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Re: Debian / Linux KaZaA client?

On Wednesday 15 October 2003 14:20, Pigeon wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 06:23:21AM -0200, klaus imgrund wrote:
> > On Wednesday 15 October 2003 03:21, Alex Malinovich wrote:
> > 
> > > Better make sure that your friend's kids aren't 12. The RIAA seems to
> > > have it in for 12 year olds. :)
> > > 
> > That aside you could try mldonkey or xmule for the edonkey network or 
> > There are plugins for gift that support fasttrack aka kazaa and gnutella.
> > For a gui try apollon.
> > I got no idea what of those you can get as deb's though and wouldn't 
advise to 
> > get any from stable anyway.Those networks change protocols often and Linux 
> > clients usually are playing catchup.
> Ah, thanks for that. Hmm. I wasn't planning on giving him unstable;
> gift appears to be available in the same version both for stable and
> unstable, so that's cool. mldonkey appears to be unstable-only, giving
> me the options of source-build to /usr/local, chroot, backport, or
> source-build to a custom .deb, which would be nicest.
> -
If you pick up a tarball of mldonkey it will be a binary that you just unpack 
in a directory and run it - no compilation required.There is also a tarball 
and cvs to build it from source but you would need ocaml 3.06 installed and I 
don't see any advantage in doing that right now.


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