Flashget Some of you might be familiar with flashget. Its the coolest download manager every to be created. Recently they have added torrent support also and now Flashget is irresistible. I myself am a flashget user for the last 10 years. Utorrent Its the most popular torrent client. It is very small in size (~1mb) and has...

A tracker is a server that aids in communication between peers who download files off the torrent network. For a client to download files from the torrent network, its necessary that it connect to a tracker first. Without a tracker the client cannot initiate the download. The tracker provides the client with information regarding...

Downloading files off the torrent network is a 2 step process. First you have to download the index file for the file you want to download. Then you feed the index file to the client and the client starts the original download. Most of the time people download the index file and says that they downloaded the file, it was very...

I hope you have understood the basics of torrents from the previous post. If you have not, wait for the coming posts. For the time being lets stop bull shitting and do some practical stuff. Lets install a torrent client. A torrent client is a like a download manager for torrents. But slightly different in the way it operates...

Sharing is a social activity and hence its there on the internet also. Some forms of sharing files are considered illegal, but lets not discuss about that. Suppose you need a file, it may be a movie, mp3 or some software. Lets take for example, the latest Micheal Moore documentary. Its almost certain that many people already...

Many of you might this is a simple topic. Yes it is a simple topic, but still there are many who are unaware of the world of file sharing. The inspiration to write this post is a junior of mine. She wanted some files and I said they are in the torrent network. But She didn’t know what torrents were and had no idea how...

I guess slew people heard about uTorrent it’s a Bittorrent client for Windows, it is a light weight tool for torrent downloads. It have a WebUI for downloading. Now they created a Facebook application to control your downloads called uFacebook. Since it is a web interface we can remotely manipulate all the bitTorrent...

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