Apollon is a Peer-to-Peer File-Sharing Program written for Linux.
Apollon uses the giFT core to connect to various networks, including OpenFT, Gnutella, FastTrack
OpenFT is the homegrown giFT network, Gnutella is the network used by BearShare, LimeWire and others and FastTrack is the popular network used by KaZaA.
Apollon uses a plugin system which allows you to choose which network or multiple networks you wish to use. Finally, plugins for the OpenNap and SoulSeek networks are under development.
Searching and downloading from several networks at the same time
Preview of mp3 and videos (you need kde-multimedia installed)
Configure giFT and your plugins with Apollon's settings dialog
FirstRun wizard to get started easily
Download in the background
Apollon can connect to a remote giFT daemon
Chat for Apollon users
Comes in several languages. So far:
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is Apollon?
A: Apollon is a P2P File Sharing application. P2P means you download and upload files to and from other users (peers) on the internet. The idea is you can download files from others and in return you share (some of) your files with others.
Q: On what platforms does Apollon run?
A: Apollon is written for KDE, a desktop environment for Linux. You can run Apollon on any Linux system as long as the KDE libraries are available.
Q: What do I need to run Apollon?
A: Please take a look at the download page, you will find everything you need there.
Q: Do I need to run Apollon as root?
A: No. Every user can run Apollon without any limitations.
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