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rTorrent is a text-based BitTorrent client, with a goal of "a focus on high performance and good code".

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How to trigger script when adding existing torrent with different label in rtorrent?

I share a seedbox (rtorrent) with a friend and we use different labels for our Movies (e.g. Me Movies, Him Movies). When a torrent has finished I send it's base path and label to a script and symlink ...
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rtorrent fails downloads over 4GB on raspberry pi

I'm running libtorrent/rtorrent master (13.7) on raspi 3b+ with raspbian. I can download torrents under 4GB in size without any problems (for example debian netinstall at around 290MB). However ...
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How can I download a torrent in reverse order of pieces?

I mean we have this option of downloading sequentially, and first-and-last pieces order.. but what I need is a last-piece-first order! Any method that can achieve that? Edit 1: As to why I need it(...
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Auto tools syntax in rutorrent

I would just like to ask you something about the automove feature in rutorrent. I want to autocopy everything that is downloaded except the torrents that have a specific label eg "ncopy" is that ...
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CENTOS command won't run on startup

I have rtorrent installed and I am trying to run this command so it runs automatically on startup: screen -S rtorrent -d -m su root -c "rtorrent" I added it to: nano /etc/rc.local But nothing seems ...
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How can I download magnet links through the command line with rtorrent on Linux?

How can I download magnet links through the command line with rtorrent on Linux (Ubuntu)? I know that I can Run rtorrent Hit Backspace Paste magnet link Hit Enter However I want one or several ...
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Seedbox attached to nas, gigabit speed halved

I have gigabit internet, and I've confirmed I can saturate that successfully on my seedbox and main desktop via torrents when downloading directly to the local hard drives. I have an R710 running ...
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rtorrent: Diferent save location based on filename?

I have a question regarding rtorrent: Is it possible to have a different save locations for torrents depending on their filename (or filtering via RegEx or else)? For example, all files from a watch-...
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start rtorrent at reboot

How do I get rtorrent to start after reboot? I tried to run systemctl reenable rtorrent and reboot the machine but there are no rtorrent process running. I can start it using the following screen ...
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Script to move or unpack files (rtorrent when finished script)

The concept So I´ve been struggling for a while now with a script that will run when rtorrent has finished a download. The script should check the third argument from rtorrent and act accordingly. ....
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Torrent vs. wget --limit-rate vs. curl --limit-rate

I have a few huge data-files in a far-away galaxy. I need to download these, and it is likely to take a few days. While I want to make sure that all the data is downloaded safe and sound, ...
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Use of rtorrent variables

I'm using rtorrent.rc template given here, especially the use of variables: # Instance layout (base paths) method.insert = cfg.basedir, private|const|string, (cat,"/home/USERNAME/rtorrent/") ...
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rutorrent, batch export .torrent files by label

Wanting to transfer from rutorrent/rtorrent to deluge, but keep all my torrent labeling, i worked out this way to do it by modifying some of rutorrents php files, and using some custom javascript.
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How to split/divide/break torrent file?

Is there any way to split/divide/break a torrent file into many parts and then download parts with my friends and combine all parts into a single file?
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Adjust linux disk flush intervals to avoid blocking user processes

I'm downloading files on a sd card mounted on a raspberry pi using rtorrent, at around 6MB/s (bandwidth cap). The user process doesn't flush the data itself, and the interval at which the disk cache ...
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What's the difference between stopping and closing a download?

In rtorrent there are two key combinations: Ctrl+d Stop an active download or remove a stopped download. Ctrl+k Stop and close the files of an active download. What does closing a download mean? ...
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How to sort filenames alphabetically in rtorrent?

When I open the file list of a torrent, filenames appear randomly: *** some.series.name - 1 season *** Cmp Pri Size Filename Peer list 0 744.3 M| some.series.name.S01E20 ...
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Torrent padding files [closed]

Did anyone created padding files for torrent? How many clients use this stuff nowadays? Is "padding files" comprehensive? I didn't found this feature in new clients such as ctorrent,ttorent, ...
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rTorrent pauses magnet links download after getting meta information

As the title says when I try to download magnet links with rtorrent it gets the meta information and then it pauses the torrent. I have to resume the torrent again with CTRL+S every time. The OS is ...
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Remove orphaned data without corresponding torrents in the rtorrent's list

I use rtorrent with a plenty of frontends like ruTorrent and Transdroid. Often, when I try to delete both the torrent and data through these frontends, the torrent is removed from the list but the ...
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Add extension to incomplete files inside torrents

uTorrent has an "Append .!ut to incomplete files" option: I want to achieve something similar in rtorrent (the storage is formatted as NTFS). I know it accepts scripting commands but the ...
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Two rtorrent processes running. Normal?

I noticed when I ssh'ed into my beaglebone black that I got two rtorrent processes running. is this something rtorrent does per default or have I messed up somewhere along the line? What could cause ...
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Downloading and seeding multiple torrents with the same names in rTorrent

I'm attempting to download and then seed a set of torrents using rTorrent. Some of these torrents have the same name (Alpha Release), and contain files with the same names but whose content is ...
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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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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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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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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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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 = event.download.finished,move_complete,"execute=mv,-u,$d.get_base_path=,~/Download/;d....
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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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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 = event.download.finished,move_complete,"d....
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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 ...