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1answer
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How do torrent clients like Utorrent work behind the scenes? [closed]

I am looking to write my own small scale torrent client, similar to Utorrent. However I am unsure of how to even begin to establish a connection to the different seeders. Once I have a torrent file ...
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0answers
43 views

How can I setup a VPN to go via someone elses network?

How can I setup a VPN to go via someone elses network? My ISP throttles torrents so badly. I live in the UK and my girlfriend lives in USA and I would like to use her connection to browse internet / ...
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1answer
110 views

Why do bittorrent clients connect to seeds when they are themselves seeding

I noticed that when I'm seeding a torrent (using Transmission, the default client under Ubuntu), it regularly connects to other seeds, to which, obviously, I won't send any data. People I know have ...
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2answers
76 views

Bittorrent using only 5 connections

I'm downloading a torrent with over 350 seeders and 2200 leechers. However I only download at about 10 kbps with 5 seeds/leechers. I'm figuring out it's because utorrent didn't check for speed with ...
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2answers
99 views

Automatically accepting inbound connections with router

Why is it that I have to manually tell my wireless router which computer to forward inbound connections to, but a bittorrent client is able to figure that out?
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2answers
8k views

Does using Google DNS have an effect on torrent connections?

I'm using Google public DNS. Does it have any effects on torrent connections? In other words, does using public DNS decrease torrent downloading speed?
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6answers
137 views

Queston about torrents [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to make torrent downloads faster? Download rates of torrents through µTorrent and FlashGet are suddenly limited How to open ports on modem for better torrent ...