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Install rtorrent on Yosemite via brew
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The following steps are the easiest way to install rtorrent - a console-based torrent client - on OSX Yosemite. The same may work on Mavericks and previous versions, but not personally tested. I previously installed it with the previous OS differently which I cannot recount anymore.
brew install gcc
brew install rtorrent
Setup RC file
cd ~ wget https://gist.githubusercontent.com/timhtheos/463842fd0e4ca25086e2/raw/bf168e2c5b65fece626ec2b2d84089cd92dfe0a4/.rtorrent.rc mkdir ~/.rtorrent.session
To set for the download directory, change value for the
|ctrl + q||quit|
|ctrl + s||start download|
|ctrl + d||stop; remove if done twice|
|left, right arrow keys||move to next/previous screen or option|
|up, down arrow keys||move up/down in an option or on the list of torrents|
|return key||rtorrent prompt where you can paste your torrent magnet link|