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1.\" $Id: transmission-gtk.1 1659 2007-04-04 01:41:34Z joshe $
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3.\" Copyright (c) 2007 Joshua Elsasser
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23.Dd April 3, 2007
24.Dt TRANSMISSION-GTK 1
25.Os
26.Sh NAME
27.Nm transmission-gtk
28.Nd a bittorrent client
29.Sh SYNOPSIS
30.Nm transmission-gtk
31.Fl h
32.Nm
33.Op Fl pq
34.Op Ar torrent-file ...
35.Sh DESCRIPTION
36The
37.Nm
38program is a lightweight BitTorrent client with a simple, intuitive
39GTK+ interface.
40.Pp
41BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer file transfer protocol which uses a
42torrent metainfo file (usually with the .torrent file extension) and a
43central tracker to distribute file data amongst a group of peers. For
44more information on the BitTorrent protocol see
45http://www.bittorrent.org/
46.Pp
47The options are as follows:
48.Bl -tag -width Ds
49.It Fl h Fl -help
50Print command-line option descriptions.
51.It Fl p Fl -paused
52Start with all torrents paused
53.It Fl q Fl -quit
54Quit a running
55.Nm
56instance
57.El
58.Pp
59Only one instance of
60.Nm
61may run at one time.  Multiple torrent files may be loaded at startup
62by adding them to the command line.  If
63.Nm
64is already running, those torrents will be opened in the running
65instance.
66.Sh FILES
67.Bl -tag -width Ds -compact
68.It ~/.transmission
69The directory which
70.Nm
71uses to store user preferences, resume information and state, and the
72socket file used for IPC.
73.El
74.Sh AUTHORS
75.An -nosplit
76The
77.Nm
78program was written by
79.An Josh Elsasser Aq josh@elsasser.org ,
80.An Eric Petit Aq titer@m0k.org ,
81and
82.An Mitchell Livingston Aq livings124@gmail.com .
83.Sh SEE ALSO
84.Xr transmissioncli 1
85.Pp
86http://transmission.m0k.org
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