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Hi, Will FrostWire be a straight windows proggy or will a linux version be made in the future?
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I thought FrostWire was better than FrostWire (Cross Platform) thingy. I mean, people know that when they visit forums. But for consistency, I'll ask M. Administrator aka LODR so he changes that....

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Hi, Will FrostWire be a straight windows proggy or will a linux version be made in the future?
FrostWire will be available for MacOSX, Linux, Solaris, OS/2 and possibly Windows too
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and possibly windows?? lol., thats what im workin on..
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Very cool, thanks for the reply..I'll be one of the firsts for the linux version..FYI, running a slack based machine..LW 4.9 installed now and works flawless..
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Well done and all the best
Thank you for your efforts on behalf of my freedom

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Good luck on the new venture.
I have no skills to offer unfortunately, except laughing as Lord explains for 4,328th time that dl a 851.7kb file is not a smart thing to do.
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I agree--many of us have "no skills," but can help with the questions from users who upgrade. This will give the coders time to do the real work

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We will also need a lot of help maintaining and completing the FrostWire website. We should offer a very complete documentation of the client, answering most of the questions that are usually asked here.

Many questions here are asked multiple times because it is not always easy to find the answers your looking for using the search function. The wiki we are using on frostwire.com will offer us an easily navigatable/extendable interface for people having trouble with the software.
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I am guessing that since it is based on LimeWire allot of the problems/questions are going to be the same. I will help however I can I wish I could have gotten ultracross beta before the link was removed and done some testing on it and maybe had a jump on figuring out the best setup for FrostWire.

Are you going to have a change log of features added or fixed from the LimeWire version. And which version of LimeWire is it based on if any at all.
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