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    Unhappy ancient version error gtk-gnutella

    Installed gtk-gnutella RPM fine... Can't run it. From console says: "*** ANCIENT VERSION DETECTED! ***

    Sorry, this program is too ancient to run without
    an explicit user action: If it's not possible to upgrade
    you may edit the file


    and set the variable "ancient_version_force" to
    "gtk-gnutella/0.96.1 (2006-02-22; GTK2; Linux x86_64)".

    You will then be able to run this version forever, but
    please consider upgrading, as Gnutella is an evolving
    network in which ancient software is less useful or even

    *** EXITING ***

    So i edited the file to say " ancient_version_force = "gtk-gnutella/0.96.1 (2006-02-22; GTK2; Linux x86_64)" the file stays this way until i try to run the program it automatically takes "gtk-gnutella/0.96.1 (2006-02-22; GTK2; Linux x86_64)" out and is blank again. Tried deleting the original file and replacing it but to no avail - it still changes back.

    What would cause this and what can be done about it?

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    Linux Guru fingal's Avatar
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    Jul 2003
    Birmingham - UK
    You might want to find a more up-to-date version of gnutella and install that? Where did you get that old version from?
    I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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