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Questions tagged [bittorrent]

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

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Folder on HDD showing larger than it actually is

I have a 3 TB WD Red, which I have had for around 2 years and it has been working fine, though in these last few weeks I have been experiencing weird issues with my torrent client locking up that ...
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bulk import or adding of vuze files

How can I bulk add .vuze configuration files? Can they be manually just moved to the configuration directory, perhaps? Or can I click a button to select multiple files? I'm adding a few manually ...
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Are there negative impacts of having DHT nodes connections 24/7?

I have a qBittorrent server at home that I use sometimes to download ISOs to test new Linux distros (amongst other things). The server is running 24/7 even when there are no active torrents in it. I ...
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How can I have more than five concurrent torrent downloading with transmission WD MyCloud?

How can I have more than five concurrent torrent downloading with transmission WD MyCloud? I've seen an article where I can edit the .json (How to have more than five torrents downloading concurrently ...
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rtorrent Failed to add torrent. Incorrect downloads directory

Using rtorrent/rutorrent, I'm able to seed torrents with media located in /3TB2 but not able to add any in a downloading state that point to that directory. I'm attempting to add the torrent via ...
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How to configure the number of concurrent downloads with Vuze?

How do I edit the quantity of downloads? Not number of connections, not maximum speed, but number of files being actively downloaded? See also: How to have more than five torrents downloading ...
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How to add a remote folder using command line in Resilio Sync?

I have a folder that's currently shared by another machine running Resilio Sync (formerly Bittorrent Sync). How do I grant a new machine access to this share using the config file? I don't want to use ...
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how to add a magnet link to a bittorrent client on a surface 3 tablet?

On a non-pro Surface 3, how to configure the browser so that magnet links are downloaded with a free bittorrent client app available through the store, such as torrent rt free plus (which, seemingly, ...
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Port Forwarding: How do I make my torrent client use the internet of a remote server?

I have a Shadowsocks server on my Ubuntu server, and I am tunneling all my traffic through it by using Proxifier. The problem is that my torrent client (Transmission) says its port 51413 is closed. I ...
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How to fix “HTTP invalid URL” in uTorrent 2.x

If you use uTorrent 2.0.4 or 2.2.1 (this may also apply to 3.x, I don't know), you may notice that some torrents show this under the Logger tab: <Torrent name>: HTTP invalid URL: It doesn't ...
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How am I able to seed if I have no ports forwarded in my torrent client?

Title is pretty self-explanatory. Often times when I am downloading torrents, even though I have no ports forwarded (uPnP disabled as well), I am able to still upload a lot of data to other clients. ...
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Transmission-daemon permission denied in /home/pi/ folder. How to fix it?

I don't want to use any USB drive with my Raspberry Pi because my SD card has 32GB storage. So i put /home/pi/torrent/downloads and /home/pi/torrent/incompleted location in the /etc/transmission-...
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What data is being downloaded by my client when seeding a completed torrent?

When I'm seeding completed torrents, I often notice that aside from bytes leaving my PC, there are also bytes entering my PC. Examples of this can be seen in the image below. I am using Tixati as ...
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Reconstructing directory structure lost after rsync --remove-source-files

I expect the answer to this will be "sort the files manually and be extra careful next time", but here goes anyway in case I've overlooked something. Some time ago—months—I needed to free up space on ...
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Possible to limit torrent speed when another device is connected to the network?

Is there any way for me to be able to limit my overall torrent speed when another device is connected to the network? I would like my desktop pc to throttle the download speed of any running torrents ...
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Cisco ASA fails to handle service objects with special characters after creation

Issue I have the two ASAs, which are listed in the Meta section. On those devices, I configured ACLs (both devices) and PAT (5506-X only) for a device to be able to perform peer-to-peer file sharing (...
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proxychains-ng only proxy for some specific site and bypass the else

OS: (Arch Linux) Linux HP-Arch 4.17.5-1-ARCH Proxychain-ng: version 4.13 Proxychains-ng has a "localnet exclusion" section in /etc/proxychains.conf which is used to bypass some sites and proxy all ...
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How do I migrate my Transmission state & settings to another user account?

Suppose I want to migrate my transmission configuration settings and current "state" (which torrents are active, which are paused, etc.) - from one user account to another, either on the same machine ...
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Bittorrent continue to crash

So let me get straight to the point: - Since last month, bittorrent keep on crashing over and over. Running online analyze system: http://www.osronline.com I got this: *** The OS name list needs to ...
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How will the traffic of a high-speed site be used for downloading in a Bittorrent?

I have high-speed access to a certain site (access speed 10mb/sec). For example, it's a https://website.com. Using the traffic of this web site I can go to other websites in high-speed mode using ...
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HTTP or HTTPS for a torrent tracker?

I use bttrack as a private torrent tracker. I don't see any HTTPS option. Does HTTPS matter for a torrent tracker? My question is about security (not performance) but I accept any other information/...
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how to restore link between torrent and file?

I have several files downloaded with the Transmission bittorrent client. But for certain reasons (e.g. OS re-installation) these files have "lost" their torrents. How can I restore them, so that these ...
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How do I detect duplicate files inside and across torrents?

If I'm downloading a bunch of torrents, is there a way or a client that detects files already downloaded and stops downloading them? Edit: Clarifying from the comments. Yes this means finding ...
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How to forward only torrent traffic through a VPN

I have an computer setup with Ubuntu Server, and I have a few things running on it, like a Plex server, radarr, and deluged. I have an OpenVPN that I pay for, and I want to only route torrent traffic ...
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transmission-daemon changes config folder on reboot

I am not sure why but transmission seems to be changing my settings on reboot. The folder where the settings are being held is /etc/transmission-daemon. I run the command sudo service transmission-...
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Can I merge torrents which have the same files from two different sources?

