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Old 09-10-2005, 02:02 PM   #1
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BitTorrent Installation help


I was trying to install bittorrent from http://bittorrent.com/download.html and downloaded the rpm file.

I've done rpm -ivhf Bit* and after it I don't know how to start the BitTorrent...

Any suggestion?
 
Old 09-10-2005, 02:31 PM   #2
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use "btdownloadcurses.py" or "btdownloadgui.py"
 
Old 09-10-2005, 03:00 PM   #3
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use "btdownloadcurses.py" or "btdownloadgui.py"
How? where will they be? how do I open? (? ./? )
 
Old 09-10-2005, 03:45 PM   #4
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they will be on your path. just run them from a terminal. pass the name of your torrent file as a parameter.
 
Old 09-10-2005, 04:02 PM   #5
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they will be on your path. just run them from a terminal. pass the name of your torrent file as a parameter.
sorry for being a dumbass but can you give me an example?
 
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heh, ok...

- open a terminal
- type in "btdownloadgui.py somethingorother.torrent"
 
Old 09-10-2005, 04:34 PM   #7
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You find a link somewhere and download usefulfile.torrent, which you put in /home/username.
So, you call:
btdownloadcurses.py /home/username/usefulfile.torrent
- basically, you call the file with the command - and a nice interface pops up.
 
Old 09-10-2005, 07:02 PM   #8
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and thank you for reminding me why i started useing gnomebittorrent. much easier
 
Old 09-11-2005, 03:44 AM   #9
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easier? running anythign from a terminal is always an absolute doddle, no way it could be easier to use that gnome one. It's just wether you are familiar with terminals in the first place.
 
Old 09-11-2005, 08:20 AM   #10
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where should I run this command? and as root?
Code:
[zuki@localhost ~]$ btdownloadgui.py /home/zuki/pablo.torrent
bash: btdownloadgui.py: command not found
sorry but this stuff drives me nuts.
as root
Code:
[zuki@localhost ~]$ su -
Password:
[root@localhost ~]# btdownloadgui.py /home/zuki/pablo.torrent
-bash: btdownloadgui.py: command not found
 
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don't do it as root, there's no need at all. if you type in "btdown" and then press tab you'll get a list of everything that it could be... if there's nothing there, then maybe you didn't actually install it after all?
 
Old 09-11-2005, 08:47 AM   #12
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don't do it as root, there's no need at all. if you type in "btdown" and then press tab you'll get a list of everything that it could be... if there's nothing there, then maybe you didn't actually install it after all?
as user
Code:
[zuki@localhost Desktop]$ ls B*
BitTorrent-4.1.4-1-Python2.3.noarch.rpm
[zuki@localhost Desktop]$ rpm -i Bit*
error: can't create transaction lock on /var/lib/rpm/__db.000
as root
Code:
[root@localhost ~]# cd /home/zuki/Desktop
[root@localhost Desktop]# rpm -i B*
        package BitTorrent-4.1.4-1 is already installed
[root@localhost Desktop]#
in both root and user when I write btdown and press tab it does nothing


 
Old 09-11-2005, 08:50 AM   #13
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ok then. see where the files apparently have gone using "rpm -ql BitTorrent"
 
Old 09-11-2005, 08:52 AM   #14
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though! if I do b + tab it shows these related words
Code:
bittorrent              
bittorrent-console 
bittorrent-curses   
bittorrent-tracker
when I tryed
[code]
bittorrent-curses /home/zuki/pablo.torrent it said
Code:
[zuki@localhost ~]$ bittorrent-curses /home/zuki/pablo.torrent
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/bittorrent-curses", line 28, in ?
    from BitTorrent.download import Feedback, Multitorrent
ImportError: No module named BitTorrent.download


me = omg
 
Old 09-11-2005, 08:57 AM   #15
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ok then. see where the files apparently have gone using "rpm -ql BitTorrent"
OMG!! wtf

Code:
[root@localhost ~]# cd /home/zuki/Desktop
[root@localhost Desktop]# rpm -iql Bi*
package BitTorrent-4.1.4-1-Python2.3.noarch.rpm is not installed
[root@localhost Desktop]# rpm -i Bi*
        package BitTorrent-4.1.4-1 is already installed
[root@localhost Desktop]# rpm -iql Bi*
package BitTorrent-4.1.4-1-Python2.3.noarch.rpm is not installed
once it says it isn't installed, and once "already installed"...


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