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Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 6 years 2 months ago Timbo

Thanks for your further input.

More developments - I went in to the router and set an additional port 49001 for UDP. I then did the Vuze NAT-Firewall test and - surprise - both the TCP and UDP tested OK on port 56912. Maybe the UDP function needed a return loop via 49001 to make 56912 come alive.

I have re-loaded the mlDHT plug-in and re-launched Vuze. The box at the bottom shows "mlDHT" on its own, no IPv etc - is that right?

But the overriding problem is that speeds have now slowed down even more….. Downloads are mainly green but achingly slow. You kindly suggest visiting the "optimising-vuze-speed" page but that basically steers one through the NAT-Firewall test which now comes out OK. I also did the Vuze Network Status test which produces this result;
0 NAT devices found
No SOCKS proxy found
No HTTP proxy found
No explicit bind address set
Testing HTTP outbound
Test successful
Testing TCP outbound
Test successful
Testing UDP outbound
Test successful
Testing TCP port 56912 inbound
Test successful
Testing UDP port 56912 inbound
Sending outbound packet and waiting for reply probe (timeout=5000)
Sending completion event
Test successful

However, further down that test two fail lines appear;
Outbound connection fail: end of stream on socket read

and after the Outbound Leecher/Seed reports;
No incoming connections received, likely NAT problems

My current total throughput is about 22 kB/s and at full chat over the last few years I would consider 210 kB/s a normal. I have set upload speed on auto and it has settled at 10K. Is there any diagnostic function in Vuze that could help me shed light on the slow throughput?

Thanks again for your detailed consideration of this problem.

Tim

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Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 6 years 2 months ago mr6n8 I would not use the auto speed (any one of them). I have found it to be bad for down speeds and not reliable. The second half of that guide (Adjusting Internal Settings) has information on the correct settings for your internet connection. That guide is going to be more accurate and effective. I would not pay much attention to the Network Status test as there has always been issues with that (though they were supposed to be fixed up mid 2013). If the main NAT/Firewall test is showing OK, then that is really all that should matter. EDIT: I forgot about the Mainline - yes they have changed the look for that and that is all you should see. However, after it has been active for 5-10minutes, you should see some big numbers for IPv4 when you hover over mIDHT with your curser(I am seeing 141 million right now) view
Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 6 years 2 months ago MoG

Hello,

Everything was working fine, but now all my downloads dont seem to work. keep getting "ETA" or 1y 65d left for the download to be complete.
tried to change the port alot of times, none seem to make a difference. tried to download "DHT Plugin" and didnt install.

Id really appreciate if someone could help me get the downloads back.

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Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 6 years 2 months ago Timbo

Brilliant - thanks to your sensible advice I'm now back to full speed, all green smileys on downloads and good balanced overall speed spread between each torrent.

I'm so glad you agree that the Vuze Auto-Speed settings are unreliable. I've never found them to work properly for years, on ADSL installations they auto-swallow way too much of the upload bandwidth, thereby compromising the available headroom for the re-send/confirm signals of the downloads. So the downloads end up slower than if one had set the speed oneself. I've set it manually at about one-third of my usual very best upload speed and it's just fine.

IMHO some of the Vuze-related info + set-up pages should be updated with clearer guidance. The Port Selection procedures (especially for Mac owners) should be clarified as the extra 49001 port also needed by UDP doesn't figure prominently.

The Mainline plug-in has bedded-in well. I'm seeing 47 million IPv4.

Many thanks again.

Tim

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Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 6 years 2 months ago mr6n8 First step is to try the Help>NAT/Firewall test as set forth in the Optimizing Vuze for Speed guide: http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/optimizing-vuze-speed.htm view
Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 6 years 2 months ago mr6n8 Good to hear it is sorted. Enjoy view
Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 6 years 2 weeks ago narutoitachi

Hi Steve! I have done all the steps and everything seems fine (checked my ports in NAT/Firewall Test and it says Ok, etc.) except for this last step. I was able to download the Main DHT plugin version 1.5 but I never saw the image that last you've posted on your article. So I did the Vuze NAT/Firewall Test and tested the 49001 UDP port, but it gave me this:

Testing port UDP 49001 ...
Sending outbound packet and waiting for reply probe (timeout=5000)
Sending outbound packet and waiting for reply probe (timeout=10000)
Sending outbound packet and waiting for reply probe (timeout=15000)
Sending completion event
NAT Error. Inbound test failed, PRUDPPacketHandler:sendAndReceive failed, Socket is closed.

