Transmission Becomes Default BitTorrent Client for Ubuntu

Transmission is already included in the 4th Alpha release of Hardy Heron, and is set to replace the Gnome BitTorrent client that Ubuntu has used up until now. A stable version of Ubuntu 8.04 is expected to be released in April 2008.

Transmission has gained a lot of popularity over the last year, and is considered to be one of the fastest and lightweight BitTorrent clients. It is an Open Source project, and the application is currently available on almost every operating system except Windows. Similar to uTorrent, it focuses on being lightweight, while including all the features a demanding BitTorrent user needs.

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