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Package: ctorrent (1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-4)

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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 Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 140.4 kB310.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 126.0 kB261.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 107.9 kB256.0 kB [list of files]
armel 118.9 kB236.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 111.3 kB191.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 114.9 kB272.0 kB [list of files]
i386 123.1 kB259.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 126.1 kB233.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 123.1 kB228.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 113.7 kB243.0 kB [list of files]
mips 128.9 kB280.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 130.1 kB280.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 132.5 kB276.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 132.8 kB235.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 133.7 kB301.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 113.8 kB272.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 128.6 kB285.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 135.1 kB263.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 125.4 kB264.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 126.8 kB256.0 kB [list of files]