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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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BitTorrent daemon with IPv6 web interface? [closed]

I'm looking for a BitTorrent daemon (for Debian) that has a webinterface which can be accessed via IPv6. Transmission and Deluge come to mind, but both of them seem to lack IPv6 support in the ...
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Proxy settings in Ubuntu Transmission Client

i want to add a proxy to transmission client of Ubuntu . I can add a proxy through Network Proxy but the proxy requires authenticate and thus doesn't work in transmission client. So is there any ...
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Detect missing chunks of video

I (non-illegally) download videos using Frostwire, and I'm not sure if the way the torrent downloads the file causes this or what, but when I open an incompletely downloaded video file (in VLC Media ...
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Which linux torrent client allow to add peer by command line?

is there any torrent client in linux which allow to add peer manually. i have check all the torrent client for linux but didn't find option to add peer manually. please help me to find if you know ...
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rtorrent.conf copy to temp then execute shell script

How to copy to temp directory after completed then execute bash ? Is this right code? #Public schedule = watch_directory_regular, 10, 10, ...
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Use old smartphone hardware as a torrent machine? [closed]

Is it possible to use an ancient smartphone (2010 model) as a torrent seeder machine? Can somehow a bittorrent protocol be written for that system? If so, will it run on these specs? 1] S-GOLD3H ...
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Deluge daemon stalling after restarts

I have deluged daemon version 1.3.12-1 py2.7 running as a service under nssm. Everything works perfect for a period of time. If I restart the PC or service on the computer hosting deluged prior to ...
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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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qbittorrent icon turned into words

My qbittorent buttons icons has all turned into words. I can't find the option to turn it back. Does anyone know? Running qbittorent 3.3.3 on Win 7 64bit
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What information leaks through local DNS lookups when torrenting?

Using uTorrent + a Socks5 Proxy for anonymity, what kind of information might leak through local DNS lookups? Here's my current config: As you can see, I enabled local DNS lookups, and it severly ...
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Does 'Torrents time' seed the file you're downloading or have downloaded?

I'm wondering whether the plug-in 'Torrents time' seeds the file while you're streaming video or if it continues after the video file has been downloaded. Is there a way to check? I'm using Windows ...
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Give higher download priority to specific parts of file in a BitTorrent client?

Generally, and probably for good reason, BitTorrent clients download across all of the file equally based on various other factors. However when downloading some videos I would prefer to get the start ...
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Will the torrent client ask trackers for the pieces matching certain hashes, or pieces included in certain torrent file?

Imagine that we have two torrent files. They contain similar, but not exactly the same files. For example, one torrent is same as the other, but has some text files at the end of it. Knowing that ...
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When I exclude one file from a torrent and recheck, what causes data loss on other files?

The loss iss always a little over 10mb no matter the size of the torrent. I use qbittorrent 3.3.3, but i've seen this happen in tixati too.
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Can HTTP deliver video over the internet or is that TCP?

The post below talks about delivering video content to users via HTTP. Is it confusing it with the TCP protocol? ...
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How to edit the list of files to download in a .torrent file?

I have a torrent that contains many files in it, but I don't want to download all of them because I need only few files among them. I am not downloading from a torrent client, but I am actually using ...
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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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Bittorent and utorrent closes every time I switch it on

This problem has been occurring since the past few months,every time I try opening Bittorrent, it just opens for a few seconds and shuts off, I just have four downloads going on, they aren't active ...
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Transmission-daemon and security [closed]

Recently I have installed and configured transmission daemon on my server, but I wounder how I can increase security of it. I am using nginx to provide access via ssl but I have a question about ...