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

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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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Is there any Torrent client (for Windows), that lets you search the files INSIDE your torrents (à la defunct uBrowse uTorrent app) [on hold]

I want to search inside torrents BEFORE downloading all/most of the files. In torrents containing tens/hundreds of thematic files, I want to download them in an "as needed" basis, and I want to know ...
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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 [on hold]

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 ...
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Any online downloading torrent website existed? [closed]

I know Baidu providing the cloud disk service(baiduyun) which can do what they call "online download". Some other software(thunder) calls it "offline". Both works this way - you upload your torrent ...
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Can torrent pieces be exchanged with another but nearly identical torrent?

Imagine that we have two torrent files. They contain similar, but not exactly the same files. Knowing that these two torrents will probably share most of the pieces, are BitTorrent clients able to ...
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Is BitTorrent Sync used to setup safe/private torrents? [closed]

I am the SysAdmin for my organization and I've always heard that torrents are just bad news due to malware, legal violations, etc. (as explained in this article, see #4), so I haven't allowed my users ...
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Does the port of my torrent client affect the speed of my downloads?

I have my utorrent setup to generate a random port at startup but I was wondering if the port affects the download speed of the torrent, if so, which port is the fastest?
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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

What ups guys, as said in the title 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 will post ...
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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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cannot uninstall utorrent in non-admin account in Win7

I usually log in my laptop through a non-admin account and thus have all of my downloads done through the non-admin account. Some downloads, for example programs, would ask for admin permission 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 ...
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Port forward to different local IP addresses

For the purpose of P2P file sharing ( Bittorrent, Acestream ) I want to open a port on my router and forward it to my laptop's IP address. This is all OK and working but the problem is that sometimes ...
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What is wrong with my internet connection/Torrent?

My uTorrent is acting very weird. It has something to do with my Internet Connection. This is what happened and what happens. My torrents are not working well for past few days. I am on a Dell laptop ...
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How to move files into corresponding folders which have the same name?

Example scenario: I've multiple files ending with .torrent and I would like to move them into folders which has the same name. For example given the following files: abc.torrent def.torrent some ...
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How do I use proxy in uTorrent for downloading?

My Hostel Wi Fi has blocked uTorrent and other clients. So I can't download through them. Can I use proxy for unblocking it? If yes then how?
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rTorrent only allow seeding

How can I set my rTorrent such that it only allows upload (seeding). Effectively, set the download speed to actually 0 bps, or some other way to effectively stop it from downloading. This is because ...
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How to partially seed files on qBitTorrent?

I'm downloading a 80 gigabyte file and I've downloaded 30 gigabytes. I've decided I don't want the file but I'm on a private tracker so I have to maintain a ratio of 1.0. How do I seed the 30 ...
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Is it more efficient to run torrents sequentially or in parallel, if they share many of their peers?

A group of torrents share >90% of their swarms. (They have the same seeds/peers) Is it faster/more efficient to sequentially download them to avoid peer's bandwidth/queue contention? Or parallel is ...
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Transmission-Daemon does not upload, but can download

I have just installed transmission-daemon on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian (Jessie). When adding a torrent to the web interface, downloading works at high speeds, but it doesn't upload anything at ...
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deluge “open folder” uses wrong application

while xdg-mime query default inode/directory returns enlightenment_filemanager.desktop I'd want deluge open folder to use enlightenment file manager. is there a way to "reverse" the xdg-mine query ...
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Remote Control Qbittorrent over Internet

So I want to access Qbittorrent WebUI from internet so that I can connect to it using http://x.x.x.x:8080 where x.x.x.x is my public ip not the private. For this I activated th WebUi fucntion with ...
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Transmission not downloading - can't connect to trackers

I've got Transmission 2.82 installed on my NAS drive (MyBookLive) and it has been working great for over a year now. I moved (physical locations) and now none of the torrents will download. When I ...
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Reserve/prioritize Chrome bandwidth on a shared network

I am on a shared internet connection, and obviously it's being used to its full potential (by all its users including me). When I use Chrome it slows down to a crawl, on all sites/downloads, however ...
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Windows 10 BSOD Page Fault in Non Paged Area (Only while torrenting)

Hello I was wondering if anyone could help with an issue on my Windows PC as to why I keep getting BSOD only during Torrent downloads in Windows 10. It always happens during the downloading of ...
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How do I create a torrent from direct link?

