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

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Verifying linux mint iso image

I wanted to try linux mint on my computer so I downloaded the iso file from the official website https://www.linuxmint.com/edition.php?id=217 via torrent. The computer I used to download it runs ...
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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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How to make uTorrent identify the old files so that i can seed them?

I'm downloading a torrent that has 42 files. I initially downloaded 10 files and later due to some problems, i reinstalled my OS. I installed uTorrent and started downloading the same torrent from ...
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Restore rules in autolabel mapping

Please correct me if I'm wrong. I assume that autolabel is asign torrent to label algorithm. There is some default magic algorithms like Default document rule or Default music rule. What these ...
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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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What is the full process of a client downloading a torrent file?

I'm attempting to write a torrent client, and while the unofficial specification is quite helpful on a technical level, I would like an explanation of the process of downloading a torrent file (...
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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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Can I get magnet link for a particular file in a torrent having multiple files in it?

Most torrents have multiple files in it. My question is that can i get magnet link of a one particular file in a torrent?
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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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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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How do I tell µTorrent to download files within a torrent sequentially?

Normally µTorrent will download many files simultaneously. Is there a way to tell it to use all bandwidth/connections to download one file and then move to the other? Setting file priorities does ...
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Linux BitTorrent client with support for magnet links [closed]

Is there a Linux application (bonus points for being console/headless) that supports magnet links - like the ones provided now by some famous "bay" for pirate BitTorrent users?
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In uTorrent, how do I edit ipfilter.dat to allow only one public IPv4 address: 216.58.217.206 and block all IPv6

In uTorrent advanced settings, I set ipfilter.enable = true If I want to only allow one IPv4 address 216.58.217.206 (Google.com) and also block all IPv6 addresses, how would I set up my filter ranges ...
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Where can I see the total size is the selected torrents in qBittorent?

After selecting several torrents in qBittorrent, where can I see the total size these torrents would take after the download is completed? (i.e., the sum of the "total size" column of the selected ...
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Can 99.3% video play without any stucks? [duplicate]

My Friend gave 99.3% video downloaded from torrents, because he is going out of city that is why He didn't time to complete remaining 0.7% & also download speed is very low. Right now I copied to ...
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How 85% video is still playable?

I am downloading video in torrents, now it is 85% downloaded, I accidentally clicked video, it played very well, but stucks after playing few mins. Why video played well even it is 85%?
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qBittorrent: how to add a torrent using it's hash?

I did try to Use "add torrent link" pasting magnet:?xt=urn:btih:INFOHASH (where the INFOHASH is the hash number) But the hash appear like 00000000000000000 Any idea how to add a torrent from the ...
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Transmission: Watch-dir correctly configured, finds torrent, doesn't add

Running transmission-daemon on a debian 7 box and everything works perfectly. Except the watch dir. Transmission picks up any torrent placed in the directory but doesn't add it. Watch Dir ...
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How is 'availability' calculated in BitTorrent?

What does availability mean? If three peers have 50% of all pieces but they have the same pieces, is the availability 0.5 or 1.5? https://wiki.vuze.com/w/Availability suggests that it would be 0.5. ...
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Is it possible to retrieve magnet link via transmission-remote?

I'm running torrents on the home server, and I talk to home server via the transmission-remote utility. I'd like to retrieve the magnet link for one of my torrents, however this seems to be impossible,...
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port forwarding - Transmission torrent client

I have a problem related to Transmission torrent client. Specifically on a Fedora 23 Linux distribution. My goal is to increase download speed and surfing on the internet. I found out the best way to ...
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Torrenting crashes internet connection

This only started happening recently, when I torrent something it crashes the router after a while. I noticed with uTorrent it happens almost immediatly and with qBittorrent only after like 10 minutes....
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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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Does Transmission Bittorrent client use UDP?

I am running a Transmission Bittorent server to upload various Linux ISOs. I am currently being flooded by UDP packets. I mean the DoS protection in the Archer C5 home router and it blocks parts of ...
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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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How to download files with close lid of laptop?

I want to download any file (via torrent or download manager) and I want to close my laptop lid too. As I know, it is not possible but is there any way to do this that downloading will be continue ...
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How can I change a torrent's name?

