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15. Download managers

* wxDownload Fast

wxDownload Fast (also known as wxDFast) is an open source multi-threaded download manager. This means that it can split a file into several pieces and download the pieces simultaneously

su -c 'yum install wxdfast'

* kget

This is KDE's default download manager. if you are using GNOME you will have to download a lot of dependencies and KDE libraries, so you'd better not use it.

su -c 'yum install kdenetwork'

16. PDF Readers

* evince

The default pdf viewer for Fedora is Evince. If it's not installed type:

su -c 'yum install evince evince-djvu evince-dvi'

* acrobatreader

First you must install the adobe repository.
su -
rpm -ivh http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/linux/i386/adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
rpm –import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux

Now open a terminal and type:
su -c 'yum install AdobeReader_enu'enu stands for the English package. To search for other languages type:
su -c 'yum search AdobeReader'

17. Torrent Clients

* Transmission

Fedora 10 comes with Transmission as a default torrent client. You can find it under Applications -> Internet -> Transmission or in case you don't have it installed type:

su -c 'yum install transmission'

* KTorrent

ktorrent is an alternative torrent client for KDE users.

su -c 'yum install ktorrent'

* qBittorent

qBittorent is a featureful, lightweight torrent client based on QT4 toolkit. You must install an additional repository since it isn't included still in any of the other fedora repositories.

su -c
rpm -ivh http://www.dfm.uninsubria.it/compiz/fusion-testing/qbittorrent/10/i386/qbittorrent-release-1-1.noarch.rpm
yum install qbittorrent
It has x86_64 packages also. Just type the same commands as above replacing i386 with x86_64.

* Bittorrent

You could also try bittorrent

su -c 'yum install bittorrent bittorrent-gui'

* Deluge

Deluge is a lightweight, Free Software, cross-platform BitTorrent client.

su -c 'yum install deluge'

* Azureus

Azureus is a powerful torrent meta-search with login support for private trackers. It's now called Vuze and has reached version 4. However in Fedora repositories you will find only Azureus version 3. Install it like this.

su -c 'yum install azureus'



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