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rTorrent--Console P2P!

Aug 02, 2007, 03:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Łukasz Olender)

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"In this article I'd like to describe a text-mode Bittorrent client--rTorrent. It will be helpful to people that share a computer with other household members because it allows them to download files regardless of the logged in user. What's more, because it is a text-mode client (runs under ncurses) you can watch how it works through any ssh client, web browser (ajaxterm) or even cell phone (MidpSSH). Wikipedia and the official website says that the very optimized code makes rTorrent much faster than the official client. So, do you want more? Bring it on...!"

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