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== Interaction ==
 
== Interaction ==
  
Through '''btcli''': (don't forget to configure working directory with -d, if not default)
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To interact with '''btpd''' use the command-line interface '''btcli'''.
  
* Add foo.torrent, with content dir /home/user/foo.torrent.d/, and start it: $ btcli add -d /home/user/foo.torrent.d foo.torrent
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{{note|Don't forget to configure a working directory with -d if you don't want to use the default.}}
* Same as above without starting it: $ btcli add -N -d /home/user/foo.torrent.d foo.torrent
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* Display a list btpd’s torrents and their number, size, status, etc: $ btcli list
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Add foo.torrent, with content dir /home/user/foo.torrent.d/, and start it:  
* Same as above, but only for torrent 12 and my.little.torrent: $ btcli list 12 my.little.torrent
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$ btcli add -d /home/user/foo.torrent.d foo.torrent
* Same as above but only for active torrents: $ btcli list -a
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Same as above without starting it:  
* Use a custom list forma: $btcli list -f "btcli list -f "%n\t%#\t%p%s\t%r\n"
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$ btcli add -N -d /home/user/foo.torrent.d foo.torrent
* Start bar.torrent and torrent number 7: $ btcli start bar.torrent 7
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Display a list btpd’s torrents and their number, size, status, etc:  
* Stop torrent number 7: $ btcli stop 7
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$ btcli list
* Stop all active torrents: $ btcli stop -a
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Same as above, but only for torrent 12 and my.little.torrent:  
* Remove bar.torrent and it’s associated information from btpd: $ btcli del bar.torrent
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$ btcli list 12 my.little.torrent
* Display a summary of up/download stats for the active torrents: $ btcli stat
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Same as above but only for active torrents:  
* Display the summary once every five seconds: $ btcli stat -w 5
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$ btcli list -a
* Same as above, but also display individual stats for each active torrent: $ btcli stat -w 5 -i
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Use a custom list forma:  
* Shut down btpd: $ btcli kill
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$btcli list -f "btcli list -f "%n\t%#\t%p%s\t%r\n"
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Start bar.torrent and torrent number 7:  
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$ btcli start bar.torrent 7
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Stop torrent number 7:  
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$ btcli stop 7
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Stop all active torrents:  
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$ btcli stop -a
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Remove bar.torrent and it’s associated information from btpd:  
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$ btcli del bar.torrent
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Display a summary of up/download stats for the active torrents:  
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$ btcli stat
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Display the summary once every five seconds:  
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$ btcli stat -w 5
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Same as above, but also display individual stats for each active torrent:  
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$ btcli stat -w 5 -i
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Shut down btpd:  
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$ btcli kill
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==

Revision as of 19:08, 16 May 2011

btpd is a BitTorrent client daemon.

Installation

Btpd is located in the AUR. It can be installed with a AUR helper or manually.

The package can be installed using cower using the following command:

$ cower -d btpd && makepkg && su -c "pacman -U *.pkg"

Configuration

Btpd does not have a configuration file. Options can be applied using flags (see man btpd).

Interaction

To interact with btpd use the command-line interface btcli.

Note: Don't forget to configure a working directory with -d if you don't want to use the default.

Add foo.torrent, with content dir /home/user/foo.torrent.d/, and start it:

$ btcli add -d /home/user/foo.torrent.d foo.torrent

Same as above without starting it:

$ btcli add -N -d /home/user/foo.torrent.d foo.torrent

Display a list btpd’s torrents and their number, size, status, etc:

$ btcli list

Same as above, but only for torrent 12 and my.little.torrent:

$ btcli list 12 my.little.torrent

Same as above but only for active torrents:

$ btcli list -a

Use a custom list forma:

$btcli list -f "btcli list -f "%n\t%#\t%p%s\t%r\n"

Start bar.torrent and torrent number 7:

$ btcli start bar.torrent 7

Stop torrent number 7:

$ btcli stop 7

Stop all active torrents:

$ btcli stop -a

Remove bar.torrent and it’s associated information from btpd:

$ btcli del bar.torrent

Display a summary of up/download stats for the active torrents:

$ btcli stat

Display the summary once every five seconds:

$ btcli stat -w 5

Same as above, but also display individual stats for each active torrent:

$ btcli stat -w 5 -i

Shut down btpd:

$ btcli kill

External Links