Projects / Napsack


Napsack is a specialized multi-threaded client for broadcasting Napster queries across multiple servers. The list of target servers is retrieved from and is user-filterable (based on the number of users, files, or gigs indexed).

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  12 Feb 2002 13:21

    Release Notes: This release includes updates to correctly read the server list from, fixes for a couple of bugs that led to incorrect reporting in the Problems dialog, and a fix for a bug that could cause search results to be misplaced within the results tree.

    •  13 Dec 2001 19:44

      Release Notes: Support for a customized application identifier (similar to a Web browser's user-agent string), the ability to regroup query results in the result tree, and more verbose error messages.

      •  14 May 2001 19:14

        Release Notes: A new ability to poll busy/failed servers, and saving the last size/location of the main query window.

        •  07 Apr 2001 16:15

          Release Notes: This release adds a servers_file property that allows Napsack to read Napigator data from a file, reimplements the search engine to support canceling and event notification, adds a status/progress bar, and right-aligns numerical values in graphical search results.

          •  08 Mar 2001 10:54

            Release Notes: A graphical login dialog (Napsack no longer needs console interaction), a Save Settings item in the File menu, and a Help menu with an About dialog.

            Recent comments

            06 Mar 2001 17:54 aamoruso

            Napsack issue with Redhat 6.2
            I've tried to run without success Napsack

            under Redhat 6.2.

            (I had installed all supplied Redhat packages, including java)


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