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

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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: http://www.brighthub.com/computing/smb-...
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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 "/.config/transmission-daemon/settings.json.tmp....
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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 can'...
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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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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 there'...
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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 ...
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Appropriate Location for Executable BitTorrent Sync in Debian 8.1?

I am wondering if there is any good location for the executable of BitTorrent Sync. I have it many times at HOME but not sure if its the best way. Perhaps, some locals is better. How would you ...
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Is there a way to remove upgrade to pro in μTorrent

Recently I installed μTorrent version 3.4.4 (Build 40911 32 bit) on my Windows 8.1 (32 bit) Laptop. I couldn't find a way to remove this upgrade to μTorrent Pro option in this application. Is it ...
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How to detect existing files with different names?

I have several torrents some of which contain same files with different names. Is there a way to download them but prevent downloading same file twice?
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How do bit-torrent streaming clients enforce chunk ordering?

I am curious as to how some bit-torrent clients can receive chunks in order, like streaming clients do. I've always known BT clients to receive data chunks randomly and sequencing not to be guaranteed....
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Am I being throttled by my ISP? [closed]

Everything is slow, it seems that a have a limit for each host where I connect. For example when I use BitTorrent, each peer is limited to no exceed 30 kB/s. So if I'm connected to 10 peers I get ...
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How to port forward successfully & mask between internal & external ports

When my bittorent client uses port 6881-6889 as listening port I suppose that is the internal port? How does one mask bittorrent client from ISP's? For example can I use virtual server configuration ...
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Torrent padding files [closed]

Did anyone created padding files for torrent? How many clients use this stuff nowadays? Is "padding files" comprehensive? I didn't found this feature in new clients such as ctorrent,ttorent, ...
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How to know if someone is uzing Vuze or other torrent programes? [duplicate]

So here's the deal, I gave a couple of my friends the password to my WIFI, but since then the internet has been going too slow for long periods of time. I suspect that one of them is using a torrent ...
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Does bittorrent seeding broadcast chunks if there are no peers

This should be a pretty straightforward question. If am seeding a torrent and there are no peers, do chunks continue to be broadcast? I believe the answer is no, but my research usually brought up ...
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Why does bittorrent not require port forwarding? [duplicate]

I know that usually when you set up a connection between a data source and a data receiver that you need to port forward to gain access to the data source computer so I was wondering why you don't ...
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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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Download files directly to sd card in wifi dongle [closed]

I have a 3G WiFi Dongle from MTS in India and it supports an sd card i want to download files (torrent) direcly to the card. Also if possible to resume the downloads when reconnected to the network
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qBittorrent not downloading healthy files

I am using qBittorrent v2.9.8 in kali linux. After last day i can't download anything through it. Even the file is not downloading which have more then 12000 seeder. I notice that only DHT is ...
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Shared seeders between two torrents

If torrent A consist of group of files and torrent B is a single file which identical to one of files in torrent A. Will downloading torrent B could use the same chunks from torrent A's Seeders? I'm ...
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Torrenting (from one specific computer) crashes the router [closed]

I'm having a problem where a few seconds after a torrent download starts (on a certain computer), our router crashes and reboots, everyone in the house loses connection. Here goes the computer's ...
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Deluge not connecting to trackers sometimes.

Not really sure how to diagnose this problem. I'm using deluge running on a seedbox (I guess they call it), and deluge gui on a laptop. A torrent has been added to deluge that doesn't seem to be able ...
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µTorrent Remote no longer works after adding a Proxy Server

My µTorrent downloads work just fine after adding my Proxy.sh proxy settings, but µTorrent Remote (to access my torrent queue remotely) no longer works. The settings says µTorrent Remote can't ...
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Internet cuts out on all devices connected for a short moment [closed]

This is my first time on this site so please be nice. Ok so, I'll try to make this short and sweet didnt have internet for 4 months just got it back the end of last month my "dish" the thing that ...
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uTorrent: peer list is populated with myself and download stops

I'm using uTorrent 3.2.2 (not the latest version), because reasons*. Today I've spotted: torrent is not being downloaded. I opened the peers tab and discovered, that all peers are me. They have my ...