Question about torrents via console

Luke Dean LukeD at
Wed Jun 11 21:28:23 UTC 2008

>        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 run bittornado's script through screen (sysutils/screen) 
for the very reason you describe.  It's been working great for years.

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