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1.\" $Id: transmission.1 9355 2009-10-22 02:13:18Z charles $
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22.Dd May 20, 2008
23.Dt TRANSMISSION-GTK 1
24.Os
25.Sh NAME
26.Nm transmission
27.Nd a bittorrent client
28.Sh SYNOPSIS
29.Nm transmission
30.Fl ?
31.Nm
32.Op Fl pqm
33.Op Ar torrent-file ...
34.Sh DESCRIPTION
35.Nm
36is a fast and easy BitTorrent client.
37.Pp
38BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer file transfer protocol which uses a
39metainfo file (usually with the .torrent file extension) and a central
40tracker to distribute file data amongst a group of peers.  For more
41information on the BitTorrent protocol see http://www.bittorrent.org/
42.Sh OPTIONS
43.Bl -tag -width Ds
44.It Fl ? Fl -help
45Show help options
46.It Fl p Fl -paused
47Start with all torrents paused
48.It Fl m Fl -minimized
49Start minimized in system tray
50.It Fl g, Fl -config-dir Ar directory
51Where to look for configuration files.  This can be used to swap between using the cli, daemon, gtk, and qt clients.
52See http://trac.transmissionbt.com/wiki/ConfigFiles for more information.
53.El
54.Pp
55Multiple .torrent files may be added at startup
56by appending them on the command line.
57If
58.Nm
59is already running, the torrents will be added to the running instance.
60.Sh ENVIRONMENT
61.Bl -tag -width Fl
62.It Ev TRANSMISSION_HOME
63Sets the default config-dir.
64.El
65.Sh FILES
66.Bl -tag -width Ds -compact
67.It ~/.config/transmission
68The config-dir used when neither
69.Op Ev TRANSMISSION_HOME
70nor
71.Op Fl g
72is specified.
73.El
74.Sh AUTHORS
75.An -nosplit
76.Nm
77was written by
78.An Charles Kerr ,
79.An Josh Elsasser ,
80.An Eric Petit ,
81and
82.An Mitchell Livingston .
83.Sh SEE ALSO
84.Xr transmissioncli 1 ,
85.Xr transmission-daemon 1 ,
86.Xr transmission-remote 1
87.Pp
88http://www.transmissionbt.com/
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