More on BitTorrent

Tom Moore tom at
Wed Feb 9 14:39:05 EST 2005

You could use screen.
I use this for leaving consoles running when I want ot logout.


On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 11:29:24AM -0700, Steve Holmes wrote:
> I'm trying to start up btdownloads from a remote terminal and then
> fork them into background so I can logout and leave the torrents
> going.  I tried both btdownloadcurses and btdownloadheadless by
> starting normally, seeing that my downloads are all complete but wanna
> leve up for uploading.  I then ctrl-z to get my shell and then I type
> 'bg' to background the torrent.  The problem is, doing a 'jobs' always
> shows the process as stopped.  the bg command apparently isn't getting
> the process to resume running.; I also can't it to work with the '&'
> sign after the command either.
> The only way I can see doing this is to launch these torrents with
> consols oat home and just leave them open for the day.  Is that my
> only choice?
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