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Using Torrent via Tor [duplicate]

utorrent doesn't work from my institute computers. Can I bypass this restriction through Tor to download torrent files? If yes, how?
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Theoretically possible to make torrenting over Tor work? [duplicate]

I know (it even says it on the page when you go to download Tor!) that torrenting over Tor is a no-go. There are several reasons for this, I quote the tor project website: Torrent file-sharing ...
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How do torrent clients over Tor affect the network? [duplicate]

This blog post from a few years ago, suggests that: The first answer is "don't run Bittorrent over Tor". We've been saying for years not to run Bittorrent over Tor, because the Tor network can't ...
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How or can I use Tor for downloading torrents? [duplicate]

As torrents sites are bloacked at my college so I think I can use Tor to access them but I want to download some of them so is there a way to use Tor to download torrent? Or if Tor can give me ...
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Using Torrents and Tor simultaneously on the same machine [duplicate]

I know that even official Tor project website clearly says that it's bad idea to use torrents over Tor. Just want to clarify. If I understand correctly, to run torrents over Tor I have to run TBB ...
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Can I exit from a specific country or node?

Lets say I want to get Netflix to work via Tor. Currently I keep pressing "new identity" until my traffic is exiting from a country supported by Netflix. I use Tor bridges to access the network. Is ...
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Can Tor be used with applications other than Web browsers?

From what I can see Tor mainly handles your web browser's traffic, but is there a way to do all of your connections through it? Like email, Dropbox, Carbonite backup, Skype etc? (Please explain ...
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How do I connect “eMule” software through the Tor Connection?

How do I connect "eMule" software through the Tor annonymous Connection?
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By pass proxy server for utorrent

I have an internet connection which is provided by college and they have proxy server every time I have to enter user name and password for internet access. The torrent is blocked. When I open ...
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Why is torrenting over tor discouraged? Can the practice be benifitial to the tor network?

I have seen various sources saying this should not be done, and the argument is that the network cannot handle the load. Fine. But what I want to ask about is the following: what if someone created a ...