is only sharing the
xandros product and not other things on my computer?
On Jun 9, 2004, at 9:30 AM, Kevin MacPherson wrote:
> It is downloadable via torrent from our site.
> Best Regards,
> Kevin MacPherson
> Technical Support
> Xandros Corporation
> Making Linux Work for You.
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Peter Timusk, B.Math, just trying to stay linear.
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