How can I change a torrent's display name which appears in the torrent client before or after I start any download as shown in the screenshot here below. Kindly suggest any work around.
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Why is my download status stuck at 19.7%?

I do have an (albeit small) upload limit set, so my computer is seeding the torrent for other users, however my down limit is 200 and uTorrent is stuck at 19.7%. The down speed is either blank, which ...
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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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Does downloading a file, requires the server to also upload it to the client

Suppose I am downloading a file from a server. Now does downloading the file from the server mean, that the server is also simultaneously uploading the file to my computer. That is, apart from me ...
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How to split/divide/break torrent file?

Is there any way to split/divide/break a torrent file into many parts and then download parts with my friends and combine all parts into a single file?
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Is there an automatic way to add trackers to a torrent?

As explained by this answer, adding trackers to torrents may speed up their download, as well as allow you to share the files with more peers. Is there some way by which I can automatically add a ...
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error in KaliLinux command line while trying to install torrent client

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 post screen shots also (see below). Image of apt-...
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Use media server as proxy or remote storage?

I'm using a server to store files and host a few websites. I'm going to move to Germany, where torrenting laws are pretty restrictive, and still want to be able to download movies/music. I have the ...
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What process of torrenting is recognised by ISP

Suppose I wanted to download a torrent file (which is not approved of by my home ISP). On the other hand, there is no issues downloading using my Mobile Data (3G). Could I connect to my Mobile Data ...
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Do Torrents have file quantity limitations? [closed]

Is there a limit to the number of individual files that may be included in the root of torrent? If there is a maximum quantity, what is it? If limits are client / tracker dependent, what are the ...
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Why does Hyper-V virtual network not pass through bittorrent traffic on the host machine?

I installed Hyper-V on my dev machine and I created an Android phone emulator and also a virtual machine. During creation of the Android phone emulator, Hyper-V created virtual switch automatically. ...
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uTorrent not starting as “minimized” even though settings have been set appropriately

Whenever I run Bittorrent (Win + Bittorrent + ENTER) it will start minimized to tray. However my settings in uTorrent have been set, yet it isn't starting as "minimized": Does anyone know how do I ...
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What's the granularity of CRC checks in bittorrent transfers like?

I don't think I've ever successfully used any torrent client in 20 years of trying once in a while. I'm in a backwater of the data world: I can get about 3000 bytes per second on a dialup connection ...
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Transmission Fail to start using service

I installed transmission-daemon by follow a tutorial, and s3fs as its completed folder. At first, it came a error about failed to set buffer, after I search over web and disable the utp, but it ...
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Linux - download torrent file via two network interfaces

I have 2 different network connections, so I want to speed up torrents loading by using these networks simultaneously. I assume that each network has different torrents peers and one torrent part can ...
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Deluge WebUI, adding torrents with different download directory and label

So deluge doesn't natively support adding a torrent with a different label or download directory than the global set one. So the browser addons available dont either. So i worked out a way to get ...
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rutorrent, batch export .torrent files by label

Wanting to transfer from rutorrent/rtorrent to deluge, but keep all my torrent labeling, i worked out this way to do it by modifying some of rutorrents php files, and using some custom javascript.
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console torrent client alternative to rtorrent [closed]

Because of bug (some torrent can't be downloaded - error "Tracker group list not a list") in rtorrent i'm searching for alternatives. I need torrent client with good and intuitive console interface (...
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Will Recheck make my torrent good?

I downloaded a torrent file of a TV show from AXN. Many people said that it is a good torrent and they are able to watch it without any problem. In my case I see some black lines and some distortions ...
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Seed torrent contents again after deleting .torrent file

Long time ago I downloaded a torrent with several Gbs of information. This information is still in my system untouched (i.e.: haven't modified the contents of the torrent), but I've long lost the ...
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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: magnet:?xt=urn:btih:...
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Auto extract .rar files from qbittorrent with WinRAR command line CLI

After a torrent download on qbittorrent completes, I am executing an external program via the options menu: Tools -> Options -> Downloads --> Run external program on torrent completion "C:\...
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µTorrent auto remove completed download

I am using µTorrent v2. Is it possible to remove a file from µTorrent when a download has finished automatically? I want to keep µTorrent open rather then closing it down.
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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 ...