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  1. 1. Gnutella Clients: Which one to use? Kenneth J. Garrow March 04, 2004 Presentation E
  2. 2. Introduction Gnutella Clients Gnutelliums www.gnutelliums.com  Windows  Linux and Unix  Macintosh  Conclusion/Recommendation
  3. 3. BearShare (www.bearshare.com)  Search for, download, and share files  Works with MP3, MPEG, AVI, ASF, MOV, JPEG, GIF, and all other file types  Features full documentation, slick graphics, and a user interface that makes searching, downloading, and file sharing easy  Upload bandwidth controls, enhanced connection management, and improved downloading.
  4. 4. Gnucleus (www.gnucleus.com)  Gnucleus itself is a Windows application for accessing the Gnutella and G2 networks  One of the first released after the introduction of Gnutella in 2000.  Features – Open Source - The code that makes this program is free! Anyone who wants to is free to modify the program – Simple and Powerful - Keep it simple, stupid. – Multiple Windows - Gnucleus has sub-windows inside itself so that users can observe different aspects of the program simultaneously
  5. 5. LimeWire (www.limewire.com)  Allows users to share and search for all types of computer files, including movies, pictures, games, and text documents  Features – Pushing uploads and downloads – BearShare QHD compatibility – Ability to measure the speed of remote hosts and preview files while downloading – Chat
  6. 6. Phex (phex.sourceforge.net)  Allows you to share and download any type of files from other users on the Gnutella network  Phex is based on Java technology and therefore available for many different systems – Windows – Mac OS X – Linux and others
  7. 7. Swapper (www.revolutionarystuff.com/swapper)  Swapper.NET leverages the latest research in peer-2-peer technologies alongside of the newest W3C standards  Swapper.NET was designed from the ground up to support the latest .NET technology.
  8. 8. XoloX Ultra (www.xolox.nl)  Makes file sharing fast, easy, safe, and secure  Search for and share all types of digital media, including music, films, videos, games, photos, documents, software, and more  Automatically installs, configures, and connects with just one click  Added security automatically scans downloaded files for viruses and allows users to preview files before downloading.  Parent-controlled filter is included for family use
  9. 9. Linux and Unix Gnutella Clients  Gtk-Gnutella (gtk-gnutella.sourceforge.net)  Mutella (mutella.sourceforge.net)  Qtella (www.qtella.net)  Also, LimeWire and Phex (mentioned earlier)
  10. 10. Macintosh Gnutella Clients  The only 2 listed were LimeWire and Phex which we have already discussed.  Not many choices here. Sorry Mac users.
  11. 11. Conclusion/Recommendation  LimeWire – Most popular (widely used) – Easiest to setup and use – One of the coolest looking interfaces (in my opinion)  BearShare – Becoming increasing more popular among windows users.
  12. 12. Questions? The End

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