File Sharing & BitTorrents
The most popular multi-P2P file sharing tool, forums & BitTorrents in one searchable Directory. Open-source file-sharing applications, torrent related legal problems for the music industry, open source BitTorrent clients, software and legal information, guides and forums.
The giFT Project
A modular daemon capable of abstracting the communication between the end user and specific file-sharing protocols. Features a homegrown p2p network, OpenFT.
Client developed in Python. Screenshots, downloads, contacts.
A free client derived from eMule with additional features such as file transfers between LowID users. Web site includes screenshots, FAQ, and a support forum.
O'Reilly Network's source for Peer-to-Peer (P2P) developer news and information. Topics include Napster, File-Sharing, Collaboration, Freenet, Gnutella, and P2P applications. Provides essential peer-to-peer articles and resources.
Open source command line client for GNU/Linux. A GUI for the client and a hub program, both in beta stage, are also provided but the project is no longer maintained.
Includes a small web browser and built-in tracker.
Offers a support forum, tutorials, information for system administrators and patches to make the old client work with current servers.
Popcorn Time lets you stream movies via torrents on your Linux desktop
IT World: In today's open source roundup: Popcorn Time brings streaming movies via torrents to Linux. Plus: A review of Linux Mint Debian Edition 201403, and should you recommend Linux to friends?
Oops! Windows 8.1 update leaked by Microsoft itself
Forget illicit torrents tossed up by anonymous Russian bloggers: On Thursday, a build of the incoming Windows 8.1 update was leaked by Microsoft itself. The update, which was reportedly released to manufacturing partners earlier this week, was not pushed out to the general public but could still be secretly attained via the Windows Update service. Crafty users could force the update using a ...
60 dead in Burundi flood disaster
Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - At least 60 people perished in flooding and landslides in a night of torrential rain in the Burundi capital that swept away hundreds of homes and cut off roads and power, officials said Monday. Police in Bujumbura said the toll was the highest in living memory from a disaster caused by freak weather, with scores of people injured. "The rain that fell in torrents ...