Questions tagged [bittorrent]

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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Building virtual environment inside bash

I'm setting up a homelab, and one of the things I want to do is set up a torrent client. The machine's hardware is dated, to say the least. The OS is ubuntu server. Essentially, I only want to route ...
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install deluged and deluged-console in a debian VM and serve new torrent

I would like to share a local file via torrent. I created a torrent at home on my laptop with Transmission on Ubuntu 19.10 and successfully added the tracker udp://tracker.openbittorrent.com:80/...
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Monitor and execute with inotifywait but do it in a queue

I have a rtorrent + rutorrent setup which will move downloaded torrent content to ~/rtorrent/completed using autotools plugin. Inotifywait in background checks any new files that appears on ~/rtorrent/...
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Is the Info Hash of torrent file only generared by the file?

Uploader usually post the info hash of torrent file on the webpage, is this the same to sha1, 2 ,256... hashsum which only direct to the original file?
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how to backup transmission downloads and torrents?

How can I backup my torrents to an external hard drive which can be moved from system to system? I'm using Transmission. Ideally this would be both complete and incompletely downloaded torrents. If ...
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Safe speed for dowloading Ubuntu OS file

I wish to download Ubuntu 18.04 desktop version. Very slow speed takes more time; I know that. But which speed is considered as the safe speed for downloading Ubuntu? While using BitTorrent, is ...
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Using the shell, how to determine percentage of torrent file downloaded?

I am busy downloading files over Deluge and would like to know how to check the percentages of the files downloaded, using the Terminal. Ideally, I would like to be able to check individual files as ...
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Run 2 instances of qbittorrent-nox on same linux

I've been using qbittorrent-nox + WebUI on a headless server for a few months and it's working pretty good. I'd like to separate a bunch of torrents I seed and that I keep active for months hoping ...
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Chrome opens a second Transmission window with magnet links. How does it check if there is a transmission open or not?

The magnet link is correctly set with xdg-mime to open in transmission, and also in .local/share/applications/mimeapps.list. If transmission is NOT running, everything works as expected (click a ...
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Can't access qBittorrent web UI internally

I have a PC running Ubuntu 16.04.1 and I'm trying to set it up as a remote torrenting machine. I've successfully gotten OpenSSH to run on it and I can access it on port 22 from within my network just ...
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How to install Vuze torrent client from the official website on Linux?

After reading the installation steps of Vuze from the official website on Linux, I need to install it properly, as the instructions are rather short and incomplete. The particular OS in question is ...
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Configuring Squid as a proxy server that allows torrenting

I have an Ubuntu 16 server with Squid 3.5 installed. The squid.conf file only has two lines: http_port 1234 http_access allow all Right now I can set this server up as a proxy, and use it to send ...
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Open a port for bittorrent transmission

I am using deluge as my bittorrent client in Ubuntu 14.04. I want to open a port for speeding up the downloading. I did the following things: disabled firewall by sudo ufw disable changed settings ...
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transmission-remote: Get ID of torrent after adding torrent

Is there a way to retrieve the ID generated by transmission on a newly added torrent when invoking the command: $> transmission-remote -a file.torrent The return value of this command $? returns ...
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Blocking Torrent client traffic with iptables

I'm trying to stop a Torrent client from talking to certain IP ranges. The client runs as a specific user; in my case it is 500. The system has a network interface venet0 for connecting to the ...
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Is there a CLI tool to parse/read and show the metadata from a torrent file?

I downloaded a torrent file http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/stretch_di_rc1/amd64/bt-cd/debian-stretch-DI-rc1-amd64-netinst.iso.torrent Now I want to parse/read it so that I can find out things ...
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Vuze not starting?

root@debian:/home/love# vuze Starting Azureus... Suitable java version found [java = java 1.7.0_111] Configuring environment... Java exec found in PATH. Verifying... Error: Could not find or load main ...
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Distribute files to a large amount of servers

I'm looking for a way to distribute large files to my servers, the same files need to be at all the target servers... The files are in sizes of 30-600Gb. Problem: I mount my NFS share source on the ...
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Remove torrent files from specific tracker

My favorite bittorrent tracker just went down for good after a long run, and now I'd like to do some cleanup -- specifically I want to purge the 2000 or so torrent files from just that tracker out of ...
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Install torrent CLI on montaVista 6

I have been trying to figure this out for a while now but I have never made any progress with it. How can I install a torrent client on my NAS (Seagate Central) box which runs MontaVista 6. I have ...
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ImageMagick + ruTorrent-stats (Github repo)

I am trying to combine information I found here on the Unix & Linux Stack with I Wim Leers' rutorrent-stats I have some experience with coding simple websites and while I am by no means a ...
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Turn off resolve peers in uTorrent server (utserver)

I have utserver running and WebUI is also working. I noticed the default seems to have the peer resolve the IP address to their host name. I want to turn this off. In the Windows client, you could ...
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disable upload in rtorrent

Is it somehow possible to disable upload in rtorrent? One would think that upload_rate = 0 might do the trick, but based on my tests and commented rtorrent.rc file in rtorrent source tarball, 0 is for ...
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How do I go about downloading 100,000 torrents?

I want to download a large number of torrents on Ubuntu, while keeping a positive ratio on the torrent tracker. Since various torrent clients won't support that many active torrents (from what I ...
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How do I script deluge to get information about torrents?

Dealing with a lot of torrents is not always convenient when using GUI. I tried deluge-console info, but that didn't give all the info I wanted. So, to make it clear, what I need is a script, that ...
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How to download pbins with paludis through torrent protocol?

I read the following in Which package managers allow to download binary packages through torrent protocol? : Configure the correct stuff in the repo.conf, and create a dotorrent fetcher" How can I ...
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Which package managers allow to download binary packages through torrent protocol? [closed]

I looked to guides for portage and paludis and didn't found this feature. Is there any such package manager in other linux distributions ? UPD (from #paludis@freenode): Q:is it possible to setup ...
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Get torrent content hash

some know a tool to get hash of the content of a torrent file? suppose have a b.torrent with files c and d, some way to get the hash of c and d (or some data to can validate the files i don't ...
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Does the Transmission use only TCP or also UDP?

Will an opened UDP port accelerate torrenting using Transmission? I opened TCP port and the Transmission plainly says the port is open. I used Vuze before, and it used both TCP, and UDP. There has ...
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How to block torrent upload completely?

I'm running Vuze torrent client on Linux Mint and am looking for a way to block upload completely. Obsolete: Please take it as a fact, that I am unwilling to use some other bittorent client. I am ...
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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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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 dirB/...
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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 I ...
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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 it)....
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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 proxy)...
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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 a....
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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: system....
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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 0.8....