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How to make uTorrent identify the old files so that i can seed them?

I'm downloading a torrent that has 42 files. I initially downloaded 10 files and later due to some problems, i reinstalled my OS. I installed uTorrent and started downloading the same torrent from ...
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Restore rules in autolabel mapping

Please correct me if I'm wrong. I assume that autolabel is asign torrent to label algorithm. There is some default magic algorithms like Default document rule or Default music rule. What these ...
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Can I get magnet link for a particular file in a torrent having multiple files in it?

Most torrents have multiple files in it. My question is that can i get magnet link of a one particular file in a torrent?
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In uTorrent, how do I edit ipfilter.dat to allow only one public IPv4 address: 216.58.217.206 and block all IPv6

In uTorrent advanced settings, I set ipfilter.enable = true If I want to only allow one IPv4 address 216.58.217.206 (Google.com) and also block all IPv6 addresses, how would I set up my filter ranges ...
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What is the full process of a client downloading a torrent file?

I'm attempting to write a torrent client, and while the unofficial specification is quite helpful on a technical level, I would like an explanation of the process of downloading a torrent file (...
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Where can I see the total size is the selected torrents in qBittorent?

After selecting several torrents in qBittorrent, where can I see the total size these torrents would take after the download is completed? (i.e., the sum of the "total size" column of the selected ...
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Can 99.3% video play without any stucks? [duplicate]

My Friend gave 99.3% video downloaded from torrents, because he is going out of city that is why He didn't time to complete remaining 0.7% & also download speed is very low. Right now I copied to ...
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How 85% video is still playable?

I am downloading video in torrents, now it is 85% downloaded, I accidentally clicked video, it played very well, but stucks after playing few mins. Why video played well even it is 85%?
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qBittorrent: how to add a torrent using it's hash?

I did try to Use "add torrent link" pasting magnet:?xt=urn:btih:INFOHASH (where the INFOHASH is the hash number) But the hash appear like 00000000000000000 Any idea how to add a torrent from the ...
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Transmission: Watch-dir correctly configured, finds torrent, doesn't add

Running transmission-daemon on a debian 7 box and everything works perfectly. Except the watch dir. Transmission picks up any torrent placed in the directory but doesn't add it. Watch Dir ...
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How is 'availability' calculated in BitTorrent?

What does availability mean? If three peers have 50% of all pieces but they have the same pieces, is the availability 0.5 or 1.5? https://wiki.vuze.com/w/Availability suggests that it would be 0.5. ...
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port forwarding - Transmission torrent client

I have a problem related to Transmission torrent client. Specifically on a Fedora 23 Linux distribution. My goal is to increase download speed and surfing on the internet. I found out the best way to ...
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Does Transmission Bittorrent client use UDP?

I am running a Transmission Bittorent server to upload various Linux ISOs. I am currently being flooded by UDP packets. I mean the DoS protection in the Archer C5 home router and it blocks parts of ...
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Torrenting crashes internet connection

This only started happening recently, when I torrent something it crashes the router after a while. I noticed with uTorrent it happens almost immediatly and with qBittorrent only after like 10 minutes....
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Use media server as proxy or remote storage?

I'm using a server to store files and host a few websites. I'm going to move to Germany, where torrenting laws are pretty restrictive, and still want to be able to download movies/music. I have the ...
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What process of torrenting is recognised by ISP

Suppose I wanted to download a torrent file (which is not approved of by my home ISP). On the other hand, there is no issues downloading using my Mobile Data (3G). Could I connect to my Mobile Data ...
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Do Torrents have file quantity limitations? [closed]

Is there a limit to the number of individual files that may be included in the root of torrent? If there is a maximum quantity, what is it? If limits are client / tracker dependent, what are the ...
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Why does Hyper-V virtual network not pass through bittorrent traffic on the host machine?

I installed Hyper-V on my dev machine and I created an Android phone emulator and also a virtual machine. During creation of the Android phone emulator, Hyper-V created virtual switch automatically. ...
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What's the granularity of CRC checks in bittorrent transfers like?

I don't think I've ever successfully used any torrent client in 20 years of trying once in a while. I'm in a backwater of the data world: I can get about 3000 bytes per second on a dialup connection ...
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Transmission Fail to start using service

I installed transmission-daemon by follow a tutorial, and s3fs as its completed folder. At first, it came a error about failed to set buffer, after I search over web and disable the utp, but it ...
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Linux - download torrent file via two network interfaces

I have 2 different network connections, so I want to speed up torrents loading by using these networks simultaneously. I assume that each network has different torrents peers and one torrent part can ...
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Deluge WebUI, adding torrents with different download directory and label

So deluge doesn't natively support adding a torrent with a different label or download directory than the global set one. So the browser addons available dont either. So i worked out a way to get ...
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rutorrent, batch export .torrent files by label

Wanting to transfer from rutorrent/rtorrent to deluge, but keep all my torrent labeling, i worked out this way to do it by modifying some of rutorrents php files, and using some custom javascript.
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Will Recheck make my torrent good?

I downloaded a torrent file of a TV show from AXN. Many people said that it is a good torrent and they are able to watch it without any problem. In my case I see some black lines and some distortions ...
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Seed torrent contents again after deleting .torrent file

Long time ago I downloaded a torrent with several Gbs of information. This information is still in my system untouched (i.e.: haven't modified the contents of the torrent), but I've long lost the ...
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Auto extract .rar files from qbittorrent with WinRAR command line CLI

After a torrent download on qbittorrent completes, I am executing an external program via the options menu: Tools -> Options -> Downloads --> Run external program on torrent completion "C:\...
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Does downloading a file, requires the server to also upload it to the client

Suppose I am downloading a file from a server. Now does downloading the file from the server mean, that the server is also simultaneously uploading the file to my computer. That is, apart from me ...
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How to split/divide/break torrent file?

