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Re: [vox-tech] overnet



On Wed 10 Dec 03,  9:46 PM, Jonathan Stickel <jjstickel@sbcglobal.net> said:
> Pasted from a recent post on vox-tech:
> >p2p like gnutella and fasttrack makes it easy to find what you want, 
> >but difficult to get it.
> 
> >bittorrent makes things easy to get, but difficult to find.
> 
> I've recently started using overnet, another P2P network, with the 
> ed2k-gtk-gui (http://ed2k-gtk-gui.sourceforge.net/download.shtml).  You 
> can search for shared files like most p2ps, but downloads come in pieces 
> from several different users, similar to bittorrent.  So it seems to do 
> both things well:  easy to find and easy to download!
> 
> Jonathan

thanks; i've been meaning to look into overnet.  apparently, there's
debian packages:

mldonkey-gui
mldonkey-server

and the client supports overnet, edonkey, bittorrent, and gnutella.

thanks for mentioning this!

pete

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