Help - can't get bittorrent or bittornado to work
mmoum at woh.rr.com
Sun May 15 14:30:01 UTC 2005
Thank you paul. I did indeed need to set port forwarding in my router.
That solved the problem.
paul cooke wrote:
> On Saturday 14 May 2005 22:16, Michael Moum wrote:
>>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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