Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Lie Ryan <lie.1296@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Can't Emerge Thunderbird-5.0/6.0
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 08:37:45
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Can't Emerge Thunderbird-5.0/6.0 by Homer Parker
On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 4:49 AM, Homer Parker <hparker@g.o> wrote:

> On Thu, 2011-08-25 at 03:32 +1000, Lie Ryan wrote: > > So, yes, I think you do have an extreme irrational bias if you prefer > > a > > text-based email or torrent clients over a GUI equivalent. > > Text based torrent clients are great for running on headless > machines > in tmux or screen. Fire it up, mount the watch directory with whatever > method you prefer, drop your .torrent files in there.. Pretty simple > imo. So I guess I have an irrational bias towards text based torrent > clients ;) >
Many popular torrent clients, uTorrent and Transmission for example, can run a webserver so you can control your download remotely with a web browser, see Azureus/Vuze has plugins that allow the same thing.