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666philb


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PostPosted: Thu 02 Feb 2012, 14:58    Post_subject:  tixati 1.96
Sub_title: torrent client
 

this is tixati torrent client


Tixati has the following features:

detailed views of all aspects of the swarm, including peers, pieces, files, and trackers
support for magnet links, so no need to download .torrent files if a simple magnet-link is available
super-efficient peer choking/unchoking algorithms ensure the fastest downloads
peer connection encryption for added security
full DHT (Distributed Hash Table) implementation for trackerless torrents, including detailed message traffic graphs and customizable event logging
advanced bandwidth charting of overall traffic and per-transfer traffic, with separate classification of protocol and file bytes, and with separate classification of outbound traffic for trading and seeding
highly flexible bandwidth throttling, including trading/seeding proportion adjustment and adjustable priority for individual transfers and peers
bitfield graphs that show the completeness of all downloaded files, what pieces other peers have available, and the health of the overall swarm
customizable event logging for each download, and individual event logs for all peers within the swarm
expert local file management functions which allow you to move files to a different partition even while downloading is still in progress
100% compatible with the BitTorrent protocol
Windows and Linux-GTK native versions available
Decentralized Media Streaming

changelog http://www.tixati.com/news/

download tixati here http://www.tixati.com/download/tixati_1.96-1_i686.deb 14.3mb
MD5 5e2aeff3525b98cf6cde681e3611e6a0

for wary (and maybe racy) you'll need these two extra deps.....
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/19554672/libdbus-1-3_1.2.16-2ubuntu4_i386.deb

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/19554672/libdbus-glib-1-2_0.84-1_i386.deb

note, if you want tixati to auto-start with the computer, make a script in /root/Startup
Code:
#!/bin/sh
tixati -starthiddenintray


enjoy

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PostPosted: Mon 13 Feb 2012, 17:57    Post_subject:  

It works like a charm, a lot more interesting than transmission. Thanks.
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PostPosted: Mon 05 Mar 2012, 02:37    Post_subject: Lucky You!
Sub_title: Tixati fails to install, WTF
 

futwerk wrote:
It works like a charm, a lot more interesting than transmission. Thanks.


Lucky you. All I get is "Error, package tixati-1.8.3.pet failed to install."

Running Wary Puppy 5.2.2.

Transmission OTOH, easily installed. It just never loaded when I tried to activate it. Not even an error statement...it just did nothing.

So I was delighted to learn of this Tixati client...but now, oh hey, WTF.
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PostPosted: Tue 06 Mar 2012, 03:36    Post_subject:  

hi PupPupAndAway

i just tested tixati on wary 5.2.2 and it needs two extra .deps to work. i've attached them on the first post.

however, the fact that the .pet failed to install indicates a different problem. either the download is corrupt, or your savefile is full, or you've borked your wary install somehow.

i would suggest downloading the pet again and check the md5... plus the two deps and see how you get on

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PostPosted: Tue 06 Mar 2012, 05:56    Post_subject:  

Tixati License Agreement wrote:
THE END USER MAY NOT: (i) modify or create any derivative works of the software or documentation, including translation or localization; (ii) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for the software; (iii) redistribute, encumber, sell, rent, lease, sub-license, or otherwise transfer rights to the software; (iv) remove or alter any trademark, logo, copyright or other proprietary notices, legends, symbols or labels in the software.

Copying or distributing unauthorized files may violate copyright laws. Compliance with the copyright law is solely the user's responsibility.

This license will terminate immediately without notice if you fail to comply with any provision of this license. Upon termination you agree to destroy all copies of the software in your possession.

I may take a risk to nerve, but doesn't this --> THE END USER MAY NOT ... ... redistribute <-- include publishing via forums? Shocked

Shouldn't we resist such temptations? Sad

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PostPosted: Tue 06 Mar 2012, 06:43    Post_subject:  

ooops..... i never read that stuff Smile

however, i've posted a request on there forum asking for permission.

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PostPosted: Wed 07 Mar 2012, 09:39    Post_subject:  

permission granted Very Happy

http://forum.tixati.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=15486

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PostPosted: Wed 07 Mar 2012, 20:05    Post_subject: Frostwire  

I am using Ttuxxx's Frostwire 2011

Dunno how to update yet the 2011 version still works fine


http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?search_id=1835052629&t=70042
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PostPosted: Thu 08 Mar 2012, 05:57    Post_subject:  

666philb wrote:
permission granted Very Happy

http://forum.tixati.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=15486

Wow, that's cool. Is to get permissions to redistribute always that easy?

Was this your first request on such thing?

