Re: [NTLK] Newton Museum Torrents

From: Adriano <>
Date: Fri Jun 30 2006 - 11:09:00 EDT

Once you have completed a torrent download, you will need to keep it
in the download folder in order to continue to seed it.


30/giu/06 Dan wrote:

> On 6/30/2006 9:21 AM, Paul Braun wrote:
>> L.W. Brown wrote:
>>> There are 3 folks still downloading, and I appear to be the only one
>>> "seeding" - but I have to drop off for a while as I commute to work.
>>> Torrents really work best if you keep online _WELL_ after you
>>> complete your download, so that the sharing is maximized - otherwise
>>> it is _very_ slow & unreliable...
>> Since I'm kinda new to the torrent thing.... my download finally
>> finished. However, it looks like my client (BitTorrent OSX) is now
>> offline, since I don't see any activity indicators.
>> How do I continue to help with the distribution?
> I am not familiar with that particular client. But in general as long
> as you leave the client open it will seed. But that can vary from
> client to client. Some will only seed for a certain percentage of
> time
> or ratio of data exchange download vs upload (changeable by you but
> there is usually some sort of default). Is your client a browser plug
> in or a stand alone client? Either way you should have some
> preferences
> you can set. If you can set a percentage, just set it very very high
> such as 900 (or higher) and it should allow you to seed for some time.
> There might also be a switch (checkmark) in the preferences to "allow
> seeding after the torrent is finished download" or something similar.
> They usually do this by default, but again there are a lot of clients
> out there and I am not familiar with the one you have.

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