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Surely a few of you to have access to a remote machine in console mode. Dedicated servers, VPS shared servers are very popular right now, but if you are only using it to serve web pages or applications may ye missing an interesting option in these spaces: convert “download servers” through the BitTorrent protocol .
In fact, there are several BitTorrent clients that work with both GUI and console, and some that do only on console. The idea, of course, is you to profit bandwidth of your server to be he who takes care of downloading all kinds of files , do not be bad;) – with those BitTorrent clients, and more descarguéis afternoon comfortably to your computer if you so desire.
Some of the clients that offer this capability in Linux distributions are:
Transmission : the command line interface is not available as standard, but you can install it on Ubuntu with the package transmission-daemon and transmission-remote package, which is the provides the control commands. This daemon allows you to access BitTorrent download from the console, and in this document you have some instructions to get everything working correctly.
rtorrent : This client is also particularly interesting because it actually is designed for the console and uses libtorrent as backend. A user has created a complete tutorial to take advantage, and here are the instructions.
Deluge : As with Transmission, this client has both GTK and web interface and console interface. To use just start the console mode with ‘deluge-u console’ and then add a new discharge as indicated here with the command ‘add-p ‘.
aria2c : This program lets you manage downloads console HTTP, FTP and BitTorrent. Just install and then launch it with the command ‘aria2c fichero.torrent’ or ‘aria2c http://ruta.com/fichero.torrent’.
BitTornado : another client that also supports operation from console. Once installed, simply activate the console mode implemented ncurses ‘max_uploads btdownloadcurses-4-32 fichero.torrent max_upload_rate’, for example.
ctorrent : This BitTorrent client written in C + + is another of those who are also specifically designed to be used from console directly. You have more information about its use in the official website and the user guide.