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RtControl showing 'never' for completion time for every torrent

I'm trying to use RtControl to automatically delete torrents older than a certain amount of time. However, my command isn't working, and when I try either rtcontrol -q -o completed \* or rtcontrol -q ...
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Shuffled file listing in rtorrent

I've encountered plenty of *.torrent files, in which file names are shuffled, i.e. *.torrent file contains following directory structure \ Directory 1 \ SubDir 1.1 | File1.1.1 | File1.1.2 / \ ...
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Why doesn't ruTorrent/rTorrent respect my ratios?

I have set up my ratios such as this on ruTorrent (3.6) and rTorrent (0.9.3) : When I add torrents they stop at the 2.0 ratio as they should. If I want to seed more once it was stopped and assign ...
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Rtorrent under cygwin: watch folder does not handle wildcard

So I'm running rtorrent on cygwin (windows 7 pc). I just installed basic cygwin and the rtorrent 0.9.4 package (including dependencies the installer prompted). I made a downloads, watch and session ...
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rtorrent causes computer-wide slowdown, trying to discern the cause

This has been bugging me for a while now. When I first started using rtorrent, it was as it should be: lightweight, fast, and convenient to background and forget about it. Some time back (I assume ...
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How to use rTorrent's schedule property

I've seen rtorrent.rc files with a schedule property as follows: schedule = watch_directory,5,5,load_start=~/torrent/torrent/*.torrent What do the arguments mean? What is watch_directory? Why are ...
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rTorrent access tracker with proxy?

all tracker domain was blocked in my ISP I can create proxy with ssh -D and use privoxy to trans socks5 proxy to http proxy, the proxy works well How I can use proxy it only when rTorrent access ...
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Setting up rutorrent on 10.9 Mavericks

I'm getting the following error when loading rutorrent that's hosted on my 2010 Intel Core Duo 2 Mac Mini: [23.06.2014 11:31:20] Bad response from server: (404 [error,list]) <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC ...
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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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Make rtorrent detect when .torrent file is deleted?

I'm using a near-dead computer I've got lying around as a seedbox, and I'm managing the .torrent files by throwing them into a folder named ~/torrents/ However, I want to be able to open up my FTP ...
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Rtorrent quits automatically every 2-3 minutes

I've got fresh Debian 7.0 machine and installed rtorrent on it. When I start rtorrent it runs without any problems, but after 2 or 3 minutes, it stops. No errors, no logs, it just quits. Any idea what ...
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CentOS 6.5 mod_scgi

How do I install mod_scgi on CentOS 6.5 64bit? I could not find any rpm files. I require it for rtorrent seed server. Is there another cgi package that would work with rtorrent?
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Resuming completed downloads after rtorrent restart

For my rtorrent setup I have these folders ~/Session //# rtorrent session ~/Torrent //# torrent files ~/Incomplete //# Downloading ~/Seeding //# Completed download and seeding ...
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rTorrent watch directory not working

I am having trouble getting watch directories to work in rTorrent. I have this in my .rtorrent.rc file: schedule = watch_directory,5,5,"load_start=/home/rtorrent/watch/*.torrent" schedule = ...
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Problems with torrent names with brackets in their name

So when some torrent got downloaded then i execute one script. Like this system.method.set_key = event.download.finished,create_torrent,"execute=~/s.sh,$d.get_name=" The problem with this is - like ...
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How to display only torrents which are currently downloading/uploading?

I'm using rTorrent 0.9.2/0.13.2. I haven't found such tab on 1-0 buttons, and searching in Google doesn't provide any useful links. Is it something I must setup myself in the configuration? Update: ...
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CygWin > rTorrent > configuring rTorrent (make > “Makefile: recipe for target '***' failed”)

I am almost there to complete my rTorrent installation, and i already got over few errors (documentation is old)... help finish it, please :) Step by step. libTorrent is now installed with no errors ...
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Only rTorrent through VPN [duplicate]

How can I get rTorrent to use a VPN (OpenVPN), but the rest of the applications on my server to use the regular internet-connection? The server runs debian.
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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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A replace for xmlrpc utility

I’d wanted to use XMLRPC interface for rtorrent like described here, but xmlrpc from stable version of the xmlrpc-c package crashes and in unstable it is not present, so I searched for something that ...
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rTorrent is ignoring different ratios for watch directories

I am trying to setup rTorrent to seed some torrents for longer than the default, if these torrents are loaded from a watch directory. The problem is that rTorrent seems to be stopping these torrents ...
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What does rtorrent's system.method.set_key, get_base_path, etc. mean?

rtorrent's web site has this example of a configuration rule to move a completed torrent: system.method.set_key = ...
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how to remove “downloading” or 0% complete torrents in rtorrent using bash script?

I have 10K torrents and 7K of them are going too slow. I would like to remove them but the rutorrent and rtorrent interface is unusably slow. I noticed that the info about rtorrent is kept in .session ...
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rTorrent: Automaticlly erase data when torrent is removed?

