How To Create A BitTorrent File In Azureus

Note: this article is old and may not still be relevant. This is a quick tutorial to explain the process of creating a BitTorrent file, and uploading it to a tracker. For terminology, and workings of BitTorrent, please see my other tutorials - A Beginners Guide To BitTorrent and The BitTorrent Protocol. I will be using Azureus to create the BitTorrent file. Azureus is a very nice open source, cross platform bittorrent client. It has tonnes of features. We will be using the 'Make Torrent' feature in this tutorial. If you have not yet got Azureus, it can be downloaded from For

Power Hour Mix

This is a mix I made which you can play when doing 'power hour'. What is 'POWER HOUR' 'Power Hour' is a drinking game where you drink a shot of beer every minute for an that's 60 shots in total. Sounds easy...but it really isn't! It's like centurion, which is 100 shots in 100 minutes. More info here - Why The Song? There is a different song played for every minute of power hour, and it tells you to when to drink! This is a collection of some of my favourite songs (quiet a few British bands) with a few classics mixed in. This is my first

The BitTorrent Protocol

The following article was a technical essay I wrote at university many years ago. While it is accurate to my knowledge it is not exhaustive and I have no plans to update it. For a non-technical guide to BitTorrent, please see my Beginners Guide To BitTorrent. The BitTorrent protocol can be split into the following five main components: Metainfo File - a file which contains all details necessary for the protocol to operate. Tracker - A server which helps manage the BitTorrent protocol. Peers - Users exchanging data via the BitTorrent protocol. Data - The files being transferred

A Beginners Guide To BitTorrent

Note: this article is old and may not still be relevant. A little about BitTorrent BitTorrent is a type of peer-to-peer (P2P) network, which enables users to share files over the internet. This includes, but is not limited to: Music, Video, Images and Programmes. BitTorrent is was created by programmer Bram Cohen, and is designed to distribute large files efficiently. BitTorrent is open source, and can be used on any platform. How it works BitTorrent clients are programs which implement the BitTorrent protocol. Each BitTorrent client is capable of preparing, requesting, and transmitting any

Changing The Xbox 360 DVD Eject Button And Bezel Without Opening The Case

I have written this tutorial because whilst selling cases and bezels on ebay, I was contacted by a few people asking if it was possible to change the DVD button and bezel without opening the case and voiding their warranty (which you must do to open the console usually). At first I didn't think this was possible, but I decided to give it a go, and found that although a little fiddly, it is actually quiet simple! The sticker will be damaged as soon as it is pulled away from the console, and it can't be replaced. You should be very careful during this tutorial not to stretch the sticker, as this

The Easy Guide To Opening The Xbox 360

There are some good guides out there on how to open the Xbox 360. However I have read a few places that people are a bit scared about opening the case from fear of damaging their console. This guide is supposed to be a really easy guide, with lots of pictures to show you how EASY it really is. You would really have to try to break your Xbox! Please note - following this tutorial will break the warranty sticker (located under the facia) and therefore void your warranty with Microsoft. Tools: A Torx screwdriver - sizes 9 & 10 (try ebay or hardware shop) Something thin, strong and