STICKY: USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby Only A Hobo » Mon Jul 25, 2011 2:46 pm

@Thor Good grief, ... if you don't use the program keep quiet.

@drogba Just to correct the previous post: The Web page of the tracker opens by default and it can be turned off simply in tools options > bit torrent > basic > Torrent Details Page ..

@Thor Now could we get on with helping users of both Frostwire 4 and Frostwire 5 .. If you care to help please do ..if not please refrain from comment.
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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby MichaelaJJackson » Tue Jul 26, 2011 3:04 pm

This "torrent" stuff is to confusing for us members who don't know what it even is. I don't like to download complete albums because some of us may not WANT the full album, but only certain songs. I don't like not being able to put in a singer's name and song title, and seeing that information pop up, for us to download. I don't like not seeing the .MP3, so that we may KNOW what is music and what isn't. There are members out there who put up PORN on this program and I don't want to risk the chance of downloading that, due to "torrents". With the older version, we were able to skip those and actually FIND what we are looking for. Also, why the need to NOT put our previous downloads into the library? I find it very unuseful. I thought ALL of my music was gone and had to go SEARCHING the whole program for them. I don't like having to do that, just to listen to the songs that I have already downloaded. Having them in the library is the BETTER option.

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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby The_Fox » Tue Jul 26, 2011 3:29 pm

Hi

If you click on the little + icon next the song, it'll show you every file in the download. You can just select which ones to download there.

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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby Only A Hobo » Tue Jul 26, 2011 4:47 pm

@ ‪MichaelaJJackson,

‬We know it is confusing .. that is why we have produced the guide.

There is actually FAR FAR less chance of accidentally getting PORN using Torrents.

As for the point you make about not having your old downloads in the library, this is being worked on right now. Frostire 5 has a new player which does not stall on every track and very soon the Library will be redesigned to make the Library/Player really neat and something which the team are sure that users will really like.

For now it is possible to put previous downloads in your torrent data folder, so that they show in the Fristwire library, but personally I would wait until the Library is completed, and can be navigated easily. It will not be long :)
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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby Catlwolf » Thu Jul 28, 2011 5:05 pm

I tried to download a song and just isn't working. it says downloading but while it is saying that. Nothing is happening. Do you have any suggestions. I actually like the old one better. Also how do you create a torrent so you can share your music with other people on Frostwire?

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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby Only A Hobo » Thu Jul 28, 2011 5:20 pm

Catlwolf wrote:I tried to download a song and just isn't working. it says downloading but while it is saying that. Nothing is happening. Do you have any suggestions. I actually like the old one better. Also how do you create a torrent so you can share your music with other people on Frostwire?

Catherine



You need to download from a result showing a number seeds .. some show zero and will not download.


If you have upgraded from 4.0.7 to 4.0.8 please tell us.

How to make a torrent is one of the subjects covered on page 1 of this thread.
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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby theroaminggnome » Sat Jul 30, 2011 9:52 am

it may just be me but this is the worst forstwire update so far..i cant search for music alone i have to comb through all these files, then it takes me to a website to download the song and adds it to my desktop. i cant just download the song i want i have to go through the album or DL the album if i wanted the whole album id go buy it. ill give thise 2 weeks if i still cant DL im threw with frostwire. let me know why im having these probs :twisted:..and to make it even worse i cant use the old version because you brilliantly made it so it wont connect so im forced to go through this butchered version of frostwire.

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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby Jval1283 » Sat Jul 30, 2011 11:19 am

Ok, I d/l this version because I thought it was be the same or better. & I'm having no luck. When I hit search, nothing pops up, & I've tried resetting like I've seen others say in recents posts. I'm running Mac OS X 10..6.8, & didn't have a problem with the older version or if I used Utorrent. What else do I do? Cause this really sucks

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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby JaoWi » Sat Jul 30, 2011 11:40 pm

Hi, i just updated to the new frostwire. unlike most people, i actually think the new way is a lot better. However, there is the slight problem where anything i click to download doesnt download at a reasonable rate. the file has over 200 seeders, and it is in my download box, but it is downloading a 100mb file at 2kb/s. why is it so slow? is there any way to speed things up?

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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby The_Fox » Sun Jul 31, 2011 12:56 pm

Hi,

This could be a wholle bunch of issues, from your download speeds being throttled by your ISP. Or just trying to download at a busy time (peak times)
Are you getting this speed for all torrents? Try selecting something more popular (if that's not the case). Or try downloading at a more suitable time (after midnight or before mid-day is a good time)

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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby Only A Hobo » Sun Jul 31, 2011 1:40 pm

theroaminggnome wrote:and to make it even worse i cant use the old version because you brilliantly made it so it wont connect so im forced to go through this butchered version of frostwire.


I can assure you this was not intended. You may need Replacement of the gnutella.net file to connect.
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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby Honzilla » Sun Jul 31, 2011 2:15 pm

Problem with setup.

I have downloaded version 5.0.8 and I go to open it and it starts the setup wizard and I get to a page asking me to select a folder to save Torrent data. I get stuck here because after I select the folder there is nothing more to select. There is a message at the top of the window about selecting whether or not to enable seeding but nowhere to select it?

Any ideas?

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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby Only A Hobo » Sun Jul 31, 2011 4:57 pm

try resizing the wizard window .. you should then find NEXT at the bottom
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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby Honzilla » Sun Jul 31, 2011 6:17 pm

That did it.

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Re: STICKY: PLEASE READ -> USER GUIDE FOR FROSTWIRE 5

Postby Jval1283 » Sun Jul 31, 2011 7:49 pm

Jval1283 wrote:Ok, I d/l this version because I thought it was be the same or better. & I'm having no luck. When I hit search, nothing pops up, & I've tried resetting like I've seen others say in recents posts. I'm running Mac OS X 10..6.8, & didn't have a problem with the older version or if I used Utorrent. What else do I do? Cause this really sucks


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