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Installing rtorrent

rtorrent is a bittorrent client that run on command line mode on linux.

Few days back, i have installed PHP/MySQL based BitTorrent client

http://www.torrentflux.com/

This is the file time i download a file from BitTorrent.

Today i installed rtorrent on linux server for testing.

cd /usr/local/src
wget http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/libsigc++/2.0/libsigc++-2.0.18.tar.gz
tar -zxvf libsigc++-2.0.18.tar.gz
cd libsigc++-2.0.18
./configure
make
make install

cd /usr/local/src
wget http://libtorrent.rakshasa.no/downloads/libtorrent-0.11.9.tar.gz
tar zxvf libtorrent-0.11.9.tar.gz
cd libtorrent-0.11.9
export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig
./configure
make
make install

cd /usr/local/src
wget http://libtorrent.rakshasa.no/downloads/rtorrent-0.7.9.tar.gz
tar -zxvf rtorrent-0.7.9.tar.gz
cd rtorrent-0.7.9
./configure
make
make install

After installation, you can use rtorrent from SSH prompt (inside screen will be better).

For how to use, refer

http://libtorrent.rakshasa.no/rtorrent/rtorrent.1.html


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