Can't torrent anything.

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Can't torrent anything.

Postby musicalmaxwell on Sat May 18, 2013 10:07 pm

Hello, I was about to torrent Olivia 15 (that's what I'm torrenting, I swear!) and so I tried using Deluge and Transmission to torrent it. However, recently I get the error "no incomming connections" (or in Tranmission, 0 downloaders and 0 seeders, or just "queued download" forever). Thus, I troubleshooted and began using different ports. No matter what I did, the program would either hang or say "Port not open" (BOTH programs). When I access CanYouSeeMe.org, the site that Transmission uses to find its ports, it does not even give me the result "Port not open"; it simply gives me an error.

However, when I run netstat -nlt this is what I get:
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tcp        0      0 127.0.1.1:53            0.0.0.0:*               LISTEN     
tcp        0      0 127.0.0.1:631           0.0.0.0:*               LISTEN     
tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:445             0.0.0.0:*               LISTEN     
tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:6881            0.0.0.0:*               LISTEN     
tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:139             0.0.0.0:*               LISTEN     
tcp6       0      0 ::1:631                 :::*                    LISTEN     
tcp6       0      0 :::445                  :::*                    LISTEN     
tcp6       0      0 :::6881                 :::*                    LISTEN     
tcp6       0      0 :::139                  :::*                    LISTEN

Currently, I am attempting to use port 6881. It again tells me that the port is not open. However, it is obviously listening.
Other ports I have tried are 47813, 53131, and many, many more in that range. Each time I do and type netstat -nlt, it tells me that the port that I input IS listening. This happens in both Deluge AND in transmission.

Thinking that maybe my ISP is throttling me, I also used Glasnost. Glasnost reported that there was no traffic shaping occuring, this was it's output about my download/upload rates.
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* There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your BitTorrent uploads. In our tests, uploads using control flows achieved up to 6127 Kbps while uploads using BitTorrent achieved up to 4373 Kbps.

* There is no indication that your ISP rate limits uploads on port 6881 or 51748. In our tests, uploads on port 6881 achieved up to 6127 Kbps while uploads on port 51748 achieved up to 3468 Kbps.


I am using Linux Mint 14. My Deluge version is 1.3.5 and my Transmission version is 2.61. I don't have access to the router, it is a shared router with my appartment building. Before this install I was using Ubuntu, and was not having any issues torrenting at all.

Thanks
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Re: Can't torrent anything.

Postby Spearmint2 on Sat May 18, 2013 10:53 pm

Look at the IP address of 0.0.0.0

You running a hosts file looping back some IP addresses?
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Re: Can't torrent anything.

Postby musicalmaxwell on Sun May 19, 2013 10:54 am

I'm sorry, I believed that this was normal since I was using netstat -nlt. I don't know what you mean by running a host's file.
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