installing rtorrent and rutorrent in FreeBSD 8

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installing rtorrent and rutorrent in FreeBSD 8

Postby Paradoxium2004 » 08 Oct 2010, 07:05

I have no idea when to install first. They both have dependencies, and require ports and packages, but I'm not sure what get installed first.

Can anyone tell me what I need to install, and in which order I need to do it?
Thanks in advance.
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Postby SirDice » 08 Oct 2010, 08:38

Start here: Chapter 4 Installing Applications: Packages and Ports

As for [port]net-p2p/rtorrent[/port]:

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# cd /usr/ports/net-p2p/rtorrent
# make install clean


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# pkg_add -r rtorrent


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Postby loop » 10 Oct 2010, 22:37

I couldn't get rutorrent working on FreeBSD, rtgui works fine though
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