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The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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Q: How to install P2P Gnutella Client (LimeWire)?

  1. Read General Notes
  2. Read How to install J2SE Runtime Environment (JRE) with Plug-in for Mozilla Firefox?
  3. wget -c http://frankandjacq.com/ubuntuguide/LimeWireOther.zip
    sudo unzip -u LimeWireOther.zip -d /opt/
    sudo chown -R root:root /opt/LimeWire/
    sudo gedit /usr/bin/runLime.sh
  4. Insert the following lines into the new file
    cd /opt/LimeWire/
    ./runLime.sh
  5. Save the edited file (sample)
  6. sudo chmod +x /usr/bin/runLime.sh
    sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/LimeWire.desktop
  7. Insert the following lines into the new file
    [Desktop Entry]
    Name=LimeWire
    Comment=LimeWire
    Exec=runLime.sh
    Icon=/opt/LimeWire/LimeWire.ico
    Terminal=false
    Type=Application
    Categories=Application;Network;
  8. Save the edited file (sample)
  9. Read How to refresh GNOME panel?
  10. Applications -> Internet -> LimeWire
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