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Old 05-07-2015, 09:25 PM   #1
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bittorrent: command line client


Can someone recommend a command-line bittorrent client?
 
Old 05-07-2015, 09:57 PM   #2
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I've used rtorrent, but heard that transmission is better.

https://trac.transmissionbt.com/wiki/HeadlessUsage
 
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I've used rtorrent, but heard that transmission is better.
Hmmmm... can't build either.
 
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Just go through CLI bittorrent clients for yourself and see which one is better for you. It's rather a personal choice. One likes BMW. Other likes Jeep.
 
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I've been using transmission for a long time now, and love it. It's got a web interface, a command line utility, as well as a gtk+ one. Take your pick!
 
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Just go through CLI bittorrent clients for yourself and see which one is better for you. It's rather a personal choice. One likes BMW. Other likes Jeep.
BMW and Jeep make cli bittorrent clients?

I finally managed to build transmission; it would seem to work well. It appears that the torrent I'm trying to get (never used bittorrent before) isn't.
 
  


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