Downloading evolved with Metalink

Posted by geekybodhi on May 9, 2007 8:44 PM EDT; By Mayank Sharma
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Anyone who has tried downloading a popular software or Linux distribution on or just after release day, knows of the pain of the phrase ″connection timed out″. Getting the software can be quite a struggle, despite all the mirrors and BitTorrent Samaritans. Anthony Bryan's Metalink is an open standard that makes downloading easier, faster, and more reliable by helping users extract the last drop of juice out of their connection.

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