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

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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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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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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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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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Some torrent-related questions [on hold]

I have some torrent-related questions below, 1) In uTorrent, there are (E.g: 85) peers available but only (E.g: 7) peers connected, even I set Maximum number of connected peers per torrent to 400 ...
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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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Tixati for Local File Sharing

In short: I want to share files locally using Tixati (torrent client). Descriptive: I want to create "*.torrent" files for some of my local files and share them ONLY within my LAN connections ...
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How to host/use a private tracker

How do I use or host a private tracker in u torrent. I need to link my friends torrents and mine. I don't exactly know how these work so I would like some detailed infomation.
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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 ...
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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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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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How to make a torrent from another torrent.?

Most of the torrent out there consist of various files or dir under it. Many times it happens that I want a single file or want to share a single file from it rather than sharing all of them. I want ...
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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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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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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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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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What does the “blocklist” do in Transmission? Does it affect download speed?

In Transmission bittorrent client, there is an option to "enable blocklist", which has over 200,000 rules. I've tried searching but haven't found anything saying what the blocklist actually does. Who ...
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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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What do Flags and Reqs mean in uTorrent?

I'm seeding a torrent file in uTorrent, and under Peers tab it shows the following statistics: What do those Flags (some combinations of upper and lower case letters like u, h, i, x, e, p) mean? ...
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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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High “wasted” on a torrent download, with no hashfails

Recently I have downloaded a game patch from a torrent. The total patch size was ~528 MB and the torrent has shown 235 MB as "wasted", with 0 hashfails. Some other things I remember about the ...
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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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Why am I still getting blocked by OpenDNS?

My network is blocked by OpenDNS. I know I can manually edit the host file, but that doesn't help with Bittorrent. I've tried setting up my computer with Google's Public DNS, but when I test it ...
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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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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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seedbox with video streaming for linux?

I have a linux server where I wish I could access via web client and be able to download videos with a magnet link and then stream it through vlc or html5 video, does such thing exists?
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Why uTorrent doesn't respect upload limit?

I have set an upload limit of 30kB/s, but sometimes it is uploading 100kB/s. I have tested uTorrent and BitTorrent and they have the same problem. I disabled the setting "use more upload slot if ...
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What kind of IP address is this? (WIN-F9PTTKUMI2U:29901)

While downloading a file with μTorrent, I noticed a strange peer with an address that was not an IPv4 or IPv6 address. μTorrent showed it as WIN-F9PTTKUMI2U:29901. What kind of address is this?
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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 ...
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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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How do you set a password for transmission-daemon, the BitTorrent client server?

The config file is ambiguous, and keeps getting overwritten when you restart the daemon in Debian, anyway. In /etc/transmission-daemon/settings.json, there are these options: rpc-username ...
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What's the deal with uTorrent 2.2.1? [closed]

I noticed people on reddit saying that uTorrent 2.2.1 is the GOAT client. What does that mean?
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BitTorrent not 'Seeding' Properly

During my download I was downloading at roughly 9MB/ps and uploading at 1MB/ps. After it completed as expected it no-longer downloaded (normal), but also the uploading stopped. Even though it's still ...
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How can I use torrent using psiphon

In my college, I have a proxy server. Now using psiphon, I can bypass proxy. But problem is, torrent is not working with psiphon. If I am using my cyber roam account, also torrent does not work. Is ...
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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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WebUI accessible only from localhost (Windows 2012 R2)

I set up a torrent client on my server. The webUI is accessible from http://localhost:8080/, but not from http://myLAN_IPadress:8080/ (of course access from WAN side also not works.) I've tried this ...
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Unable to download torrents on OS X Yosemite

I am unable to download using torrent on OS X Yosemite, but the weird part is that able to do that on a windows machine on the same network. Router reports that the port is open, but the torrent ...
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Does Limewire, Baearshare etc have a database? [closed]

I just found out that people are sharing songs that I created using programs called "Bearshare" and "Limewire". I always thought that these programs would search for music on thepiratebay, isohunt, ...
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Do .bin files get extracted in an order(after running .exe)?

I downloaded a big program from a torrent. It has 1 .exe with many .bin files. Does it extract the files from .bin in an order or not (after starting the installation using the .exe file)? So does it ...
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Is it possible to tell if a file is valid after an incomplete torrent download?

I'm trying to downloading a torrent file using uTorrent but it only gets to 99.3%... no one else is seeding anymore. If I open the torrent folder I can see all the individual files I'm looking for. ...
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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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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 ...