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September 30, 2009, at 12:25 PM by Reedy -- Updated
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Using DebianArmEtch I was able to successfully build the necessary Optware IPK packages needed to run the lastest version of rtorrent. You may want to do this due to fact the Debian version being old and out of date (etch 0.6.4, optware 0.7.9).

Brian Zhou has an un-official feed located at http://www.mediamax.com/bzhou/Hosted/optware/cs04q3armel. This means you dont have to build them yourself.

  • To get and install IPKG onto Debian
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You may want to use Optware packages, due to fact the Debian version being old and out of date (lenny 0.7.9, optware 0.8.5).

Follow DebianOptware to get Optware installed and setup on Debian Lenny.

  • Then execute
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  1. wget http://www.mediamax.com/bzhou/Hosted/optware/cs04q3armel/ipkg-opt_0.99.163-9_arm.ipk
  2. tar -xOvzf ipkg-opt_*_arm.ipk ./data.tar.gz | tar -C / -xzvf -
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  1. /opt/bin/ipkg install rtorrent
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  • Edit /opt/etc/ipkg.conf to point to the feed location, you can use any editor you like, or use the sed scripts below
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This will update the package feeds, and then install rtorrent and the neccessary dependancies.

Due to the packages being optware packages, they are all located in /opt/bin, and configs in /opt/etc.

You then need to create a .rtorrent.rc config file in your home directory.

You should then be able to use the latest Optware rtorrent in Debian

To update and upgade later on:

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sed -i -e '/^dest root/i src local http://www.mediamax.com/bzhou/Hosted/optware/cs04q3armel' /opt/etc/ipkg.conf

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  1. /opt/bin/ipkg update
  2. /opt/bin/ipkg upgrade
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  • Then execute
# /opt/bin/ipkg update
# /opt/bin/ipkg install rtorrent

This will update the package feeds, and then install rtorrent and the neccessary dependancies.

Due to the packages being optware packages, they are all located in /opt/bin, and configs in /opt/etc.

You then need to create a .rtorrent.rc config file in your home directory.

You should then be able to use the latest Optware rtorrent in Debian

To update and upgade later on:

# /opt/bin/ipkg update
# /opt/bin/ipkg upgrade
October 19, 2008, at 03:40 PM by Reedy -- rem my outdated feed
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Reedy Boy also has an un-official feed at http://ipkg.reedyboy.net/optware-arm-etch.

February 04, 2008, at 05:17 AM by BrianZhou -- link to InstallRtorrentOnDebian
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Another way is InstallRtorrentOnDebain

February 04, 2008, at 05:17 AM by BrianZhou -- link to InstallRtorrentOnDebian
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  • RPC mount point /RPC2
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  • RPC mount point /RPC2

Debian packages

see [InstallRtorrentOnDebain]

January 28, 2008, at 09:34 PM by Reedy Boy -- ntorrent info
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rtorrent can be run by using /opt/bin/rtorrent

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rtorrent can be run by using /opt/bin/rtorrent

  • Config nTorrent to connect to
    • IP address of your rtorrent machine
    • lighttpd port (port 80 by default) - Doesnt need entering
    • RPC mount point /RPC2
January 28, 2008, at 08:36 PM by Reedy Boy -- plus my field
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Reedy Boy also has an un-official feed at http://ipkg.reedyboy.net/optware-arm-etch.

January 27, 2008, at 10:00 PM by Reedy Boy --
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Using DebianArmEtch I was able to successfully build the necessary Optware IPK packages needed to run the lastest version of rtorrent (etch 0.6.4, optware 0.7.9).

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Using DebianArmEtch I was able to successfully build the necessary Optware IPK packages needed to run the lastest version of rtorrent. You may want to do this due to fact the Debian version being old and out of date (etch 0.6.4, optware 0.7.9).

January 27, 2008, at 09:58 PM by Reedy Boy -- tweaks and updates
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Using DebianArmEtch I was able to successfully build the necessary Optware IPK packages needed to run Rtorrent on Debian.

