OT: Free Hosting for Big files
kc8pdr at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 18:54:05 UTC 2010
On Wed, 2010-04-21 at 11:00 -0700, sdavmor wrote:
> On 04/21/2010 01:20 AM, Franz Waldmüller wrote:
> > Hi Jose
> > Jose Luis Alarcon Sanchez schrieb:
> >> Hi There!.
> >> I need share a file bigger than 250 Mb. I was several days searching
> >> the Internet for a free style hosting site, where my fellows can access
> >> to the file and download it. But i can't find a "serious" free hosting.
> >> Do you know any web or ftp site where i can up this file?.
> > a transfer with bittorrent would be very easy:
> > Start Transmission:
> > Applications -> Internet -> Transmission
> > Torrent -> New
> > Select File or Folder
> > add a tracker:
> > e.g.:
> > http://tracker.openbittorrent.com/announce
> > do not select "private tracker"
> > create the torrent
> > Add the torrent to transmission, and as download folder select the
> > folder where the original file/folder is located.
> > Transmission will detect the existing files, and will be ready to seed
> > the file to your friends.
> > Email the created torrent file to your friends the will have to add the
> > torrent to their bittorrent client.
> > If the don't have a bittorrent client installed (Windows) check out
> > deluge: http://deluge-torrent.org/ (there might be the need to restart
> > windows after the install of deluge)
> > if the don't have administrator privileges they may want to try:
> > http://portableapps.com/apps/internet/utorrent_portable (Not Free as in
> > Freedom)
> > Linux clients should have a bittorrent client installed.
> > It works like a charm + all Files are checked after the download.
> > In order to transfer the files the seeder and the leecher have to be
> > online at the same time. Contrary to conventional downloads it doesn't
> > matter if the transfer is interrupted.
> > If you want to transfer the file to several friends the usage of
> > bittorrent will speed up the transfer (if your friends start seeding, too).
> > If you have some secret documents to share you might want to create an
> > encrypted archive before creating the torrent.
> > Franz
> While I'm inclined to go with Dropbox, this would work equally well.
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you can try www.adrive.com they give you 50g for free and the give you
ftp access so you can upload it ?
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