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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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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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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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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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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Connection between 2 computers behind NAT

If I am A and know the IP public of B and his internal IP and B has open the port 1000 for incoming messages and I send a packet from A to B using all data i know of B, will the packet come to B? ...
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Block effectively p2p with Linksys N600 with Tomato 1.28? [duplicate]

I have the firmware tomato 1.28 in the Linksys N600, but i dont see that it blocks p2p. Any ideas 4 me to stop filesharing?
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Omegle and some other random video chats don't work over VPN

I'm looking for help with following problem. It's complex and i am solving it for last few days, without acceptable results. Well, even if these video chat sites are full of trash, i like to use them ...
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Peer-to-peer networking using USB 3.0

Has anyone tried USB 3.0 based peer-to-peer networking? I tried connecting my PC and laptop via the USB 3.0. Neither of the them were able to detect the other. Check the USB driver update - Picture-...
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How p2p protocol routes over networks [closed]

I want to know how p2p protocol routes over networks.(for example in torrent) In the client-server architecture we have a valid ip address for server,but in the p2p we do not have that .when we have ...
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Is it possible to create a distributed file system over P2P networks? [closed]

I was thinking about Napster, eMule, Kazaa and all that old school softwares to download and share digital content, like songs, books, videos and films. Learning about NFS (Network File System) and ...
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Syncthing doesn't seem to work off my LAN

I would like to use my Syncthing to sync my data even when I'm not on my home network. I tried porting it forward, but it doesn't seem to work despite this. The warning I keep getting from my 'main' ...
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How do we stop or reduce P2P use of the guest Wifi?

I support a small business' tech issues. Their guest Wi-Fi is important since they want people sitting around and consuming their product. We’re currently using a consumer-grade access point with DD-...
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Torrent: better to upload faster for a short time, or slower for a long time? [closed]

Let's assume that I finished to download a torrent, and now I want to seed the file, until I reach some share-ratio threshold (let say 1.0 or 1.5). What is the better strategy to be "socially fair" ...
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How to thwart IP detection when using tor-proxies with WebRTC in Firefox

(Config: FF 40.x on an Ubuntu 14.04.3 box, along with Tor 0.2.4.27) I use Tor proxies in different countries to gain normal access to a number of specific URLs from their countries of origin when ...
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How to bypass/ignore proxy block protections on DC++ hubs

I bought this VPS and use it via SSH tunneling as socks proxy, it works great for web browsing and torrents, but 80% of DC++ hubs I connect, blocks me saying that proxy connection is forbidden and ...
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Do all P2P connections need a server to connect them to each other?

I have questions about the way P2P works - Do all p2p nodes need a server to connect them to each other ? (For example, pptp is a p2p connection but it users a vpn server, while bittorrent is also ...
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How to record streams with Ace Player HD?

Need help to record an audio/video stream from Ace Player HD program. Uses Ace Stream. It's based on VLC Media Player but seems the record option was removed. Any ideas?
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Logging/diagnostics for Windows 10 updates from more than one place

Windows 10 includes a new feature called Windows Update Delivery Optimization (configured in Settings under 'Choose how updates are delivered'). Is there a way to track update downloads/uploads that ...
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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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A separate network card for p2p traffic [duplicate]

I have a motherboard with 2 ethernet outlets. Is there a way to route all p2p traffic though one (with VPN) and the rest through the other without VPN? I am on Windows 7. EDIT: there are solutions ...
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Windows 7 Workgroup Issue

This is a p2p network on Windows 7 and none are running a server OS. Let's call computer A "master" because it will house some data. Let's call the other computers "slaves". I know that I am ...
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Kurento, WebRTC and p2p browser to browser media streaming

I wanted to know, if there's a way that, I can configure Kurento as media recording server, not media stream relay. I want to keep the p2p essence of WebRTC between the browsers, and just use Kurento ...
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Different download paths for different labels in uTorrent

I've been using Transmission for a pretty long time, and there was good feature which allowed me to put torrents with different labels into different folders. For ex. torrents with label music would ...
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How to determine if I'm uploading something by downloading a torrent?

