I was recently asked by a family member how to use torrents. Since I live 60 miles away from them I thought it’d make more sense if I knocked up a how-to and sent it over. While I’m at it, I may as well publish it here so that others needing to know can find the information!
Before I begin, I will mention: File sharing is a controversial issue. Some are against it, but most embrace it. Regardless, if you own a license for the software you wish to download then you are entitled to download it.
We often misplace disks and installation software (especially operating system installation disks and the like) so being able to download a copy of XP that you can use your own serial number with or the latest release of Ubuntu comes in very handy. This is how it’s done, starting with the software you need to download torrents:
Torrents are often associated with viruses. In any torrent you download be sure to check user comments before you commit to it! You could end up downloading more than you bargained for. Ready to continue? Read on!
This is how it’s done, starting with the software you need to download torrents:
Install uTorrent, and don’t do anything more. You are ready to begin downloading immediately.
Remember, this is just a guide and I can’t be held responsible for what you download!
Do you require an offline version of this document? Download this how-to!