torrent programs for intel macs

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  3. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    Azureus doesn't work via Rosetta.

    Tomato, Transmission, and Bits on Wheels should.
     
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    Agreed -

    Transmission works really well for me with very fast downloads...:)
     
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    Um - why would the original poster run Azureus under Rosetta? He was not asking for a PPC torrent client, but rather a universal/intel - the thread title was "torrent programs for intel macs." Azureus is available as a native intel app (beta - but fully capable), and the functionality and controls for the informed user under AZ is light years ahead of the down and dirty clients you offer - Tomato - which I suggested as a distant second - included. Do you have any experience with torrent apps on an intel mac box? No? Then why comment?

    Why do non-intel peeps always feel it necessary to jump on questions from intel mac users and respond to simple questions with confusing answers?
     
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    Link me to the Universal version of Azureus please. :cool:
     
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    Why would you want it to? It's written in Java and works on PowerPC and x86.

    Edit: I'm too slow. I blame the Internet connection :p

    Reread post #2.
     
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    Even though it is written in Java it doesn't work on Intel Macs yet. There's more than likely a beta version out somewhere but you'll have to dig for it.

    http://www.macfixit.com/article.php?story=20060124083445859

    Versiontracker also has a lot of complaints as well.
     
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    Eidorian - I certainly hope you are of more use in other threads than this one - otherwise, you just talk out of your backside with no tested experience. Stay off the intel questions...


    See the little SWT icon? That's AZ running native....thanks again for offering a bunch of misinformation to a simple question that you've now FUBAR'ed.


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    I know. It still won't run via Rosetta though. You'll have to dig for the Universal version. Did you have to do any commands in Terminal to get it to work or was it just drag and drop?
     
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    Why would I want to run an intel app under Rosetta? I'm sorry if I sound harsh, but what is your point? If you have a PPC box, download AZ for your system; with an intel box, the link to the native client is posted in my first response. There is no terminal - it's all GUI.
     
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    I thought the "Modify Azureus application" comment on that site meant something.
     
  13. TAV macrumors regular

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    The UBV (actually reads as an intel in the activity monitor) dmg file V2.4.0.0 atop the wiki works like a champ.
     
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    What does UBV mean?
     
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    Just gonna take a stab in the dark on this one... Universal Binary Version? It's only what the entire thread is about.
     
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    Yeah, there is one of Azureus. If you get the PowerPC version it won't run via Rosetta like Tomato and Bits on Wheels.

    It's just isn't very obvious where to get the Universal version. I was hoping for 2.4.0.0 to always be distributed as Universal.
     
  17. jkballer23 macrumors member

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    It wasn't too hard to find. Under Info on the right side it says Intel Macs. Just follow the link and download. Or just use the link provided in the first reply:)
     
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    I'll stick with my PowerPC version. :p

    Still a FEW people know about that link now.
     

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