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ellias November 3rd, 2006 05:41 AM

My needs are to download files from torrent sites whilst using Mac OS9; How?
 
Hi all...
i am new in the domain of (p2p-torrent-limeWire...),
My needs are to donload files and software from torrent sites and via
convinient programs and utilities ...
Please Help me to know how to do that step by step ...
i am running Mac Os 9.2
Many thanks...

et voilą November 3rd, 2006 07:23 AM

No much you can do with OS 9 (or classic). Download the classic LW version there http://www.limewire.com/english/cont...oadfree2.shtml

No torrent program on OS9 known.

Ciao

Lord of the Rings November 3rd, 2006 03:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ellias
i am running Mac Os 9.2

To run LW in OS 9 make sure you have the last updates: MRJ 2.2.6 for OS 9.2.2
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=120209

& OS 9 updates http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=75288

Don't forget to rebuild desktop after installing new software. ie: reboot whilst holding down Command + Option keys.

ellias November 5th, 2006 05:47 AM

Thanks...but
 
Hi, Lord of the Rings ! ...
Thanks for ur answer ...but :
How to do what i asked in my question, Please ...
(Torrent sites to download big softwares, programs to do that etc...)
many thanks in advance ... ;-)

Lord of the Rings November 5th, 2006 06:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by et voilà
No much you can do with OS 9 (or classic). No torrent program on OS9 known.

A list of bit torrent programs are here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compari...rrent_software

But I think you'll find none are compatible with OS 9. And besides, OS 9 has a file size limit of about 2 GB. And also besides, OS 9 programs are getting harder to get now.

For anything under that size, you can probably get it on the gnutella network anyway. There's different p2p networks & gnutella is one of them.

The torrent support brought into the LW betas will only run on OSX.

ellias November 5th, 2006 10:02 AM

A list of bit torrent programs are here
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compari...rrent_software

Yes, thanks...
Dear Lord... i am a graphic designer and have a proff. level in the domain of 2D and 3D... but,
i am very new in the this domain, so my questions -may be- are stupids for the first step ....
i don t know what are the steps to do what i need (find and downloading
big softwares...), i dont know the place of the LW on all the scen...
the relation between LW - torrent protocol- torrent sites-torrent files-torrent program-torrent and bit torrent ....
is there a link to learn and see all the sceen ...
thanks dear ...

Lord of the Rings November 5th, 2006 10:17 AM

Torrents are different to a network like gnutella. Whilst LW Beta has only just added a torrent option, that's not it's main thing. The main thing is the gnutella network sharing.

For OS9, search .sit & see what you come up with. ;)

Also, to be on the safe side, Arrange search results by size (click on link) so the largest files are at the top of the search results. As you know, any program is going to be larger than 2,000 KB (2 MB)

ellias November 6th, 2006 05:16 AM

Thanks Lord...
Now, simply : how to get big and important software ??
i did not find on gnutella network so much important softwares ...
thanks
:rolleyes:

Lord of the Rings November 6th, 2006 02:30 PM

Are you looking for softw for OS 9 or another OS? The no. of OS 9 users/sharers out there is getting smaller every year. I did such a search & most apps are for OSX, only a few that can be run in OS9 & with the carbon extension (carbon programs can run in both OS 9 & OSX, but you'd need to do research to find out which ones & which versions.) There are still OS 9 games out there.

ellias November 10th, 2006 08:04 AM

OS 9 and OSX too!
 
Hi Lord,
I am looking for softw for OS 9 and OSX too!...
Big and important softwares (Like Adobe collection..)..
in Other hand ... Is there networks containing softwares like gnutella network...
Thanks...
:rolleyes:


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