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

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What's the deal with uTorrent 2.2.1? [closed]

I noticed people on reddit saying that uTorrent 2.2.1 is the GOAT client. What does that mean?
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BitTorrent not 'Seeding' Properly

During my download I was downloading at roughly 9MB/ps and uploading at 1MB/ps. After it completed as expected it no-longer downloaded (normal), but also the uploading stopped. Even though it's still ...
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How can I use torrent using psiphon

In my college, I have a proxy server. Now using psiphon, I can bypass proxy. But problem is, torrent is not working with psiphon. If I am using my cyber roam account, also torrent does not work. Is ...
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WebUI accessible only from localhost (Windows 2012 R2)

I set up a torrent client on my server. The webUI is accessible from http://localhost:8080/, but not from http://myLAN_IPadress:8080/ (of course access from WAN side also not works.) I've tried this ...
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Unable to download torrents on OS X Yosemite

I am unable to download using torrent on OS X Yosemite, but the weird part is that able to do that on a windows machine on the same network. Router reports that the port is open, but the torrent ...
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Does Limewire, Baearshare etc have a database? [closed]

I just found out that people are sharing songs that I created using programs called "Bearshare" and "Limewire". I always thought that these programs would search for music on thepiratebay, isohunt, ...
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Do .bin files get extracted in an order(after running .exe)?

I downloaded a big program from a torrent. It has 1 .exe with many .bin files. Does it extract the files from .bin in an order or not (after starting the installation using the .exe file)? So does it ...
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RC4 encryption of torrents safety

Torrent clients offer encryption of traffic using RC4, and people consider this, like, very safe to hide traffic information from ISP. Now since I have a website with SSL encryption, I know that RC4 ...
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µTorrent : how to change the 30 minute timeout of trackers

I want to change the tracker timeout in µTorrent from 30 minutes to something else (Preferably more than 30 minutes)... But I can't seem to find an option or switch for it... is there any way to ...
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Can't connect to udp tracker (Rtorrent)

So I just got rtorrent, fixed my settings, but it still won't connect to udp no matter which torrent i use, udp is enabled and every settings seems fine. Still I can't connect! Reply if you need some ...
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Slow and strange network after bittorrent downloads

I have a rather strange problem, after I have downloaded bittorrent content the network on my computer becomes strange and unresponsive. And I have to reboot the computer to get it to function ...
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Can one single torrent use more than one connection to download

I have downloaded an application called utorrent. I have three separate adsl connections running simultaneously on the same computer. Now can the application like utorrent have a single torrent (say ...
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Fastest way to transfer files - faster to download from a local server or via a third party?

I have an employee in the Philippines that has a very slow internet connection so it takes her a long time to upload her finished work to me via a cloud service like Dropbox, Mega, etc. (Each ...
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transmission file selection with magnet links

Is it possible to select which files to download with transmission-cli(or daemon) when using magnet links? Maybe it is somehow possible to convert first to .torrent file and then continue with ...
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Can I bridge 3 Internet Connections in Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have 3 DSL connections with three different modems which goes into three different lan cards. Now I have seen in some sites that you can bridge these three connections into one. So using bridge ...
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Does torrent seeding “access” files?

Can I tell for sure using the time a file was "accessed" the last time (as reported by Nautilus), that I didn't seed it via torrent afterwards? Does seeding "access" files? I'm using Linux (Ubuntu) ...
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BitTorrent Sync: syncing home folder

I would like to use BitTorrent Sync to sync either the home folder or various subfolders, such as Desktop, Documents, Pictures across two machines running Ubuntu (versions 14.04 and 15.04). I'm having ...
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Remove orphaned data without corresponding torrents in the rtorrent's list

I use rtorrent with a plenty of frontends like ruTorrent and Transdroid. Often, when I try to delete both the torrent and data through these frontends, the torrent is removed from the list but the ...
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Accessing bridged VM from within VPN

I'm trying to get a torrent remote (Transdroid) on Android to connect with a torrent client within a bridged VM. All traffic from the VM goes through a VPN. Problem is, when I attempt to connect with ...
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How to convert .torrent file into magnet link?

I'm interested of converting a .torrent binary file into a magnet file. What are the possibilities to achieve that in Linux/Unix/OSX? Sample format: ...
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torrents not working on either Windows or Linux

I'm dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7. I try downloading a torrent, but all it says is "downloading metadata" (or something of the sort) and the download never actually begins. Sorry about the brief ...
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How to resume downloading a file which was 75% completed using torrent client with any other download client by using a direct link

I have one torrent with files I really want but it is dead for many months. Now by some luck I have direct download links for all of the files. The problem is that the torrent is many GB in size and ...
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How to change seedbox/torrent ip show as domain name?

how to change my seedbox ip address showing as domain name. Ex: this.is.feralhosting.com (i saw in the peers list). any help would be very appreciated.
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How to kill LOW bandwidth connections?

I am sitting behind an absolutely terrible router (NVG589, NVG599 is no better) mandated by my ISP, AT&T. The problem is that it has an abysmal limit of 2056 simultaneous connections. Since my ...
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Port error in setting up BitTorrent Sync in Buffalo NAS Linkstation

I have been reading this page about setting up Bittorrent Sync embedded into the Buffalo NAS linkstation (my firmware version 1.56). It prefers to this page about Buffalo's settings. Here a detailed ...
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Utorrent trackers list showing “Connection timed out.”

