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 * [[Transmission]] - a popular and lightweight BitTorrent client, providing GTK, QT, command-line and web interfaces.
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 * 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.
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 * DebianPkg:transmission-gtk - A [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usage_share_of_BitTorrent_clients#2015|popular]] and basic BitTorrent Client using a GTK interface.
 * DebianPkg:rtorrent - A console based BitTorrent, with ncurses interface.
 * DebianPkg:transmission-daemon - A BitTorrent client daemon.
 * DebianPkg:transmission-cli - A non-interactive console interface for ''transmission-daemon''.
 * DebianPkg:transmission-remote-cli - An interactive ncurses interface for ''transmission-daemon''.

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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).

For example:

  • 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.