torrent

Full-featured BitTorrent client package and utilities (by anacrolix)

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  • BTFS (BitTorrent Filesystem)
    20 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 15 Apr 2024
    https://github.com/anacrolix/torrent has a fuse driver since 2013. I'm in the early stages of removing it. There are WebDAV, 3rd party FUSE, and HTTP wrappers of the client all doing similar things: serving magnet links, infohashes, and torrent files like an immutable filesystem. BitTorrent v2 support is currently in master.
  • Bitmagnet Allows People to Run Their Own Decentralized Torrent Indexer Locally
    5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 18 Feb 2024
    I'm the author of https://github.com/anacrolix/torrent (started in 2013) and https://github.com/anacrolix/dht (started in 2015). I have a DHT indexer implementation I developed in 2021. It's currently closed source but available for use as part of https://www.coveapp.info/. I have found that after several hours the search is excellent and stays up to date with ease.
  • 0x0: Share Files from Terminal
    9 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 8 Apr 2023
    https://github.com/anacrolix/torrent/blob/master/cmd/torrent... does exactly that. Install with `go get github.com/anacrolix/torrent/cmd/torrent@latest`, and then run `torrent serve `.
  • Docker's deleting Open Source images and here's what you need to know
    23 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 15 Mar 2023
    Hit me up if you want to discuss using BitTorrent to back images. https://github.com/anacrolix/torrent
  • Ask HN: What's a good open-source alternative to Cloudflare?
    9 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 14 Feb 2023
    It has some small latency but only when resources are spread across many different infos. If you can constrain your resources to a single DHT traversal, it's pretty quick. I run several services that stream from BitTorrent on demand, using https://github.com/anacrolix/torrent which are surprisingly quick to start. However it does choke up when you try to start many different resources at once, which multiplies horizontally the number of DHT traversals, and per-torrent related overhead to get started.

    It is solvable, but any solution that spreads resources out across many different targets in the DHT is slow. Basically anything that was inspired by BitTorrent, but isn't BitTorrent itself does this, because they get overly excited by deduplication of data.

  • Transmission v4.0
    5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 7 Feb 2023
    For whatever reason the ARM version Transmission does not work well on my M2 laptop - it downloads quickly at first and then drops off to zero. I tried playing around with different settings, running their nightly builds, etc, and nothing fixed it for me. In the end I searched for other clients and found them all filled with ads and bloatware, and decided to use this excellent open source command line client instead:

    https://github.com/anacrolix/torrent

    It has a few frontends built on top of it (linked in the project readme), but I just run `torrent download ` and it downloads at full speed / with no issues.

  • Full-featured BitTorrent client package and utilities for Go
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 6 Nov 2022
  • Show HN: Mabel – a fancy BitTorrent client for the terminal
    6 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 19 Jun 2022
  • How to run a Webtorrent as service?
    2 projects | /r/WebTorrent | 9 May 2022
    https://tcloud-lunik.herokuapp.com/ https://btorrent.xyz/ https://github.com/pldubouilh/webtorrent-webui https://github.com/anacrolix/torrent
  • Refactoring variadic functions with tools
    2 projects | /r/golang | 23 Jan 2022
    The use case is in the refactoring in https://github.com/anacrolix/torrent/compare/smartban...lazylog. A lot of the parameters moved around as part of a performance optimization in https://github.com/anacrolix/log/compare/lazylog.
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anacrolix/torrent is an open source project licensed under Mozilla Public License 2.0 which is an OSI approved license.

The primary programming language of torrent is Go.


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