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

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Did bittorrent sync take advantage of multiple peers

I am currently testing BT sync, and really like it. However, I cannot find much of the technical detail regarding to how it works. I wonder did anyone know that is the program take advantage of ...
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All torrents time out; no firewall activated

I'm having trouble with torrents. I use transmission and all my trackers give the errors "peer list request timed out" and "tracker did not respond". I query if the port is open (Edit > Preferences > ...
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Is it possible for a BitTorrent client to give seeding preferences only to leechers who are also seeding?

I'm not very familiar with BitTorrent on a protocol/technological level. Is it possible for clients to prefer seeding (give more bandwidth, or only connect at all) to leechers who are also seeding ...
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How to download files in torrents sequentially

I am downloading some TV Series using uTorrent . But I want to download on the basis of the episode ( File name ) sequentially . So I want the 4th episode to start downloading only after the first ...
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Is it possible to populate a torrent file with a peer?

With a trackerless torrent, is there a way to create or edit it so my hostname/IP and port already in the peers list?
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Port bridging for torrents? [closed]

In organization they block the torrent ports, is there any concept of port mapping or bridging for example a server allow only 8080 and 443 and few basic ports and block all other ports so can we ...
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How to utilize the bandwidth on multiple sites

I have multiple servers setup on different geolocations. Each of the site have different speed ,bandwidth and storage limit. I want to know is there any way to utilize all bandwidth from multiple ...
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partially downloaded a torrent file and renamed it

I have partially downloaded a torrent file in ubuntu and unfortunately i renamed it. and after some time i resumed the remaining torrent file.but the torrent then got downloaded with its default name ...
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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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Windows 7 x64 repeatedly crashing due to high speed torrent download through uTorrent

My windows 7 x64 keeps on crashing when downloading some torrent which attains high speed. I've installed a software called WhoCrashed and tried to analyze the problem. I'm out of my wits as to why ...
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Automatically add tracker url to any public torrents from any site while downloading

I've noticed an amazing thing today that I've never seen or heard before. Within my friend's ISP, any public torrent he downloads from any site no matter what (even if the site is hosted within his ...
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transmission-remote commands are erroring with Unexpected response: <h1>401: Unauthorized</h1>Unauthorized User: deflate, gzip

I'm running the latest Raspbian distribution and just installed the transmission packages. I've been unable to set it up properly because whenever I run a transmission-remote command - say, to alter ...
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Bluescreen error when trying to download anything using either of the torrent client

I have window 7 x64 bit running over my laptop and when i am trying to download anything using torrent magnet my laptop crashes and gives out a blue screen error. I also tried uninstalling the ...
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Error During Recheck torrent

During Recheck Torrent file, I got "Error :check :Data Error (CRC)" this Error how I am Solve this Error???? ! http://postimg.org/image/43uhy223v/
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Is there a way to know if a video file was downloaded from a torrent site?

If the user provides me with a video file, say, A.MP4, is it possible for me to extract certain information from the same file to know if it was downloaded from a torrent site or any other source ...
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If i edit a torrent's downloaded file(s) will they count as a seed?

Like if I edit a file's ID3 on itunes or if I change the contents of a file. Put simply if I modify a downloaded torrent's files in any way.
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How can TCP header announce LAN IP over Public IP in tracker System?

**I have hosted a xbtit tracker on a VPS server.I have uploaded a file and my friend who is on may LAN had downloaded it.But while he was downloading he did not get LAN speed which he was supposed to ...
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Torrent download [closed]

If I download legal content through a torrent, will it show the details of what I'm downloading in the office server? In general, if I surf the internet, it will list the website addresses that I ...
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Segregation of files from a downloaded torrent for seeding

I recently download a torrent of one of my favorite tv series. The problem is, they're not segregated in folders per season. I want to reseed them but I want them in folders. Do I need to make a new ...
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Downloading only some pieces of a torrent file

I was downloading a video file using BitTorrent 7.8 and when the file was downloaded fully i get 3-4 sec (about 106 frames, i counted them using vlc frame by frame method) video that is partially ...
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How to download using torrents? [closed]

Can, anyone, please, teach me how to download using torrents? I keep hearing about torrents, about someone's recent successes in downloading something from the internet by using torrents, but I myself ...
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Running a torrent client in a VM

My OS and apps are on a SSD, data files are on HDD. Does it make sense to set up up a torrent client in a vm, and configure it to always run via a vpn: the intention is to be able to run torrents ...
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How can I use a torrent to copy large files across a flakey network connection

I'm migrating some huge virtual machine files from developer laptops onto a central virtual host, but the connection between our office and the data centre is somewhat unreliable. It looks like a ...
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How do Pause-able downloads work?

