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View Poll Results: Which is the best Gnutella client (Linux)?
Gnewtellium 0 0%
Gnut 5 6.85%
Gtk-Gnutella 14 19.18%
Mutella 4 5.48%
Napshare 3 4.11%
Qtella 15 20.55%
Limewire 19 26.03%
Phex 7 9.59%
other 6 8.22%
Voters: 73. You may not vote on this poll

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Old August 20th, 2002
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Default Re: Can I change my vote?

Originally posted by Bobo the Red
Long story short ... now that I'm sharing 49,857 files ranging from 5k to 1.8 Gig each in size LimeWire could not handle it ... I dont think its the LimeWire ...

I would suggest you share less files. I doubt they are all really of high demand...

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Old August 20th, 2002
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I regularly switch between gnut, mutella, Qtella, Napshare and LimeWire.

Oh yeah - and Phex too... GregorK just reminded me of that.
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Old November 12th, 2002
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I wonder if mutella would handle that... Never had that much files around to test :-)) I guess 'library' command will be slow and inefficient...

Anyways, it make most sense to share exactly RARE content, because the net is full with the common stuff anyways. 99% of my gnutella use for example I am looking for some rare tracks and movies.

Go on Bobo, keep your stuff out and I'd delete upload leaders because this stops people that are looking for rare stuff from getting your files :-))

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I never tried to share 50,000 files with LimeWire but I can imagine that it would take at least 50MB just to share them, - a lot more if they are mp3s since LimeWire would try to read their mp3 tags. LimeWire really hasn't been designed to share that many files (although I think it will work, if your machine has enough RAM ).

gtk-gnutella's Raphael claims that his program is able to share 100k files and that he does so regularly to test it's limits. gtk-gnutella is certainly much faster than the bloated qtella (solid c versus c++/qt). - So I would try that.

As far as mutella is concerned - that damn thing will requery every every 60 seconds. So if you have 10,000 mutella peers with one running query as your network horizon , sending a ~ 60 bytes query every 60 seconds it amounts to about 10kbytes/s for each peer (not counting duplicate queries) just to forward those damn queries without even transmitting a single reply packet. In my opinion the developer deserves a good beating for that.

It's even worse than Xolox, although that really brings the network down because of its market share.
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