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I did use azureus (sp?) and it's not currently installed. Before I reinstall it, does anyone recommend anything better? It seems the favorite bit torrent apps are always changing.
 

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I use BitTornado. It seems a bit hard to use though so I'm not sure if I'd recommend it. It's just something that works. I miss the old BitTorrent app I had, but it doesn't seem to be working.
 

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ssh and just btdownloadcurses<br><br><br><br>
Just logged in to my friends server in Germany right now downloading some anime, which I'll then transfer to my machine.
 

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I use Azureus if I'm downloading a lot of stuff, or want to queue files and set speed limits.<br><br>
(ETA: The main problem with Azureus is that it can become a memory hog.)<br><br><br><br>
I use BitTornado if I'm just downloading a simple thing here or there.
 

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I use µTorrent (pronounced mu-torrent). You should too.<br><br><br><br>
"µTorrent implements many of the features introduced by much larger clients such as Azureus, BitComet and BitTornado but retains a very small footprint in system memory. The program's typical memory usage is less than 6 MB, and the CPU use is low enough for the program to run on very old computers (including 486s)."<br><br><br><br>
Features Include:<br><br><br><br>
Unicode support.<br><br>
UPnP support for all versions of Windows, implemented without the use of Windows XP's UPnP framework.<br><br>
Peer exchange (PEX) with other µTorrent clients<br><br>
RSS ("broadcatching")<br><br>
"Trackerless" BitTorrent support<br><br>
Configurable bandwidth scheduler<br><br>
Localized to 38 languages[4]<br><br>
Initial seeding<br><br>
Tetris (as an Easter egg)<br><br><br><br>
I find utorrent mush less intrusive than almost any other client, easy to configure and use.
 

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i am using the non-install version<br><br><br><br><br><br>
i do not understand well the following features<br><br>
how to use it? etc.<br><br><br><br>
RSS ("broadcatching")<br><br>
"Trackerless" BitTorrent support<br><br><br><br><br><br>
Is BitComet do not need tracker or do not need seed ?
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Sketchy</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
I use µTorrent (pronounced mu-torrent). You should too.</div>
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^ Truth.<br><br><br><br>
I used to use Azureus, but found out about µTorrent and installed it. It is indeed way better, with pretty much all the features of Az. Get it!
 

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The speed depends on your connection and the connections of the people you are downloading from. It doesn't really have much to do with the application you're using.<br><br><br><br><br><br>
Thanks for the recommendation of µTorrent, I'll have to check it out sometime.
 

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If you like µTorrent, check out Transmission for your Mac.<br><br><br><br><a href="http://transmission.m0k.org/" target="_blank">http://transmission.m0k.org/</a><br><br><br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>lolgaber</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
µTorrent for my Windows and Azureus on my Mac.</div>
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I use utorrent as well, on my Windows machine (from Linux I just VNC to my windows machine, so I have one queue). I especially appreciate the IP filtering, which allows me to restrict traffic to Australian peers during the day, so my downloads aren't counted towards my monthly limit. Now, if the scheduler could turn the IP filters on and off, it'd be perfect...
 

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it can bypass the tcpip.sys default of 10 connections/s? did not know that. wasn't able to find anything that verified that though.<br><br><br><br><br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Sketchy</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
µTorrent can also bypass the TCP Connection limit in WinxpSP2, in case anyone cares. (Error 4226)</div>
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I'm having trouble forwarding my ports, on my linksys router, so that downloads get the computer on the net, instead of just to the dsl modem.<br><br><br><br>
my dsl modem has a built in router and verizon advised me to use the separate router I already have, so that I will not need a hub. They and linksys told me to make the router 192.168.2.1. So far so good. Then my DHCP server, on the router, automatically assigns names to my computers, starting with 192.168.2.100, then 192.168.2.101, etc. My computer usually gets named 192.168.2.100. There is supposed to be a way to disable DHCP and change TCP/ip on my network card to static ip of 192.168.2.101, but internet connectivity ceases if I try that. So i just went to "forwarding" and forwarded the external port that utorrent says it is using, 32459, to computer number 192.168.2.100.<br><br><br><br>
While I am getting very slow downloading (like around 5 kB/sec) with or without the port forwarded, utorrent's "test if port if forwarded properly" button returns an error. "Port 32459 does not appear to be open."<br><br><br><br>
Why? I forwarded that port to the computer that is currently named 192.168.2.100. ????
 

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Re: port forwarding. Would you know if the Verizon device is set to NAT or bridged mode? In the Linksys admin panel, what is the IP address assigned to your WAN connection? If it's 192.x.x.x, then it's most likely NAT, meaning you' d have to foward the same port on both devices, or set the verizon device to bridge. There are a few gotcha's in there.<br><br><br><br>
Re: static address assignment. this is easily resolved, but i'd take care of the above first. as you noted, you ideally forward to a static address in the event that your dhcp server changes it. you'll need to make static entried on your computers that include at least the desired ip address, the gateway address, and usually the dns server address(s). The last is sometimes filled in by the router (partial dhcp). You can usually also get away with setting the DNS to the gateway address.<br><br><br><br>
happy to help you further with this if you wish.<br><br><br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>soilman</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
I'm having trouble forwarding my ports, on my linksys router, so that downloads get the computer on the net, instead of just to the dsl modem.<br><br><br><br>
my dsl modem has a built in router and verizon advised me to use the separate router I already have, so that I will not need a hub. They and linksys told me to make the router 192.168.2.1. So far so good. Then my DHCP server, on the router, automatically assigns names to my computers, starting with 192.168.2.100, then 192.168.2.101, etc. My computer usually gets named 192.168.2.100. There is supposed to be a way to disable DHCP and change TCP/ip on my network card to static ip of 192.168.2.101, but internet connectivity ceases if I try that. So i just went to "forwarding" and forwarded the external port that utorrent says it is using, 32459, to computer number 192.168.2.100.<br><br><br><br>
While I am getting very slow downloading (like around 5 kB/sec) with or without the port forwarded, utorrent's "test if port if forwarded properly" button returns an error. "Port 32459 does not appear to be open."<br><br><br><br>
Why? I forwarded that port to the computer that is currently named 192.168.2.100. ????</div>
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