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Post hardware that you are using for torrenting.
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Gonna freeload off this thread to ask what's a good minimal setup, I want to have something running 24/7 but not get fucked in the electric bill
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>>1014145
For that a pi (even the pi zero) and an external hard drive
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>>1014145
Pi 3B+ if you have old usb chargers etc, with an usb attached HDD/SSD, otherwide go with a Pi 4, mine is running 24/7
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I have garbage tier internet but have access to several high speed networks at work - I use a Samsung S6 with an ssd and 10k mah battery pack.

I would not recommend a pi zero if you plan to seed/DL several torrents at once as, in my experience, its just not capable of several going at once. 1-3 is ok, 4-6 is notable loss of performance and speed. Pi 3 and above rec.
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>>1014371
Bit of a noob here, just got accepted into a private tracker for ebooks (MyAnonamouse). Do you think I could move the less in demand torrents (1 download/week) onto a pi zero, or should I go for another model?
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>>1014387
Like other anon said, you really need a pi 3 or higher for torrenting. It's not much more for a 3 and you get something that can cope with many torrents.
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>>1014371
How do you control the S6 ?
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>>1014387
>et something that can cope with many torrents.
Pi 3B+ or Pi 4, that's all
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i got this computer from the trash
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2 pi4's with several 14TB WD externals, Argon M2 cased.... best ever
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>>1014405
>>1014419
Comfy
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Pretty much any ewaste salvage pc with usb 3.0 and a multi bay external HDD enclosure should work for a seed box right?
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>>1014488
Yes, why not ?
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>>1014419
Damn need myself some 14TB externals
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OLD Lenovo T430 500Gb for data @ Ubuntu server
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Raspi 4B/4GB with 10TB (actually 9) external disk. Full Sonarr/Radarr/Lidarr/Jellyfin/Jackett/Transmission stack, managed via browser with Monit.

Still waiting for Raspian 64 bit stable to add a second external disk and mount a 18TB RAID.
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>>1014145
what electricity bill? it costs almost nothing for me to keep this ancient machine always on. the hdd failures from constant power cycling would cost much more. i just cant understand why people cry about something that costs less than a coffee pack per month
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>>1014608
any guide or something ?
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>>1014660
which country ?
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>>1014144
I am also going to freeload off this thread and ask whether anyone is using a VPN and, if so, which?
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>>1014672
Someone recommended torguard with the 50% discount so it comes out to $30 usd a year and thats what I went with.

If anyone else knows of something better please let both of us know.
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>>1014387
Something to consider when deciding between a 3 or 4 is that the 3 only has usb 2.0 (approx. 60MB/s), which shouldn't matter too much for most people as their upload speeds are slower than that. However that speed will affect write speed when moving files and such. All in all both are fine enough.
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>>1014676
TorGuard works fine seeding 24/7 and with the 50% discount is one of the cheapest vpns, also you can easily ask them for port forwarding
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>>1014669
Actually I wrote a guide in spanish several months ago. If you cannot read the language at least the commands can be used as reference:

meneame.net/story/pequena-guia-instalacion-servidor-descargas-automatizado

Its a bit outdated though. Nowadays I would recommend netcore stable version of Radar. Unpackerr has also new options on service file to set user/group and umask. Jellyfin solved the baseURL bug on a newly released update just yesterday.
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>>1014679
With the Pi 4 you can also boot directly from the hard drive, and that avoids having to upgrade later since it has good speeds and the prices are the same.
You can gain in consumption by disabling the ethernet leds, the ignition led, the hdmi port etc.
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>>1014144
Raspberry pi 4 and a fantec external HDD enclosure (you slot internal HDDs in, it has a fan inside with temps, no RAID), with 3 x 4tb Ironwolf. Works well
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>>1014963
I like this idea as a low power seed box, would you know how well it would perform if its also hosting a 1 person plex server?
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>>1014954
sexy
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>>1014976
Hmmm, depending on your needs (resolution, transcoding etc) it might be ok. Getting any form of small PC would probably kick its ass tho
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>>1015028
Currently using a 2016 gaming laptop as a seed box / plex server on low power mode with plans to move from a single external HDD to a multi bay usb hdd like above eventually but saving power where i can is always nice
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>>1014144
My regular PC
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>>1015047
So go with Pi 4
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>>1014660
get that uptime up
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>>1015356
should happen when the upgrades are done. about half done currently
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Anyone have any experience with odroid hc4?
https://www.hardkernel.com/shop/odroid-hc4/
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>>1014144
Why use separate hardware for torrenting?
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>>1014147
Can confirm, this is my setup.