I want to download a video from web but downloading directly may be interrupted. So, i am trying to find a way that I can download it through torrent, like what Burnbit.com can do. However, I have ...
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Which type of router is capable of torrents download restrictions?

At rented room, we've got shared VDSL internet for around 20 people. However, some idiot is downloading torrents and he's sucking up all the downstream bandwidth. I suggested the renter to buy a new ...
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Deluge won't download anything?

I have used Deluge for a day now and everything went great, i didn't change anything except made HTTP Auth proxies and encrypting the entire stream, along with adding the addon Extractor and label. ...
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What to log for torrent behavioral analysis

I would like to know exactly who to blame, when an email with copyright infringement comes. I found several answers and information about it such as here: ...
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Torrent tracker sites blacklist

I'm trying to add a blacklist of torrent sites IPs for my local(10 people at home) network. I don't have problems with adding it, but with getting it. I thought that googling would be enough, or maybe ...
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Torrent with different external/local port

I'm running a torrent client behind a router, I want to open the port for the client on the router, but I don't want to use UPnP, so I have to configure NAT. The problem is that the client sometimes ...
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Same Torrent, different client, different results

I was recently downloading an old .wmv file format torrent with a few peers but no seeders. As you can expect it took ages (about four weeks) to download entirely due to the absence of seeds (but I ...
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Is it possible to find a torrent in DHT network without knowing its hash?

I used trackerless bittorrent to send private files (but not so secret such as weekend photos) to my friends. It is convenient because it does not require any file-sharing services, can be used to ...
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Route torrent traffic through virtual interface with different IP in OpenELEC

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 with OpenELEC 5.95.5.6.0, which I use as my media center (Kodi) and as a torrent downloader (Transmission). Goal: All torrent traffic goes through a VPN connection (Private ...
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Change transmission-daemon temporary files folder location

I have a NAS which is running transmission. The problem is that my downloads keep stopping because of this: [01:32:51.980] Couldn't save temporary file ...
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Torrent: better to upload faster for a short time, or slower for a long time? [closed]

Let's assume that I finished to download a torrent, and now I want to seed the file, until I reach some share-ratio threshold (let say 1.0 or 1.5). What is the better strategy to be "socially fair" ...
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Bittorrent ignores directory changes

I had to move my BitTorrent directories to another drive (From T: to R:). But after changing the drive letters and even creating the new folders BitTorrent keeps using the folders on T:. When I ...
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How can I get around a torrent block imposed by the network admin? [closed]

I'm interested to know if there is a 'hack' that would allow peer-to-peer traffic, which I'm guessing the admin has blocked, because I can download torrent files and when they open in my client I ...
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uTorrent - adware / malware on download and install - Mac OSX Yosemite

I recently downloaded uTorrent (for the more ethically concerned: to get a wikipedia data dump as the official download server kept terminating my download, not to rip off copyright holders...), and ...
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What program can I use to seed without having a public IP address

Some time ago my provider started running of public IP addresses and has deprived me of a public IP address. I am using Linux Slackware and Ktorrent, so now I can download but can't seed torrents. ...
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Do all P2P connections need a server to connect them to each other?

I have questions about the way P2P works - Do all p2p nodes need a server to connect them to each other ? (For example, pptp is a p2p connection but it users a vpn server, while bittorrent is also ...
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Do I need to open a specific port on an OpenVPN server for torrent traffic

If I connect to an openvpn server on port 1194 from Tunnelblick on a Mac (OSX 10.10), how can I ensure that the port used by Transmission (e.g. 66887) will be open for incoming connections? Current ...
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Create a trackless torrent in Windows

How do I go about creating a torrent file and magnet link that does not rely on a tracker? I am distributing some open-source software and like the principle of making the distribution of the ...
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How to direct all internet data transmission as torrent?

I have 4 Mbps (which will be 500KBps) internet connection but it always gives torrent speed at 1.5 MBps. So cool, right? So, is there any way I can make the ISP see my whole internet data transmission ...
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Using torrent disconnects Internet [duplicate]

Since yesterday I have a problem on my computer. If I open a torrent the download starts and speed gets up to about 300kb/s and then it goes back to 0. Then I lose all connectivity, Windows says ...
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Unable to download torrents using any torrent client on Windows 10

I've a Windows 10 laptop connected to the internet via the router. Everything works perfectly fine except I'm unable to download any torrent from any tracker using any torrent client. I'm sure the ...