transmissioncli — a bittorrent client
transmissioncli −i torrent-file
transmissioncli −s torrent-file
transmissioncli −n sourcefile [−a url] [−c comment] [−r] new-torrent-file
transmissioncli [−b | −B] [−d number | −D] [−er | −ep | −et] [−f script] [−g directory] [−h] [−m | −M] [−p port] [−t] [−u number | −U] [−v] [−w directory] torrent-file
The transmissioncli program is a lightweight, command-line BitTorrent client with scripting capabilities.
The options are as follows:
−a, −-announce announce-url
When creating a new torrent, set its announce URL
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.
−c, −-comment comment-text
When creating a new torrent, set its comment field
−d, −-downlimit number
Set the maximum download speed in KB/s
Don’t limit the download speed
Encrypt all peer connections.
Prefer encrypted peer connections.
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.
Prints a short usage summary.
Shows torrent details and exit
Enable portmapping via NAT-PMP or UPnP
−n, −-new sourcefile
Create torrent from the specified file or directory
−p, −-port port
Set the port to listen for incoming peers. (Default: 51413)
When creating a new torrent, set its ’private’ flag
Print the current number of seeders and leechers for the specified torrent
Set the peer socket TOS for local router-based traffic shaping.
−u, −-uplimit number
Set the maximum upload speed in KB/s
Don’t limit the upload speed
Verify the torrent’s downloaded data.
−w, −-download-dir directory
Where to save downloaded data.
In addition to these options, sending transmissioncli a SIGHUP signal will contact the tracker for more peers.
Directory where transmissioncli keeps torrent information for future seeding and resume operations.
The transmissioncli program was written by Eric Petit, Josh Elsasser, Charles Kerr, and Mitchell Livingston.
BSD July 21, 2008 BSD