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What is a seeder and what is a leecher?

When I use Transmission to do the downloading, I see some figures on the web control panel of Transmission. Those are technical terms. Such as Seeder, Leecher, Ratio, Trackers, Peers, etc.

So the questions come. What is a seeder? What is a leecher?

Let me check it from search engine and put all together.

What is a seeder?

Seeders are people who have already downloaded the whole file and are uploading them. The more seeders the faster the download will go.

What is a Leecher?

Leechers are people who are sharing what they have and are downloading what you have. (It is real BT spirit here.)

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