Peer-to-peer (P2P) architecture is a distributed system characterized by decentralization of the network, where each node can perform both server and client.

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Is it possible to link to a file inside of a magnet link?

I would like to provide magnet links in my service, for large downloadable files. However, I would like to be able to tell the Torrent-download client only to grab a specific file within the torrent/...
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NAT and P2P router crash

So..i had this argument with my networks teacher. He said that some people complains about router crashes due to many entrys on NAT tables on a router. I didnt understand and i asked: "If the ...
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What is the difference between Ad-Hoc and Mesh Network? (also with p2p)

According to the Cisco support forums, Ad-Hoc means peer-to-peer while mesh means bridge-to-bridge or router-to-router, meaning in a mesh every node has the capability to route. So would mesh ...
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UDP client behaving differently for wifi router

I have a setup like, main router is connected to modem(ISP), I have connected one wifi router to main router, and another wifi router to above wifi router, so have 3 levels of routers. Now I connected ...
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Easy-to-use program for directly transfering big files to an IP-address

I saw this xkcd comic and was horrified that he is actually right: xkcd comic So, is there an EASY program to share files directly over IP? In the spirit of: open it it displays your current IP ...
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Can this be called a P2P connection?

There are two clients and interact with a server. At some point the server sends the clients information about each other in order to make a connection. The two clients make a socket connection to ...
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Peer-to-peer video chat application?

I use Skype to video chat with my parents, but Skype video quality is very poor on my network. However, connecting directly to the other person's webcam works great. I am looking for a P2P video chat ...
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Does there exist an open source p2p offsite backup system? [closed]

It occurred to me last night that I want to do offsite backups of my personal data, and would be willing to donate hard drive space to the cause. So I was thinking I'd write a p2p system where anybody ...
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Obtaining IP information from Trackers

I undertand the basics of torrents and file sharing over distributed networks. A torrent file contains two important pieces of information; the torrent tracker address and the hash key. The address ...
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Would using P2P like software damage my SSD?

I have heard some nasty comments about the constant use of P2P like software would seriously damage the normal hard drive, would it have the same level of negative effect on SSD? Thanks.
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How can I connect directly to a peer using a DSL modem?

I was wondering if it's possible to connect to a friend using a DSL modem. I know that with voice-band modems, you can dial numbers and have a peer's computer answer the call and communicate with ...
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Is there a way to limit Spotify's upstream P2P traffic?

As indicated here, Spotify slyly uses my bandwidth to provide other users with the service. Is there a way to limit the upstream traffic from Spotify so that my non-unlimited bandwidth is conserved? ...
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I am using a P2P website, why is there data being uploaded?

I am using a website that works by installing a P2P plugin and it works only on ie. It is a video streaming website. The media player shows Upload: x KBps Download: y kBps The value of y keeps ...
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Resumable download setup across computers connected via the internet?

Like the question says, I want a solution to download large files across computers on the net, and I want to do it across multiple sessions so the download should be resumable. The host computer runs ...
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Is there any P2P web server?

Freenet is a P2P storage and also allows to serve web content. But those are just static files. Is there any P2P web server that runs some web applications server side code? Perhaps one similar to ...
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Is there any P2P private file storage? [closed]

I would like to upload my private encrypted files to the cloud. However I don't want to rely on a company to do this, such as Dropbox. If I share it on a P2P network (such as using torrents) nobody ...
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Is there a userspace bandwith limit tool for Linux?

I want to limit the upload bandwidth of a P2P live video program, which is closed source, in Linux. I don't want to use tc because I don't have root access. There is a tool called trickle, but ...
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throttling my own bittorrent traffic the hard way

I need to throttle in an almost binary way my bittorrent traffic. I have seen some posts on the subject on how to deal with nasty users - the answers are more targeted at how to make their life ...
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bittorrent upload with closed ports

I just downloaded a linux image using bittorrent. Although the port seems to be closed I noticed that my client was also uploading. As far as I know UPNP and NAT-PMP are disabled in my current network....
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How do I optimize my download speed with aMule?

I have several questions regarding aMule (which also could apply to eMule). How do I optimize my download speed? I do not understand exactly how it all works. If I am uploading data, will my ...
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Accessing the Internet from two laptops with data card in one of the machines

How do I set up Internet access between two laptops where the network card is in one of the computers? I have two laptops - one running Windows XP and other running Vista. Both have a wifi card. I ...
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Point to Point remoting application

I have been using TeamViewer to connect to my home PC, its rather slow. I would like an application that could connect to my computer directly via the internet, but without a server in between. In ...
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Watch a partial WMV - partially downloaded in emule?

How can I watch a partial WMV, partially downloaded in eMule? I know it can be done for MPGs.
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How do I use tshark to extract bittorrent piece data to a file for post processing/reporting

Wireshark does a good job of extracting bittorrent PIECE messages sent to specific peers from other peers using a filter like the following e.g.: bittorrent.piece.data and ip.dst_host == 192.168.3....
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P2P radio broadcasting

I'm looking for a solution to broadcast radio by using a P2P/cloud method, users should also be able to listen to the radio in a webbrowser. The OS I'm using is Windows XP Thanks for answers!
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BitTorrent Myth

In BitTorent Statistics there is a field "Total Ratio" that is the ratio between total downloads and uploads. i have heard that this ratio affects BitTorrent'ss performance. If the ratio is better ...
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unable to access jarfile alliance.tmp

I've just installed the p2p software Alliance. Whenever I'm trying to open Alliance a "Java Virtual Machine Launcher" window pops up with this error message: "unable to access jarfile alliance.tmp". ...
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NAS with eMule and IP blacklists support

There are bunch of ready-made home NAS appliances that claim to handle downloads via eDonkey network (eMule, MLDonkey, etc.) I wonder if any of them can automatically download and apply P2P IP ...
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Block P2P traffic on a Linksys router WRT54G with Tomato firmware

I'm running a small wireless network (6 to 10 users) on a Linksys WRT54G with Tomato firmware sharing an Internet connection. I don't want the users to download files with BitTorrent (mainly used) and ...
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Block p2p downloading in my office?

I work in an education office in a third world country. We pay for internet by the megabyte (no other choice) and have lately been using an incredible amount of bandwidth. This is because the office ...
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How ADSL connections work through router

I have a ADSL broadband DHCP connection. I am using D-Link GLB-802C ADSL router. Now I want to know what actually happens when I access internet through browser or any other program. I know all http ...
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Increasing download speed for torrents?

Can you please list out any torrent client configuration to get max out of available net speed?
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Skype file download in chat: “The file isn't available yet”

When receiving files via Skype chat, it sometimes says (for quite some time) "the file isn't available yet" (while the icon and filename are already shown). What does this mean? The download does ...
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How can I circumvent BitTorrent throttling?

My ISP is a reseller of Bell Canada DSL service. Bell uses Deep Packet Inspection for all of its users and resellers to limit the bandwidth consumed by P2P applications such as BitTorrent. Bell ...