Hello, all. Anybody who knows me will tell you, I am all about privacy. I'm an American, I want my privacy, and I want to come and go as I please, without feeling I'm being tracked by anyone. So, as a general technology inquiry, I would like to ask you, what would a persons options be if they wished to download a torrent file without sharing a single bit? [more inside]
I guess Canadian ISPs are starting to contact pirates to say that their downloading has been detected, and warning them that the copyright holder has been notified. I just got one of these popups, and it says they caught me downloading the season 6 opener of GoT last night. Except I don't download torrents, haven't ever seen an episode past season 1, and nobody else has access to my network. What's the explanation? [more inside]
Can my ISP detect which file I torrent if I start the P2P download process on VPN then finish normally? [more inside]
I have a cramped S.F. bedroom, with enough room for a king-sized bed, but little else. I would like for my partner and I to be able to watch torrented and streamed programming in comfort whilst on the bed, ideally on something more robust than a Roku. Like a real PC... preferably Windows-based. A reasonably sized display. 12" or larger. Swivel-mounted to the wall (recommend hardware for this please!) Perhaps a touch interface. Ideally with a real wireless keyboard / mouse solution. Possibly even something a graphics tablet can be hooked up to. The ability to be hooked up to the network and store away a ton of shows. Hardware that is off the floor, and not overheating and gathering dust under the bed. The ability to handle some relatively undemanding gaming. Low power usage. Can any of you recommend the best hardware to make this happen? Extra points if you can point to parts of the solution that are either advertised or likely to be advertised as on sale for Black Friday.
I am trying to find the best VPN services in 2014 with emphasis in the Twin Cities, but open to all options. [more inside]
Why is my DSL connection getting clogged by Bittorrent even after closing it? [more inside]
I'm about to leave for a two-day long car trip and I thought I could listen to some podcasts to pass the time. I'm a huge Bullseye with Jesse Thorn (formerly Sound of Young America) fan and I saw a link on the Maximum Fun website to download a torrent of all of the old episodes. So I downloaded the .torrent file and opened it on uTorrent but nothing happened. Any help on my predicament? What am I doing wrong and what can I do to properly download the files?
What's a quality Bittorrent site in 2013? Demonoid is down, and TPB has no focus on quality. My interests are in film and music, with an experimental bent.
Hi, I am trying to set up a surplus router as a NAS and torrent appliance, to integrate into an existing network. The setup will use two routers, one to provide network and internet to everyone, the other will use TomatoUSB and will be dedicated to torrenting. [more inside]
Question about bit torrent sites that (are) shut down and their possible revival. [more inside]
Name the obscure torrent client [more inside]
Given that the copyright landscape is about to change in Canada, educate me about VPN services and securing my connection like I'm a n00b! [more inside]
My qBittorrent client (for Linux) stalls out far too often and knocks me offline. Why is this happening, and what can I do to fix or mitigate the problem? [more inside]
How to turn my computer into an efficient home server... [more inside]
Synology NAS can't torrent with new D-link router [more inside]
I'm no buccaneer, and I'm not trying to hornswaggle anyone, but I would like to hang the RIAA from the yardarm.
Are there any significant US organizations similar to Piratbyrån? [more inside]
How do TV torrents go up so fast? [more inside]
I downloaded this torrent. When I burned it to a dvd with Toast on a mac, the picture was fine, but I had no audio at all (which is sort of the whole point). [more inside]
Help me send large files to a friend. [more inside]
Are there anonymous torrent seeding services suitable as dead man's switches for dissidents and reporters in dangerous locations? [more inside]
I need a way to set up a timer for when my torrents will run and when they'll be off. I'm using Transmission on a mac, but I'm open to switching things up. [more inside]
[BitTorrentFilter] I've made a torrent (of an interesting collection of music videos) that I want to distribute. Research about recent reliable trackers led me to use the one provided by PublicBitTorrent. But test-launching the torrent file from another computer shows me that no downloading (nor corresponding uploading) occurs. Is it the tracker, or what else might I have done wrong? [more inside]
MacOSX: Want to run a video converter after a download/torrent finishes. [more inside]
Help me decide on the best bit torrent client for use on a remote machine... (OS X Leopard). [more inside]
How can I set up torrent software on a Xubuntu/XP dual boot so that the same torrents are in the pipeline on both operating systems? [more inside]
How to privately share a large set of files with a large club? Having trouble getting bittorrent to work. [more inside]
LaCie 5Big NAS hacks/modifications/tricks? [more inside]
Although I have downloaded torrents successfully before, I can't get my current system to work. Everything proceeds fine until the actual download - which is stuck at 0.0%. [more inside]
This is easy - I just want the 'TV' version of Steve Martin's 'The Jerk'. So... how do I get it? [more inside]
What's a similarly-functioning alternative to mininova.org for finding torrents? [more inside]
Has anybody come up with a way to identify incomplete torrents? Azureus crashed and dumped all my active torrents, so now I have a ton of incomplete files, but I'm not sure which ones. Any ideas?
