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 BitTorrent under Linux

BitTorrent is a great way to distribute large files. If you have never given it a try, take a look. Lots things can be downloaded with it, for example Linux distributions.

"The BitTorrent protocol implements a hybrid client/server and P2P file transfer mechanism. BitTorrent efficiently distributes large amounts of static data, such as installation ISO images. It can replace protocols such as anonymous FTP, where client authentication is not required. Each BitTorrent client that downloads a file provides additional bandwidth for uploading the file, reducing the load on the initial source. In general BitTorrent downloads proceed more rapidly than FTP downloads."
BitTorrent for Linux

 (Submitted by Noel Wed Sep 14, 2005 )

  


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