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You sure you're not thinking of 3.1.3? IIRC that was the actual last version before it went ad-supported.

virtual +1 to you sir. now i'm trying to think of what went south after 2.2.1 . .that worthless streaming or forcing the apps pane. . not sure now. tongue.gif
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I've always either used Transmission or rTorrent on a headless setup. I've always felt that most of the popular torrent clients are way too bloated.
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After the bloat started with utorrent, i have since switched to Deluge, and highly recommend it, Or an older version of utorrent.

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After the bloat started with utorrent, i have since switched to Deluge, and highly recommend it, Or an older version of utorrent.

Deluge is still a bit buggy, a few private trackers ban it for that reason.


Tixati is my personal favorite, but qBitorrent is also good if you're used to uTorrent's UI.
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post #15 of 19
Tixati is hands down the best torrent client I know of, it's great and can be set up in any way you want it. No bloatware, ads or any crap what so ever. µtorrent has been bad for years now and I will surely never go back.
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post #16 of 19
Tried using deluge and it hate magnets, its buggy for me. I will add a torrent via magnet, pause or stop it and restart or shutdown my computer and when i try to start the torrent it just stalls and throws up a bunch of errors.

Never tried Tixati il have to check that out.
post #17 of 19
Didn't utorrent also throttle itself? I thought I remember there being something about it ignoring things like your speed/seed settings.
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post #18 of 19
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Okay thanks guys ill try Tixati.

also just the odd movie really.
post #19 of 19
Im probably one of the oddballs who still uses uTorrent. I just disabled all the bloat in it. Mem and CPU usage are now pretty low and it works great. Big plus is the web interface and Android app. Im most familiar with uTorrent and tried a few others and wasnt happy with them. In regards to the program itself, id say if you disable all the bloat it is plenty safe, otherwise id use something else. Also if you are not already familiar with uTorrent try something else, they are likely better.
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