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rTorrent is a text-based client for BitTorrent file sharing.

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Process 'rtorrent' showing as “main” when run in screen

So I'm running "rtorrent" in screen (detached) and in ps/top, it seems to show the process as "main" instead of "rtorrent". It shows the real process name in "htop". #ps -u USER PID TTY TIME ...
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Ctrl-S doesn't work in rtorrent when accessed via screen. Can't start torrents

I run rtorrent remotely on a seedbox. When I log in with a web interface I'm able to start torrents, and when torrent files get dropped into my watched folder that works too. However, when I try to ...
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Is it possible to use the meta-files in rtorrent?

I've used rtorrent on some magnetic-links and it created some "meta"-files, which seemed to be named by the hash... Is there a way to somehow use these meta-files to start rtorrent to download the ...
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Move completed torrents in rTorrent according to label

I've got a seedbox with rTorrent (and ruTorrent) installed, and I'm trying to automate as much as possible... Currently, I've got this in my rtorrent.rc to move completed files to ~/Download: ...
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rtorrent: 'Tracker Timeout' caused by IPtables

I'm trying to secure my rtorrent-running-homeserver with IPtables. With the aim to allow only incoming connections to the rtorrent port 6890 and 5292 for ftp (both are forwarded by the router), I ...
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Tunnel incoming rtorrent connections to rtorrent

I'm running rtorrent on a seedbox, but this seedbox has significant bandwidth restrictions. I have another server (I'll call it the proxy) with no bandwidth restrictions which I'd like to use as a ...
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daemonize rtorrent

Just read the man page, but found no option for this. Maybe I missed it, maybe it doesn't exist. I have a server at home I'm SSHing to for rtorrent, but the torrent stops downloading and won't restart ...
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Can't compile rTorrent with xmlrpc-c

I'm trying to setup xmlrpc-c with rTorrent but for some reason I failed: checking for XMLRPC-C... failed Here's my build script: output_dir=/home/world/apps curl -Lso - ...
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How should I proceed in troubleshooting rtorrent?

I have a computer connected via ethernet cables to my home router that preforms server like duties. Specifically, for some time I was running rtorrent on this machine. I wish I knew when this started ...
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how do I use rtorrent with a socks5 proxy?

How do I get rtorrent to use a socks5 proxy? I've tried to get socks5 to work with rtorrent, but it doesn't seem to have any impact. Setup the socks5 proxy on port 9800: ssh -ND 9800 user@otherhost ...
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What is the best rtorrent.rc config for seeding?

My ~/.rtorrent.rc looks like this: min_peers = 10000 min_peers_seed = 10000 encryption = require dht = on peer_exchange = yes How can I configure my rtorrent.rc so that I could seed better? (or ...
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How to add a torrent to a running rtorrent download?

So there is a directory full of torrent files: debian.iso.torrent fedora.iso.torrent I can start downloading them with a: rtorrent *.torrent command, when the working directory is the same ...