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## Auto-converted by kwiki2moinmoin v2005-10-07
BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer file distribution tool.
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See ["Azureus"]. BitTorrent is a [[Peer2Peer|peer-to-peer]] file sharing protocol used for distributing large amounts of data.
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However, if you're currently (2006-03-27) running Sarge/stable, Azureus doesn't exist in Sarge. Instead, you can use BitTorrent or BitTorrent-GUI. Debian provides many !BitTorrent clients. Use {{{apt-cache search bittorrent}}} to get the list (or search on [[https://packages.debian.org]]). The list includes:
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Related may be BTCompleteDir and BTCompleteDirGUI. However, I'm not sure I'd recommend them:{{{
/etc/cron.daily/man-db:
mandb: warning: /usr/share/man/man1/btcompletedir.1.gz is a dangling symlink
mandb: warning: /usr/share/man/man1/btcompletedirgui.1.gz is a dangling symlink
}}}
 * [[Transmission]] - a popular and lightweight BitTorrent client, providing GTK, QT, command-line and web interfaces.
 * DebianPkg:bittorrent-gui - A BitTorrent-GUI.
 * DebianPkg:deluge - A [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usage_share_of_BitTorrent_clients#2015|popular]] and advanced cross-platform BitTorrent client written in Python. With GTK+, web, and console user interface.
 * DebianPkg:qbittorrent - A [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usage_share_of_BitTorrent_clients#2015|popular]] and advanced cross-platform alternative to µTorrent. With Qt user interface.
 * DebianPkg:aria2 - High speed download utility (command-line)


=== External Links ===

 * https://www.debian.org/CD/torrent-cd/ - Get Debian ISO images with Bittorrent
 * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_BitTorrent_clients - A comparison of bittorrent clients - Wikipedia


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Translation(s): English - Français - Italiano - Русский - Українська


BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer file sharing protocol used for distributing large amounts of data.

Debian provides many BitTorrent clients. Use apt-cache search bittorrent to get the list (or search on https://packages.debian.org). The list includes:

  • Transmission - a popular and lightweight BitTorrent client, providing GTK, QT, command-line and web interfaces.

  • bittorrent-gui - A BitTorrent-GUI.

  • deluge - A popular and advanced cross-platform BitTorrent client written in Python. With GTK+, web, and console user interface.

  • qbittorrent - A popular and advanced cross-platform alternative to µTorrent. With Qt user interface.

  • aria2 - High speed download utility (command-line)


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