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

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Change uTorrents list highlight color

After last update uTorrent changed skin. And now its hard to recognize selected torrent from list or files from files tab. How can I change this color?
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How to seed many files with aria2?

I'm using aria2 with these aliases: cat .bashrc alias download='while true; do timeout -s 9 1260 aria2c -j 10 *.torrent --bt-require-crypto=true --lowest-speed-limit=1024 --disable-ipv6=true ...
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Shuffled file listing in rtorrent

I've encountered plenty of *.torrent files, in which file names are shuffled, i.e. *.torrent file contains following directory structure \ Directory 1 \ SubDir 1.1 | File1.1.1 | File1.1.2 / \ ...
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Chrome ignores magnet links

Chrome used to ask permission what to do when a magnet link is clicked. Two days ago it started ignoring it. I haven't installed or did anything unusual with the pc. I tried reinstalling chrome and ...
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BitTorrent - Automatically rename files

I have the data files for a torrent but because the file names differ I cannot simply load it into a client and join the swarm. It would be very tedious to manually rename the files so I am looking ...
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utf8 torrent files

I have a CinemaGo HD media player, that has a built-in torrent client (I guess it is bit-torrent). But I am unable to download some torrent files because they are not in utf-8 format (you can see it ...
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Torrents not downloading on a QNAP TS209 NAS

I have a Linux-based NAS from QNAP, which comes with a built-in torrent downloader. I have never really had reason to moan until about three weeks ago, when it suddenly stopped downloading anything. ...
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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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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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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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rTorrent pauses magnet links download after getting meta information

As the title says when I try to download magnet links with rtorrent it gets the meta information and then it pauses the torrent. I have to resume the torrent again with CTRL+S every time. The OS is ...
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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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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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How do pieces of a file in a torrent be shared non-uniformly?

I sometimes see that pieces of a torrent file is not equally distributed. Since the pieces of an individual file are randomly chosen, I would expect a uniform distribution under the standard torrent ...
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SSD partition as cache for torrent?

I download some data using P2P, and I have the same issue as other uTorrent users lately - the famous and feared "Disk Cache Overload 100%" message. It cripples my system into a no-go when there's a ...
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Torrent Client that file-maps to pieces

I was wondering if there was any torrent client that allows file-mapping to specific pieces, so in an single file, (Say RapSamples.mp3) there are 9 pieces, and the last piece is different, (for ...
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utorrent downloads restricted to 10 Kb/s

have already set up port forwarding on my netgear wnr1000v2 router and tried adjusting obvious settings torrent speed, even on very well-shared torrents, will start out at a high dl rate when I open ...
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Application to remotelly control rutorrent

I have ruTorrent installed on a server. When I want to add torrents to it, I need to access it's WebUI. I don't find it very comfortable, so my question is: Is there any way (any application that I ...
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'fail to add torrent' error nexus 5

Trying to use torrent download on nexus 5 modded rom slimkat 4.4. Keep getting error ~ 'falied to add torrent from source target'. Tried using utorrent and ttorrent-lite, and have not had any success. ...
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Vuze default meta search template missing or broken?

Old versions of Vuze have worked on this computer, on this network, fine, up to just the other day -- until a clean install of Linux. Vuze 5.2.0.0 has a good connection: Pausing downloads before ...
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Trouble Seeding

I'm trying to distribute some large video files from a recent talk I helped organize, and figured putting torrents up for the HD versions would be a good approach. I've used these instructions ...
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Can't connect to qbittorrent (or other client) Web UI, except through localhost

I'm trying to use qBittorrent's (I've also tried other torrent clients') remote Web UI, but can't seem to get it to work. I can connect just fine using http://localhost:PORT, but can't connect using ...
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Bittorrent clients won't open at all, is my ISP throttling them?

I noticed that the bittorrent client that I normally use, uTorrent, stopped launching. The icon would pop up on my dock for about 2 seconds, then proceed to disappear and nothing would happen. I have ...
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Automatically transfer completed downloads from seedbox home

I'm pondering a move to ruTorrent/rTorrent and was wondering how people have gone about automating transferring content from their seedbox to a linux based home server. I'd like to: 1 - Download ...
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Deprioritizing (traffic shaping) bittorrent seeding

I have a linux server with spare bandwidth. I thought about running an rtorrent client and seeding some popular distros images. However, I can't allow myself to curtail the normal operation of the ...
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Restarting partially completed torrent with Transmission

I have the following issue with transmission. I have a collection of files, which form part of a torrent, some of which are complete and some of which are incomplete (and have a .part extension). I ...
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Strange speed jumps when downloading a torrent file

I've been experiencing strange download behavior in a torrent manager on archlinux. Whenever I try to download a torrent my speed starts dropping and getting back to the same level again and again. ...
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Prevent uTorrent from downloading when disk quota is reached?

The disk quota management in Windows XP is working with uTorrent but not in the ideal way: It notifies me that the download will not be saved because disk quota is full but only upon uTorrent exit. ...
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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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Torrents never start downloading with Transmission

I'm using the latest version of Transmission on a machine running OS X Lion. When downloading the torrent file version of Fedora 16's "scientific" spin, I've run into the following problem: Nothing ...
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How to set up port forwarding and firewall settings for torrents using Transmsission on Mac OSX 10.5.8 with Netgear Wireless Router DG844GT?

I have picked up bits of advice here and there on the internet and got someway through this tortuous exercise (after it took 18 hours to download the first torrent I tried yesterday - magnet-link for ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...