bittorrent-multi-downloader — download multiple files using a
This manual page documents briefly the bittorrent-multi-downloader
This manual page was written for the Debian
distribution because the
original program does not have a manual page.
are programs that ease the use
of bittorrent in multiple-downloader situations. The programs check the
for torrent files. When they find any, they start a
separate downloader thread for each torrent file. These programs share a
common set of options, shown below. For more information on how to run them,
and any program-specific options, see their individual man pages.
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options
starting with two dashes (`--').
In addition to the options shown below, these programs share the same common
options with the normal downloaders, which are documented in
- --parse_dir_interval seconds
- the number of seconds between re-scanning the
provided directory (defaults to 60)
- --saveas_style 1|2|3
- how to name torrent downloads (1 = rename to torrent name,
2 = save under name in torrent, 3 = save in directory under torrent name)
(defaults to 1 for btlaunchmany, 2 for
- --display_path 0|1
- whether to display the full path or the torrent contents
for each torrent (defaults to 1 for btlaunchmany, 0 for
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