Help QNAP improve download function

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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by schumaku » Tue Jul 02, 2013 9:15 pm

compusger wrote:I got nearly attracked by one user, claiming that this requested, and working! feature is already implemented.
Global and per per-download does certainly allow to define a move to another share as per the documentation - worked and works like a charm for me (and many other users).


BT download, seed rate reached - file is moved to the share defined ad-hoc while adding the job in this example.

compusger wrote:Well, whatever i do, i do chose the download share in QGet but everything still remains in the default download share......
If it does not work for you - I'm sorry, it's obviously not a generic bug - so ranting here in the forum is rather useless.

Might be a QGet issue, a QGet to NAS communication issue, or whatever. Contact QNAP Customer Service for assistance and bug report in case they can recognize the issue. This is only a QNAP NAS community forum. For my part, I'm glad to push a bug recognized - but hard to provide proof if things are working...
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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by omega368 » Thu Sep 12, 2013 11:18 pm

It would be great to add in the functionality to add torrent files from local directories on the NAS.

As it stands now, when you click on the "+" add button, a dialogue box opens allowing you to add files from the local directory on the computer.

However, I am accessing the NAS using my cloud nas from a remote location and i want to add torrent files stored on the nas, I can't.



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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by erdems » Sat Jan 25, 2014 1:56 am

not to sound like a broken record, but I still believe curl to be the culprit of most (if not all) performance issues.

The exact same download links perform over 10mb/s (I have ~100mbps downlink) with wget from CLI whereas download station (a.k.a) speed varies between 10k to 15k. I've even took the curl command from ps output and eliminated the GUI as a potential resource hogger, to no avail.


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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by stefuli » Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:33 pm

please add information about file hosting supported

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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by dhillaby » Tue Mar 25, 2014 9:04 am

Just started using it but not being able to specify any directory on the NAS for a download location is extremely inconvenient. I will continue to use Utorrent until this app becomes a bit more advanced.

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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by kelreynders » Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:45 pm


new a this. don't know if it already came up:

we can't add more torrent sites to the BT torrent search.
can any one do something about it

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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by KevinTNZ » Thu Sep 11, 2014 10:54 am

Not sure if it's already requested - lots of pages and no real progress against requests...but...

I use the download manager for http downloading from a site that requires username / password. It would be good if the download manager recognised the site in the URL and automatically used the correct credentials based upon the domain. Free download manager on the PC does exactly that.
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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by Nadzzz » Fri Oct 17, 2014 1:47 am

I've worked with Jason in the past to highlight some of the serious issues with the Download Station, to say the truth, many of improvements over the time, but here's the challenges I am still finding.

1) As mentioned throughout---Ability to edit the files when they are complete or when they are paused: This is important because it allows you the ability to add more files over time. Last time I downloaded a huge torrent pack, I had intended to split 1/2 one month and 1/2 the other month to not go over my bandwidth. I woke the next day to find it all downloaded, so I hope that issue has been resolved (cost me $30 bucks in overage that month).

2) SERIOUS resolution needs to be made to the RSS....I know this is being worked on, but my RSS won't stay on the server with future uses. The good news is it has begun to recognize the address I'm adding, it loads it and I can select items from the list, but does not stay on, and goes away every time I leave. Also, I haven't seen it every automatically download something on the list.

3) Being able to update the Trackers...I have to update all my trackers as my Passkey was reset, and as you can imagine this is going to be a nightmare.

4) Connections/allocations. My downloads only go when I pause all my other ones---my mini fix with this is I allow for 2 or 3 hrs in my scheduler daily to be limited, at which point my downloads usually run as my uploads are limited (It would be nice to know what this limited part is, at least so we can determine if it's uploading at all).

5) Files that are partly downloaded (ie. not all files downloaded) become finished and do not seed! This is not a good feature.

Obviously there is much room for improvement, it would be ideal if we could get uTorrent to just make a version of theirs as an App for Qnap. But there have been large advancements with the server, and maybe some of my issues may have solutions for, so we thank you for taking in our concerns. I'd love to hear back.

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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by parkerc » Sun Dec 07, 2014 4:59 pm

My recommendation

I'd like to be able to do more via the QManager app (iOS version in my case)

The ability to ..

A) paste URLs to download files from
B) move file or target downloads to a different location
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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by aksity » Sat Jan 03, 2015 5:30 pm



- Be able to configure columns.
- Edit trackers
- Do not put limit for the ratio of seed.
- Columns : "pairs"

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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by timmy » Sat Mar 28, 2015 4:12 pm

I use RSS download manager to download stuff automatically, but currently it can only check for updates every 12 hours and it is a bit too slow. Please check the update interval setting so that it allows update every 30 minutes or shorter.

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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by mysteryliner » Sat Apr 04, 2015 7:38 pm

Would it be possible to download files from hosts like rapid gator, uploaded,..... that are split in various parts. (Like .rar in 5 parts) from 2 different connections?
My modem provides various unique IP'S so I can connect 1 cable to eth0 (that is connected to my home network, then router, then modem)
And 1 cable to eth1 connected straight to the modem.

That way I could download 2 files simultaneously without beining limited by the "1 download (per IP) every 2hours" restriction

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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by woollymoof » Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:27 pm

Searched for VPN in this topic and I don't think it was what I was after. I want to be able to see if the unit is downloading via the VPN client. Currently if I'm using the VPN, I can't connect to any websites via Chrome in HD Station, but I'm still downloading a torrent.

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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by Uber1337 » Fri Apr 24, 2015 4:23 am

Please add a feature to add servers manualy to the downloaded torrents.

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Re: Help QNAP improve download function

Post by clemon79 » Fri Apr 24, 2015 11:12 am

Why does an RSS feed specifically have to be one of torrent files? I had a RSS feed of a video podcast that would have been useful to use with Download Station, and if I copy the Enclosure URL and add it manually, the item works fine, but the feed itself won't automatically download new MP4s. Juswt a stupid limitation to what could be a powerful tool.


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