I want rTorrent to delete a torrent's data when I remove it from the UI. I've looked through the .rtorrent.rc documentation, and found the on_erase settings, but it is now depreciated. The ...
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rtorrent won't use .rtorrent.rc [closed]

I have looked around a bit on the web, and can not find a solution to this. As far as I know, I have the .rtorrent.rc file in the correct directory, but rtorrent refuses to acknowledge that it is ...
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How to remember rTorrent queue after program quits

I'm trying to make rTorrent remember its download queue when the application is closed, and continue downloads after the program is opened up again. This tutorial has answered all of my questions but ...
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Why did rtorrent fail to build?

I am not root, so I have to build rtorrent from source and hope to install it in my home directory, but it failed, why? [mirror@hugemeow rtorrent]$ ls AUTHORS autogen.sh ChangeLog configure.ac ...
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How do I setup a systemd service to be started by a non root user as a user daemon?

I just finished the install and setup process of systemd on my arch-linux system (2012.09.07). I uninstalled initscripts (and removed the configuration files). What I want to do is create a service ...
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Prevent rtorrent from downloading a torrent twice

I have used a couple of peer-to-peer clients that have an option to prevent the user from downloading a file twice, either by gently asking for confirmation, or by refusing to add a new download ...
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What is the command line program to seed an already downloaded torrent?

So, I'm finished with downloading Ubuntu 12.04 torrent. I used rtorrent for that. After it's finished, I closed the rtorrent. Now, I still has the torrent file and I want to seed it without ...
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rTorrent web frontends [closed]

What are the differences between rtgui and rtpg-www as web front ends for rTorrent. I am looking to run rTorrent on a media server connected to my TV and want a gui so that my roommates that are not ...
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Have rTorrent to move .torrent files

I am running rTorrent 0.9.2 and have configured it to move completed torrents to a different folder with this configuration line: system.method.set_key = ...
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Using torrent on networks which block torrents

How can I use torrents on a network which blocks torrents and trackers? Is using a proxy server the only way?
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How do I get ruTorrent work with magnet links on ReadyNAS Duo?

For some reason I cannot get ruTorrent to work with magnet links. The UI happily logs torrent was successfully passed to rTorrent but no torrent is added and no downloads are started. I cannot find ...
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bittorrent prioritize torrents for uploading

There are certain torrents in my list which I'd like to prioritize when it comes to seeding. Is there a torrent client which has this option? I want to mention that hacks like pausing every other ...
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VPN routing issue in linux- how to make applications that can only bind to IP addresses work?

Right now I have a PPTP VPN set up on my remote ubuntu VPS. I would like to have certain applications use the VPN to access the internet (rtorrent, irssi, among others). Currently, it is set up like ...
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Move already (i.e. not new) completed files in rtorrent

I've been using rtorrent for a while with a single directory. Now I figured out it was possible to use different directories and even to move completed downloads elsewhere, so according to the ...
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rTorrent - Different default save directories for different autolaunch directories

I've been using rTorrent on my home-server for a while and I'd like to explore some of the cooler features of it. One thing I've had going for a while is an autolaunch directory and a default save ...
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Download only some files in a torrent with rTorrent

Setting the priority to off before starting the download doesn't work as expected; rTorrent still creates the folder structure and zero sized files for them.
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rtorrent pauses torrents and cant resume

rtorrent pauses torrents after a while on its own. Server is running 3 rtorrents, only one does this, but I can not figure out why. It is not stopping seeding on a ratio, it pauses even torrents with ...
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Running a script on rtorrent completion

How can I make rtorrent run a script when it's finished downloading a torrent, with the full path to the torrent's folder as a parameter?
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console torrent client alternative to rtorrent

Because of bug (some torrent can't be downloaded - error "Tracker group list not a list") in rtorrent i'm searching for alternatives. I need torrent client with good and intuitive console interface ...
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How to make an application run at Fedora startup?

I've got a fresh install of Fedora 15 that I've set up. I want it to be able to download podcasts++ so I've installed rtorrent. But how do I make rtorrent start up along with the OS? Also, does ...
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rtorrent copy after download

so I`m trying to do the following: When rtorrent finishes download, it should copy files from download dir to another dir called uploads, so the file would be in Downloads dir AND in Uploads dir. ...
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Torrent: Webseed or seeding client on server?

I want to share a file using bittorent which I also offer over http. The torrent should be seeded by a dedicated and a virtual server and by people who are downloading it to lower bandwidth costs. My ...
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Mac OS X Cursors do not work in ncursers (rtorrent) application

I have 2 Mac OS X 10.6.5 systems and installed rtorrent using: brew install rtorrent On my MacBook (MacBook3,1, Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.2GHz) rtorrent works fine. However on my Mac mini (Macmini4,1, ...
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How can I run rtorrent headless on OSX?

Ideally, I'm looking for a launchd script that will start rtorrent headless as a user daemon, along with the minimal set of configurations that will allow it to work.
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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 ...