Can you please help with this one? Thanks in advance!

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Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 6 years 2 weeks ago mr6n8 First off the way the plugin shows on the status bar has changed from when I first put up the guide. Now the information only shows when you hover over the mIDHT icon. (I have put up a new image). So, after your Vuze has been open for a while check those numbers by hovering. When I first went to check on my setup after your post, I was getting large numbers showing on the hover info, but I was also failing the UDP test on port 49001. I had to change the port for mIDHT, save and restart and then change back to 49001 and save and restart before I got a pass. You might try that and see if that resolves. If you are showing large numbers on the hover info, then I would not worry about the test. If you are still failing the test and getting no numbers after trying the above, then let me know about any software firewalls and routers/modems on your system. Steve view
Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 6 years 2 weeks ago narutoitachi

Thanks for the help!

I did what you've said and the UDP gives an "ok" result! But I've got a couple of things to clarify if it's okay (sorry if I've got multiple questions.) First is the incoming UDP listen port, what I did was I put a random number there but you said here that you've changed back to 49001 and saved it. So basically, 49001 must be the UDP port and not any random port between 49160-65534?

Second question is about the static IP. My router is Zyxel ZXV10 W300, with firmware version of W300V1.1.0a_ZRD_PH3. I went to NAT>Virtual Server and put two rule indeces, one for the random port number (TCP and UDP) and one for 49001 (UDP). But I was confused when I saw an option of start port number and end port number. What I did is I put the same value for the start port and end port number for both rule indices. Is it right?

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Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 6 years 1 week ago mr6n8 If you are talking about the port for the Mainline DHT plugin, then 49001 is the default port. I had issues with this when I set this port to the same one as my general UDP port for Vuze (the Mainline DHT did not get past initializing). So, I suggest keeping the Mainline DHT port to 49001. The Mainline port was the one that I changed back and forth, not the general UDP port. The general UDP port is best kept to one in the 49160-65534 range. As to the router question, yes putting the port number used as the start and end is correct. Steve view
Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 6 years 1 week ago narutoitachi

Thanks again Steve for the enlightenment! I've got scrambled on MiDHT and general UDP port, what I switched was the general UDP port, I put a random number then saved 49001 port and the test result went okay. Upon reading your reply I changed the general UDP back to my original port number and it still worked.

I can't believe that I am getting this quality service for free. A bunch of thanks for you good sir! But another issue is bothering me (I don't know if this is still within your scope but a help/advice from you would be much appreciated). The issue is I and my friend both upgraded to the same internet plan from the same ISP. We have the same speed (1.9-2.0 Mbps/s) as per speedtest.net result, but the thing is she's getting about 20-60 kb/s when downloading through torrent. And before the upgrade, we also have the same plan, the maximum speed that I'm getting is 60 kb/s while she's getting 70-80 kb/s?

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Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 6 years 1 week ago mr6n8 Seems like both of you should be getting better speeds. Though there are a lot of variables in bittorrent speed. Have you gone through the guide here on Optimizing Vuze for Speed? http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/optimizing-vuze-speed.htm view
Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 6 years 5 days ago narutoitachi

Oh, I thought you didn't respond anymore because there's no notification on my email. Good thing I've got back to this page. Sorry for the late response.

Yes sir, I have successfully done all the steps that you recommended but still there's no increase in my download speed.

To clear out my post before, I and my friend are currently on a up to 2.0 Mbps plan, I'm getting a maximum of 240 kb/s while her maximum is 290+ kb/s. We we're on the same plan before our upgrade, the plan was up to .5 Mbps, and she's still ahead in download speed, getting a max. speed of 80 kb/s, while my download speed on that plan was on max. of 60 kb/s.

