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  1. Avoid wasting a download slot for "Checking" a torrent filles

    Sometimes, I have a large "Checking" queue, both for downloads (torrent re-starts) and uploads (torrent finished).

    So when Vuze tries to start downloading a torrent that needs to be checked, it uses a download slot (tracker has 5 slots max allowed) for nothing. The Checking process could even last >10min sometimes.

    It would be nice if Vuze could:
    1. Not waste a download slot for a file that is being checked (pre-check files before starting downloads, if not ready then try to temporarily download the next file(s) in queue until "Checking" is over)
    2. Pre-check the file automatically (before being…

    4 votes
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      completed: 5720  ·  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Periodically (definable) re-check destination disk space

      When pre-allocating multiple torrents for overnight downloading, the destination drive (particularly in the case of a smaller SSD) will fill before all torrents can allocate. This leaves many torrents in a stopped "insufficient disk space" state. These torrents do not start automatically when space becomes available (where completion moving is used).

      A periodic free space check of the download destination would make it possible for the unallocated/stalled torrents to resume without user intervention.

      This would be particularly useful to those users throttled during daytime/peak hours, where night time downloading is preferable and far more fruitful.

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        completed: 5720  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • allow Swarm Merging with incomplete and complete downloads

        Is it possible to allow Swarm Merging with incomplete and complete downloads? The Wiki says this is not allowed.

        Sometimes after downloading a package, you may find a larger package (like more volumes/episodes of a series), this is common with ongoing series. Using the existing torrent to merge with the new larger torrent would save bandwidth and sometimes you can't just drag & drop files because the names are different.

        Right now, I rename one file and force a recheck (with the networks disabled) to force a torrent back to the download list, but this is a pain for large…

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          completed: 5720  ·  1 comment  ·  Utility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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