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Manual Reference Pages  -  TRANSMISSION-CLI (1)

NAME

transmission-cli - a bittorrent client

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Signals
Environment
Files
Authors
See Also

SYNOPSIS

transmission-cli
.Bk -words -h transmission-cli [-b-| -B ] [-d number |-D ] [-er-| -ep -| -et ] [-f script] [-g directory] [-h] [-m-| -M ] [-p port] [-t tos] [-u number |-U ] [-v] [-w directory] torrent-file
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DESCRIPTION

The transmission-cli program is a lightweight, command-line BitTorrent client with scripting capabilities.

The options are as follows:
-b --blocklist
  Enable peer blocklists. Transmission understands the bluetack blocklist file format. New blocklists can be added by copying them into the config-dir’s "blocklists" subdirectory.
-B --no-blocklist
  Disble blocklists.
-d, --downlimit number
  Set the maximum download speed in KB/s
-D, --no-downlimit
  Don’t limit the download speed
-er --encryption-required
  Encrypt all peer connections.
-ep --encryption-preferred
  Prefer encrypted peer connections.
-et --encryption-tolerated
  Prefer unencrypted peer connections.
-f, --finish script
  Set a script to run when the torrent finishes
-g, --config-dir directory
  Where to look for configuration files. This can be used to swap between using the cli, daemon, gtk, and qt clients. See http://trac.transmissionbt.com/wiki/ConfigFiles for more information.
-h, --help
  Prints a short usage summary.
-m, --portmap
  Enable portmapping via NAT-PMP or UPnP
-M, --no-portmap
  Disable portmapping
-n, --new sourcefile
  Create torrent from the specified file or directory
-p, --port port
  Set the port to listen for incoming peers. (Default: 51413)
-t, --tos tos
  Set the peer socket TOS for local router-based traffic shaping. Valid values are

"default", "lowcost", "throughput", "reliability", "lowdelay",

a decimal value 0-255 or a hexidecimal value 0x00-0xff)

-u, --uplimit number
  Set the maximum upload speed in KB/s
-U, --no-uplimit
  Don’t limit the upload speed
-v, --verify
  Verify the torrent’s downloaded data.
-w, --download-dir directory
  Where to save downloaded data.

SIGNALS

In addition to these options, sending transmission-cli a SIGHUP signal will contact the tracker for more peers.

ENVIRONMENT

TRANSMISSION_HOME
  Sets the default config-dir.
http_proxy
  libcurl uses this environment variable when performing tracker announces.

FILES

~/.config/transmission
  Directory where transmission-cli keeps torrent information for future seeding and resume operations.

AUTHORS

The transmission-cli program was written by
.An -nosplit
.An Eric Petit ,
.An Josh Elsasser ,
.An Jordan Lee , and
.An Mitchell Livingston .

SEE ALSO

transmission-create(1), transmission-daemon(1), transmission-edit(1), transmission-gtk(1), transmission-qt(1), transmission-remote(1), transmission-show(1)

http://www.transmissionbt.com/

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