BitTorrent is a protocol that underpins the practice of peer-to-peer file sharing and is used for distributing large amounts of data over the Internet.

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command-line tool for a single download of a torrent (like wget or curl)

I'm interested in a single command that would download the contents of a torrent (and perhaps participate as a seed following the download, until I stop it). Usually, there is a torrent-client daemon ...
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Using Ubuntu as a SOCKS Proxy for Torrents - How to allow UDP for trackers?

This is my build: 14.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 2.6.32-042stab094.7 x86_64). I'm a complete noob at linux but have some experience in bind and ISC DCHP on some old solaris boxes (to define the audience!). I ...
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Transmission in idle or slow speed

I am running Transmission on Raspbian via the command line. transmission-daemon is running fine as well as downloading. However after the download is finished and seeding should start, the Raspberry ...
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How to create a rule on IPCop firewall for bittorrent trafic to work properly?

I've been trying to use my favourite torrent client (µTorrent) after setting up my IPCop (last update 2.1.9) and it warned me that my router/firewall was blocking the traffic and that I had to open a ...
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Restore torrent after OS installation

I have a bunch of torrent files on an external hard drive, downloaded with Transmission (on Elementary OS). After upgrading / re-installing my OS, I would like Transission to restore the torrent ...
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Create torrent with files from different directories from CLI

I have a directory structure that looks like: dirA fileA1 fileA2 ... dirB fileB1 fileB2 ... I would like to create a torrent using CLI utilities that contains: dirA/fileA1 ...
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How do I count local Bittorrent peers?

I am setting up software distribution via Bittorrent, and I'd like a client to be able to decide whether to seed its local copy of a package. I could just automatically seed, but that's a bit of an ...
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Does BitTorrent work in the background after quitting qBitTorrent?

Recently I installed qBitTorrent so I could download some episodes of a Creative Commons-licensed TV series. I simply used apt-get install qbittorrent, ran qbittorrent, then added the torrent files, ...
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Transmission-daemon service spontaneously stops

I've installed, configured and ran transmission-daemon on my CentOS 6 machine using service transmission-daemon start This works nicely, and I can see the web interface on http://server.ip:9091 as ...
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How do I route bittorrent through a second interface?

I've managed to configure openvpn on my DD-WRT router such that the tunnel is up and working, but that it doesn't mess with routes at all (the default configuration wants all traffic to go through ...
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How can I find out what's seeding in Vuze if it's not listed anywhere in the application?

I use Vuze (formally known as Azuereus) for downloading torrents. But for some time now it's been seeding something that I can't see or find anywhere. It's not listed in any of the lists that are ...
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Debian CLI torrent program through VPN

Has anyone successfully set up a CLI-only (no web UI's!) torrent client that can tunnel all of its traffic through a VPN? (Either by sending all traffic through a particular interface or a SOCKS ...
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Command line program to Check Number of Seeder on a Torrent

is there a command line program that could check number of available seeder (and peers) for one or more torrent file, something that could give an output like this: # peercount *.torrent 12/136 ...
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View contents of magnet URL via command line?

Is there any way to view the contents of a magnet URL using command line? I've tried aria2c which can view the contents of a torrent file but doesn't seem to show contents of magnet URLs.
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Move completed torrents in rTorrent according to label

I've got a seedbox with rTorrent (and ruTorrent) installed, and I'm trying to automate as much as possible... Currently, I've got this in my rtorrent.rc to move completed files to ~/Download: ...
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Wine + uTorrent invisible text torrent name column

Is there any solution/workaround for missing name text column on uTorrent 3.4.30635-1 under Wine 1.7.14-1 ? i've tried to change preferences > advanced > sys.enable_wine_hacks, but it does nothing.. ...
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Tunnel incoming rtorrent connections to rtorrent

I'm running rtorrent on a seedbox, but this seedbox has significant bandwidth restrictions. I have another server (I'll call it the proxy) with no bandwidth restrictions which I'd like to use as a ...
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Torrent with GUI for Gnome on CentOS 6?

I'm running Gnome Desktop on CentOS, I was wondering if anyone knows of a good Torrent program like uTorrent that will run on Gnome CentOS? If so does anyone have a tutorial on how to install it.
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How to make a Torrent client keep the same torrent data for multiple users?

