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#1647 - 03/06/05 05:06 AM Where and how do you torrent?
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First, for a little disclaimer. UGN Security does not condone the illegal downloading of software, movies, or music. Sharing copyrighted material is illegal and you should pay the "hard working" coders, film makers, and industry professionals for all of their "hard work".

Using torrents isn't always for "illegal" activities; such as, for instance, getting a backup for something that you legitly own (such as if your copy of window$ cd is cracked in half or if you're downloading a linux distribution via a torrent to help save on the bandwidth burden costs of the foundation. Please read the EULA which comes with your piece of software or the on recording warnings on a movie to ensure it allows backup copies (as you generally buy a key for most software I doubt they'd much care about the software portion).

Now, after that's all said and done; what torrent sites do you use? What kind of downloads do they specialize in?

Also, what is/are your favorite torrent client(s)?

Some useful off the bat torrents:
Gentoo Linux Torrents
Slackware Linux Torrents
Conectiva Linux Torrents
Long list of torrents of linux distributions at mybookmarkmanager

Also, this thread is EXEMPT from our Zombie Threads rule.
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#1648 - 03/06/05 05:12 AM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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I used to use SuprNova religously but they went under due to some legal babble...

Currently I use
MiniNova - Generally movies/tv shows
The Pirate Bay - Movies, Music, TV Shows, Programs, just about anything.
TVTorrents - TV Shows (hey I own a bunch of boxed sets ok?)
TVTorrents - Differant organization than TVTorrents.ws but much of the same content.
ISOHunt - Everything
TorrentSearch - Everything
Torrent Reactor - Everything
Torrent Spy - Everything
AnimeSuki - Anime
2Torrents - Everything

As for clients, I used to use TorrenTopia but I had a load of "technical issues" (it kept erroring out on torrents I knew existed and had valid seeds) so I moved on to BitLord which hasn't given me any issues and works quite well on window$.

NOTE: - This list is no longer maintained on this post; please see the UGN Security File Sharing Page .
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#1649 - 03/06/05 06:23 AM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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SuprNova is currently developing Exeem another P2P client or prog that worked great until 2 weeks ago (it's still in beta phase).

http://www.exeem.com/
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#1650 - 03/07/05 04:59 AM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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-update= just added some linux torrent links to the main post.
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#1651 - 03/08/05 10:49 AM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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can anyone look up some one for me their name is silicone toad and have him message me anytime plz
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#1652 - 03/08/05 01:54 PM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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Lotus be banned... I don't see how trying to find out information on someone who supposidly "hacked" you would belong on a thread about torrents...
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#1653 - 04/11/05 06:52 AM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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Adjusted my list to reflect the status of TVTorrents.ws as well as added TVTorrents.com (though they require login)
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#1654 - 04/11/05 09:58 AM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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Added:

Quote:
Originally posted by Gizmo:
2Torrents - Everything (UP)
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#1655 - 04/26/05 09:17 PM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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I like http://www.torrentspy.com alot too I use BitTorrent to actually share the files although I must admin it's actualy sharing capabilities are very limited. I also do not like the limited ability to control upload/download speed limits
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#1656 - 04/26/05 09:35 PM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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BitLord gives more control in reguards to limitation (at least "overall upload speed" "overall upload per torrent speed" and "overall upload per user speed").
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#1657 - 06/20/05 08:04 PM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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I like Morpheus best, not many people agree, but its got the stuff needed for just your odd here and there download.
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#1658 - 08/29/05 06:53 PM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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I use BitComet as the program

and use
TorrentReactor.to
TorrentBox.com

very nice. alot of stuff

and yea i havnt been to UGN Security for about 3 years so i'm making a visit
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#1659 - 09/18/05 03:06 PM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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The FileSharing page on the new design will hold a status indicator that will check site status of all torrent sites contained within on page load; please feel free to privde me with torrent sites for the list.
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#1660 - 10/06/05 08:02 PM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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demonoid this is another torrent download site contains many useful torrents.This is a free site although you have to register.
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#1661 - 10/08/05 12:01 PM Re: Where and how do you torrent?
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I've added 3 new torrent sites to the UGN Security File Sharing Page which automatically updates the status based on if the site can be contacted; updates as the page is loaded. Note that there is a 5second timeout, if the site cannot be connected within 5 seconds it default's to "offline".
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