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Old 01-14-2005, 04:28 AM   #1
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Exclamation BitTorrent Client [Command Line]

Greetings everybody.
I'm searching the net for a BitTorrent Client, for linux.
But they are all for Gnome/KDE'n stuff.
Does anyone know, about a command-line-based-bittorent-client?

Thanks for reading this.

Last edited by UltimatePower; 01-14-2005 at 04:31 AM.
Old 01-14-2005, 06:43 AM   #2
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Bittornado has some included, I think the normal bittorrent also has. Search for or Btw you can use --max_upload_rate 20 to limit your upload to 20 kb (or something else).
Old 01-14-2005, 07:29 AM   #3
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Download the Python source and extract it. Then to run it, you just do this simple command:

./ filename.torrent
and that's it. All done on the command line, no GUI or anything.
Old 04-16-2007, 08:00 PM   #4
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ncurses style BitTorrent client. You'll love it.

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