Hdd shold have external alimentation
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>>1015523
Isolating torrent operations to a separate device lightens the storage and networking load on your main machine, and ensures torrent stability. Yes, you can just designate a torrent folder in your main machine but a hardware solution is cleaner imo.

But this is for people that actually get torrents, keep the downloaded files, and seed long-term. Not for people that just download a few torrents, get the files, and delete everything later.
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>>1015544
he means external power i.e. a powersupply
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>>1015523
idk seems like a waste of space to me. also imagine having to pull files from a pi, probably takes a while
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>>1014144
What screen/display is that you're using?
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>>1015637
if you are using a pi4 it should be usb3 speeds over ethernet, but pi3 was pretty painful when I did it.
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>>1014144
Hey, I'm new to this, I might sound dumb but what are the little boxes everyone is using ?
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>>1014736
vpn what for?
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>>1015822
Not sure what boxes you're talking about, but some of them are external disks and others are microcomputers. Raspberry, ODroid and Intel NUC are popular brands of this microcomputers, but they are very different.
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>>1015637
pi 4 is perfect
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>>1016016
To avoid cease and desists for all your pirated goodies.
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is this a good price?

https://www.microcenter.com/product/625370/raspberry-pi-official-pi-4-essentials-kit---8gb
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this may sound retarded but i don't know much about torrenting, but could i use my macbook as a separate torrenting device? would i just use a vpn and seed/leech 24/7?
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>>1015398
Description on that page is inaccurate at least. It reads:

"Thanks to Linux LVM or mdadm you can combine two disks in RAID 0, RAID 1 or optimize IO with a large disk using one mechanical drive and an SSD for disk caching (LVM, bcache, etc).
Two 12TB high performance HDDs on the HC4"

This is a 32bit system. Filesystems on 32bit machines are limited to 16TB max size. So you cannot use dual 12TB drives on RAID0 to achieve a 24TB filesystem.
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>>1016067
Price is good enough, but that kit doesn't include a cooling fan. Raspi4 can heat a lot, so active cooling is necessary. On Amazon and other sites you can easily find similar kits with fan and adapted case. A bit more expensive though.
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Any guide for openvpn ? To disconnect when vpn is not connected
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>>1016144
i found one with a cooling fan thanks for the help
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>>1016144
>>1016256
No need a fan for Pi 4

> Transmission with 116 torrents
> OpenVPN Client
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>>1016311
My setup is that of >>1014608 . >2500 torrents. Underclocked to 800MHz. If you NEED a RPi4, then you want a fan. I think you really don't need it, a RPi3 would work well with such a light load. But for heavy use, it's a must.
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What do you guys think about a raspberry pi 400?
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>>1016381
Or should I stick with my pc for a few thousand torrents
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>>1016379
New RPis doesn't have the heat problem, fixed since 1.2 as i remember

