Widely-used peer-to-peer file-sharing protocol

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SSD partition as cache for torrent?

I download some data using P2P, and I have the same issue as other uTorrent users lately - the famous and feared "Disk Cache Overload 100%" message. It cripples my system into a no-go when there's a ...
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Force UTP only traffic with Bittorrent Clients

I'm trying to create an experimental local network that uses only uTP protocol transactions between them. Specifically I use Transmission client. I'm in a point that I receive uTP packets but the file ...
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download single torrent on multiple platforms without duplicating (or at least minimizing duplication)

I've found similar requests to this, but not quite the same. I have a laptop and an Android, sometimes one has WiFi, sometimes the other, sometimes both. I want to initiate a torrent download (don't ...
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Bittorrent Sync upload/download rate limit not working

I am happily using BitTorrent Sync but I can't limit its upload/download rate. If I click on the Preferences Gear --> Advanced I can set "Limit receiving rate" and "Limit sending rate". I do this, ...
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What information leaks through local DNS lookups when torrenting?

Using uTorrent + a Socks5 Proxy for anonymity, what kind of information might leak through local DNS lookups? Here's my current config: As you can see, I enabled local DNS lookups, and it severly ...
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What is the difference between UDP and HTTP torrent trackers?

In the context of bittorrent what's the difference between http and udp trackers? HTTP is an application layer protocol and UDP is a transport layer protocol so the concepts seem non-overlapping. I ...
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How to find torrent which is already in the list? [closed]

When opening magnet link, I am getting the message How to find this torrent? I am sure it is not there
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Removing all missing downloads from the completed list

I use µTorrent as my torrent client. Consider I have downloaded torrent and they are completed. Then I moved the completed file or deleted. Earlier there used to be an option where it used to show ...
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How to find torrents based on size? [closed]

I'm looking for a torrent but I only know it's size is above 50GB. I have no other information. I want to just find torrents whose size is bigger than 50GB and check each one. What are some ways to ...
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How to remove folders from Bittorrent Sync

We're starting to use BT Sync to distribute files across our network. The problem is we would like to remove old shares from the main 'server machine'. With the application on the Mac there seems to ...
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Why does my internet connection speed drop down to nothing when using torrents?

I have 100Mbps/10Mbps connection. If I open any torrent, with download speed of 50kB/s, my connection goes down to 25Mbps immediately, and any website is really slow to load, even if it is just text. ...
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Torrent Client that file-maps to pieces

I was wondering if there was any torrent client that allows file-mapping to specific pieces, so in an single file, (Say RapSamples.mp3) there are 9 pieces, and the last piece is different, (for ...
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Shuffled file listing in rtorrent

I've encountered plenty of *.torrent files, in which file names are shuffled, i.e. *.torrent file contains following directory structure \ Directory 1 \ SubDir 1.1 | File1.1.1 | File1.1.2 / \ ...
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What kind of IP address is this?

While downloading file with μTorrent, I noticed strange peer with address that was not an IPv4 or IPv6 address. What kind of address is this? μTorrent showed is as WIN-F9PTTKUMI2U:29901.
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How does the Torrent protocol connect directly between two peers?

It seams that the standard way of doing p2p[over the internet] is to port forward the router to accept external connections via TCP, or to use an external[hosted] server to relay[peer1 --> server --> ...
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How to check whether my ISP is throttling my torrent/streaming speed?

I have exactly the same problem as this one, but unfortunately no helpful answer was provided, and the OP accepted a non-answer! So I guess I should ask again, here. Recently I am having streaming ...
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I am supposed to get download speed of 150KB/s but I am getting 10MB/s for some sites. How come?

I have a 1 mbps connection which means I should get around 130-150KB/s download speed. Which I do. But in case of youtube I download videos at 1Mb/s or more. In case of torrent, I often get 5-10MB/s ...
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Is it possible to make a peer-to-peer SSH connection via bittorrent-like technique?

As we discussed on my question, the question comes to this point: Could we establish a TCP connection via UDP Hole Punching technique? -- Original Question / History -- I'm using reverse tunnel ...
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How to get rid of Opera association with torrent files?

When I click torrent file in Google Chrome browser, I am forced to make two confirmations not to use Opera to open this file. Firs one: Second one: I select it all the time, but it asks again ...
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If I download and seed through uTorrent at the same time, will my download speed be affected because of uploading?

For example, I am currently downloading at the speed of 58KBps, and uploading at half the speed, if I stop the uploading, will the average download speed increase?
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Uploading on torrent applications

Once i had asked about how uploading a file actually works. Based on responses given to me, i was convinced that uploading a file always consists of an initiation process from a private network to ...
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BitTorrent seeding despite UPnP and NAT-PMP being turned off

Using Deluge BitTorrent client and being behind two NATs (home router + ISP router), I've turned off both UPnP and NAT-PMP and let it seed one completed torrent, observing the behavior. To my ...
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Transmission asks if there is another version of transmission running

I have recently installed transmission daemon, while trying to config my user settings from the commadline, i noticed this line. [04:07:41.304] Couldn't bind port 51413 on 0.0.0.0: Address already in ...
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Massively (bulk) reassociating torrent files with their data?

I has often happened to me, that I was moving my directory with files into another place and all torrent files start to "think" their content was lost. I was to reassociate each torrent file with it's ...
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In uTorrent, how to configure to (only) receive from encrypted peers?

