[RC5] Win95 GUI lurk?

Karl G - NOC Admin ovrneith at tqgnet.com
Sat May 2 03:23:09 EDT 1998

On Thu, 30 Apr 1998, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> Pardon. I'm running the Win95 GUI client on my roommate's machine, and I don't
> want it to interfere when he goes home for the summer and loses his permanent
> internet connection. I know the command-line clients can use the "-lurk"
> option to only transfer blocks when an internet connection is established; how
> can I get this GUI client to do the same thing?

add lurkonly=1 into the ini file and up the threshold a bit... (that way
if he doesn't connect for a while, the machine doesn't run outa stuff to

  Karl Grindley
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