Question about torrents via console

Chess Griffin chess at
Wed Jun 11 18:34:57 UTC 2008

Steve Lake wrote:
>         Hi all.  Ok, I'm curious of something.  I've done torrents 
> before via the graphical interface before, but I want to setup a way to 
> download isos and various FOSS apps via bittorrent, but I want to do it 
> via the console so I can start a torrent in screen and then walk away, 
> allowing my server to finish the work without having to leave my main 
> workstation running to do the work like I normally do.  I'm using 
> bittornado right now, and if there's a way to do this, I'd love to know 
> how.

I have used net-p2p/ctorrent and net-p2p/rtorrent in the past and they 
have worked well.  Both are console bittorrent clients.  I am sure there 
are many others.

Chess Griffin
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