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Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 5 years 8 months ago bobby79

Hi i need help i have download the mainline DHT but it says ipv 4 1 ipv 6 inisialising
dont know what could be wrong.
also on a different question my torrents always take a while to start or they have red smily or sady :)so they dont even start can any one help.
tnx in advance

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Vuze Help: Installing The Mainline DHT Plugin 5 years 3 months ago Pontiac1763

Hi, I've installed the mlDHT plugin and it's visible in the status bar. IPv4 shows large numbers of IP's, IPv6 says 'initializing'. The NAT/Firewall test also gives a pass for port 49001. So this probably means that the installation of the plugin is OK.

The thing that I want to bring up is that when I go to the sources tab of an active torrent, the mlDHT plugin is shown in the sources list, but the plugin never shows any seeds. All the peers are placed in the leechers column, and the seeds column stays zero all the time. Is this as it should be? Why does the mlDHT plugin never have (or show) any seeds? Does this mean that seeds can't establish a connection with my computer, or is this but a glitch in the plugin? My idea is that to all appearances the mlDHT plugin doesn't differentiate between seeds and leechers, marks them all as leachers, and therefore all the peers are placed in the leechers column, but that's just a guess.

Anyone with a solution to this puzzle?

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Vuze Help 6 years 10 months ago Zima

Is there any way to prevent ISPs from BitTorrent bandwidth throttling? Sometimes my ISP limits BT bandwidth.

Any solution to prevent bandwidth throttling?

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Vuze Help 6 years 10 months ago mr6n8 It depends on how they throttle. Unfortunately they have gotten rather good at it and for most ISP throttling there is no way around it. Who is your ISP? Steve view
Vuze Help 6 years 10 months ago Zima

I have only problem with seeding. Downloading/Leeching works without any problem, but when I want to seed a torrent with maximum/unlimited upload speed, it fails. It works with lower speeds but I want to use at least 95% of my maximum upload rate for it. Because it's a big sized torrent and needs good seeding.

I heard using specialized VPNs for BitTorrent communications will solve that. My friend recommended seedboxes to me. Are they useful?

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Vuze Help 6 years 10 months ago mr6n8 A VPN or seedbox (assuming they support bittorrent) would work, but they cost money. There are free VPNs, but the speeds will not be good. Again, who is your ISP? Is this torrent from a private torrent site? view
Vuze Help 5 years 10 months ago nickstermon

1. How do I you move a movie or TV show (after downloaded to Vuze Downloads) into Plex?

2. How to set up to auto download to Movies in Plex Media Server?

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VSDC Free Video Editor 2 years 1 week ago MidnightCowboy Thank you for pointing out this typo which was correct in the review text but not in the title. Now corrected. MC - Site Manager. view
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The link under " Review & Alternatives:" is incomplete.

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VSDC Free Video Editor 3 weeks 2 days ago MidnightCowboy Thank you. This has now been corrected. MC - Site Manager. view
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VirtualDub 3 years 8 months ago syspklc53

I'm new to the video editing world. I'm downloading the software because I have six .AVI files that I would like to merge into one file.
Am I in the the right place?

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VirtualDub 3 years 8 months ago Joe A.TT

Yes, you can merge the individual AVIs into a single one with VirtualDub. If you have any further questions, please ask in the forum.

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VirtualDub 3 years 4 months ago bayridge

I see it saves mp4 but doesn't let you edit them. All I want is a simple program to add my own text to mp4 files. Basic stuff. What could be more simple?

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VirtualDub 3 years 4 months ago Sprintel

Try windows movie maker. I think it can do what you want and it's easy to use (it has been a while since I used it). You can also try HitFilm. It's a little bit complicated for a novice but there is a tutorial on youtube that you can follow. I'ven done it before.

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VirtualDub 3 years 4 months ago wildweaselkeeper

The only problem I see with "DaVinci Resolve" is that it's not compatible with "XP" or "7"; only "8" and "10". I currently use "XP" and plan on upgrading to "7" at the earliest opportunity. I am not a fan of "8" or "10" and so I will have to default to "VirtualDub" and use "Davinci Resolve" on my wife's Windows 10 machine. She had "7", but let it upgrade to "10" against my advice.

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VirtualDub 3 years 3 months ago Bruce_Fraser

I think you mean "interface" instead of "interphase". Perhaps you wrote this using voice recognition software?

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Win7: 64bit download only.

