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Application installer add extention to my browser. Is mavericks following the path of Windows?

I have use OS X 10.6.8 for years and just recently did a fresh installation of Mavericks. One of the nicest aspects of OS X was the fact that after three years of use and installing tons of ...
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Can I run a torrent client + Plex Media Server as “services”?

I'm using an old iMac as a torrent client & Plex Media Server. But I would like those to run as "services", i.e., not as part of a User account, and without having to log in.
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Is there a command-line BitTorrent client preinstalled on OS X?

On a "bare" OS X 10.8 install, what is the easiest way to grab a largish torrent from the command line (MacTeX, 2.3 GB)? I can't use GUI-only clients, it's a headless system. If no such client is ...
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How to install the Ocelot torrent tracker with the Gazelle frontend on OS X

I have tried (and failed) to install the Ocelot torrent tracker (backend) together with the Gazelle (frontend). For now I used the ocelot-tracker source code from this GitHub repository, but ...
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What is the best torrent client for OSX? [closed]

What is the best torrent client for OSX ? utorrent, Transmission, Vuze or .... ?
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How to use two internet connections independently

I have two internet connections, the one is high speed and I connect to through WiFi and the other is a slow PPPoE connection. I have a 5 gig cap for the WiFi connection and a 20 gig cap for the PPPoE ...
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How to setup a ssh tunnel that works with P2P and filtered http from OS X to a linux machine over SSH?

I do have a linux machine (Ubuntu) which has no filters and a client machine which is behind a firewall that have even web traffic filtering. I can properly establish SSH connections from the client ...
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iMac + uTorrent energy saving

I want to keep my iMac on tonight and seed/leech torrents. I usually leave it there until, after 5/10 min or so, the iMac turn the monitor off. I can still hear the hd working. uTorrent has an option ...
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How to stop uTorrent on specific network?

I go to a university where there is a weekly network usage limit, and I don't want uTorrent sucking it up. I know the simplest way to go about stopping it is from working is closing it when I get to ...
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How to use SSL tunnelling on OS X to give full internet access to some applications while you are on a restricted corporate network?

How to use SSL tunnelling on OS X to give full internet access to some applications while you are on a restrictive corporate network? Details: you want to be able to access some restricted ...
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Torrent tracker for OSX?

Why are there no small torrent trackers for Mac? I want to share some things privately with a couple of people. I've tried a webserver, which works, but there is no indication on my end that any ...
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Downloading certain file extensions opens app?

Lately, if I download .torrent files from Safari, it automatically opens an app called SQLite. SQLite is just used for looking at my sql databases, and obviously not torrents. The torrents are also ...
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What is the fastest, smallest, easiest way to use bitTorrent on an iPad 2?

Safari won't let me download utorrent, which I use and love on my MacBook pro. Any similar programs that work on an iPad without jail breaking the device?
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Torrent client for OS X that can be shared between multiple user accounts

I am looking to transform my macMini into a media server that is shared by all my flat mates. I want to fully share: the torrent client, the media centre application and the media library. Now the ...
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Can I watch 1080p torrents while downloading?

Most large torrent files (8-20 gb) take quite a while to download. Is there software for Mac OS X that allows me to watch them while downloading?
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Best Torrent Client that supports auto unrar

I used to be a PC boy and now been in to Macs for a few years. I am after a good torrent client that supports auto unrar and move on completion. Anybody know of anything like this? Google doesn't ...
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Does downloading torrents to an AirDisk affect my internal SSD?

I gathered that it's not recommended to download torrents using an SSD (due to the high number of write operations, the SSD will be worn out pretty fast). I've changed to an AirDisk connected through ...
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How do I automatically reconnect to wifi when the connection is lost?

I'm on OS X 10.6. When I'm downloading a torrent, the connection is sometimes lost. And because of this, the download stops too, and the only solution I found to reconnect is to manually turn off the ...
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Client torrent for broadcatching

I would like to drop Vuze that I've been running for many years now on my G4 Mac mini in favor of a more lightweight torrent client. These two features are mandatory: Watched folder RSS scanner for ...