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Using DebianArmEtch I was able to successfully build the necessary Optware IPK packages needed to run the lastest version of rtorrent (etch 0.6.4, optware 0.7.9).

January 27, 2008, at 09:57 PM by Reedy Boy -- tweak
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Using DebianArmEtch i was able to successfully build the necessary Optware IPK packages needed to run Rtorrent on debian.

Brian Zhou has an un-official feed located at http://www.mediamax.com/bzhou/Hosted/optware/cs04q3armel

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Using DebianArmEtch I was able to successfully build the necessary Optware IPK packages needed to run Rtorrent on Debian.

Brian Zhou has an un-official feed located at http://www.mediamax.com/bzhou/Hosted/optware/cs04q3armel. This means you dont have to build them yourself.

January 27, 2008, at 09:53 PM by BrianZhou --
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Latest rtorrent

January 27, 2008, at 09:51 PM by Reedy Boy -- expanded, tweaked
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  • To get and install IPKG to Debian
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  • To get and install IPKG onto Debian
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  • Edit /opt/etc/ipkg.conf to point to your the feed location, you can use any editor you like, or use the sed scripts below
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  • Edit /opt/etc/ipkg.conf to point to the feed location, you can use any editor you like, or use the sed scripts below
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Due to the packages being optware packages, they are all located in /opt/bin, and configs in /opt/etc

You then need to create a .rtorrent.rc config file in your home directory

You should then be able to use the latest optware rtorrent in debian

to:

Due to the packages being optware packages, they are all located in /opt/bin, and configs in /opt/etc.

You then need to create a .rtorrent.rc config file in your home directory.

You should then be able to use the latest Optware rtorrent in Debian

To update and upgade later on:

# /opt/bin/ipkg update
# /opt/bin/ipkg upgrade

Will update the package feed, and download any newer packages

January 27, 2008, at 09:45 PM by Reedy Boy -- bit more
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You can then follow the RtorrentWithRemoteGUI guide to edit your /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf and your rtorrent conf

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You can then follow the RtorrentWithRemoteGUI guide to edit your /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf and your rtorrent conf

rtorrent can be run by using /opt/bin/rtorrent

January 27, 2008, at 09:44 PM by Reedy Boy -- tweak
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January 27, 2008, at 09:44 PM by Reedy Boy -- Created page
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Using DebianArmEtch i was able to successfully build the necessary Optware IPK packages needed to run Rtorrent on debian.

Brian Zhou has an un-official feed located at http://www.mediamax.com/bzhou/Hosted/optware/cs04q3armel

  • To get and install IPKG to Debian
  1. wget http://www.mediamax.com/bzhou/Hosted/optware/cs04q3armel/ipkg-opt_0.99.163-9_arm.ipk
  2. tar -xOvzf ipkg-opt_*_arm.ipk ./data.tar.gz | tar -C / -xzvf -
  • Edit /opt/etc/ipkg.conf to point to your the feed location, you can use any editor you like, or use the sed scripts below
sed -i -e '/^dest root/i src local http://www.mediamax.com/bzhou/Hosted/optware/cs04q3armel' /opt/etc/ipkg.conf
  • Then execute
# /opt/bin/ipkg update
# /opt/bin/ipkg install rtorrent

This will update the package feeds, and then install rtorrent and the neccessary dependancies.

Due to the packages being optware packages, they are all located in /opt/bin, and configs in /opt/etc

You then need to create a .rtorrent.rc config file in your home directory

You should then be able to use the latest optware rtorrent in debian

nTorrent

If you would like to use a remote GUI, you can almost follow RtorrentWithRemoteGUI

However, you can install lighttpd from the Debian repositories - apt-get install lighttpd

This means it will configure it for debian, run it on startup and such

You can then follow the RtorrentWithRemoteGUI guide to edit your /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf and your rtorrent conf

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Based on work by Reedy, BrianZhou, and Reedy Boy.
Originally by Reedy Boy.
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