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       btdownloadgui — GUI bittorrent download interface


       btdownloadgui [options ...]  URL

       btdownloadgui [options ...]  filename


       This manual page documents briefly the btdownloadgui command.

       This  manual  page  was written for the Debian distribution because the
       original program does not have a manual page.

       btdownloadgui is a GUI interface to download torrents.

       btdownloadgui will open a provided torrent URL or file and download  it
       until  complete.  It  will  then  seed (upload) the torrent until it is


       This program follows the usual  GNU  command  line  syntax,  with  long
       options  starting  with  two  dashes  (‘--’).   A summary of options is
       included below.

       In addition to  the  program-specific  options  described  below,  this
       program   uses   the  same  common  options  as  the  other  bittorrent
       downloaders, which are documented in bittorrent-downloader(1).

       --win32_taskbar_icon 0|1
                 whether to iconize to the system try or not (only for  win32)
                 (defaults to 1)

       --gui_stretchwindow 0|1
                 whether  to  stretch  the  download  status window to fit the
                 torrent name (defaults to 0)

       --gui_displaystats 0|1
                 whether to display statistics on peers and seeds (defaults to

       --gui_displaymiscstats 0|1
                 whether  to  display miscellaneous other statistics (defaults
                 to 1)

       --gui_ratesettingsdefault     automatic|unlimited|dialup/isdn|dsl/cable
       slow|dsl/cable fast|T1|T3+|seeder
                 the default rate setting  to  use  for  maximum  upload  rate
                 (options   are   ’automatic’,   ’unlimited’,   ’dialup/isdn’,
                 ’dsl/cable slow’, ’dsl/cable fast’,  ’T1’,  ’T3+’,  ’seeder’)
                 (defaults to ’automatic’)

       --gui_ratesettingsmode none|basic|full
                 the  rate  setting  controls  to display (options are ’none’,
                 ’basic’, and ’full’) (defaults to ’full’)

       --gui_forcegreenonfirewall 0|1
                 forces the status icon to be green even if the  client  seems
                 to be firewalled (defaults to 0)

       --gui_default_savedir directory
                 the default directory to save to (defaults to ’’)

       --last_saved directory
                 the  directory  where the last torrent was saved (defaults to

       --gui_font size
                 the font size to use (defaults to 10)

       --gui_saveas_ask 0|1|-1
                 whether to ask where to download to (0 = never, 1  =  always,
                 -1 = automatic resume) (defaults to 0)

       --gui_checkingcolor color
                 the color to use for the progress bar when checking (defaults
                 to ’92 91 8d’)

       --gui_downloadcolor color
                 the color to  use  for  the  progress  bar  when  downloading
                 (defaults to ’4b 69 83’)

       --gui_seedingcolor color
                 the  color to use for the progress bar when seeding (defaults
                 to ’00 ff 00’)


       bittorrent-downloader(1), btdownloadcurses(1), btdownloadheadless(1),


       This manual page  was  written  by  Cameron  Dale  <>
       (based   on   the   original   man  pages  written  by  Micah  Anderson
       <>) for the Debian system (but may be used by  others).
       Permission  is  granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
       under the terms of the GNU General Public License,  Version  2  or  any
       later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

       On  Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License
       can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.