>>1016386
Pi 4 for a 24/7 on seedbox, otherwise pc is fine
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>>1016442
Mine is 1.2. Heating problem has reduced a lot, indeed, but machine is powerful enough to generate a lot of heat still. Without active cooling and under some load it goes to 60 C or more. I don't consider that's a good operating temp. With a well ventilated case, a fan and heatsinks it remains around 38-40 C which is more reasonable.
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>>1014145
Raspberry Pi 3/4 W/ External drive & Cooling Fan ~40-50 seeds
Old laptop W/ Linux & External drive ~40-50 seeds
Old Desktop core 2 duo ~50-70 seeds
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>>1016141
yikes.. mdadm raid is much slower than new ones that come with filesystems like btrfs and zfs
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>>1015637
I have a pi4+ and 2x 8TB external drives in raid 1, but only as a NAS, it's actually pretty good, can't complain.
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no pis here. its currently doing both server and desktop work but i might put them in separate boxes soon
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>>1016514
Thanks you dude for these
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>>1016526
why don't you put all the seeds on only one machine ?
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>>1016379
idle torrents consume no resources. you would have some serious problems even on very powerful hardware if all of those were active
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Recommended seedboxes please.
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>>1016689
Buy a VPS and install transmission daemon/rutorrent, otherwise sdedi.com
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>>1016732
those dont have much storage. dedis are best but many have data caps
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>>1016772
How many space do you need ?
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>>1016652
That's true, I have only about 120 active torrents at a time (variable, sometimes I'm on a hurry getting some episode or something). But *arr apps are quite hungry on RAM and CPU. Bazarr specifically seems to use a lot of CPU even with their recommended optimizations.
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>>1016797
Because wine
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>>1016797
active as in actually in the active tab or just loaded in the client but idle like almost everyone who talks about these high numbers have? private tracker seeders move literally no data even when they have thousands of torrents loaded so it generates barely any cpu load
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>>1016779
more is better
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>>1016806
I dont know your needs, Kimsufi is good also for a VPS, seedbox.fr, etc
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>>1016871
currently running a leaseweb dedi w 16tb which should be enough for a while but it wont last forever
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>>1016878
Why dont you make your own seedbox @home behind a VPS with an SSD (16GB or somethin) for a lower price but hide your ip ?
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>>1016910
i do seed from home too but it cant push out stuff at the speeds that a server in a datacenter can
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lmao paying to torrent.
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>>1017133
better than using the money on something like drugs
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>>1017323
this
And for the price of a blu-ray per year, you can make yourself a seedbox @home with a pi 4, so ...
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And here I was thinking my setup was poverty-tier... I don't browse /t/ often but on /g/ I'm heavily out-gunned.

>Synology DS220+
>Transmission + OpenVPN, Sonarr/Radarr/Bazarr/Jackett
>All media automatically stored and tagged in Jellyfin library for external access
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>>1017490
synologys are actually very overpriced
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>>1017491
you're buying the firmware, not the machine. takes like 5 mins to set up. that machine specifically is like $250-300 maybe, if you run a proper file server it's definitely worth the price over your standard pi, especially if transcoding or something
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>>1017490
Howdoyou auto tag ? Especially music
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>>1017505
I dont't see any GPU on datasheet. How does this thing transcode? Software only?
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>>1017812
There is no gpu
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What OS you guys run on your Pis? Used raspbian before but went with debian testing this time and seems to work pretty well.
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>>1017649
Lidarr + amd (auto music downloader, uses the deemix api)
My music collection is a bit finnicky though because I have a lot of independent and unheard-of artists, some with ambiguous names (e.g. "Brandon") which are difficult to automate, so I handle most of my music manually
>>1017812
It transcodes fine for me, but I haven't stress-tested it much outside of my usual operations. Transcoding to my phone works fine via Jellyfin, also works fine to my TV via a Kodi box (Vero 4k+). It can handle 2 concurrent 4k streams fine, haven't done anything beyond that. Their more powerful units are better, but if you need an overkill powerhouse you'd be better off with building a proper server rack.
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Synology RS820+ upgraded to 18GB ram and Docker running sgtsquiggs/deluge-openvpn configured to run lifetime license of VPN Unlimited.
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Only thing I use is filezilla on my computer, all my torrenting is remote.




