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Internet Archive Starts Seeding 1,398,875 Torrents

http://torrentfreak.com

The Internet Archive has just enriched the BitTorrent ecosystem with well over a million torrent files, and that’s just the start of “universal access to all knowledge.” The torrents link to almost a petabyte of data and all files are being seeded by the Archive’s servers.

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Miro 4 released

http://entertainment.slashdot.org

The Miro media platform (formerly Democracy Player) has made a new major release. 'We believe the open media world can be just as integrated and usable as the closed, top-down, DRM'ed systems of companies like Apple. And we want to prove it,' says Nicholas Reville, Executive Director of Participatory Culture Foundation, which creates Miro." Try it now if you haven't yet, you will like it.

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KTorrent 4.1 Released

http://ktorrent.org

The biggest new features are: Support for superseeding; KIO magnet, Video streaming, enabling you to start watching a movie while it is downloading; The user interface has been redesigned, making better use of KDE's KParts technologies

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KTorrent 4.0 released with Magnet links and µTP protocol support

http://ktorrent.org

KTorrent 4.0 is finally released. This release add some rather interesting features like magnet support and the uTP protocol (bittorrent over UDP). Next to these big ones many smaller ones were also added: UDP tracker scraping was added, usability of the queue manager widget has been improved, you can now add multiple trackers at the same time...

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BitTorrent Inc has announced that its uTorrent Transport Protocol is now available as open source.

http://www.h-online.com

BitTorrent Inc., the company behind the popular BitTorrent peer-to-peer file sharing protocol, has announced that its uTorrent Transport Protocol (uTP) code is now available as open source. The uTP protocol is aimed at maximising network throughput while minimising network congestion, providing a better overall experience for both ISPs and end users.

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FatRat Is An Amazing Linux Download Manager

http://www.webupd8.org

FatRat comes with many very interesting options. For one, it can download from HTTP(S)/FTP, RapidShare free and even YouTube. But FatRat can also download torrents, (it has BitTorrent support) has RSS feed support + special functions for TV shows and podcasts, support for SOCKS5 and HTTP proxies and even remote control via Jabber and a web interface and of course, a scheduler.

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10 BitTorrent Client for Linux

http://www.distrotest.com

In this article, I didn't mention about softwares which don't have gui like rtorrent. In Linux there are more alternatives than following softwares'. I didn't use some of the softwares' last versions. I've also mentioned the versions which I used, near the titles.

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Remote control of your computer with non-free software is unwise

http://www.digitalcitizen.info

"BitTorrent is the most popular filesharing protocol on the Internet today. BitTorrent users typically obtain pieces of the data they want and share pieces of the same data with others. By cooperating in this fashion, almost everyone who wants a copy of the data gets what they want..."

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qBittorrent: The Closest Open Source Equivalent To uTorrent

http://www.webupd8.org

qBittorrent is a multi-platform lightweight but fully featured BitTorrent client. It's authors claim it's the closest open source (GNU GPL v2 license) equivalent to µTorrent.

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Court Gets A Torrent-full About Linux

http://www.linuxjournal.com

BitTorrent is one of the most contentious technologies available. At least, that is, to the Old Order, those lovely suit-clad corporate types bent on holding technology forever in the days of the — manual — typewriter. The technology, and the suits' dreams of a world free of it, are on trial in Australia, where Linux made an appearance today — at the defense table.

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Thoughts about ISPs, privacy and GNUnet

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Most of Moscow's ISPs blocked PirateBay's BitTorrent tracker. That forced me to thought about privacy, anonymity and freedom-related questions in Internet. And possible solutions to stay free and protected from moneyloving ISPs and their "rulers".

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Anonymous BitTorrent Using ItsHidden VPN

http://webupd8.blogspot.com

With anti-piracy outfits warning those who share copyrighted content and ISPs threatening to pull the plug on alleged offenders, many file-sharers have decided to protect themselves by going anonymous. To accommodate this growing demand, ItsHidden is now offering a free VPN targeted at those who want to protect their privacy online.

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Transmission BitTorrent Client - Lightweight Alternative to Deluge

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

Transmission is a lightweight BitTorrent client built in GTK, with a clean and simple interface. Although most people prefer more popular clients like Vuze, Deluge or KTorrent, Transmission incorporates all the major features one needs for downloading torrents and can prove a very good alternative to those, especially if you don't need all those whistles and bells.

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Overview: 5 BitTorrent Clients for Linux

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

Today I will continue the series of GUI applications reviews with 5 clients for the BitTorrent protocol. I will leave command-line clients like rtorrent or ctorrent for some other time, focusing on KTorrent, Deluge, Transmission, Vuze and QBitTorrent.

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Review: KTorrent 3.2.1 - Popular BitTorrent Client for KDE

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

A few days ago I reviewed Deluge, a powerful BitTorrent client for GNOME, so today I will continue in the same manner with the latest release of its KDE counterpart, the popular KTorrent.

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