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Package: ctorrent (1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5 and others)

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BitTorrent Client written in C++

This application is written in the C++ language and doesn't require any graphical component, such as an X server. Original ctorrent's upstream has stopped its development and now it's kept updated with new releases/bug fixes by a new developer. It's built as a console program and it can be even used remotely in a machine that provides outside ssh access. Other main features are:

 * Support for large files (>2GB) and large torrents (>255 files).
 * Strategic selection of pieces to request for download.
 * Continuous queueing of download requests, tuned based on
   latency and throughput for each peer.
 * Improved download performance, including parallel requests
   in initial and endgame modes.
 * Improved bandwidth regulation.
 * Improved compatibility with other peers.
 * Performance optimization and bug fixes.
 * An interface for monitoring and managing multiple clients.
 * Dynamic cache allocation and management, including prefetch.

More information about the original but discontinued ctorrent's project can be found by browsing the following website:

Tags: Implemented in: C++, User Interface: Text-based Interactive, Networking: network::client, protocol::TODO, Network Protocol: BitTorrent, Role: role::program, scope::application, Purpose: Downloading

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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5 121.3 kB292.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5+b1 116.1 kB241.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5+b1 108.0 kB241.0 kB [list of files]
armel 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5+b1 107.0 kB232.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5+b1 107.9 kB176.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5 116.7 kB252.0 kB [list of files]
i386 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5+b1 125.6 kB272.0 kB [list of files]
ia64 (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5 140.5 kB455.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5 107.2 kB238.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5+b1 124.2 kB325.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5+b1 125.8 kB310.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5 115.1 kB366.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5+b1 114.3 kB301.0 kB [list of files]
riscv64 (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5 117.0 kB212.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5+b1 113.3 kB277.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5 135.6 kB251.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5 107.0 kB256.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-5 116.6 kB231.0 kB [list of files]