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

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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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BitTorrent - Automatically rename files

I have the data files for a torrent but because the file names differ I cannot simply load it into a client and join the swarm. It would be very tedious to manually rename the files so I am looking ...
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How to seed many files with aria2?

I'm using aria2 with these aliases: cat .bashrc alias download='while true; do timeout -s 9 1260 aria2c -j 10 *.torrent --bt-require-crypto=true --lowest-speed-limit=1024 --disable-ipv6=true --seed-...
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Shuffled file listing in rtorrent

I've encountered plenty of *.torrent files, in which file names are shuffled, i.e. *.torrent file contains following directory structure \ Directory 1 \ SubDir 1.1 | File1.1.1 | File1.1.2 / \ ...
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Chrome ignores magnet links

Chrome used to ask permission what to do when a magnet link is clicked. Two days ago it started ignoring it. I haven't installed or did anything unusual with the pc. I tried reinstalling chrome and ...
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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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utf8 torrent files

I have a CinemaGo HD media player, that has a built-in torrent client (I guess it is bit-torrent). But I am unable to download some torrent files because they are not in utf-8 format (you can see it ...
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Torrents not downloading on a QNAP TS209 NAS

I have a Linux-based NAS from QNAP, which comes with a built-in torrent downloader. I have never really had reason to moan until about three weeks ago, when it suddenly stopped downloading anything. ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Can we send and receive uTorrent packets through TOR?

I just started using pcapy python module to capture network packets. Is it possible to capture packets going out from uTorrent (on my own machine) with pcapy or scapy and sending them over the TOR ...
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How do pieces of a file in a torrent be shared non-uniformly?

I sometimes see that pieces of a torrent file is not equally distributed. Since the pieces of an individual file are randomly chosen, I would expect a uniform distribution under the standard torrent ...
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SSD partition as cache for torrent?

I download some data using P2P, and I have the same issue as other uTorrent users lately - the famous and feared "Disk Cache Overload 100%" message. It cripples my system into a no-go when there's a ...
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Torrent Client that file-maps to pieces

I was wondering if there was any torrent client that allows file-mapping to specific pieces, so in an single file, (Say RapSamples.mp3) there are 9 pieces, and the last piece is different, (for ...
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utorrent downloads restricted to 10 Kb/s

have already set up port forwarding on my netgear wnr1000v2 router and tried adjusting obvious settings torrent speed, even on very well-shared torrents, will start out at a high dl rate when I open ...
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Application to remotelly control rutorrent

I have ruTorrent installed on a server. When I want to add torrents to it, I need to access it's WebUI. I don't find it very comfortable, so my question is: Is there any way (any application that I ...
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'fail to add torrent' error nexus 5

Trying to use torrent download on nexus 5 modded rom slimkat 4.4. Keep getting error ~ 'falied to add torrent from source target'. Tried using utorrent and ttorrent-lite, and have not had any success. ...
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Vuze default meta search template missing or broken?

Old versions of Vuze have worked on this computer, on this network, fine, up to just the other day -- until a clean install of Linux. Vuze 5.2.0.0 has a good connection: Pausing downloads before ...
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Trouble Seeding

I'm trying to distribute some large video files from a recent talk I helped organize, and figured putting torrents up for the HD versions would be a good approach. I've used these instructions (...
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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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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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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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Deprioritizing (traffic shaping) bittorrent seeding

I have a linux server with spare bandwidth. I thought about running an rtorrent client and seeding some popular distros images. However, I can't allow myself to curtail the normal operation of the ...
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Restarting partially completed torrent with Transmission

I have the following issue with transmission. I have a collection of files, which form part of a torrent, some of which are complete and some of which are incomplete (and have a .part extension). I ...
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Strange speed jumps when downloading a torrent file

I've been experiencing strange download behavior in a torrent manager on archlinux. Whenever I try to download a torrent my speed starts dropping and getting back to the same level again and again. ...
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Prevent uTorrent from downloading when disk quota is reached?

The disk quota management in Windows XP is working with uTorrent but not in the ideal way: It notifies me that the download will not be saved because disk quota is full but only upon uTorrent exit. ...
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Simple way to open Port for Transmission for a Mac Snow Leopard

I am a complete noob when it comes to TCP/IP, but would like to open up my port for the Transmission bit torrent client on Snow Leopard Mac. Also, I am based in the UK if that has any relevance.
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Torrents never start downloading with Transmission

I'm using the latest version of Transmission on a machine running OS X Lion. When downloading the torrent file version of Fedora 16's "scientific" spin, I've run into the following problem: Nothing ...
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How to set up port forwarding and firewall settings for torrents using Transmsission on Mac OSX 10.5.8 with Netgear Wireless Router DG844GT?

I have picked up bits of advice here and there on the internet and got someway through this tortuous exercise (after it took 18 hours to download the first torrent I tried yesterday - magnet-link for ...
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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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What is the “simple English” translation for a client downloading a torrent?

When I was told about how computers establish a connection (using TCP), I learned about the "three way handshake", in a way that I understood exactly what the packets were saying: Computer A: Sends "...
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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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uTorrent streaming fails to keep up with small piece sizes

So I start downloading a 2GB video file that lasts for an hour with a download speed of 1MBps. the piece size of the torrent is 512kB. uTorrent then queues 15-20 pieces to be downloaded ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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, "load.start=/Download/watch/*.torrent,d.directory.set=/...
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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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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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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.