Is there any way to split/divide/break a torrent file into many parts and then download parts with my friends and combine all parts into a single file?
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BitTorrent daemon with IPv6 web interface? [closed]

I'm looking for a BitTorrent daemon (for Debian) that has a webinterface which can be accessed via IPv6. Transmission and Deluge come to mind, but both of them seem to lack IPv6 support in the ...
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Proxy settings in Ubuntu Transmission Client

i want to add a proxy to transmission client of Ubuntu . I can add a proxy through Network Proxy but the proxy requires authenticate and thus doesn't work in transmission client. So is there any ...
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Detect missing chunks of video

I (non-illegally) download videos using Frostwire, and I'm not sure if the way the torrent downloads the file causes this or what, but when I open an incompletely downloaded video file (in VLC Media ...
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Which linux torrent client allow to add peer by command line?

is there any torrent client in linux which allow to add peer manually. i have check all the torrent client for linux but didn't find option to add peer manually. please help me to find if you know ...
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rtorrent.conf copy to temp then execute shell script

How to copy to temp directory after completed then execute bash ? Is this right code? #Public schedule = watch_directory_regular, 10, 10, "load.start=/Download/watch/*.torrent,d.directory.set=/...
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Use old smartphone hardware as a torrent machine? [closed]

Is it possible to use an ancient smartphone (2010 model) as a torrent seeder machine? Can somehow a bittorrent protocol be written for that system? If so, will it run on these specs? 1] S-GOLD3H ...
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qbittorrent icon turned into words

My qbittorent buttons icons has all turned into words. I can't find the option to turn it back. Does anyone know? Running qbittorent 3.3.3 on Win 7 64bit
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Deluge daemon stalling after restarts

I have deluged daemon version 1.3.12-1 py2.7 running as a service under nssm. Everything works perfect for a period of time. If I restart the PC or service on the computer hosting deluged prior to ...
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Does 'Torrents time' seed the file you're downloading or have downloaded?

I'm wondering whether the plug-in 'Torrents time' seeds the file while you're streaming video or if it continues after the video file has been downloaded. Is there a way to check? I'm using Windows 10....
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When I exclude one file from a torrent and recheck, what causes data loss on other files?

The loss iss always a little over 10mb no matter the size of the torrent. I use qbittorrent 3.3.3, but i've seen this happen in tixati too.
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Can HTTP deliver video over the internet or is that TCP?

The post below talks about delivering video content to users via HTTP. Is it confusing it with the TCP protocol? https://torrentfreak.com/torrents-time-brings-popcorn-time-to-any-windows-browser-...
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Is there a way to remove bad trackers in BitTorrent? If so, is this helpful?

Per the second answer to this question, adding a bunch of trackers that aren't working to a torrent can clog bandwidth. TPB sets the trackers if you upload to their site; trying to add them manually ...
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Bittorent and utorrent closes every time I switch it on

This problem has been occurring since the past few months,every time I try opening Bittorrent, it just opens for a few seconds and shuts off, I just have four downloads going on, they aren't active ...
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Transmission-daemon and security [closed]

Recently I have installed and configured transmission daemon on my server, but I wounder how I can increase security of it. I am using nginx to provide access via ssl but I have a question about auth....
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Will the torrent client ask trackers for the pieces matching certain hashes, or pieces included in certain torrent file?

Imagine that we have two torrent files. They contain similar, but not exactly the same files. For example, one torrent is same as the other, but has some text files at the end of it. Knowing that ...
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Decrypt file that was encrypted using a public key created from storagon.com

I recently downloaded a file with BitTorrent application. The file is encrypted. the file name is : AAAAAA.rar.{a key with length of 32}.storagon_encrypted Does anyone know how I can decrypt the ...
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error in KaliLinux command line while trying to install torrent client

I am trying to install a torrent client (Transmission or qbittorrent, whichever you recommend) and I am getting some errors while trying to do so. I post screen shots also (see below). Image of apt-...
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How fast would torrents be at 10 mbps [closed]

I'm planing on getting a 10 mbps internet but I'm not sure how fast that would be, and I am not talking about loading a web page. With my current internet I get 500-900 kbps download when ...
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Windows static routing with 2 NICs

I've got a Server 2012 Essentials PC set up with 2 NICs. Both NICs are connected to the same Asus AC66U router. I'm trying to have one NIC go through a VPN solely for torrenting, and the other one for ...
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Deny network access to an application on a selected Wi-Fi network

Running torrent clients on my university Wi-Fi network is considered a serious offense. How is it possible to deny network access to my torrent client (BitTorrent) to avoid any downloads when the ...
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How to access Deluge running on Windows from a “ThinClient”?

I'm currently running Deluge on Windows ( standard install-based UI ). I'd like to access and control the instance remotely through it's "ThinClient" capability and not it's "WebUI" feature. What is ...
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Does a proxy server protect my download habbits from my ISP?

If I torrent files and access websites through a proxy server, can my ISP see what I am up too and the websites I'm visiting (SSL and non-SSL)? Also, would a proxy suffice or would a VPN be more ...