I would like to get permission to redistribute wavosaur (win). Wavosaur needs wine, but it can run as portable application.

Any hints, how to do (i did never do this)?

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PostPosted: Thu 08 Mar 2012, 06:00    Post_subject:  

666philb wrote:
permission granted Very Happy

http://forum.tixati.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=15486

Wow, that's cool! Cool

Is to get permissions to redistribute always that easy?

I would like to redistribute wavosaur.

Any hints, how i can get these permissions?

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PostPosted: Fri 09 Mar 2012, 14:11    Post_subject:  

hi RSH

i just asked on their forum, it's the first time i've tried:)... i noticed wavosaur has a forum linked from their website, would be worth you asking there,.

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PostPosted: Sun 11 Mar 2012, 03:03    Post_subject:  

666philb wrote:
i just tested tixati on wary 5.2.2 and it needs two extra .deps to work. i've attached them on the first post.

Okay, I downloaded/installed 'em. Thanx.

Quote:
however, the fact that the .pet failed to install indicates a different problem. either the download is corrupt, or your savefile is full, or you've borked your wary install somehow.

Let us not forget that often, file-share servers also corrupt transfers, Mediafire is one such. I've had more bad downloads from them, than other sites. Anywayz:

Download Manager displays correct file size of 13.4MB. However, file manager shows it to be just 115KB! And of course therefore the md5 sum does /not/ match.

So instead of downloading before installing, I just set SeaMonkey to run petget when ready...and Tixati installed very well, thank you.

And it actually loads, unlike Transmission. However, I can't get it to download anything via SeaMonkey. That is: it successfully downloads the few *.torrent files I'm testing. But it doesn't automatically run Tixati.

And when I "open" (or double-click) one of these torrents, I get no response.

If I click on a magnet URL, SeaMonkey says "magnet is not a registered protocol".

When I try to "add" a file under Tixati's transfer window, and I navigate to my download folder, the window appears blank, in spite of the fact I have several files that end in .torrent, located there!

Now, I can copy a magnet URL and paste it into Tixati, and voila, it begins transfer.

Shouldn't I use some sort of IP filter, for better security? Where can I get one of those?

And what settings are best (security/privacy-wise) for when I'm transferring via public wifi? (I do not have broadband at home, only dialup. And I do not subscribe to VPN, or care to use that mangled piece of insanity a.k.a. "Tor proxy".)

I've used various torrent clients, such as uTorrent and Transmission (and Ktorrent and Qtorrent)...and while I find them somewhat difficult, I can manage on my own. But Tixati is another level of confusion.

I'm not a hacker nor a coder, I am just an avid fan of Linux (a skilled PC hobbyist IOW), and can pretty much find my way around. IOW: I shouldn't be experiencing this much difficulty with a torrent client, if it were designed a bit more user friendly and a bit less geeky. But at least I can now download magnet links, if nothing else.

Thanks for your help, and any further help you care to impart.

UPDATE:

This time it downloaded properly. Three previous attempts (between yesterday and today) gave me just 115KB! Well, that's MediaFire for ya.

So I just associated torrent files w/Tixati under Seamonkey "Preferences > Browser > Helper Applications". But I still get that error. Even restarting the browser did not clear this up. *sigh* (If I have to /reboot/ to make this thing work properly, I'll eat my hat!)

UPDATE 2:

OMFG...a reboot /did/ set it right. Now SeaMonkey has torrent files associated w/Tixati. What's up with that...trying to make former Windoze users feel right at home?
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PostPosted: Sun 11 Mar 2012, 06:06    Post_subject:  

hi PupPupAndAway

not sure why you needed a reboot, as seamonkey associated with torrents straight away with me...... not sure about magnet links in wary though, they associate fine in lucid puppy.

as for ip blocking there's this but i'm not sure if if works on wary http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=47654


however transmission has a blocklist setting in it's preferences. and transmission is already installed and working in wary!! installing a different transmission must have broken the original.

wary's original transmission is here http://distro.ibiblio.org/quirky/pet_packages-wary5/transmission-2.22-1-i386.pet

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PostPosted: Sun 11 Mar 2012, 07:30    Post_subject:  

aah just noticed that tixati has an ipfilter

http://support.tixati.com/IP+Filter+View

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PostPosted: Mon 12 Mar 2012, 06:02    Post_subject: Re: Frostwire  

nancy reagan wrote:
I am using Ttuxxx's Frostwire 2011

Dunno how to update yet the 2011 version still works fine


http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?search_id=1835052629&t=70042


i think you can just download the update, unzip it, and run it from the extracted folder.

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