Projects / Gnapster


Gnapster is a powerful client to the napster online MP3 community written for GTK/GNOME. Most major features of the napster protocol are supported including opennap extensions.


Recent releases

  •  04 Jun 2001 20:14

    Release Notes: Multiple server support, search history, bandwidth limiting, multiple share paths, Vorbis/MPEG/AVI sharing, new opennap server dialog, SOCKS5 support, and bugfixes.

    •  22 Jan 2001 10:34

      Release Notes: This release fixes an official napster connection problem, and a bug which prevented browsing of opennap servers.

      •  03 Nov 2000 00:32

        Release Notes: A typo in upload.c that prevented shared list building was corrected. A few more compile cleanups were made (mainly for HP-UX and Solaris).

        •  02 Nov 2000 07:17

          Release Notes: This release fixes a list submission bug with official napster servers, searching problems, and a couple of other small bugs.

          •  22 Oct 2000 07:06

            Release Notes: This release fixes a fairly bad memory leak in the shared file list, poor recognition of certain mp3s, a few leaked file descriptors, and the GNOME dependency is now optional. New features include text theme support, experimental SOCKS4 and 5 proxy support, a search cancel button, logging support, xtext transparency, improved opennap server dialog features, hide join/part messages option, and better resume code.

            Recent comments

            11 Dec 2003 19:17 Juniperus

            Refresh Server List in
            fixed gnapster's refresh server list in
            Download available in:

            01 May 2003 02:30 siyase123

            Re: Finally, it connects to official server

            > I had contacted Jasta a long time ago
            > concerning gnapster
            > would not connect to the official
            > server. Now it is fixed
            > and i can recommend this program to
            > anyone.
            > Wishlist: please enable mp3 play inside
            > gnapster!

            24 Oct 2002 12:10 iapolemist

            sorry if im being stupid...
            but i can't figure out how to make a new user in
            gnapster... if anybody can help me id appreciate

            29 May 2002 04:27 Jmedica

            Gnapster (Linux)
            * move in queue (only allows 1 file to be added) drag.
            overall great program.

            speed up re-connect time

            if (!safe_exit(ci))
            ci->reconnect_timeout = TIMEOUT_ADD(100, reconnect_cb, stab);

            speed up retry (download queue)

            if (!user_info.conf[AUTOCANCEL]) {
            real->timeout_tag = TIMEOUT_ADD(700,remote_queue_
            check, real);

            20 Aug 2001 03:41 jonik

            Re: oops .. no more napster for linux users

            > I am just wandering what is going to happen
            > with all the linux clients for napster??

            Of course there are plenty of OpenNap servers that you can use with non-Windows clients...


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