View Full Version : Bearshare?
03-26-2001, 11:48 AM
I just heard about this from a friend....i was wondering if anybody has any experience with it.....does it compare to Napster? Any input is appreciated....I'm goinf through Napster withdrawal
I've used it, and I think it's decent. The problem with BearShare is that it uses the Gnutella network, and that network is famously non-scalable. The more crowded it gets, the more traffic there is. The more traffic, the slower your connection. And if you're on dialup, forget it. The connection will be so overloaded w/ search requests, you'll never return results.
03-26-2001, 01:14 PM
any other suggestions?
03-26-2001, 01:57 PM
you have to get their client from cnet.
works pretty well
i thinks it's faster and easier than bear share
The Happy Squirrel
03-26-2001, 03:41 PM
when is napstar going down?
wierd enough im getting faster and faster connections as the days pass
yesterday i was uploading to someone at 235k/s and downloanding at 267k/s at the same time
it was great
take about 10 seconds per song <average of 5 meg each or so>
03-26-2001, 04:01 PM
uses the napster sofware. Pretty boss.
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