I use Internet Download Manager (IDM) for downloading data, and I have noticed that in it's download progress window, it shows whether or not a download is pause-able (resume-able). Typically, ...
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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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Allow only VPN traffic with GUFW not working

Running Kubuntu 13.04 I have read this tutorial about only allowing torrent traffic with GUFW but it seems this is not working for the browser. My torrent application is working but I cant browse any ...
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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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BitTorrent Sync open source alternnative [closed]

BitTorrent Sync is great. But I wish to use it for my docs and passwords. BitTorrent was hacked recently http://forum.ragezone.com/f10/bittorrent-source-dns-reward-948810/ So it is possible that key ...
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In btsync/BitTorrent Sync, how can I add multiple folders and secrets to the sync.conf file?

In sync.conf, it appears that only the first set of "secret" and "dir" values is available for remote syncs, although "secret" values that appear subsequently in the JSON file aren't seen by the ...
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Does µTorrent v2 have a security vulnerability?

Many people are using a second version of µTorrent because they don't like the ads (even though one can disable ads on v3). It is generally recommended to update software because of potential ...
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How are peers assigned to swarms in the Bittorrent protocol?

I have a torrent started and I see multiple trackers for it. Does each tracker have its own isolated swarm? If not, how does the bittorrent protocol determine how to form swarms (what rules are ...
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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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Create and seed a torrent from scratch, via magnet

I have a video file I've created. I'd like to share it to the kind/size of audience that makes me think bittorrent would be a great distribution mechanism. A sort of semi-private "those who have the ...
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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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no internet while downloading torrents - seems dns related

I have a very peculiar problem regarding the internet connection while downloading torrents. Before you conclude that I should "reduce the # of half-open & user connections", let me say I have ...
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Is it possible to upload with torrent?

I'm looking for a website that allow me to upload a file using torrent technology instead of http/ftp as we usually see. Do you know if it exists? I tried to find one, but I could only find websites ...
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Android app download torrent to NAS?

I have a Western Digital NAS (MyBook Live). I want to add torrents to the NAS with my android phone. My idea of a workflow: Add android app for adding torrents to a list. Somehow connect the phone ...
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How can a torrent be downloaded faster than the speed of my Internet connection?

I have a 256 kbit/s connection and normally see download speeds around 30 kilobytes/second. However, sometimes when I download torrents the download speed shows as 1.1 MBps. How is this possible?
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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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How to setup multiple wireless routers to avoid slowdown from torrent

Currently everyone is connected to a Cisco E1000 wireless n router. Whenever someone uses bittorrent, accessing the internet becomes impossible to the other users. I believe this is due torrent ...
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Host -many- files via torrent? [closed]

If I were to start a podcast. I don't want a site/blog etc, I'd like to post links to a forum I regularly post on. I believe I can post magnet links without a problem but what software might I use ...
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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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Only Root Can Mount on Raspberry Pi

I am new to UNIX and I have been trying to setup Transmission on my new Raspberry Pi. I have formatted my external USB drive to ext4 and added the following line to the /etc/fstab. /dev/sda1 ...
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Distributing Large Dataset (80GB+) Over The Internet [duplicate]

I've seen some similar questions but these are dealing with files under 1GB and the answers generally recommend services such as Dropbox, S3 and Skydrive. This does not appear to be suitable for my ...
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Sync a folder between several computers [closed]

I need to synchronize folders in a team of several people. syncs should be automatically or the people will forget about syncing. subgroups should be possible so that some folders are shared with ...
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Shared torrent client between computers on network

Basically what I have are 2 computers on my network. Both have a torrent client (currently utorrent) and each computer downloads whatever torrents are needed. BUT because most of the torrents I ...
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Does a torrent tracker pass file data or just the list of addresses?

Let's suppose a file is listed on a torrent site. Obviously, the site doesn't have the file but the tracker does have a list of address to which I can connect to download such file. My question is: ...
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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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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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Opera torrent download uses whole memory - no guilty process found

I'm downloading torrent with StackExchange data dump. There was about 40% done, today when I clicked resume, the computer hanged and was practically unusable for about 30 minutes. After a few ...