I'm running Linux Mint with two user accounts. One account has admin priviliges while another is a normal account. If I start a torrent download in admin account I want that to continue even in the ...
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Transmission cannot connect to tracker

I installed the software trasmission, but I can't set it up. The following lines, are copied from the /var/log/daemon.log file: ... ... ... Dec 22 10:52:46 raspberrypi transmission-daemon[1904]: ...
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Bittorrent Sync Autostart as a Service

I'm running a raspberry pi with the latest raspbian (debian) on it. I've installed btsync. Now I want to run Bittorrent Sync, when the system boots, not only when somebody logs in. Do I have to run ...
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How to choose which bittorrent client is called when clicking downloaded torrent file in chromium?

When I was using squeeze, Qbittorrent was the only bittorrent client installed (I think). Once I had downloaded a torrent file using Chromium it would download to a bar at the bottom of the window, ...
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Set Transmission as default program when opening magnet links

How can I set up Chromium to open Transmission when clicking on a magnet link such as on TPB? Chromium says that it will use xdg-open but that generally doesn't do anything System: Manjaro Linux ...
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Program for identifying files from unfinished torrent-downloads?

Are there any programs that can help identify files and directories belonging to unfinished bittorrent-downloads? I've made a mess, and I'm unsure of which downloads are finished and which are not. ...
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Is there a workaround for a lack of scheduler in qbittorrent?

Unlike many other torrent clients, qbittorrent comes without a scheduling tool. Ideally, one can throttle downloads over a certain time of the day, on given days. Is there a workaround for this? Is ...
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Debian 2.6.32-5-amd64 I have all torrents client use only 100 MB speed but I have worked 1 GB

I have server in local network and i have problem with local speed. On this server I put deluged 1.2.3 opentracker. So when users download torrent for all peers availeble speed is 100 mb, but if in ...
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Can't access /transmission

I have installed Transmission service on Centos. It is running. The problem is when I type myservername/transmission in my browser address it doesn't open. It was working before.
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How to put the completed downloads in a directory with aria2c?

alias download='while true; do timeout -s 9 1260 aria2c *.torrent --lowest-speed-limit=1024 --disable-ipv6=true --seed-time=0 --max-connection-per-server=6 --enable-rpc=false; sleep 1; done' alias ...
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Command tool to create torrent files that includes MD5 hashes of files?

I'm aware of mktorrent, and know how to use it, but for testing purposes I require a utility that will also include the MD5 hash of every file in the torrent in the torrent meta info. I realize that ...
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What is the best rtorrent.rc config for seeding?

My ~/.rtorrent.rc looks like this: min_peers = 10000 min_peers_seed = 10000 encryption = require dht = on peer_exchange = yes How can I configure my rtorrent.rc so that I could seed better? (or ...
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How to add a torrent to a running rtorrent download?

So there is a directory full of torrent files: debian.iso.torrent fedora.iso.torrent I can start downloading them with a: rtorrent *.torrent command, when the working directory is the same ...
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Console based torrent client supporting magnet link?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnet_URI_scheme OS: OpenBSD/Linux. Are there any torrent clients that support magnet links? It's an important thing that they need to be console-based only!
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Is there a tool to view a torrent file?

I am interested in rendering a torrent file into a readable form (to see what files does it reference, what tracker information does it contain etc.). What a tool can I use to do just this?
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How to remotely detect another machine's utorrent version with nmap?

How can I use nmap to find out the utorrent version installed on a PC by scanning it from another PC on the same subnet?
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How to limit P2P/torrent traffic on an OpenWrt 10.03 router?

We have a WRT160NL router with OpenWRT 10.03, and a 60-70 Mbit connection (from ISP, don't ask why). This router can do 30-35 Mbit on ethernet(i mean cable)..ok! There are ~7 PC's using this Wireless ...
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Live Linux CD/DVD with Bittorrent client, Java, Flash, VLC?

I'm looking for a live CD distribution that offers me fully featured environment for using Internet and OpenOffice (or some other office app compatible with M$ Word). I thought about installing a ...
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install rtorrent failed using yum install rtorrent in CentOS

I want to install rtorrent as a client (NOT SeedBox). I tried the following command: yum install rtorrent I get following message: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached ...
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How do I set up a BitTornado tracker?

As the title suggests I would like to setup a BitTornado tracker for a local network. At the moment I am using OpenBitTorrent as my tracker but this seems strange as I don't want to do this over the ...
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best bittorrent client on Linux

What would people recommend as a free (as in freedom) BitTorrent client on Linux? Wikipedia has a Comparison of BitTorrent clients. For the record, I'm currently using QBittorrent, which I'm quite ...
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How to give HTTP traffic higher priority?

When I surf the web, I find that I have to pause my BitTorrent client, to help improve the painfully slow speed (I'm sadly on a 384kbps line). It's not too nice to have to do this manually every time. ...