On Mac uTorrent has a setting for forcing encryption on outgoing traffic, but does not have one for (preferring) using encrypted incoming traffic, like Transmission does? ...
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utorrent downloads restricted to 10 Kb/s

have already set up port forwarding on my netgear wnr1000v2 router and tried adjusting obvious settings torrent speed, even on very well-shared torrents, will start out at a high dl rate when I open ...
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Vuze downloading something else?

While downloading a video and few other files along with it I found following condition Why it is showing nothing in front of 1.4 GB while total downloaded data is 2.16 MB and also speed in front of ...
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Application to remotelly control rutorrent

I have ruTorrent installed on a server. When I want to add torrents to it, I need t access its web UI. I don't find it very comfortable, so my question is: Is there any way (any application I can ...
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Convince bittorrent client to download identical file(s) from multiple torrents

What I am looking to do is to convince a bittorrent client to download a file (or multiple files) that are identical across multiple torrents at the same time. As an example: say I have torrent A with ...
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Block Torrent Clients on FiberHome AN1020-25U_V2.0 [duplicate]

My hostel-mates use u torrents to download movies, even when they are outside they still leave their computers turned on and the u torrent set on download. Because of this we are experiencing very ...
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how to block torrenting in router [closed]

I want to block torrent traffic on my network because it is utilizing too much bandwidth and disrupted my network traffic. What port range should I use and what protocol TCP or UDP? is it possible ...
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BitTorrent Sync - Exclude All except

I'd like to exclude all content except some specific folders and files... for example * !somefolder #except this folder how can I do this with .SyncIgnore?
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How can I change a torrent's name?

How can I change a torrent's display name which appears in the torrent client before or after I start any download as shown in the screensot here below. Kindly suggest any work around.
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Merging multiple torrent files into one

i have 10 torrent files and i haven't downloaded any one of them and i want to merge them into one big torrent file that download all the nested torrents within, i have read this question and seen ...
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How to use rTorrent's schedule property

I've seen rtorrent.rc files with a schedule property as follows: schedule = watch_directory,5,5,load_start=~/torrent/torrent/*.torrent What do the arguments mean? What is watch_directory? Why are ...
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What does Peer dl. mean in bittorrent?

I'm seeding a torrent file in bittorrent, and under Peers tab it shows a column called Peer dl. What does that mean and what do the numbers in the column mean?
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How do I proxy just certain sites?

Time Warner has apparently blocked access to trackers that are used by thepiratebay. I need to bypass this somehow, but I don't need to bypass everything. Turns out after downloading the initial ...
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Why is torrent speed slow through comcast?

I recently changed my internet provider from Frontier Fios to Comcast xfinity. Through Comcast, I get somewhat low torrent speeds. Frontier Fios: 15 down / 5 up. Torrent speed 1.5 MBps. Comcast ...
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Origin of “A message from our sponsors” ads?

It looks like BitTorrent, at least on Windows computers, installs some sort of very well-hidden adware which occasionally, when one clicks on a Web link, displays a white screen saying "And now a ...
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Torrent ports and firewalls

I use this uTorrent program, under its settings 'Listening port' I set up a port of 46301, and also open that port in firewall. But whoever connects to me to leech, they connect to random ports ...
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torrent program, pulling from rss, but only downloading for a set time limit per torrent?

I primarily use µTorrent, so if it can be done with µTorrent that would be great. but am open to other options, even on other platforms if necessary. I'm looking for the ability to pull torrents from ...
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bittorent : how to relocate several torrents moved to the same folder, all at once?

I'm using bittorent 7.9. I'm looking for a way to continue to seed a bunch of torrent after moving them. I did move my torrents to the same folder ("moved_torrents" folder). Important : I know how ...
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rtorrent with Seeds and Downloads

I'm using rtorrent for a very long time. I'm fan. This is one of the greatest console torrent manager ever. However, I can't found cool way to keep seeding. My downloads separated into two ...
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Utorrent checks files after every reboot/shut down

I have searched all over the internet but cant find any solution. I am using windows 7 and utorrent. Whenever shutdown is given and if there are active downloads , utorrent checks those file on next ...
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“Windows can't open this file” when downloading torrent with Chrome

Previously when I was clicking on a "get this torrent" button in Chrome, it would just download the .torrent file. That is the expected behaviour. Someday, probably surfing too late and too tired, I ...
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Utorrent won't load my torrent

I was attempting to torrent a rom for an emulator when I went to sleep, when I woke up the rom hadn't gotten anywhere so I killed that torrent and found a new one. The new one started downloading just ...
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Samsung SM-V101F 4G port forward

I bought Samsung SM-V101F 4G hotspot router, and I tried to download torrents using uTorrent, and I was shocked of the slow speed (max 120 Kbps), I think the issue is because of port forwarding which ...
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Detecting BitTorrent across a home, wireless network

We live in Germany and have just received a letter from a law firm indicating that we have downloaded/watched a movie using BitTorrent - We definitely haven't. However, we have a self contained flat ...
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Curl over interface for port forwarding

I'm trying to set up OpenVPN and Deluge to seed torrents via the VPN. I am running other services on the server, so I only want the torrent info to go over the VPN. The way I've accomplished this so ...
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Manage torrent from command line and download files sequentially

I need a way to manage torrent without any sort of GUI and download the pieces on sequential order. Does anybody knows how to do it? rtorrent is text based but, as far as I know, don't download files ...