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>>1017886
Raspbian is good for pis cuz optimized
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>>1017893
Raspi4 is ill suited for transcoding, it can only manage one transcoded stream at a time (with Jellyfin too). But it does so with GPU. That's the main reason to use Raspbian since it's the only distro with official vendor support for 3d acceleration. Other distros (specially 64bit ones) use a free alternative driver with worse performance.
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>>1017886
As I said on >>1017998 go with Raspbian if you need 3d accel support, otherwise choose some 64bit distro until Raspbian 64 stabilizes. Debian is generally a good choice for anything, Arch works fine too but less stable and needs more work.
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>>1016596
dude take the plastic off that TPLink lmao
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>>1014144
I am using an old ASUS EeePC running Windows10 (surprisingly well for something with just 1GB of RAM) and a docking station with a 500GB 15.000 hour HDD and a 160GB IDE HDD from 2002 with 10.000 hours. My aim is to run all that old stuff into the ground by seeding 24/7
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>>1014419
>several 14TB WD externals
my nigger

you dont fuck around
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>>1018995
Use a pi instead
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>>1019012
why do those things get shilled so hard here
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>>1015398

toaster designs are bad for HDD... something like an H2+ with a case is better, but much more expensive.
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>>1019032
Cuz its really good
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My setup in 3 words: Proxmox, Pfsense, VPN
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>>1014144
Noob question, plz don't flame. Why would you use any of this shit? I just use my PC and let it sleep sometimes but never shut it off
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>>1019151
People do this for a lot of different reasons. For me the lower power usage (laptop running in low power mode), and my main pc's internet isnt slowed down by vpn speeds is why I do it.
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>>1019151
Speeds, seeding (to give back to others), low power mode, and you can even send magnet links from your phone to your pc while you're out. At one point I just had my shitbox running 24/7 on a side laptop with a powered usb hub and multiple externals and I'd just think of a movie "what was the name of..oh yeah!" or walk into a store and send the magnet home. By the time I walked in the door, the shit was set up.
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>>1019012
Dude I just said a big part of why I am torrenting is because I want to use up my old shit so I can throw it away with some peace of mind. I dont need new shit.
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>>1019667
based. people like to say that technology does not last these days but somehow they just keep working even after years of use
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>>1014405
I have about 60 of these at my work.....
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>>1014144
any of you guys getting bittorrent tokens? I've always seeded so I figured why not.
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>>1020463
never heard of it til you just said it, thanks anon imma check it out. I assume price would fluctuate based off of copyright laws and you could predict the price based off enforcement waves?
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Pi 4
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>>1016596
It has been a week dude could you please take the plastic off of your TPlink
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To the anons who find the computers in the trash and shit, where do you go? I'm a broke as fuck college student just getting by. All I got is my elitebook and that's it. I can't afford to pirate and seed on that, and I'm losing out on shit. Are recycling centers the best place to find old epuiment like laptops and desktops?
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>>1023157
since you ask so nicely.

If you're really strapped for cash, and mind you this is probably hella ill-advised; find small to medium companies that are getting rid of their tech and trashing it. Larger companies likely have data destruction policies in place and so they're scrapping their hard drives and etc; you want smaller companies that don't have alot of policy governance.

Then go dumpster diving, especially when they're liquidating or going out of business (covid wink wink). Sometimes if you check CL or spots you can find servers dirt cheap or where they are just giving the shit away. Library dumpsters (check in advance for your town hall budget proposals and see whose getting budget; likely that goes to IT infrastructure) or check for public entities hiring for large IT projects for ideal targets to dumpster dive. Sometimes the government just be throwing shit out, mang. You can also find old firewalls/routers/switches this way; get a little creative and think outside the box with whose dumpster you're gonna dive (If so you so choose) and you should -probably- read your local city and state laws on what happens if you get caught and what you could be charged with..

Pic related, ikea tables often are the -perfect- dimensions for server racks so people call them 'ikea server racks' and you can convert them into home server cabinets for plex or NAS or whatever the fuck else.
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>>1023392
Continued because I thought of some other methods.

IDK if you're IT or not, but if you are you could probably ask your friends for their hand-me-downs because most IT types have old laptops in their closet they never fucking use and are perfectly functional; you may just need to install an SSD and wipe the shit but you can get perfectly fine tech that way. Also if you're a broke asf college student, check your help desk and ask your college professors/faculty/infrastructure staff; if they're cool they'll probably just slide you so shit on the dl if they have it and it's not being used.

