[Wikireader] updates not working?
lehner at edv-buero-lehner.de
Sun Jul 8 01:13:54 CEST 2012
On Sat, 7 Jul 2012, Doug Jones wrote:
> I used the trick mentioned earlier in this thread. I trimmed the ?torrent
> off of the end of the URL and started downloading the entire file through
> Firefox. After a few megabytes I paused the download, copied the partial
> file into the download folder used by my bittorrent client, and told it to
> torrent that file. It contacted the tracker at amazon, which is indeed
> working, and the tracker found one peer (you), and sent you those megabytes.
> So the amazon tracker is working. And the file is indeed present on the
> amazon server. But the amazon tracker isn't using the amazon server as a
> So something is still wrong.
I now managed to download the zip files and seeding them now (for
Il will seed others also, in the hope, that the torrent network comes
back to live.
Off-topic soon, how-to:
I used azureus/vuze.
First downloaded the depedia*.7z files (as described earlier, without
Copied them into my torrent download folder.
Asked vuze to download the torrent 'depedia*.7z.torrent' from the
Got warning to continue/restart download, acknowledged that.
Started to seed then...
I was downloading the files from web with approx. 600kB.
This is much faster than any torrent network will provide and faster than
most other download sites.
Who - if ever - will have to pay for this download speed?
Does it make sense at all here, to use torrent network to distribute such
kind of data?
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