[ubuntu-uk] Idea- Torrents!

Javad Ayaz javadayaz at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 14:40:30 BST 2008

sounds good!!!

maybe a "torrents only" could be looked for a future ubuntu...where when yu
shut the pc...everything shuts down bar whatever is needed (i.e CPU running
at 10% of normal power consumption mode)!!!? :)

On 29/04/2008, Ciaran Mooney <general.mooney at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been thinking of doing something like this for a long time. I
> believe a distinction needs to be made between the application and the
> machine.
> Application :
> Download a torrent, you place it in a directory, your torrent client
> then detects the torrent file and begins the download. I would imagine
> all the torrenting is out-sourced to the external device. The torrent
> file will be saved to the mounted hard drive of the external device
> The external device runs the torrent application and once its done
> saves it to the USB hard drive it is attached to. When you turn on
> your PC, it mounts the torrent device along with the hard drive, and
> you can access the downloads.
> Device :
> NSLUG could do this, I have an old laptop with a dead screen that
> would also be perfect.
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