If you're not IT, you should go get some IT friends asap and they can probably just dump shit on you regardless.

Pic also related, at one point my shit didn't look too far off from this before I became gainfully employed and had to start taking showers on a bi-daily basis =(
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>>1023392
wish this was a thing but it does not happen here. people take the eu regulations way too seriously so everything is done properly
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>>1023394

Lol at all these poverty-tier pi setups

Retired corporate IT hardware is for sure the way to go. 30+ Core Xeons cost less than cheap shoes if you don't have a friend in IT
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>>1023392
>>1023394
>>1023487
Curb your enthusiasm, no IT company will go OOB because of (wink wink) COVID. Quite the opposite, since chip demand is high and production cannot cope, they'll keep even outdated hardware working to expand offer to remote work-demanding companies.

That said, I had a friend working on a small datacenter who kept a good cache of wasted servers. He didn't use them all, so he was more than willing to give some away to (us) his friends.
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>>1023392

Yes, I can have ex-server machine from my office for $100 because move to cloud shit .. something but 1u server is too loud if you fit it in your house.
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>>1023852
lmao they're just making the best of a bad situation! at least they're trying, gotta respect that.

>>1023864
I apologize, let me clarify.
I wasn't referencing specifically IT companies going out of business, but ANY company going out of business. Also, there are many companies that invest money into new IT infrastructure and toss the old hardware, and this includes schools and government entities like libraries as well. But yeah, definitely had some data center jocks with hardware to spare ive met a time or two.
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>>1023946
This depends bro, for example if you have a home office and flex space you can have that in a cabinet somewhere or in your home telco closet (if you have one). Been house shopping, found quite a few townhomes with large closet space in garages or flex rooms that have storage closets. You could also sound proof a closet or something, but then you have heat concerns...
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>>1024114
there are procedures that the companies follow so you wont just find their stuff on the streets here like you can there. there are policies of not taking anything and everything is taken to facilities where they get recycled
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>>1024169
See comment
>>1023392
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>>1024169
There are policies of course and you're not supposed to, but lived experience would cordially disagree with this stance lmao. Not everyone follows the rules
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>>1024330
you dont realize that you are very privileged for having contacts that can give you stuff that is worth money for free. this is not something that your average man can do
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>>1014144
with raspberry pi what size SSD do you recommend and should i stick to Samsung for reliability. My ideal would be 2TB drive mostly for small scripting files, anime, music, movies and maybe the occasional game. I've already got a raspberry pi was wondering how can i do it all headless? Do you use FTP or SSH to use share files. I'm sort of new to transferring things over the net would like to hear what everyone else is doing if that's alright am definitely interested though will save a lot of processing power on my regular PC.
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>>1017490
my dude
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>>1024839
Expensive high capacity SSDs are a waste of money for this, unless you need it to be super quiet. I use a docking station with two slots and just cram in any old HDD I happen to have lying around. Currently I am running an old 160GB IDE 3.5'' and a 500GB 2.5'' SATA drive into the ground with that setup. You can buy used HDDs on ebay for that too, you can get pretty sweet deals sometimes.
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>>1024839
Do you want to grab the files directly from the Pi, or watch them, stream and listen to music etc directly from the Pi?
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5 wide raidz2 of WD reds, 9.0TB usable, a cheap pulled LSI card from ebay, and a 5-bay icydock takes up 3 front optical bays
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>>1014144
Anyone have tips on how to increase the data transfer speeds of external HDD drives?
Shits pretty fucked on my end and none of the obvious solutions seem to do any good, I’ve got USB 3.0 on an old gaming toaster and never get above my average of 15-35mb/s when moving large files between drives. I’ve tried unplugging the USB hub and turning off all other applications to prioritize transfers but it just leads to a 300mb/s start that drips down back to the average 30mb/s in a matter of minutes.
I've got about 3tb of torrents I've put off organizing and don't want to wait 3 weeks to sort everything.
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>>1025105
>Do you want to grab the files directly from the Pi, or watch them, stream and listen to music etc directly from the Pi?

