[CentOS] yum cannot find bittorent rpm at dag

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Mon Dec 29 19:30:39 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-12-29 at 11:07 -0800, MHR wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 10:44 AM, James B. Byrne <byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca> wrote:
> >
> > I am trying to get the x86_64 isos of CentOS-5.2. I wish to use
> > bittorrent.  The last time that I did this I required the bittorent
> > package from Dag's repository.
> Try rpmforge - https://rpmrepo.org/RPMforge
> It's there:
> bittorrent.noarch                        4.4.0-1.el5.rf         rpmforge
> bittorrent-gui.noarch                    4.4.0-1.el5.rf         rpmforge

Just be aware that that version doesn't have the latest "in the wild"
features. When I looked into porting the latest some months back, I
found too many changes need for my experience level (python. gtk2?, ...
and more).

If you don't need all the "glitz", maybe one of the others would do? I
use and like rtorrent, but there's also this stuff

Available Packages
ctorrent.i386           1.3.4-3.dnh2.1.el5.kb  kbs-CentOS-Testi
ktorrent.i386           2.2.1-1.el5.rf         rpmforge        
libtorrent-devel.i386   0.12.0-1.el5.rf        rpmforge        
torrentzip.i386         0.2-1.el5.rf           rpmforge

There's others that don't have torrent in the package name, but I can't
recall them ATM. I saw them when I was running rtorrent to share my 5.2
images though.

A browse of the rpmforge site should lead you to alternatives if you
have the interest in them.

> mhr
> <snip sig stuff>


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