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Old 07-28-2003, 01:32 PM   #1
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Unhappy Bittorrent


I downloaded and installed bittorrent. I just can't figure out how to get a .torrent file to start downloading. Any and all help will be appreciated!
 
Old 07-28-2003, 01:45 PM   #2
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have you tried typing
% python <torrent_file_name>
?

i haven't torrent'd anything in a while, but that's what i think i used to have to do.
 
Old 07-28-2003, 01:45 PM   #3
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It is very easy.

In your rxvt: btdownoadcurses.py --url http://????.bittorrent
 
Old 07-28-2003, 02:11 PM   #4
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rxvt??
 
Old 07-28-2003, 02:16 PM   #5
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nevermind, i did a run command and brought up rxvt, but it still says command not found
 
Old 07-28-2003, 02:31 PM   #6
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I dont know why it doesnt work on your systerm. But it really works here.

you can download BT here.

* http://torrent.dulug.duke.edu/severn-binary-iso.torrent
* http://torrent.dulug.duke.edu/severn-source-iso.torrent

http://www.linuxeden.com/download/do...php?softid=908

Last edited by gexiaofei; 07-28-2003 at 02:38 PM.
 
Old 07-28-2003, 02:37 PM   #7
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sorry. I made a mistake.

I should be :

btdownloadcurses.py --url http://URL.torrent

Sorry for that.
 
Old 07-28-2003, 07:35 PM   #8
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Still not working... Here's a screenshot of what I did, tell me what I'm doing wrong please.


http://www.angelfire.com/oz/chaosz3r...ux/torrent.jpg
 
Old 07-28-2003, 07:37 PM   #9
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Oh, and here's a link to the file I'm trying to download

http://www.fangirlfriday.org/torrents/[AF-F&FgF]InuYasha_116[98373FFB].torrent
 
Old 07-28-2003, 07:44 PM   #10
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btdownloadgui --url "http//www.whatever_url_torrent" &

assuming you have installed the gui.
 
Old 07-28-2003, 07:57 PM   #11
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The problem you're having is related to the fact that your shell is interpreting things in the URL to mean shell stuff. There are instructions for integrating BitTorrent with all the popular browsers that comes with BitTorrent. Follow those and you just have to click on .torrent files and they will download like normal files.
 
  


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