Mostly i will be transferring remotely as i plan to have it setup next to router.
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>>1024866
I've already got a few tb hard drives that are unused so might as well order one instead of getting a new SSD.
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A semibrainlet question: if one wanted to get the Pi3b+ and run it for torrents with VPN, is there an easy way to have it all encrypted? Both the SD card with OS and the external drives?
I am using Veracrypt for my main PC so is there a way to do it similarly?
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>>1025356
Have you tried changing the policies of your drives in the device manager? If you have a secure power supply and all your data and power supply cable ports/plugs dont break connections even if they get jiggled a tiny little bit you can change the write cache settings of your disks, that makes them much faster. If the power fails while writing your data will be corrupted though.
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>>1025429
There are ways, but not easy. The trick is to include a minimal SSH stub on initrd image. Dropbear is often used for this. I think you can configure it to listen (so you can login to provide main disk password) or the opposite, reversing a shell to another machine.
For external disks it's easier, since you can already login and provide passwords to mount them manually.
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>>1025434
Damn, that's all new to me. But thanks, at least I know what to start searching for.
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>>1018995
Here is a pic of my shitty torrent seeding rig - I usually have the lid of the netbook folded down, the machine is set to keep running and just shut off the monitor if I fold it.

I am seeding the "ultimate colossal science fiction and fantasy e-book collection" from there.
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>>1015675
screen display please?
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>>1025494
Nice, I was thinking about buying something like this, but ultimately went with a Nuc
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>>1014144
What's a good noob setup to stream stuff on the telly?
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>>1025433
Yes I edited my HDDs through the device manager yesterday as well; I set all of the externals to Better Performance and enabled write-caching which is most likely the most significant change I made that at least gives me the tease of potentially moving my files around at 250+mb/s before middling out back in the 50mb/s range if I’m lucky. I stabilized my power supply last year when I replaced the old glue in my heat sink with a carbon thermal pad, I’ve also got all my PC components split between three electrical outlets after they starting flipping the electrical switch to my room from a likely daisy chain overload on my part.
All this is to say that my power supply should be able to manage whatever abuse I put it through at this point if you have any other suggestions. Would disabling the write-caching but keeping the Better Performance setting lead to a higher-risk/higher-speed transfer rate or should I be looking somewhere else to experiment with the read/write settings?
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>>1025597
No idea ... the fastest setup I own is an internal disk in a USB 3.0 docking station. That thing rips. I have seen up tp 200MBps and get 150MBps consistent at least for large files.

If all else fails I'd try asking the r/datahoarder and r/techsupport subreddits for help.
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Just some computer and shiet.
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What is your opinion on the tixati?
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>>1025793
I remember /g/ always memed it as pony fag shit
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>>1020922
how did it go?
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>>1025759
Thanks anyway, I’ll go over to /g/ and ask the general thread equivalents or maybe friendly windows for a few tips. In the mean time I should share the work around that I came up with over these past couple days that I’ve been tending to my data hoard now that I cannot procrastinate any longer:
I’m essentially just being more forward thinking about my data ‘buckets’ so to speak. I use qbittorrent so what I’ve decided to do is keep my incomplete file folder in my devoted external HDD but most importantly choose the save path for any and all new files to their related external drive. Movies, TV, ebooks, programs, and etc all in their associated HDDs rather than the general download depot. I figure if I’m not going to be able to maximize my throughput by unplugging everything I might as well take advantage of all my hubs to put everything in their associated drives during download so that when I get around to organizing things it’s just a quick drag and drop without the transfer wait. Especially since I still have to worry about files that go beyond max length since I’ve yet to find a hot fix that extends win7’s 260 character file limit.

