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How to install PP Gnutella Client (LimeWire) in Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a complete desktop operating system, available with both community and professional support. Ubuntu community is build on the idea that software should be available free of charge, that software tools should be usable by people in their local language and despite any disabilities, there should be a freedom to customize and alter software in whatever way they see fit. It is suitable for both desktop and server use. The Ubuntu project has been globally sponsored by Canonical Ltd. Ubuntu include one of the best translation and accessibility infrastructures that the free software communities have to offer. It is entirely committed to the principal of open source software development.

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) files sharing softwares are used for sharing of files in one person’s computer with other people’s computer without need of server. It is one the best way to transfer data because, there is no need to stay online all the time, along with that there is no need of expensive server. P2P network are easy to join and don’t require any fixed information like website. This as caused many users to offer, content for they don’t have redistribution right.  Depending on your country it may be illegal to download files using P2P. Many new P2P have network involve more deniability for network a software developers, and along with that they offer more flexibility in the network structure.

Lime wire is one of the most popular Peer to Peer (P2P) network in the world. It is file sharing software program that allow users to easily send and receive files, by Gnutella network. It allows user to easily search the file through graphical interface. LimeWire client is built to support different operating system, including the recent versions of Microsoft Windows, Apple OS and Linux. It also enables the users to personalize their appearance and along with that it make work function sophisticated and moderate. gtk-gnutella can be found in the universal repository. It is easy to use; it is mostly use to download audio, video, small software and other files. List of supported clients include gtk-gnutella.Limewire, Frost wire, MLDonkey, apollon and gnewtellium.

UbuntuYou can install LimeWire by following these steps.

Step1: First of all you have to start by installing Java, and then get a package,

“wget –c http:/easylinux.info/upload/limeWireother.zip”.

Step 2: Then after that extract the package “sudo unzip –u LimeWireOther.zip –d/opt/”.

Step 3: Then create a launcher in /usr/bin directory by entering code “gksudo gedit/usr/bin/runLime.sh”.

Step4: Paste these lines in the new document “cd/opt/LimeWire/./runlime.sh” and then after that save the file.

Step5: Make the launcher executable by entering code “sudo chmod+x/usr/bin/runlime.sh”, then type “runLime.sh” to execute.Normal user wants to be able use their computer, not program it. Point and click installation is completely awesome, for normal end user.

Let LimeWire also act as a torrent client, which will give more possibilities to share and download files. LimeWire is made to share non-copyrighted material. Copyrighted material sharing may lead to legal action. Never keep the firewall turned off for long period of time as it increases the threat of virus attack.

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