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Package: ctorrent (1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4 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.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 121.5 kB293.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 113.5 kB241.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 108.0 kB233.0 kB [list of files]
armel 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 100.4 kB212.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 101.6 kB172.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 117.7 kB257.0 kB [list of files]
i386 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 117.4 kB256.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 113.8 kB241.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 117.6 kB256.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 96.8 kB220.0 kB [list of files]
mips 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 119.5 kB297.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4 125.3 kB320.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 121.1 kB297.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 113.2 kB300.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4 113.6 kB299.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b2 113.4 kB303.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 113.4 kB300.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 112.4 kB269.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 122.8 kB232.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b2 103.6 kB240.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4+b1 115.4 kB232.0 kB [list of files]