HiT Hi FiT Hai
HiT Hi FiT Hai is the most popular DC hub at IIT KGP. The current hub address is 10.105.12.22 which is subject to change. The change of hub address is announced by the official facebook page.
History[edit | edit source]
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In March 2016, The Scholars' Avenue published a story covering the gradual decline of the hub.
About[edit | edit source]
"HiT Hi FiT Hai" hub intends to provide service to users willing to share "legal", "non objectionable" content. However the hub only provides a "connectivity layer" and a message board for the users and has no control over items shared or posted.The hub takes no responsibility for, does not expressly or implicitly endorse, and does not assume any liability for any content submitted by the users. The user, and the user alone is responsible for their activity on the hub. By entering into the hub you agree to these terms and conditions. The hub scripts are all work of admin and operators and all rights regarding it are reserved to respective authors.
- Hub Address - 10.103.7.103
- Admin - frank_underwood
- Operators - bilbo , flameboi , Kaipulla
- GODs - WayneRooney , f1uk3r
- VIPs - Itachi_Uchiha , GamerBoy
Terminology[edit | edit source]
- HHFH: Abbreviation of HiT Hi FiT Hai.
- Mirror: Mirroring means sharing the files that you have downloaded from DC. It is expected from all the users that they mirror all the stuff. This is the easiest way to contribute to HHFH.
- Leecher: Those users who have a negative effect on the DC network by having a very poor share ratio, downloading much more than they upload. Leeches don't leave their DC client open to mirror the file after their download has completed. Some leeches intentionally avoid uploading by using modified clients or excessively limiting their upload speed.
- Uptime: Time period for which a user is online.
- DC MC: Stands for DC main chat.
- Magnet: Magnets exists only for files and not for directories. Different files have different magnets, same files have same magnets. Right click on any file and select Copy magnet link.
- Mods: They are the moderators of HHFH. Ask on DC MC for more info.
Basic Rules[edit | edit source]
- Minimum limit for connecting is: 0 GiB. For searching and downloading: 100 GiB for now.
- Sharing porn/linking-to-files-on DC which are marked NSFW is strictly prohibited.
- Don't use offensive language in common chat room. Don't spam in common chat room. Help make it a safe/riskfree hub for everyone.
- Fake Sharing is NOT allowed here. Anybody found sharing fake will be banned immediately.
- Don't share crap like Windows and Program Files directory. You can be banned for 1-3 hours.
- NO upload speed limiting is allowed here (can be banned for this).
- Add your Name Tags only at the end of filename and not before it.
- All users are expected to mirror their downloads. Those who do not mirror could be subjected to bans depending on their leeched content.
Nick registration[edit | edit source]
You can register your nick with a password. Registrations are generally opened on weekends.
Registered users can:
- Chat on main chat.
- Add requests for any stuff.
- Access Buy and Sell.
How to register your nick
- Search your nick in the users tab.
- Right click on nick and select register nick
- A prompt appears wherein you need to set password, be careful as it asks only once for password.
- Restart the DC++ client and you will be greeted with a screen where you need to enter your password.
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The minimum file share is set to 0 GiB for a short while when a new college term starts, to allow students to build up their share. After this initial period, a minimum file share size is imposed with the aim of increasing the availability and replication of files shared (mirroring). Users with a file share size less than this limit cannot search or download files, but can still access other features.
The current minimum file share size is 100 GiB.
Features and User Commands[edit | edit source]
- Offline message to user : If a user is offline, message to them can be sent via this command. Nick of the user must be known to use this command.
- File report : Fake/Misnamed/Personal/Program files can be reported via this command to VIPs. Enter the magnet of the file and mention why this file is reported.
- Registration : This command helps user to register a new nick, change password of existing nick and delete an existing nick. Registrations are generally opened on weekends, watch out for Hub Topic to know when registrations are open.
- Chat History : Retrieve upto 100 recent messages of main chat. Alternatively, '+history x' can be typed in main chat, where x=[1,100].
- Guestbook : Express views about HHFH. Can be used to view previous entries and add new entries.
- Buy and Sell : View, add or delete any buy or sell requests.
- Requests : There are 3 options, namely view, add and handle. Add requests for any stuff that is not available on DC++. It is advised to search at least 3-4 times at different timings before adding a request. Notify the user who requested about the status of their requested item via Handle command.
- Suggestions : Recommend stuff to fellow users.
- News : News forum of HHFH.
- Thing Delete : Notify fellow users before deleting an unique stuff that you have. Fellow users are recommended to mirror that stuff.
- Browsing the latest content with single command / single click.
- Four separate chatrooms supporting anonymous chats, user subscription, listing subscribed users, denying messages from unsubscribed users, message logging and Individual chat history.
- You can access the latest database of HHFH in your DC client or in the browser at HHFH webpage (the proxy needs to be bypassed). "Bhaat forums" are also hosted at the same IP.
Tips and Tricks[edit | edit source]
- Search for alternatives: Right-click on any file and select 'search for alternatives' option to find other sources of same file.
- Browse/Get file list: Right-click on any file and select 'Browse file list' to see location of file. Use this to see the folder in which the file exists, this will help you find other files related to it.
- Spy Search: Use this to see what fellow users are searching.
- Private message (PM): Right click on a username and select 'Send private message' to chat with that user. Only you and that user can see this chat.
- Mirroring is the easiest way to not get banned.
- Give autoslots to favourite users. Right click on a username and select add to favourites, then open favourite users tab to give autoslots.
Troubleshooting[edit | edit source]
All issues faced by users on the hub can be addressed either by contacting Admin/Operators/VIPs or by the official facebook page.
Contributing[edit | edit source]
HHFH runs on PtokaX DC Hub. PtokaX DC Hub is a multi-platform server application for Neo-Modus Direct Connect (NMDC) Peer-To-Peer sharing network. You can contribute to HHFH on github . You can also contribute to HHFH by adding content to the latest database.