Ideally this will be the last time I have to choose 500gb of files to move before bed and wait until morning over and over again over two weeks for everything to transfer to the appropriate drives.
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>>1025856

To be honest its just open in a tab somewhere; I have alot on my plate and the only major thing Im focused on is coinbase going public and how to get into that IPO lmao
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In the midst of swapping torrents so it looks barren.
It'd be a waste of horse power if it was just for seeding but it pretty much does everything i'd need from an old used thinkpad, exporting/rendering, homebrew server, seeding, etc
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>>1015495
the first thing i thought was that you were powering this with a tesla and now i feel retarded
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>>1023852
Unraid is the shit, I don't know what is with all the pis here. Can they seed 1000+ torrents??
I wouldn't trust external hard drives.

Is that screenfetch on the left from a VM? I haven't built any VMs yet.
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>>1026351
i have some externals and they seem to work fine but the price you pay for those savings is having no warranty if you take the drive out of its case
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with 3 disk (raid5), all 2nd hand

i also have a second cheaper server like him:
>>1023852
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So what would the difference in energy consumption be if I were to start seeding off an old laptop of mine with an external hdd hooked up instead of my normal desktop?
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>>1015578
so if I plan to just seed to a 1 to 1 ratio, I should just stick with my main machine?
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>>1026390
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depends on your desktop and laptop, but overall the difference in energy consumption will most likely be negligible. Unless your desktop is super fancy high pwered rig that you dont to put wear on for such mundane tasks or unnless it is noisy I'd just use the desktop.
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Use my desktop computer for torrents.

Using the NUCNAS with open media vault to store and smb shares for my house.
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>>1016016
some of us live in the land of the free.
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>>1027167
Jesus Christ get a microfiber cloth and clean that fucking monitor

my skin itches just looking at it
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>>1027167
Screen on a server. Such a waste of power and material.

CC >>1027738
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>>1027031
the hp switch and the fact that 20 ports are connected to patch but only 2 are up makes me think you're one of those dudes who posts on /r/homelab and thinks youre a network engineer
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>>1024722
Why did you censor the hdds lol
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I transferred (via cut and paste) a bunch of video files (batch of about 16 gbs) from a local disk to an external HDD in ubuntu and my files somehow disappeared in the ether?

How do you guys ensure prevention of data loss during file transfers?
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Anyone have Raspberry Pi books to share? Can contribute.

I want to get a R4 now.
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>>1028152
how about using copy and paste instead
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>>1028152
On GNU/Linux, when you cut and paste, he copy then delete the files on the source, so check the health of your hdd, and do you eject properly your hdd ?
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>>1027031
Do you have a link for the ethernet connectors, and some infos about the 3d printed case for the nuc ?
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Pi 4B w/ USB SSD
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>>1028706
Same
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>>1016606
Buddy why is your pc upside down
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>>1014144
Can i use one of those cheap chink boxes?
Any success at installing linux on them?
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>>1028706
I'm glad to see our temps match up anyway. I have mine OC'd to 2GHz.
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>>1014608
>Sonarr/Radarr
Can you explain how to get started with newsgroups like I'm a retard? Because I'm a retard who has only ever used torrents.

How do you find a good news group?
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>>1014151
Are you saying that Pi 4 doesn't support bus-powered storage like SSD and 2.5-inch HDDs, and that you need to use a 3B+ to connect those devices?
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>>1028873
what makes you think that it is?
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>>1014405
>unmounted laptop HDD resting on a desktop HDD
How oddly unconventional
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>>1028932
No I was just talking about the power supply, the Pi 3 can handle it, but for 4, which requires more power, the official power supply is recommended
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>>1028939
Not him but its the text on the motherboard and PSU thats upside down
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>>1028996
that would just be a design thing. got the psu because its what the local store had and it seems to be designed for top mounting. the mobo is probably upside down too because the case was designed that way
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>>1028931
Not the same guy but I use drunkenslug.com and nzbgeek.info before they got hacked. They do charge but DS is like $10 a year. Other than that I use a unlimited $3.50/month newserver which I found from a deal on a leddit sub
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>>1029045
How do you pay for them? Do you just use a credit card, or do you need to do cryptocoin?
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>>1028939
This image is really fucking with my head





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