Help - can't get bittorrent or bittornado to work

paul cooke paul.cooke100 at
Sun May 15 06:29:50 UTC 2005

On Saturday 14 May 2005 22:16, Michael Moum wrote:
> Hi all,
> I can't get bittorent or bittornado to work. When I click on a .torrent,
> the client comes up, but stalls out on connecting to peers. On
> bittornado, the ports are set to 6881 to 6889. I'm using guarddog to
> configure my firewall - that range of ports is open, and I've also tried
> it with the firewall disabled. No luck either way.
> Mepis is also installed on my machine. Bittorrent and bittornado work
> find when I boot into Mepis rather than Kbuntu.
> Does anyone have any ideas?

are you hiding behind another firewall, perhaps in your router/cable modem??? 
if so, you have to set port forwarding to your machine.

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