Using rTorrent console
General note about key combinations: ^ means the Ctrl-key. M-x means Meta-x (Usually Alt-x or Esc-x) Adding and removing torrents backspace Add torrent using an URL or file path. Use tab to view directory content and do auto-complete. Also, wildcards can be used. For example: ~/torrent/* return Same as backspace, except the torrent remains inactive. (Use ^s to activate) ^o Set new download directory for selected torrent. Only works if torrent has not yet been activated. ^s Start download. Runs hash first unless already done. ^d Stop an active download, or remove a stopped download. ^k Stop and close the files of an active download. ^r Initiate hash check of torrent. Without starting to download/upload.
Throttling a/s/d Increase the upload throttle by 1/5/50 KB. z/x/c Decrease the upload throttle by 1/5/50 KB. A/S/D Increase the download throttle by 1/5/50 KB. Z/X/C Decrease the download throttle by 1/5/50 KB.
Navigating Global Keys ^q Initiate shutdown, press again to force the shutdown and skip sending the stop signal to trackers. up/down Select item. left Go back to the previous screen. Main View Keys right Switch to Download View. ^r Initiate hash check of torrent. +/- Change priority of torrent. l View log. Exit by pressing the space-bar. 1 Show all downloads 2 Show all downloads, ordered by name 3 Show started downloads 4 Show stopped downloads 5 Show complete downloads 6 Show incomplete downloads 7 Show hashing downloads 8 Show seeding downloads
Download View Keys right Switch to selected view left Switch to view selection or back to main view 1/2 Adjust max uploads. 3/4 Adjust min peers. 5/6 Adjust max peers. p Display peer list o Display torrent info i Display file list u Display tracker list t/T Initiate tracker request. Use capital T to force the request, ignoring the "min interval" set by the tracker.
Peer list View Keys left Switch to view selection right Show peer details
- Snub peer (stop uploading to this peer)
k Kick peer (disconnect from peer) B Ban peer (No unbanning is possible.) 0.8.4+ File list View Keys left Switch to view selection right Show file details space Change 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.
Priority options are blank (standard priority), hig (high priority) and off (not to be downloaded). Tracker list View Keys left Switch to view selection
- Enable/disable tracker
space Rotate trackers in a group