Simple userguide for Bit-torrent?

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Simple userguide for Bit-torrent?

Postby T J Tulley » Tue Jun 10, 2008 12:28 pm

I've searched Howto Forge and looked at LinuxMint Wiki: I need a simple set of instructions to use BitTorrent to download Elyssa - please!

I gather that I need a .torrent file - and that there are probably several versions. Presumably I can apt-get that, but what do I do next? I once selected torrent as download method, but got a screen which I couldn't understand.

Thanks for response to previous plea.
Yours hopefully -

Theo Tulley.
Using a PC with 2GB RAM, 3 hdds and a 1.7 GHz Celeron cpu.

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Re: Simple userguide for Bit-torrent?

Postby iironjade » Tue Jun 10, 2008 12:53 pm

You need to have a torrent application installed in order to download anything. For Linux use Deluge or Transmission. For Windows use uTorrent.
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Re: Simple userguide for Bit-torrent?

Postby rivenought » Tue Jun 10, 2008 1:25 pm

Since your signature says you are using Mint 4 Daryna, you should already have a default BitTorrent client installed, right? Have you tried just clicking on the torrent file and saving it to your desktop? I think that is supposed to work. Good luck.

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