[CentOS] OT: Torrent software choice

Ian Blackwell ian at ikel.id.au
Fri Apr 3 04:59:47 UTC 2009


Linux Advocate wrote:
> is there a cli option?
>   
Yes, there is.  /usr/bin/bittorrent-console is provided as part of the
bittorrent package, available from http://bittorrent.com/

2.6.18-128.1.1.el5[root at www ~]# yum info bittorrent
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: mirror.internode.on.net
 * updates: mirror.internode.on.net
 * centosplus: mirror.internode.on.net
 * addons: mirror.internode.on.net
 * extras: mirror.internode.on.net
955 packages excluded due to repository priority protections
Installed Packages
Name       : bittorrent
Arch       : noarch
Version    : 4.4.0
Release    : 1.el5.rf
Size       : 3.4 M
Repo       : installed
Summary    : Network file transfer tool
URL        : http://bittorrent.com/
License    : BitTorrent Open Source License
Description: BitTorrent is a tool for copying files from one machine to
another. FTP punishes sites
           : for being popular: Since all uploading is done from one
place, a popular site needs big
           : iron and big bandwidth. With BitTorrent, clients
automatically mirror files they
           : download, making the publisher's burden almost nothing.

2.6.18-128.1.1.el5[root at www ~]#
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