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===Using rtorrent as a daemon===
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====With screen====
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[[Package:Screen (Terminal Multiplexer)|screen]] should be installed with the 'daemon' USE flag so just enable that if you want to use screen.
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* Start rtorrent detached
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{{console|body=###i## screen -S rtorrent -d -m rtorrent}}
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* Resume detached session
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{{console|body=###i## screen -S rtorrent -r}}
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* Quit detached rtorrent session
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{{console|body=###i## screen -S rtorrent -X xon}}
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* Detach current session from this terminal
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<b><code>Ctrl+a d</code></b>
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* Quit current rtorrent session
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<b><code>Ctrl+a q</code></b>
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====With tmux====
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[[Package:Tmux (Terminal Multiplexer)|tmux]] can be used instead of Screen
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* Start rtorrent session detached (session named 'torrents')
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{{console|body=###i## tmux new-session -s torrents -n rtorrent -d rtorrent}}
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* Resume detached session
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{{console|body=###i## tmux attach -t torrents}}
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* Quit detached rtorrent session
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{{console|body=###i## tmux send-keys -t torrents:rtorrent C-q}}
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* Detach current session from this terminal
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<b><code>Ctrl+b d</code></b>
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* Quit current rtorrent session
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<b><code>Ctrl+q</code></b>
  
 
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Revision as of 21:08, March 8, 2015

net-p2p/rtorrent


Source Repository:Repository:Funtoo Overlay

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

IP Space Migration Continues

All Funtoo user containers in the 8.28 IP space will be moving into our new IP space (172.97) over the next few days. If you have DNS set up -- be sure to watch your container and update to the new IP! container.host.funtoo.org DNS will be updated after the move.
2015-08-27 by Drobbins
Drobbins

Funtoo Hosting IP Move

Funtoo user containers with IPs in the 72.18.x.x range will be gradually migrating to new IP addresses this week. If you have DNS entries for your containers, please be aware that your DNS will need to be updated.
2015-08-11 by Drobbins
Drobbins

New ARM Stages

New ARM Stages, built with a new toolchain, are now hitting mirrors. Existing ARM users should re-install using these stages (dated Aug 3, 2015 or later,) rather than upgrade using emerge.
2015-08-06 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

~/.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