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Package: rtorrent (0.9.4-1)

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Warning: This package is from the experimental distribution. That means it is likely unstable or buggy, and it may even cause data loss. Please be sure to consult the changelog and other possible documentation before using it.

ncurses BitTorrent client based on LibTorrent from rakshasa

rtorrent is a BitTorrent client based on LibTorrent. It uses ncurses and aims to be a lean, yet powerful BitTorrent client, with features similar to the most complex graphical clients.

Since it is a terminal application, it can be used with the "screen"/"dtach" utility so that the user can conveniently logout from the system while keeping the file transfers active.

Some of the features of rtorrent include:

 * Use an URL or file path to add torrents at runtime
 * Stop/delete/resume torrents
 * Optionally loads/saves/deletes torrents automatically in a session
   directory
 * Safe fast resume support
 * Detailed information about peers and the torrent
 * Support for distributed hash tables (DHT)
 * Support for peer-exchange (PEX)
 * Support for initial seeding (Superseeding)

Tags: System Administration: File Distribution, Implemented in: C++, User Interface: interface::text-mode, network::client, Network Protocol: BitTorrent, Role: role::program, uitoolkit::ncurses, Purpose: Downloading, Works with: Files

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 440.7 kB1,913.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 428.9 kB1,540.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 411.1 kB1,469.0 kB [list of files]
armel 356.3 kB1,286.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 361.6 kB982.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 433.9 kB1,474.0 kB [list of files]
i386 433.8 kB1,435.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 429.0 kB1,505.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 433.8 kB1,439.0 kB [list of files]
mips 401.0 kB1,967.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 408.9 kB1,967.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 395.2 kB1,616.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 408.4 kB1,922.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 413.2 kB1,820.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 422.9 kB1,760.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 453.9 kB1,536.0 kB [list of files]