Re: bittorrent proxy
On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 04:14:06PM -0400, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 01:40:45PM -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Is there a bittorrent proxy? I'd like to put it on the machine on my
> > LAN that is always on and has a huge disk. The proxy would take
> > requests from any user on my LAN and carry out the request for them.
> > This way, they wouldn't have to remain logged in themselves during the
> > download, and could just turn their machines on when the download was
> > complete.
> > Since my LAN is IP-masqueraded, it would also simplify the IP-forwarding
> > that would otherwise be necessary to use bittorrent. I can't I can't
> > IP-forward to *all* the machines on my LAN, and taking turns gets to be
> > a nuisance. With a proxy, I'd just have to IP-forward to the proxy (or
> > not, if it was the gateway machine).
> Why not just ssh in to the machine and then use screen and
> btdownloadcurses or just btdownloadheadless?
Probably because I hadn't heard of them. I'll look then up.