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yum install rtorrent from the EPEL repositoryif yum install doesn't work- yum install http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
manual for the rest
on the install rtorrent doesn't configure the .rtorrent.rc (you'll see the error when starting up rtorrent.
Allow only encrypted connections for both incoming and outgoing with rtorrent
What does encryption Do?
The RC4 encryption obfuscates not only the header but the entire stream. This means that it’s very hard for your ISP to detect that the traffic you are generating comes from BitTorrent.
Note that RC4 uses more CPU time than the plain encryption or no encryption. It is however harder to identify for traffic shaping devices
This can be achieved by modifying the .rtorrent.rc file
encryption = require,allow_incoming,require_RC4
^qInitiate shutdown, press again to force the shutdown and skip sending the stop signal to trackers.
leftGo back to the previous screen.
Main View Keys
rightSwitch to Download View.
^xCall commands or change settings.
^eSet the 'create/resize queued' flags on all files in a torrent. This is necessary if the underlying files in a torrent have been deleted or truncated, and thus rtorrent must recreate them.
^rInitiate hash check of torrent. Without starting to download/upload.
+/-Change priority of torrent.
lView log. Exit by pressing the space-bar.
IToggle whether torrent ignores or heeds commands.
UClear tied to file association for torrent.
1Show all downloads
2Show all downloads, ordered by name
3Show started downloads
4Show stopped downloads
5Show complete downloads
6Show incomplete downloads
7Show hashing downloads
8Show seeding downloads
9Show leeching downloads
0Show active downloads
Download View Keys
rightSwitch to selected view
leftSwitch to view selection or back to main view
1/2Adjust max uploads.
3/4Adjust min peers.
5/6Adjust max peers.
pDisplay peer list
oDisplay torrent info
iDisplay file list
uDisplay tracker list
t/TInitiate tracker request. Use capital "T" to force the request, ignoring the "min interval" set by the tracker.
Peer list View Keys
leftSwitch to view selection
rightShow peer details
*Snub peer (stop uploading to this peer)
kKick peer (disconnect from peer)
BBan peer (No unbanning is possible. Requires rTorrent 0.8.4+)
File list View Keys
leftSwitch to view selection
rightShow file details
spaceChange the file priority; applies recursively when done on a directory
*Change the priority of all files
/Collapse directories. While collapsed, press right to expand the selected directory.
for more information on rtorrent from he command line
rtorrent torrent scheduling for non-peak period downloading
In order to schedule rtorrent to download only during certain time intervals, e.g. non-peak periods of some ISP, you don't need a cron job. Instead you can use the built-in scheduling functionality. To only download between 2 am and 8 am every night, add to your .rtorrent.rc file: