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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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Operating system crashing

I run windows 8 on my computer. Unfortunately, it crashes everytime after I download somethings from torrent. I have not kept any antivirus software apart from windows' own 'Windows defender.' So ...
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Relationship between seeding torrents and downloading?

Is it a myth that: the more we seed in bittorrent, the faster our bittorrent downloads? If i stop all my seeding, will my downloads slow down?
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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

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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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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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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Is there a way I can choose what individual files to download within a .torrent?

Is there a way to get the list of files under the files tab without the download starting? Sometimes I am after a single file within a torrent, however, to see the list, I need to start downloading. ...
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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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How to open Utorrent automatically clicking on a .torrent file [duplicate]

Before, when I double-clicked a *.torrent file the system would automatically run utorrent.exe and start to download all. Now, when I double-click a *.torrent file, the system always asks with which ...
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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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Does a low user-set maximum upload speed translate to slower download speeds in µTorrent?

This question has been asked numerous times on the web and the given answer almost always is yes. However, I never saw any support and I suspect that the answer is given purely to give the motivation ...
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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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locate incomplete files that were downloaded with utorrent

There are a lot of files downloaded with utorrent on one of my hard drives but some of them are incomplete because I interrupted the process of downloading, because I re-installed Windows and now I ...
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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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Free Download Manager Auto-Upload

Does Free Download Manager automatically upload my torrents when I download them? If so, is there a way to prevent it?
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How to Merge Half Finished Torrent Downloads in another pc

suppose i was downloading a movie in pc1 by Bitcommet. movie has been dowload 47% now i want to copy that movie folder to pc2 and want to download rest of 53% of that movie.....so my movie could be ...
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Torrent upload ratio not updated on Synology DS212+

I have a Synology DS212+ NAS running DSM 4.2-3211 (current version). I use it for several purposes including torrent download using Download Station and a tracker that needs authentication. 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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How do I remove the ADs in uTorrent?

Since version 3.2, uTorrent displays ADs in the form of a "Featured Torrent" banner and a small square advertising in the sidebar. Is there a way to disable those?
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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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Why My torrent downloading hangs my computer?

I am downloading a game, it is almost 90% complete. Now, when I open my utorrent software, it hangs my computer. I am trying to copy-paste that game so that I can save that 90% file but its not ...
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Uninstall Bittorrent Sync

How do you properly uninstall Bittorrent Sync on Mac OSX? I can't find anything in the official FAQ or the User Guide BitTorrent Sync User Guide BitTorrent Sync FAQ
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Creating a torrent from a command line application (Windows)

Does anyone know of a application that allows you to create torrent files via the command-line in Windows? Update: I need a command-line version because I'm a programmer. I need to create the torrent ...
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How to change the queue priority in BitTorrent?

I am using this BitTorrent 7.6 and I have many downloads in my queue. I just want to change the queue order (marked in red) instantly but the process is manually and time consuming is their any ...
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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 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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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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Give higher download priority to specific parts of file in a BitTorrent client?

Generally, and probably for good reason, BitTorrent clients download across all of the file equally based on various other factors. However when downloading some videos I would prefer to get the start ...
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Simple way to open Port for Transmission for a Mac Snow Leopard

I am a complete noob when it comes to TCP/IP, but would like to open up my port for the Transmission bit torrent client on Snow Leopard Mac. Also, I am based in the UK if that has any relevance.
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Peering in Local Network

I have a Network which has a Few Internet users. In my analysis, i found the most of Network (Bandwidth) is used on Torrents and that too downloading the same torrent by multiple users at different ...
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Torrent Tracker for Private Downloads

I've recently come across the problem of having to share several large files with multiple individuals (data collected from experiments, nothing shady). Distribution through torrent seems the best ...
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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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OpenVPN Client - DNS change; role of 4 FreeVPN.me profiles; How to remove DNS leak

I have configured OpenVPN client added and FreeVPN,me bundle. Tested all seems works fine. However I have few quires How do I know VPN works fine and connection is secured other than OpenVPN green ...
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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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Wifi connection drops when using torrent clients

I've read the topics I could find which are similar to this, but I've got no help reading them. So this is my situation: Whenever I start downloading a torrent, my wifi connection drops(as in no ...
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BitTorrent sync file permissions (UBUNTU)

I started using BitTorrent sync last night, as a do-it-yourself Dropbox project, and it works amazing, except for one thing... On my Ubuntu 13.10 laptop, all the file permissions are messed up, and ...
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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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Merging uncompleted torrent files

Is it possible to merge two of the same uncompleted torrent files.? eg. I download a torrent that has 2 pieces but i only download the first piece and my friend downloads the second piece. Is it ...
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Can't store Youtube videos directly to my FTP home server

I have a TP-Link TD-W8968 ADSL router modem, which supports FTP server application by hooking a USB mass storage device on it. Previously I was downloading all my .torrent files to my computer, but ...
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How to avoid bit torrent to degrade my connection performance without limiting bandwidth usage?

The only way I found so far to have a normal web surfing, while the uTorrent is on, is to limit its bandwidth usage. There is a smarter way where the torrent can use the remaining bandwidth?