New Bittorrent Tracker
jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Wed Oct 24 11:13:26 MDT 2007
On 24 Oct 2007, at 10:33, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> Jonathan Duncan wrote:
>> Ok, you and Joshua caught me. This is all theoretical for me
>> anyway. I am trying to find a way to share large files with family
>> members and friends without taking up room on my web servers. I was
>> thinking that if I setup my own torrent tracker and index I could
>> share those large files without needing to worry about a third party
>> tracking site that I might not trust or have control of.
> Have you considered OpenVPN? You could set up a private family
> Each computer on the network would be able to see the others as if
> were on the same LAN. People could share files with mere dragging and
> dropping. I've created an OpenVPN network for my family just so we
> do free conference calls using VoIP, but once I created the VPN I
> realized we could use it for a lot more.
That is a good idea, and one I might consider. This project of mine
has morphed and split into multiple projects. I may have to sit down
and actually write out some solid objectives for each. Thanks for
>> Is that the sign of a Linux user? Having an innate desire to have
>> complete control of all computers on his network, and then some?
> IMHO Linux users often have a desire to connect people, and that is a
> worthy goal.
I agree with that.
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