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Re: Debian / Linux KaZaA client?

On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 08:31:08PM +0200, Micha Feigin wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-10-13 at 23:57, Pigeon wrote:
> > A friend of mine has a Win2k PC which has suddenly decided that it
> > can't load some extremely fundamental driver and therefore reboots
> > itself before it has finished booting. The standard cure of
> > reinstalling Windoze is not possible because he doesn't have the Win2k
> > CD. Also, he's fed up with virus attacks. So I've suggested nuking
> > Windoze and installing Debian.
> > 
> > The machine is fairly lightly used, and only by his kids - he doesn't
> > use it himself - for email/chat, "homework" (simple WP AFAICT, doesn't
> > involve transferring files to/from school computers) - and KaZaA. That
> > seems to be the fly in the ointment. Googling for "kazaa client" linux
> > only turns up something from May 12 saying basically "from this date
> > there is no Linux KaZaA client no matter what you may read elsewhere".
> > 
> > Does anyone have any more up to date information on the availability
> > of KaZaA clients for Linux?
> There is mldonkey which connects to quite a few networks including
> fasttrack which is the Kazaa-lite network (it doesn't use mldonkey by
> default, but I think it can be enabled through the menus, if not then
> through the setup file).
> There are packages for debian, you need
> mldonkey-gui
> mldonkey-server
> I am not sure if they are in the regular archives or whether you need to
> use the following line in sources.list:
> deb http://marillat.free.fr/ unstable main

It appears to be present in unstable, but the source code is
mysteriously missing - the Debian package search page says "Source
code: Not found". marillat doesn't appear to have it at all. However,
the nongnu site has the source. Cool.


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