Thanks for having interest in my question. I found a torrent which I had the exact same content but no seeder (I will call this A). I want to be the seeder of the A torrent, but unfortunately, the ...
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uTorrent webUI looks rubbish on HiDPI screen

When I view the uTorrent webUI on my HiDPI screen in Chrome it looks terrible: It looks fine on non-HiDPI screens - so how can I fix this so it's readable on both? What I've tried so far: Zooming ...
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How does BitTorrent ensure you connect to non-malicious peers when using DHT/Trackerless torrents?

As far as I understand, Trackers in torrents somewhat provide the promise that the peers it shows you are non-malicious. In trackerless torrents however, you fetch peers from other peers. How does ...
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QNap download station does not upload

I am using Download Station on my QNap NAS TS 253-B. I have been downloading a number of torrents. But the Download Station does not seem to be seeding/uploading. This is going to destroy my ratio at ...
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Accessing uTorrent webUI from outside network

I am trying to configure the uTorrent webUI for access outside my home wifi network. I am able to access it on the local machine using localhost:7070/gui, but cannot access it externally using my ...
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What does a copy of the video mean in P2P?

In a P2P video streaming it is said that "when a client wants to see a video, it contacts it's tracker to find other peers that have a copy of the video" My question is: What does "a copy of the ...
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How do I test uTP ports against DPI filtering?

How exactly does one test an uTP port to see if it's firewalled? I can't seem to find any documentation on how uTP is supposed to work, and nmap doesn't seem to have an uTP option.
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Seed only when nothing is being downloaded in transmissoin bittorrent

A transmission torrent app running on a router. How to set transmission, so that it only seeds (uploads) when nothing is being downloaded ? Reason: Download speed fall big time, if uploads are ...
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How to know if a torrent has been downloaded

I know the title sounds stupid but just, read the question. So I asked this question couple of days ago. Unfortunately I managed to restore only 68GB and those same 68GB I permanently deleted. So, I ...
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Accidentally deleted torrent on uTorrent

So I've been downloading this torrent for 3 days now, its 180GB and instead of pause I somehow clicked delete torrent+data. The data and torrent is in the recycle bin still. How do I get them back to ...
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TORRENT blocking my internet connection

I have a problem on my computer. If I open a torrent the download starts and after a few moments it goes back to 0. Then I lose all connectivity, Windows says there's no Internet connection and the ...
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How to synchronize (i.e.Seed and Download) torrent without internet?

How to synchronize partially downloaded torrent files without internet? I am downloading a big torrent file size 80 GB approx. if I use Desktop computer for downloading that file its a problem of ...
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Folder permissions on shared NTFS media partition

My HDD has a NTFS media partition shared between Win and Linux partitions. When my bittorrent client on Windows 8.1 (Tribler) is set to save files in the Downloads folder located on that partition ...
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How do install utorrent on Debian 9?

I already try to install the utorrent follow the step of this website , but the "utserve" don't work, just appear this message...error Now I don't know if happen this because I installed it wrong or ...
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how to download torrents via UDP links in Torrent Trackers

Let's say you were searching for something on a torrent site, and instead of the usual .torrent file or a magnet link, you were presented with the image below: What would you do next to download the ...
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Chrome beta keeps forgetting default BitTorrent for magnet links

It was working on Chrome. I installed Chrome Beta. On Chrome Beta, it keeps asking if Vuze (my BitTorrent client) should be used to open the magnet link despite clicking the checkbox. I uninstalled ...
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Aria2c Inactive torrents blocks the upstream queue

Lets suppose I have 10 torrents added to the aria2c & I have set a maximum of 2 simultaneous downloads. When queue starts 2 will be in the progress & 8 will be in queue. Due to reason such as ...
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uTorrent starting up automatically

I installed uTorrent couple of months ago and while installing I unchecked the box that says "Start uTorrent with Windows" and it worked that way until few days ago when I turn on the PC uTorrent is ...
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qbittorrent download speed affected by upload speed limit

When I set the global upload speed limit to 3KiB/sec, the download speed is about 100~300 KiB/sec, but I changed the upload speed limit to 30 KiB/sec, then the download speed increased to 5~8 MiB/sec. ...
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How to gracefully kill the transmission-daemon in a docker container?

I'm trying to dockerize a standalone transmission-daemon with https. So I'm using transmission-daemon and nginx packages, and the docker is based on alpine Linux. To run both programs, I'm using ...
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Torrent websites going underground? [closed]

Request I, don't know i should ask it or not.But it concerns with the privacy and safety of pc.Still if anyone finds it wrong just tell me in the comment and i will delete it right away. Question ...
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What are cookies for in a Torrent client (qBittorrent, specifically)?

I noticed that qBittorrent has in "Tools" a "Manage cookies..." section. In it, one finds the cookies stored. My questions are: What are these cookies for? Who stored them there (that is, how and ...
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How to specify multiple tiered trackers in magnet URI?

I know how to specify trackers in the magnet URL scheme. I need to use &tr=[tracker address]. But when I add it, all the specified trackers in the magnet link go into Tier-0. What should I do if I ...
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Configuring Torrent/Download Managers to use the Lowest Possible Speed if other Resources aren't using Internet

How can i configure my DMs to lower its downloading speed and be flexible if other software is using internet? I always doubted something in these download managers like for example: Internt ...
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Seed Torrent with Folders from Zip or other archive file

Wanting to provide a seed for a folder of data that people request infrequently, do I have a way to seed this torrent from a Zip or other archive file? I would accept willingly the additional overhead ...