Rtorrent

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net-p2p/rtorrent


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http://libtorrent.rakshasa.no/

Summary: BitTorrent Client using libtorrent

Use Flags

daemon
Uses app-misc/screen to daemonize this application
color
Add custom color support for torrent list

News

Drobbins

Perl Updates

Gentoo has bumped perl from 5.20 to 5.22. Be sure to run perl-cleaner --all after the upgrade.
2015-07-25 by Drobbins
Drobbins

ARM Rebuild

ARM systems will use new stage3's that are not compatible with earlier versions.
2015-06-27 by Drobbins
Drobbins

ABI X86 64 and 32

Funtoo Linux has new 32-bit compatibility libraries inherited from Gentoo. Learn about them here.
2015-06-18 by Drobbins
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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

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