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Written by Oleksandr Gavenko (AKA gavenkoa), compiled on 2017-01-30 from rev ccaa2f364422+.

Torrent

deluge.

Deluge is a full-featured, multi-platform, multi-interface BitTorrent client using libtorrent-rasterbar in it's backend and featuring multiple user-interfaces: GTK+, web and console.

rtorrent.

rTorrent is a text-based ncurses BitTorrent client written in C++, based on the libTorrent libraries for Unix.

http://libtorrent.rakshasa.no/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RTorrent

Create torrent in command line

$ mktorrent -a udp://tracker.publicbt.com:80/announce,udp://tracker.istole.it:80/announce book.chm

View torrent file content

$ btshowmetainfo debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso.torrent
btshowmetainfo 20030621 - decode BitTorrent metainfo files

metainfo file.: debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso.torrent
info hash.....: bc84cb84010074094dba7bb55eebf68c6b3934a2
file name.....: debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso
file size.....: 657457152 (1254 * 524288 + 0)
announce url..: http://bttracker.debian.org:6969/announce
http seeds....: http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/release/8.2.0/iso-cd/debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso|http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/archive/8.2.0/iso-cd/debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso
comment.......: "Debian CD from cdimage.debian.org"

$ sudo apt-get install aria2
$ aria2c -S debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso.torrent

Comment: "Debian CD from cdimage.debian.org"
Creation Date: Sun, 06 Sep 2015 12:33:43 GMT
Mode: single
Announce:
 http://bttracker.debian.org:6969/announce
Info Hash: bc84cb84010074094dba7bb55eebf68c6b3934a2
Piece Length: 512KiB
The Number of Pieces: 1254
Total Length: 627MiB (657,457,152)
Name: debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso
Magnet URI: magnet:?xt=urn:btih:BC84CB84010074094DBA7BB55EEBF68C6B3934A2&dn=debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso&tr=http%3A%2F%2Fbttracker.debian.org%3A6969%2Fannounce
Files:
idx|path/length
===+===========================================================================
  1|./debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso
   |627MiB (657,457,152)
---+---------------------------------------------------------------------------

$ sudo apt-get install transmission-cli
$ transmission-show debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso.torrent
Name: debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso
File: debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso.torrent

GENERAL

  Name: debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso
  Hash: bc84cb84010074094dba7bb55eebf68c6b3934a2
  Created by:
  Created on: Sun Sep  6 15:33:43 2015
  Comment: "Debian CD from cdimage.debian.org"
  Piece Count: 1254
  Piece Size: 512.0 KiB
  Total Size: 657.5 MB
  Privacy: Public torrent

TRACKERS

  Tier #1
  http://bttracker.debian.org:6969/announce

FILES

  debian-8.2.0-amd64-CD-1.iso (657.5 MB)