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Listed as free but only paid optims

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View Your Microsoft Project .MPP Files Online For Free 6 years 10 months ago eduphilic

its great

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View Websites in Dark Mode With This Browser Add-on 1 month 1 week ago hegggy

Thanks. Brilliant find, working without a hitch on opera.

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View Websites in Dark Mode With This Browser Add-on 1 month 1 week ago rhiannon

You're very welcome and I'm happy you like it. Thanks for input on Opera, I hadn't tested it there. Brave, Edge Chromium and Iridium worked fine, good to know Opera does too. :)

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View Websites in Dark Mode With This Browser Add-on 3 weeks 6 hours ago sirpaul2

I've been using this add-on with Vivaldi for a bit The only downside I could find is that it doesn't play well with some other add-ons. A simple reinstall will fix it every time though (so far).

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View Websites in Dark Mode With This Browser Add-on 2 weeks 23 hours ago rhiannon

That happens to me now and again on Firefox.

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I often check on who is crossing the street on Abbey Road.

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I'd seems it would be quite an interesting cam.

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I'm glad you like it. :)

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I love plants and gardening, I spent a lot of time there. I'm glad you like it.

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View and Save Fonts In Color With This Free Font Viewer 1 year 8 months ago rhiannon

Would you please clarify that comment?

The page where the program is downloaded from says its free for Windows and Mac. I downloaded the program and tested it extensively on two different computers with two versions of Windows before writing it up. There were no upgrade or sales prompts, it wasn't a program that has basic features for free with more features with a paid upgrade. If you had a different experience downloading, installing and using the program it would be helpful to know about it.

FontLab has paid programs, but the app that I downloaded and tested is a small app they offer for free. I would add that the program is available as at some of download sites like cnet, where it's listed as free, and is reviewed favorably on several sites. There's a YouTube tutorial on how to use it with Cricut, if you're a crafter and use die cut machines.  

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View and Save Fonts In Color With This Free Font Viewer 1 year 8 months ago rhiannon

Thanks. It's good to know there doesn't seem to be an issue with the app. :)

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When installing it says "Publisher Unverified"

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View Almost Any Document In Your Browser 1 year 10 months ago pvilan

Thanks rhiannon.
I'am going to try it!
Peter.

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View Almost Any Document In Your Browser 1 year 10 months ago rhiannon

You're welcome. :)

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View Almost Any Document In Your Browser 1 year 10 months ago abrandt

Thank you. Will test over the next week.

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View Almost Any Document In Your Browser 1 year 10 months ago sgodlovitch

But where's the ever-elusive ePub?
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View Almost Any Document In Your Browser 1 year 10 months ago DrBongo

Just installed it on all 3 browsers. A Thunderbird version would be nice.

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View Almost Any Document In Your Browser 1 year 10 months ago rhiannon

I'm glad you like it. I'm not sure how it would integrate into an email client.

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View Almost Any Document In Your Browser 1 year 10 months ago rhiannon

I'm guessing that since Docs Online uses third party online tools to open files and documents that there isn't a tool or API available for that format.
You might try EPUBReader - it's available for Chrome and Firefox.
https://www.epubread.com/en/

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View Almost Any Document In Your Browser 1 year 10 months ago rhiannon

You're quite welcome. :)

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View Almost Any Document In Your Browser 1 year 10 months ago abrandt

Howdy, rhiannon:

For clarification... is this extension cable of reading HDD resident files... or only ONLINE?

THX. ~ Alan

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View Almost Any Document In Your Browser 1 year 10 months ago rhiannon

It reads supported file formats on web pages using third party tools to view the files. Not, as far as I can tell, any files on a HDD. 
 

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View Almost Any Document In Your Browser 1 year 10 months ago abrandt

Thank you. I wanted 100% certainty that reading HDD located files is *not* an option. ~ AB

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View Almost Any Document In Your Browser 1 year 10 months ago rhiannon

Not to my knowledge. It uses online tools like Google Docs and Zoho viewer to view files embedded in web pages. It's been around a few years that I know of and has been written up at various reputable tech sites. I would think if there was an issue it would surface in several places, in particular the reviews on the browser add-on/extension download page.

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