Ares Alternatives for Linux
RetroShare is a open source cross-platform, private and secure decentralized communication system. It lets you to securely chat, share photos, videos, and more, using OpenPGP to authenticate peers and .
- - RetroShare is the most popular Windows, Android, Mac & Linux alternative to Ares.
- - RetroShare is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Ares.
FrostWire is a free, open source P2P BitTorrent file sharing application & cloud file downloader in one. It's a fork of LimeWire .
On VirusTotal 26/66 AntiVirus flagged the installer as malicioushttps://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/75b209b3bb747037792b6c7a10a0a123fab23ed4ed17b937c240ddc45ff8f6ee/detectionBundleware
As reported on VirusTotal, the installer contains Opencandy. Be careful during installation. https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/60a309e91ba1039c3527053867e0e210ff2e18628a01acc264d82430e6436889/analysis/
Comments about FrostWire as a Alternative to Ares
Currently, frostWire is a BitTorrent client and not more a Gnutella client. Some files are indeed extracted from YouTube videos, not from P2P clients.1
MLDonkey is an open source, multi-protocol, peer-to-peer file sharing application that runs as a back-end server application on many platforms. It can be controlled through a user interface provided by one of many separate front-ends, including a Web interface, telnet interface...Discontinued
The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 3.1.5, released in March 2014, can be still downloded from the official website.
Quazaa is a cross platform multi-network peer-to-peer file-sharing client based on Shareaza which will support Gnutella2, Ares, eDonkey2000, HTTP, FTP, and BitTorrent.
The project is no longer developed. Last version, released in October 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
The Owner-Free Filing system has often been described as the first brightnet; A distributed system where no one breaks the law, so no one need hide in the dark.
OFF System FeaturesDiscontinued
The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.19.34, released in January 2010, can be still downloaded from SourceForge