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rTorrent installation

yum install rtorrent
cp /usr/share/doc/rtorrent-0.7.8/rtorrent.rc.example ~/.rtorrent.rc
vi ~/.rtorrent.rc

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Example .rtorrent.rc

# This is an example resource file for rTorrent. Copy to
# ~/.rtorrent.rc and enable/modify the options as needed. Remember to
# uncomment the options you wish to enable.
 
# Maximum and minimum number of peers to connect to per torrent.
min_peers = 40
max_peers = 100
 
# Maximum number of simultanious uploads per torrent.
max_uploads = 10
 
# Global upload and download rate in KiB. "0" for unlimited.
download_rate = 1024
upload_rate = 50
 
# Default directory to save the downloaded torrents.
directory = /inetpub/data/torrents
 
# Default session directory. Make sure you don't run multiple instance
# of rtorrent using the same session directory. Perhaps using a
# relative path?
#session = ./session
 
# Watch a directory for new torrents, and stop those that have been
# deleted.
schedule = watch_directory,5,5,load_start=/inetpub/data/torrents/watch/*.torrent
#schedule = untied_directory,5,5,stop_untied=
 
# The ip address reported to the tracker.
#ip = rakshasa
 
# The ip address the listening socket and outgoing connections is
# bound to.
#bind = rakshasa
 
# Port range to use for listening.
port_range = 6890-6999
 
# Start opening ports at a random position within the port range.
#port_random = no
 
# Check hash for finished torrents. Might be usefull until the bug is
# fixed that causes lack of diskspace not to be properly reported.
#check_hash = no
 
# Set whetever the client should try to connect to UDP trackers.
#use_udp_trackers = yes
 
# Alternative calls to bind and ip that should handle dynamic ip's.
#schedule = ip_tick,0,1800,ip=rakshasa
#schedule = bind_tick,0,1800,bind=rakshasa
 
#
# Do not modify the following parameters unless you know what you're doing.
#
 
# Hash read-ahead controls how many MB to request the kernel to read
# ahead. If the value is too low the disk may not be fully utilized,
# while if too high the kernel might not be able to keep the read
# pages in memory thus end up trashing.
#hash_read_ahead = 10
 
# Interval between attempts to check the hash, in milliseconds.
#hash_interval = 100
 
# Number of attempts to check the hash while using the mincore status,
# before forcing. Overworked systems might need lower values to get a
# decent hash checking rate.
#hash_max_tries = 10
 
# Max number of files to keep open simultaniously.
#max_open_files = 128
 
# Number of sockets to simultaneously keep open.
#max_open_sockets = <no default>
 
 
# Example of scheduling commands: Switch between two ip's every 5
# seconds.
#schedule = "ip_tick1,5,10,ip=torretta"
#schedule = "ip_tick2,10,10,ip=lampedusa"
 
# Remove a scheduled event.
#schedule_remove = "ip_tick1"

It is recommendet to use screen

linux/rtorrent.txt · Last modified: 2011/08/07 16:33 by skull@darktemple.ch