First of all I'm not exactly leeching (my share ratio is near 1.0 and don't want to stop uploading and continue downloading but stop both). Secondly, yesterday there was an announcement that we ...
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All P2P connections fail

I have tried on two different networks and two different computers. My computer didn't work on either network and the other one did. I am unable to establish any sort of connection through torrent ...
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What is the difference between a p2p network and a mesh network? [duplicate]

As already stated in the question, I was wondering what the difference between these two network (p2p and mesh) types is. I mean, in both of them all nodes are connected without a central server, and ...
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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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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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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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Create a decentralized file server out of multiple desktops with Windows 7 OS

I have a bunch of desktops with Windows 7 OS and some unused hard disk space on each one that I would like to connect together and use as a big file server that can be seen by all the desktops. I want ...
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Cannot access any torrents after reinstalling Windows

I have an HP Pavilion DV600 OS Windows 7 Since a Windows 7 reinstall to remove Win32.Winrut I cannot access any P2P, torrents etc. I tried disabling Firewall but it makes no difference. Thanks in ...
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SSH and PWNAT for SSH Connection Between Two Separate NATs

Is it possible to use pwnat and SSH to establish a "peer-to-peer" SSH connection between two machines that are behind two separate firewalls/NATs? If this is possible, what are the steps that would ...
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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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When does Tracker url in the Torrent file come in the action?

i read few articles but i dont understand how does Tracker url in the Torrent file works ? i mean When does Tracker url in the Torrent file come in the action? Lets say , i created a torrent file ...
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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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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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How to bypass port blocking for p2p network? [closed]

I noticed that my school is now blocking all the ports to prevent p2p network such as torrent downloading. Of course it is against school's policy to bypass it. However I am curious if there is method ...
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Is a torrent tracker actually required if things like DHT exist?

Why should I still be using torrent trackers to distribute files via BitTorrent if DHT exists? I'm wanting to build a small website where I can distribute torrents containing non-copyrighted media ...
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BitTorrent Inc role in P2P sharing [closed]

I have a question in my mind. If possible please clear my doubt. As per my understanding BitTorrent is a protocol used for P2P sharing. It require client application to transfer the data. My ...
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Can I see what strangers are using my freenet for

I understand that Freenet achieves plausible deniability by using nodes to pass on data to other nodes even if they have no connection to the file being transferred. My question is, if I am running ...
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How do p2p nodes connect over Internet

I have always been curious about how do, say two computers, connect over the Internet. For example, using the IP address from whatismyip service, I can only see the config page of my router, but pure ...
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Chrome Magnet Links Won't Launch (Windows 7)

Up until today, I had Chrome setup to handle magnet links just fine. I'd click on the magnet link, a little popup would ask me if I want to launch the magnet application or do nothing, then the ...
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Can admin monitor the chat in P2P?

I installed LAN messenger in my office machine from here. Can my network admin monitor the private chat or file transfer activities between me and my colleague? If the admin can in fact monitor the ...
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Can peers in P2P locate each other without a tracker?

I am fascinated to p2p technology. I am new to it and willing to learn more about it. Lots of technologies are built on top of it such as torrents, Diaspora. My question is, Can peers in p2p locate ...
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How can I use a torrent to copy large files across a flakey network connection

I'm migrating some huge virtual machine files from developer laptops onto a central virtual host, but the connection between our office and the data centre is somewhat unreliable. It looks like a ...
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What is well-known port number of P2P applications?

I have some trace files (truncated tcpdump file) contains traffic of a network. I want to separate packets of P2P applications such as BitTorrent,Skype,etc. Does any one have a list of well-known ...
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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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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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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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Transmission-daemon to port-forward

I have been using the Transmission BitTorrent GTK client to port-forward on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I would just go to the preferences and set specific port for it to open, and stop it from randomising the ...