Does anybody know a bittorrent client for Emacs?

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    @AndrejaKo: THE Editor:) Sorry for the ambiguity, never thought it could be anything else when spelled just so! – user69285 Feb 26 '11 at 21:01
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    @pooh It was just incredible to me that someone could expect EMACS to have a bittorrent client. +1 for asking that! One day, it will turn into whole operating system :) – AndrejaKo Feb 26 '11 at 21:13
  • @FndrejaKo: It was said to be one (the OS) since years! But that you know;) – user69285 Feb 26 '11 at 22:37
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    @Andreja If Google thinks a browser could be an operating system Emacs can all the more. – ceving May 13 '11 at 12:43
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    I know a good console client for Linux. Maybe you could try getting Linux to run in a VM inside emacs? – peth May 24 '11 at 14:15

Based on sindikat's answer, and surprisingly overlooked(?) by Tony Stewart, who shows rtorrent running in a konsole terminal... it seems that the way to get a working bittorrent client into emacs is to run rtorrent in a bash shell in emacs.. eg. ansi-term

ansi-term is a highly functional terminal emulator which is quite accessible via elisp commands ... To run ansi-term just type M-x ansi-term


AFAIK there is none. http://emacswiki.org/ is a site, which documents everything concerning Emacs, including bazilions of its extensions. There is no mention of torrent-clients on the wiki and anywhere on the Web.


My answer for you is rTorrent.


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    .... Someone actually built a torrent client for EMACS? /facepalm – Aren B Jul 27 '11 at 23:12
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    no, its a cli torrent client ;) – Journeyman Geek Oct 2 '11 at 12:33

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