Rtorrent

net-p2p/rtorrent


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Summary: BitTorrent Client using libtorrent

Use Flags

daemon
Uses app-misc/screen to daemonize this application

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Rtorrent

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Rtorrent is a command line bittorrent client.

Installation

if you intend to use rtorrent with Package:Rutorrent or another front end make sure you emerge with the xmlrpc flag. (for now we'll also throw in the daemon until proven its not needed. the daemon is strange as its implemented in screen? its probably so you can attach/detach anywhere infinite times.)

# echo "net-p2p/rtorrent xmlrpc daemon" >> /etc/portage/package.use #xmlrpc use flag for web interface.
# emerge rtorrent

Configuration

The $USER should be changed to the torrent user you wish to download as.

/etc/conf.d/rtorrentd - select user
USER="$USER"

Example

logged in as the torrent user:

# cd
# wget https://gist.githubusercontent.com/bryanjswift/1525912/raw/34fe28d70709e6b12840bcede3b82e5ed2abccce/.rtorrent.rc

~/.rtorrent.rc is now an example & running config.

xml rpc

~/.rtorrent.rc - turn on xml rpc
scgi_port = localhost:5000

service

to run:

# rtorrent

Using rtorrent as a daemon

With screen

screen should be installed with the 'daemon' USE flag so just enable that if you want to use screen.

  • Start rtorrent detached
# screen -S rtorrent -d -m rtorrent

  • Resume detached session
# screen -S rtorrent -r

  • Quit detached rtorrent session
# screen -S rtorrent -X xon

  • Detach current session from this terminal

Ctrl+a d

  • Quit current rtorrent session

Ctrl+a q

With tmux

tmux can be used instead of Screen

  • Start rtorrent session detached (session named 'torrents')
# tmux new-session -s torrents -n rtorrent -d rtorrent

  • Resume detached session
# tmux attach -t torrents

  • Quit detached rtorrent session
# tmux send-keys -t torrents:rtorrent C-q

  • Detach current session from this terminal

Ctrl+b d

  • Quit current rtorrent session

Ctrl+q