For those that use Filetopia under Vista and get "Error #17" they can use this patch provided by Betaguru.
FT Vista Patch
New exciting things are happening in the Filetopia scene. A new version is being actively developed (first beta is already out and a new beta will be out soon).
Also, a new Torrentopia version was just released with interesting improvements www.torrentopia.org
While you wait for the upcomming version 4.0 you may want to check this
new client I've made for the bittorrent protocol: www.torrentopia.org
Edit your Filetopia.INI file and delete the section [MsgBookmarks]
To improve the server capacity, we've moved the registration servers to
a faster location. This will have a side effect for current users, you
may experience difficulties to see your personal messages, to fix this:
Improves the user registration, voice chat, adds new web protocols.
a number of things found in the last version, including a
chat exploit that was being used to attack channels.
new Linux FAQ to run Filetopia
Goddag has made a detailed FAQ with a ready-to-run
configuration file so you can get started very fast with linux
lmprovements in the transfer protocols, the chat, more proxy
types, more balanced file sharing and very many fixes.
A very recommended download.
Shift just launched
a new version of this great utility for FT users.
permits the automatic installation of several language files
and also moves settings from one version of Filetopia to another.
The long awaited version is finally here.
With an almost total rewrite, this is a new Filetopia.
A new decentralized network, multi-source swarmed downloads,
automatic file retrieval, a new user interface, faster and
more reliable protocols, multi-language support... are just
a few of the many new features of this version.
31 , 2001
Voice chat, a much improved graphic chat, user's profiles with
pictures, friends properties, event queues with history and
improved private messages.
2 , 2001
searchs, compressed server connections, MP3 Scanner, direct
chat and the protocols to connect to the upcoming server network
are the highlights of this version.
proxy support, official channels, URL links for web pages,
and many more new features and enhancements.
some problems in 2.05, improving the chat, the search window
and the file server window.
improvements to make this version more powerful and easy
to use. Most of the work has gone into the search system, the
file server and the chat.
New features include:
A new search engine, extensive support for firewalled users
and a novice mode to reduce the learning curve for novice
users with many help sources.
27 , 2000
This version features an online friends list: to know
when your friends connect.It
also adds an address book to keep your e-mail contacts and
a few other features.
23 , 2000
users can run Filetopia
Thanks to the efforts of a filetopia user: kefka,
now users of linux have a howto about
making Filetopia work under linux.
3 , 2000
gateway for Filetopia users
From now on, all Filetopia users will be able to send
and receive e-mails from inside Filetopia.
using the instant-messaging you can especify any e-mail address
and your message will be delivered, and from any e-mail client,
you can receive mail to: Username@filetopia.com.
19 , 2000
Maintenance release with general improvements
in all the protocols -much faster now- and a few interesting
A DCC Chat and firewall detection code that will allow chatting
with users behind firewalls.Animation
and Text-to-speech support using Ms-Agent
file server now includes: roll-back in restored downloads
and speed dependant block sizes.
18 , 2000
A security update. This version changes the encryption
system from commercial components to a freeware library. This
has two advantages: Now you have 10 top-class algorithms to
choose from and you can also verify it's source code.
Another important additions are the support for Bouncers
and the use of public key techniques in the chat.
1.1 is out
This version features a improved messaging system
with message history support, improved help,
tens of details corrected or improved. This version
brings new functionality and it is more stable.
production release is finally here!
Featuring the new messaging system, many bug
fixes, improved help, a customized installation system, much
faster channel listings, etc.
first public Beta is released.
With the successful
conclusion of the Alpha program, the first public Beta is
available for download. We highly encourage any advanced
Net User that would like to participate in the Beta program
to get in touch with us.
Filetopia is not just a chat program. It has a chat as an add-on.
Still, it is a fairly good chat.
is not just about encryption. It has encryption as it is the only
way to ensure privacy and security. But we implemented the best
encryption techniques available today.
source code is in the proccess of being evaluated by recognized
experts to certify the correct use of the encryption
algorithms, the security of the protocols and the absence of
any back-doors. Source code for the encryption components and for
the bouncer is also freely available.
is about "file sharing" in a secure and productive way.
Everything it has works for that purpose. Everything is tightly
integrated to give the users the best experience possible.
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