Bittorrent in Dapper

Adam Conrad adconrad at
Wed Jan 18 02:48:12 GMT 2006

Christian Bick wrote:
> I just installed the new Dapper Flight 3, and was a bit surprised, because of the message:
> "Stopping BitTorrent tracker: bttrack.bittorrent". Now I am wondering, why there is a  bit
> torrent tracker in a desktop distribution like Ubuntu.

The tracker's always been there (in the bittorrent package), it just
never had an init script before.  Note that, by default, the tracker
isn't actually configured to run, so it's just as inert and harmless as
ever, it's just now easier for a user to set up, should they want to.

... Adam

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