[nycbug-talk] BSD torrents?

pete wright pete
Fri Mar 11 15:29:42 EST 2005

On Fri, 2005-03-11 at 07:39 -0500, Francisco Reyes wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Mar 2005, Pete Wright wrote:
> > here's a quick and dirty torrent guide for freebsd on our own site ;)
> > http://nycbug.org/index.php?NAV=Library&SUBM=86
> The ports did not have the latest and greatest so I just installed it 
> manually. It was near trivial.
> Download sources
> Install Python
> Install Python GTK
> make an alias pointing to "python <gui bt>" and another pointing to 
> "python <curses bt>"
> In my case that was
> alias btGUI "python /home/src/BitTorrent-4.0.0/btdownloadgui.py"
> alias btCUR "python /home/src/BitTorrent-4.0.0/btdownloadcurses.py"
> > basicly illustrates using the --max_upload_rate flag so you don't crush
> > your pipe.
> I believe the default is 20K, which is fine for me.

hmmm...not too sure about that, may have changed w/ v4
(from running btdownloadcurses.py w/ no args.)

--max_upload_rate <arg>
          maximum kB/s to upload at, 0 means no limit (defaults to 0)

Peter Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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