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## Auto-converted by kwiki2moinmoin v2005-10-07
BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer file distribution tool.
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BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer file sharing protocol used for distributing large amounts of data.
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See ["Azureus"]. Debian provides many BitTorrent clients. Use {{{apt-cache search bittorrent}}} to get the list (or search on [http://packages.debian.?org]
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However, if you're currently (2006-03-27) running Sarge/stable, Azureus doesn't exist in Sarge. Instead, you can use BitTorrent or BitTornado.

 * [http://packages.debian.org/bittorrent BitTorrent]
 * [http://packages.debian.org/bittorrent-gui BitTorrent-GUI]
 * [http://packages.debian.org/bittornado BitTornado]
 * [http://packages.debian.org/bittornado-gui BitTornado-GUI]
For example:
 * DebPkg:bittorrent-gui - A BitTorrent-GUI
 * DebPkg:rtorrent - A console based BitTorrent, with curse interface.
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To get a comparison of bittorrent clients, please check out Wikipedia's [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_bittorrent_clients comparison of bittorrent clients]
 * Get Debian ISO images with Bittorrent ~-[[BR]] http://www.debian.org/CD/torrent-cd/ -~
 * A comparison of bittorrent clients ~-[[BR]][http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_bittorrent_clients]-~

BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer file sharing protocol used for distributing large amounts of data.

Debian provides many BitTorrent clients. Use apt-cache search bittorrent to get the list (or search on [http://packages.debian.?org]

For example: