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Manage torrent from command line and download files sequentially

I need a way to manage torrent without any sort of GUI and download the pieces on sequential order. Does anybody knows how to do it? rtorrent is text based but, as far as I know, don't download files ...
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1answer
33 views

Does bittorrent need a proxy?

I want to use one of my Debian servers for a "torrent" machine. I have utorrent on my gaming machine which doesn't require a proxy. But it said on a tutorial that you need a proxy with bittorrent. ...
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0answers
180 views

Vuze default meta search template missing or broken?

Old versions of Vuze have worked on this computer, on this network, fine, up to just the other day -- until a clean install of Linux. Vuze 5.2.0.0 has a good connection: Pausing downloads before ...
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0answers
38 views

Trouble Seeding

I'm trying to distribute some large video files from a recent talk I helped organize, and figured putting torrents up for the HD versions would be a good approach. I've used these instructions ...
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1answer
339 views

transmission-remote commands are erroring with Unexpected response: <h1>401: Unauthorized</h1>Unauthorized User: deflate, gzip

I'm running the latest Raspbian distribution and just installed the transmission packages. I've been unable to set it up properly because whenever I run a transmission-remote command - say, to alter ...
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0answers
43 views

Transmission crashes after Popen'd by python

I have written a small python script that is cron'd every hour under LUbuntu to check internet-connection is stalled/alive (openvpn tunnel randomly stalls) close transmission reconnect openvpn start ...
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0answers
353 views

Automatically transfer completed downloads from seedbox home

I'm pondering a move to ruTorrent/rTorrent and was wondering how people have gone about automating transferring content from their seedbox to a linux based home server. I'd like to: 1 - Download ...
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1answer
146 views

Deprioritizing (traffic shaping) bittorrent seeding

I have a linux server with spare bandwidth. I thought about running an rtorrent client and seeding some popular distros images. However, I can't allow myself to curtail the normal operation of the ...
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0answers
196 views

UnionFS a local Directory and NFS Directory

I'm looking to create a union between two directories, one a local directory on the machine and the other a NFS directory to a remote client. What I want to accomplish is any writes to the directory ...
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0answers
302 views

Strange speed jumps when downloading a torrent file

I've been experiencing strange download behavior in a torrent manager on archlinux. Whenever I try to download a torrent my speed starts dropping and getting back to the same level again and again. ...
1
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1answer
508 views

Linux download manager with automation feature?

I am looking for a debian download manager which can watch folders on a remote FTP site and download new files to my computer locally. This is a one way operation and not a sync, I simply need to get ...
0
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1answer
226 views

Can Linux users sniff 'n watch which torrents I am downloading on my Macintosh? [closed]

I'm using uTorrent client to download some games and files on my work. I am using Mac OS X 10.5. Other employees use Linux. Can they watch my files or see what I am downloading? I tried to use ...
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7answers
205 views

Is it feasible/likely that my ISP is doing per-client throttling of bittorrent?

Seems very strange to me, but I've run a few tests, and would love some ideas of other tests. I have a linux box here running Deluge, where I most of my bittorrent activity happens, and a Windows box ...
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2answers
1k views

Using Linux how to resume a torrent download started on Windows?

Maybe some torrent client for Linux can understand the metadata generated by a Windows client. Or maybe there is a Web/Desktop client that works in both systems. Is there any way to do that? I use ...
0
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0answers
521 views

Download Missing Chunks of an Incomplete File Using a Non-Torrent Source

Context: Last night I was downloading a video from HTTP source (Megaupload to be precise) with DownThemAll! manager. Went to sleep, came back this morning and found the PC had shutdown during the ...
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3answers
3k views

need a bittorrent daemon

I'm building a Ubuntu server for the house. I want to centralize torrents. what I'm looking for is something that runs as a service (daemon) that has 3 folders to configure. Actively downloading ...
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1answer
351 views

High performance torrent client for linux [closed]

I used a transmission-gtk, but it turned out to be a problem with a graphical interface. He simply did not respond when the number of torrents over 1000. Then I tried the deluge. He worked quickly, ...
1
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1answer
230 views

How to run a Bittorrent mirror for various torrents e.g. from XML feeds?

I have a virtual server which acts mainly as mail server. I wonder whether I could set up a mirror for certain files like Linux ISO images, conference talk recordings and other stuff. How could I ...
1
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1answer
191 views

Torrent downloads in multiple OSes

My computer has Ubuntu and Vista and I use both equally. I want to know if it is possible to continue my torrent download from both the OSes. For example, I start a torrent download in Vista using ...
0
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3answers
575 views

Torrent client allowing upload/download rate limit depending on the time of day

With Azureus/Vuze, can we set an upload/download rate limit depending on the time of day ? If not, do you know a torrent client allowing this ? Client must be available on Linux. EDIT After ...
0
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1answer
930 views

Script for automated torrent downloads (from announce urls in IRC)

Some time ago I read a discussion in /r/linux and someone mentioned a script that checks new messages in IRC channel (in irssi client) and if they contain announce urls for torrents, they are passed ...
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5answers
310 views

Best bittorent client for Linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Torrent client for Ubuntu similar to uTorrent What is a good bittorent client for Linux? So far I used uTorrent on Windows, but recently I moved to Fedora and I saw ...
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1answer
1k views

Configure rTorrent to stop downloading after a certain file size

I am looking for a way to configure rTorrent to stop downloading all torrents after they have downloaded x amount. For example, specify 15mb and as soon as the torrent reaches that size have it finish ...
2
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0answers
737 views

Torrents not downloading on a QNAP TS209 NAS

I have a Linux-based NAS from QNAP, which comes with a built-in torrent downloader. I have never really had reason to moan until about three weeks ago, when it suddenly stopped downloading anything. ...
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1answer
1k views

rTorrent, too low memory usage ?

I want to know from more experienced rTorrent users how to tweak the .rtorrent.rc so that rTorrent will cache disk reading and writing (same as uTorrent does). I have set the max_memory_usage = 1GB ...
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2answers
288 views

LS command for torrent files

I have a directory full of torrent files,and i have to download all of them; But the problem is i have disk limit in my remote server,and file sizes are vary(100MB~8GB) and if i add all of torrent ...
3
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2answers
9k views

Where is autorun in Linux(Ubuntu)?

I have the machine with Ubuntu desktop 7.something ... I want some server-like behavior without my participation. For example I have Azureus torrent-client there and I want it to start with the ...
26
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2answers
55k views

How do you set a password for transmission-daemon, the BitTorrent client server?

The config file is ambiguous, and keeps getting overwritten when you restart the daemon in Debian, anyway. In /etc/transmission-daemon/settings.json, there are these options: rpc-username ...
22
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9answers
40k views

Any Linux BitTorrent client with support for Magnet links? [closed]

Is there any Linux application (bonus points for being console/headless) that supports Magnet links - like the ones provided now by some famous "bay" for pirate BitTorrent users?
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6answers
4k views

Which torrent apps work headless (from command line only)?

There's a question on here about what torrent apps work well remotely, but I'm hoping to find out one that works well through a command line interface, preferably with no GUI. What torrent apps ...
2
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4answers
619 views

Web torrent client that supports monthly traffic limit

I am looking for a torrent client that offers a web interface, and also can limit the monthly ingoing and outgoing traffic. For example, only allowing a set limit of 250GB combined in/outgoing traffic ...