I can't seem to download any torrent. I can't find any peers, and the status of all my trackers is "Connection timed out." I'm on Mac OSX Yosemite (10.10.1). I don't have my firewall turned on. I'm ...
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TP-LINK MR3020 accessing internet?

I have installed openwrt firmware on my TP-LINK MR3020 and installed torrent transmission for downloading torrents. I have a DSL connection (wired, not WiFi). How do I access the Internet from the ...
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How to configure μTorrent for a VPN?

I am using a VPN connection successfully for browsing but I have trouble when using it for torrents. I am sure that P2P is enabled by the VPN company so I must be missing some configuration. I know ...
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How to “sort” .torrent files by tracker?

I have a directory with a lot of .torrent files, and I want to get only the one with specific tracker(s). Is there a way to find them? The only way I've found so far is to add them all in a ...
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Bittorrent client makes multiple connections upon its start to amazonaws

I have this weird situation that every time I open my bittorrent client application, upon its start, it starts to make a lot of multiple connections(more than thousands) to amazonaws servers and as ...
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Deluge service change destination folder

I installed Deluge in my Ubuntu as a systemd daemon, and worked perfectly. I installed following this guide The problem started when I tried to change the destination folder, I am getting in every ...
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Will I become seeder, if I seed only few files in the torrent file?

I downloaded a .torrent file, I opened it, and 5 files were present in that torrent file. I started downloading only 3 files and after they completed downloading I started seeding those 3 files; the ...
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A BitTorrent Tracker Host's File Access

If a BitTorrent tracker is placed on an arbitrary server, will the people hosting it be able to access the files it is tracking? (Given that they are not able to obtain the .torrent files). As far as ...
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What are some ways to disrupt BitTorrent activity in OpenWRT? [closed]

My Internet subscription belongs to me in name, so I need to make a best effort to prevent housemates from getting me flagged for illegal BitTorrent activity. I read that deep-packet inspection is a ...
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Bittorrent with errors makes Windows 7 to freeze

I were downloading files from Bittorrent (nearly 9 GB). After I started the download at sometime it shows "Semaphore time has expired: and sometimes it shows "File Missing". Whenever this issue ...
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Snubs, not interested peers in bittorrent, why does it happen? [closed]

Many a times I have seen while downloading a .torrent file the other client either snubs or not interested. Does anybody know why this happens? The possible reasons for it ? I have seen this both in ...
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Is there a way to download only specified chunk range in bittorrent clients?

I know I can choose not to download specific files in torrent clients, but that is not enough precision in some cases. Sometimes I know roughly the time range within a movie where I wanna look up a ...
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Can we send and receive uTorrent packets through TOR?

I just started using pcapy python module to capture network packets. Is it possible to capture packets going out from uTorrent (on my own machine) with pcapy or scapy and sending them over the TOR ...
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A way to increase Transmission upload speed to take all bandwith?

I am using Transmission torrent client on Ubuntu. My upload speed never gets higher than 15% of available upload speed, even if I'm not using computer at all. How can I force Transmission to use all ...
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How to not show open with window for download file in Firefox?

I have Firefox version 35.0.1 (the most recent) up to this date. I have set to use mTorrent as the default application to open when I try to download a torrent file but everytime the window with ...
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How do I serve a torrent from my web server?

I have some files that I have the legal right to distribute (I made them), and I want to give people the option to get them via bittorrent. Following instructions I've read, I've used the program ...
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Add extension to incomplete files inside torrents

uTorrent has an "Append .!ut to incomplete files" option: I want to achieve something similar in rtorrent (the storage is formatted as NTFS). I know it accepts scripting commands but the ...
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is there a way to resume my downloading after changing location of the download?

I am downloading a file using a torrent client. When my download progress reached 80%, I changed the location of the download to F:\ folder from the location it was already downloading to - now it is ...
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Local Peer Discovery isn't working on my network

I've made sure Local Peer Discovery is enabled in my torrent clients: I read that: Local Peer Discovery is implemented with HTTP-like messages on User Datagram Protocol (UDP) multicast group ...
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Can ISPs still throttle torrent traffic when using socks?

I've seen guides telling users to use a VPN or SSH tunnel to avoid ISP throttling of bittorent traffic, but if you use a SOCKS(5) proxy wouldn't it be just as effective? My understanding of SOCKS is ...
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Proper way to execute a script before running upstart based service?

I run the deluge torrent client within a virtual machine that mounts an NFS share from the filer that runs bare metal. Occasionally deluge starts before NFS has been mounted, and it starts downloading ...
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New to Linux: Download/Installing Debian

I've download Debian from Debian.org, first I got debian-7.8.0-amd64-i386-netinst.iso from the main page. I've made a bootable usb and when I selected the option Graphical Install it went black ...
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Configuring Bittorrent

I have used Bittorrent without problems for the past year. Then a couple of weeks ago I changed my internet provider (now I have Fastweb.. I live in Italy) It is much faster, but Bittorent does not ...
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moving running transmission from OSX to Ubuntu

I have a running transmission session with 2000+ torrents in it on OSX I need to return this computer, as I do not own it, and move these torrents to an Ubuntu machine. Can someone guide me through ...
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Is Bittorrent Sync blocked on networks where “normal” Bitorrent traffic is blocked?

Let's say I'm on a network that blocks Bittorrent to prevent file sharing of the piracy variety. Would I have any problems using Bittorrent Sync?