How To Compile rTorrent From SVN In Ubuntu 9.10/Debian 5


rTorrent is a popular command line based bittorrent client. It provides very powerful features yet it is very light on the system - contrary to other bittorrent clients like Vuze. There are a couple of webinterfaces for it but they are not truly needed. SSH access combined with the "screen" program provide you all the tools you need.

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Created by nanotech-spidergoat 12 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 24 weeks ago
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How to download torrent files from command line(Linux Terminal)


This can be achieved by using the ultra-lightweight text-based BitTorrent client "rTorrent".
If you are using Ubuntu, you can install

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Created by linuxtips 12 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 31 weeks ago
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Headless torrent downloads with rTorrent and Screen


I have a constantly running server that would be a perfect on which to run torrent downloads. The only catch is that the server is headless -- it has no monitor or keyboard. To overcome this obstacle, I use rTorrent as my torrent client, and GNU Screen so that I can disconnect my terminal session and leave rTorrent running.

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