transmission-qt — a bittorrent client
transmission-qt [options] [torrent-file ...]
transmission-qt is a fast and easy BitTorrent client.
BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer file transfer protocol which uses a metainfo file (usually with the .torrent file extension) and a central tracker to distribute file data amongst a group of peers. For more information on the BitTorrent protocol see http://www.bittorrent.org/
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-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 https://github.com/transmission/transmission/wiki/Configuration-Files for more information.
Start minimized in notification area
-p, --port port
Port to use when connecting to an existing session
-r, --remote host
Connect to an existing session at the specified hostname
-u, --username username
Username to use when connecting to an existing session
Show version number and exit
-w, --password password
Password to use when connecting to an existing session
Multiple .torrent files may be added at startup by appending them on the command line. If transmission-qt is already running, the torrents will be added to the running instance.
Sets the default config-dir.
The config-dir used when neither [TRANSMISSION_HOME] nor [-g] is specified.
transmission-qt was written by Charles Kerr, Josh Elsasser, Eric Petit, Mitchell Livingston, and Mike Gelfand.
June 26, 2010