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ctorrent - Download bittorrent files from command line

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NAME

ctorrent - Download bittorrent files from command line

SYNOPSIS

  ctorrent - [options] *.torrent

OPTIONS

-a
Preallocate files on disk
-A USER-AGENT-STRING
Set User-Agent header (default "Enhanced-CTorrent/dnh3.2")
-b FILE
Bitfield save FILE (default is torrent+".bf")
-c
Check pieces only, don't download
-d
Daemon mode (fork to background)
-D rate
Max bandwidth down (unit KiB/s)
-e hours
Exit while seed HOURS later (default 72 hours)
-E ratio
Exit after seeding to RATIO (UL:DL)
-f
Force saved bitfield or seed mode (skip initial hash check)
-h|-H
Display short help.
-i IP
Listen for connections on specific IP address (default all/any)
-l LENGTH
Piece length (default 262144)
-m PEERS-MIN
Min peers count (default 1)
-M PEERS-MAX
Max peers count (default 100)
-n FILE-NBR-LIST
Specify file number(s) to download
-p PORT
 Listen PORT (default 2706 -> 2106)
    
-P ID
Set Peer ID prefix (default "-CD0302-")
-s SAVEFILE|DIR
Download ("save as") to a different file or directory
-t
Create a new torrent file
-t URL
Tracker's URL
-v
Verbose output (for debugging)
-x
Decode metainfo (torrent) file only, don't download
-z SLICE-SIZE
Download slice/block size, unit KB (default 16, max 128)

DESCRIPTION

CTorrent is a BitTorrent Client program written in C/C++. Fast and small are CTorrent's two strengths.
EXAMPLES
    ctorrent -s save.iso -e 12 -C 32 -p 6881 iso.torrent

ENVIRONMENT

None.

FILES

None.

SEE ALSO

azureus(1) bittornado(1) bittorrent(1) ktorrent(1) qbittorrent(1) qtorrent(1) rtorrent(1) transmission-cli(1)

AUTHORS

This manual page was written by Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>, for the Debian GNU system (but may be used by others). Released under license GNU GPL v2 or (at your option) any later version.
The program development was discontinued 2006-06-07. See project page https://sourceforge.net/projects/ctorrent
 
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