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I have never used a torrent before. Is their a guide to torrents for dummies?
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From this post on, everyone just assume that Paul is torrenting the newest Ubuntu release which is completely legal.

Mkay. Now I assume you have the torrent file. If you are looking for a program to open the torrent itself, there is bittorrent, utorrent, limewire, etc. What exactly do you need help with?
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Torrents have to be one of the easiest things ever.

http://justinmaier.com/2006/03/21/to...g-for-dummies/
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From this post on, everyone just assume that Paul is torrenting the newest Ubuntu release which is completely legal.

Mkay. Now I assume you have the torrent file. If you are looking for a program to open the torrent itself, there is bittorrent, utorrent, limewire, etc. What exactly do you need help with?
No, I do not have the file. I though you needed the torrent software to begin downloading. And yes 100% legitimate purposes.
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On the first note I would suggest µTorrent, as it is easy on the system, and has all the things needed for good downloading. Their website has a great tutorial on getting the fastest download speed. It is what I use to download free TV shows I have missed and would like to see.

http://www.utorrent.com
Edited by Mr_Torch - 6/2/08 at 10:23am
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uTuorrent does not have any concerns with security (torjans / virus's / ect)?
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Install Utorrent (No security risk, very minimal resources)

Download the Torrent file itself (Look for ones with high amounts of seeders, low amounts of leechers.)

Open the torrent file with utorrent or open Utorrent, go to file, click open, locate the torrent

It will start downloading.
Done.

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uTuorrent does not have any concerns with security (torjans / virus's / ect)?
Nope it is clean and very lightweight, the best one in my opinion.
And just open uTorrent, and then drag and drop the file in the window and it will show you the files you are about to download, and you just click on it's OK, I would make a folder in My Documents for it to download to, or you can specify wherever you want it to download to. That is a setting you will find under the "Options" link on the menu bar that has a link for "Preferences" and that is where you set everything for it to do.
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post #9 of 20
The only times you'll get viruses etc from torrents is from downloading porn and fake files.
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look for torrent search pages.
there r many

and download the torrent file open it using uTorrent
and download
easy as that

remember do not download any copyrighted stuff
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