WACOMalt

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  1. I recently moved, and had no choice but Comcast as an ISP. I also have the task of syncing about 1TB of data from a client (All 4K Mov files over 200MB each) for a movie I'm doing Visual Effects for. We got him set up with BTsync, newest version (and myself) and he shared his folder with me as an owner. We are currently experiencing speeds of, at best, 64Kbps. His internet connection according to speedtest.net is about 60/30 (Fiber via Optimum in NY), and mine is 50/5 (Copper via Comcast in OR) I know Comcast is known to throttle bittorrent traffic. Would this also apply to btsync? In which case, I know to get around that you can enable protocol header encryption on most bittorrent clients. Can this be done in btsync? Anyone have any other ideas? I've check both of our computers and the listening port is correctly open. Neither of us have speed limits set in btsync itself. And neither of us has anything else running on the network. The only other thing I can think, is his computer is still indexing (started only about 20 minutes ago) maybe the speeds are just slow until indexing is completed, and I'm reacting too soon? I'm in the process of doing speed profiling, but with these large files it will take some time. Thanks for any help! EDIT: I tested some other files with other peers shares, and the speeds are fine. So I'm assuming the speed issue is on his end now. But one question I have is... I have a dedicated server that acts as a "cloud" server for many of my btsync syncs. However it only has about 290GB free, so I cant use it as a mirror for this particular share since it wouldnt all fit. But is there any other way I could make use of this dedicated box to help our speeds as a relay or something?
  2. I would like to also express my annoyance with Bittorrent for forcing us into a free trial to try to get us dependent on pro features. It's super shady and lame. Anyways, it took me forever to find it on Linux, but for Linux the license.bin is located in /var/lib/btsync/License/somenumbers/license.bin now I just need to remember the command to restart btsync daemon... And a big ol' screw you to bittorrent for doing this. If you don't want it to be free, don't make it be free. If you do, then don't act like a drug dealer, trying to get less savvy users tricked into paying... I'm ok with offering "pro" service, but don't force me to use it the features in a trial state with no option to just skip it.
  3. Thank you for all those pointers, I do a regular sudo apt-get update and upgrade, and checking the version via sudo dpkg -l btsync is telling me 1.1.27 I have never installed btsync via any other means, so I am very confused here. I also noticed, I have changed my system name to "WACOCloud" and yet on the clients it shows up as "ubuntu - Default Instance" I believe you are right that I have two versions running somehow so I'll look into that. EDIT: looked into it and see btsync running as the proper user "WACOMalt" and another btsync-daemon running as root. I'm assuming the daemon is the wrong one? EDIT: ok well I fixed it. There were indeed two different versions running, apparantly the "btsync" one was the wrong one and btsync-daemon was right. I simply uninstalled and reinstalled btsync and took a look at top. btsync-daemon is the only one running now, as root, and shows correct version in web interface. Thanks for the pointers folks!
  4. Is there a way for me to check the version installed from terminal? I am going based on what the web GUI says. is the proper way to do an upgrade sudo apt-get upgrade ? I did that, it said it updated, but it doesnt appear to have changed. Do I need to restart the daemon somehow? (if so how? completely new to this)
  5. I am still stuck on 1.0.134, which is outdated. My pc client is on 1.1.27, and refuses to sync with the server now, due to being outdated I think. I ran apt-get install btsync and it said it would update, but I'm still outdated. for reference I am on Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS any ideas? or have you not released a newer version yet?
  6. Any luck on the ubuntu updates? Syncing is broken for me until the update comes as all my clients are on 1.1.27. Thanks again for all your work!
  7. Hey there, just installed this on my only Ubuntu server box. Seemed to all go well, but upon adding a folder to sync, it never actually starts syncing. It just shows "IP Address" | Synced on 06/14/13 21:15:35 0.0 kB/s up, 0.0 kB/s down I cannot figure out where it installed to to find the config to enable debug mode either, help? Sorry for my lack of experience, I am still learning. also, how do I stop/start btsync should I ever need to? EDIT: I installed manually and it is syncing fine now. Not sure what the issue was.