[clug] Torrents for Jamie's talk on Thursday

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Wed Aug 29 03:47:51 MDT 2012

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> On 28/08/12 12:00, Stephen Gibson wrote:
>> Sorry, to be the dummy here, but can the video file be placed
>> on a normal server. My default Ubuntu distribution is unable
>> to obtain the file.
>> The Transmission program says "Couldn't add duplicate torrent"
>> Then "CLUG_2012-08_Jamie-Carl_MongoDB.ogv"
>>           Downloading from 0 of 0 connected peers - Idle
>> It then it does nothing.
> Hi Steve,
> Are you on the ANU network?  Because I believe that the net admins
> have
> blocked BitTorrent...  If you can do a packet capture and see what
> it's up to
> there, that might help debug things.  You may need to also check your
> firewall
> settings and check Transmission to see that it's using a port that
> isn't
> blocked (for both outgoing and incoming connections).
> But otherwise, I believe Steve Hanley and Mikal Still were talking
> about
> making the videos available on the Linux Australia mirror (hosted on
> the ANU
> network).  That's out of my control.  My personal bandwidth and that
> of my
> hosting provider aren't really up to serving lots of copies of large
> files;
> hence BitTorrent.

I downloaded the small via bit torrent and left it running for a two
days (0 uploads) then turned it off.

On seeing Steve's message I switched it back on, but it "failed".

I have sent Steve a separate message as to where he can download my
downloaded copy.


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