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Getting around BearShare

BearShare is a Gnutella file-sharing client. Which is fine, as long as it doesn't get in my way. But this client blocks all requests from web browsers (or any download agent that identifies itself as a browser. Solution? Masquerade as a gnutella client. Simply instruct your download agent (Opera, NetVampire, etc.) to use a User-Agent string of "Gnutella 56.0" or something similiar.

Last updated on 2001-01-06 14:00:00 -0700, by Shalom Craimer

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