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Old 06-05-2007, 09:40 AM   #1
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BitTorrents


What BitTorrent clients are good to use on Linux?
 
Old 06-05-2007, 09:55 AM   #2
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I use Ktorrent, other use Azureus or any of the many other clients.

Its down to what you like, try them out and decide for yourself.
 
Old 06-05-2007, 03:22 PM   #3
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I agree that Ktorrent and Azureus are reasonable choices.
 
Old 06-05-2007, 04:23 PM   #4
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Nah rtorrent is awesome. You'll need to put in some reading though, the interface isn't exactly intuitive...
 
Old 06-06-2007, 05:42 AM   #5
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I've used ktorrent, azureus and rotorrent.

ktorrent is nice and lightweight (using KDE already though) and has a good sceduler, but i had trouble with allowing access via iptables.

Which is where azureus came in, it seems to handle everything through the same ports (tcp/udp) although i haven't looked into scheduling yet, it's a bit heavier due to its reliance on Java.

rotorrent i found to be the fastest/lightweight. Like stated check out the documentation, but it's pretty easy to specify the required switches in the command, It's also very useful for using over SSH.
 
  


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