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1.\" $Id: transmission-gtk.1 1660 2007-04-04 04:34:13Z joshe $
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22
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
42metainfo file (usually with the .torrent file extension) and a central
43tracker to distribute file data amongst a group of peers.  For more
44information on the BitTorrent protocol see http://www.bittorrent.org/
45.Pp
46The options are as follows:
47.Bl -tag -width Ds
48.It Fl h Fl -help
49Print command-line option descriptions.
50.It Fl p Fl -paused
51Start with all torrents paused
52.It Fl q Fl -quit
53Quit a running
54.Nm
55instance
56.El
57.Pp
58Only one instance of
59.Nm
60may be run at one time.  Multiple .torrent files may be loaded at
61startup by adding them to the command line.  If
62.Nm
63is already running, those torrents will be opened in the running
64instance.
65.Sh FILES
66.Bl -tag -width Ds -compact
67.It ~/.transmission
68The directory which
69.Nm
70uses to store user preferences, resume information and state, and the
71socket file used for interprocess communication (IPC).
72.El
73.Sh AUTHORS
74.An -nosplit
75The
76.Nm
77program was written by
78.An Josh Elsasser Aq josh@elsasser.org ,
79.An Eric Petit Aq titer@m0k.org ,
80and
81.An Mitchell Livingston Aq livings124@gmail.com .
82.Sh SEE ALSO
83.Xr transmissioncli 1
84.Pp
85http://transmission.m0k.org
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