What is the best torrent software?
magick.crow at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 18:01:54 BST 2009
On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 5:54 PM, "Terrell Prudé
Jr."<microman at cmosnetworks.com> wrote:
> At first, I used Azureus, which really is a fine Bittorrent program.
> However, I've also discovered that KTorrent, which comes with KDE and
> doesn't require Java, is also a mighty fine Bittorrent program. I mostly
> use KTorrent now.
> Which one is "best"? It really depends on your personal preferences. The
> "fastest" will depend a lot more on the speed of your Internet connection
> than whether or not you turn on/off encryption. I have mine set to accept
> both encrypted and unencrypted connections, because (being a Free Software
> advocate) I share GNU/Linux ISO's, and therefore I want the most people to
> be able to connect to me.
You might be shooting yourself in the foot, if I understand the
encryption correctly. When it is not encrypted ISPs will limit the
transfer rate on torrents. By using a none standard port and
encrypting you insure that the most people can get your torrents at
the fastest rates.
Douglas E Knapp
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