Question about torrents via console
LukeD at pobox.com
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 btlaunchmany.py script through screen (sysutils/screen)
for the very reason you describe. It's been working great for years.
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