[Nottingham] Re: Gnutella software

David nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Tue Sep 10 00:46:01 2002

Looks like I need to get Java working then.  I installed the RPM from
Sun with no problems, but during the Limewire install it said there was
an error then completed the install and exited the program.  Afterwards
there was no evidence it had been installed anywhere, and the log file
indicated it had been a failure even though it ignored the error and
supposedly completed.  Anyone know of any issues with J2RE 1.4.0_0 and


On Mon, 2002-09-09 at 17:44, Johannes Kling wrote:
> > What is everyone else using for Gnutella?
> I used GTK-Gnutella for a while, but eventually gave up ... it was
> virtually impossible to get anything out of the network (but maybe
> that's just me).
> Phex, another Gnutella client, took a lifetime to load the list of
> files I share (~5-10 seconds per file). It's also written in Java
> tho.
> Unless you insist on using Gnutella, try finding an OpenNap client (I
> use XNap, which works fine but is also Java based). It seems to work a
> lot faster for searches without eating nearly as much bandwidth when
> idling while offering just as much choice (given the right servers).
> Jo
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