Linux DC++ is direct connect client for Linux based DC++. W hat is DC++ ? it’s a Direct Connect peer to peer file sharing protocol implementation for Linux/Unix platforms. Direct Connect is a file sharing network made up by hubs, to which clients can connect. Once connected to a hub, the user can search for files on the hub or the network, or browse files of other users connected to the hub.
The Direct connect protocol is a text-based computer protocol, in which commands and their information are sent in clear text, without encryption in original Neo-Modus software (encryption is available as protocol extension). As clients connect to a central source of distribution (the hub) of information, the hub is required to have a substantial amount of upload bandwidth available.
You can download the tarred package from.
Untar the package
tar –xjvf linuxdcpp-1.1.0.tar.bz2
Get the dependencies installed
yum install scons zlib-devel bzip2-devel openssl-devel libglade2-devel gtk2-devel gcc-c++
Edit the file SConstruct and add the following
if not conf.CheckLib('X11'):
print '\tX11 library not found'