Advice for a server newb who needs help getting started with a simple media/backup/torrent server? [more inside]
Best Bit Torrent Forum? I'm having a problem, plus I'd like to learn more about torrents. Does anyone have any recommendation on an active forum board I could join? Thanks, David
I sometimes have trouble with downloading via torrent: surfing becomes a slow crawl/not an option. [more inside]
I recently changed computers and want to continue to seed a bunch of torrents, but have lost the original tracker files. What can I do? [more inside]
I'm consolidating and trying to save some money in the coming years. To that end I've acquired an older Mac Mini and pulled out an old monitor. I've set it as a working media center, but I think I could do more and do it more efficiently. [more inside]
Are there any half-decent torrent web clients to try, other than Torrent Relay?
How can I stop my roommates from using our shared internet connection to download or share copyrighted files? [more inside]
Why have my torrent downloads suddenly stopped? Is it my ISP? If yes, are they allowed to do that? [more inside]
Is there any software of Mac OS X that will protect my bittorrent seed/leech ratio? I'm looking for something like GreedyTorrent, but for mac. Obviously, freeware is preferred but I'm willing to hear any suggestions. [more inside]
I need to create a website for a fake invite-only torrent community to feature in a short movie centering around said community. What's the easiest way to set up a customizable tracker? [more inside]
I'm sure this question will not make me the most popular student at the dance, but is there a way to identify (via IP) machines running BitTorrent clients within an internal network (ie. work)? My company has around 50 employees, and the old, "Please don't torrent at work" doesn't seem to be doing much good anymore. It brings our email and web browsing to a near standstill, and dropping by the "usual suspects" is not only tiresome, but doesn't seem to find all the sources of traffic any longer. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
Torrented files can't be read by a remote machine until they are cut/pasted. Why, and how to fix it? [more inside]
Is there a way to anonymously download a torrent? [more inside]
I'm looking for tips, tricks, hacks, scripts, and ideas for managing torrents using Linux. [more inside]
How do torrents work? [more inside]
I will soon be distributing a bunch of large scientific and research datasets, all entirely legal for redistribution, many as large as a few gigabytes. Bittorrent is the best solution for this. Many respectable webhosting sites don't allow Bittorrent trackers; too many of those that do seem fly-by-night. I have a budget for this and want something respectable and reliable. Recommendations? [more inside]
With a nice high speed connection now installed at home, I'd like recommendations for finding sci-fi/fantasy TV shows that I can download legally and freely via torrent, that I would not typically have already seen on American cable. [more inside]
What's a good source for finding TV shows online? Specifically, Ninja Warrior (originally titles Sasuke in Japan)?
TV-over-the-internet-filter: What's a good source for finding TV shows online? Specifically, Ninja Warrior (originally titled Sasuke in Japan)? [more inside]
I've seen this and this,and this. When I'm running Transmission (I used to use Azareus, with the same problems, but I switched because a lot of the trackers I used banned it. I will switch if anyone can suggest a better client) on OSX it kills all of my web browsing. Even when I turn on Speed Limiter there is no web browsing. I'm only downloading one file, with one peer at the moment, for what that's worth. But when I cap upload at 5k, web browsing works again (by the way, I browse with Firefox). That doesn't seem right to me. I have Time Warner Road Runner cable internet and a Netgear WGR614v7 - 54 Mbps Wireless Router. Is there anything I'm overlooking to be able to browse the web while downloading torrents?
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