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Hi everyone. Total newbie here but a very enthusiastic one!

I use the free VPN service within Opera. What are the settings (if any)for Bitcomet to unable me to download torrents anonymously. 

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If VPN connected, all BitComet downloading will be anonymously via VPN server. No additional proxy settings are needed.

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The Opera VPN will only work, surprisingly enough, in Opera. To the best of my knowledge, it can't work in an external app

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Opera mobile  VPN is defunct . Opera AG is said was sold to chines .

There can be 2 problems , 1is : to get access to torrent sites - need a VPN to bypass  , 2nd : blocked tracker announcers  - need a proxy

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I've found a rather strange proxy behavior.

Every time I restart BitComet, I'm unable to download torrents, it can sit idle for hours, retrying without a success, until I edit my proxy settings.

Just changing them back and forth immediately spring the program to life.

The proxy I'm using is SOCKS5 (fully socks5h compatible).

BitComet settings are

Proxy type: Socks5

Proxy server: domain name of the proxy server

Proxy port: 1080

 

Adding or removing "socks=" prefix to the server name does not change the behavior.

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