Find the answer to your Linux question:
Results 1 to 6 of 6
hi all Linux Forums Users do any of u know a lightweight torrent client that will work well on an old Pentium 3 with 256mb ram thank you in advance...
Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Not a member yet? Register.
  1. #1
    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    101

    torrent client for old hardware


    hi all Linux Forums Users

    do any of u know a lightweight torrent client that will work well on an old Pentium 3 with 256mb ram

    thank you in advance
    Oxtail75
    I Live In a Linux household the only windows i own are the ones u look out of

    Arch with Gnome (Desktop)
    Arch with fluxbox (Laptop)
    FreeBSD 6 (Server)
    CENTOS 5 (the other 4 PCS)
    Linux user number 447395

  2. #2
    Linux Newbie Tutku's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Izmir / Turkey
    Posts
    167
    for a long time, I've been using libTorrent, i recommend it to you. It is console based so it is lightweight as you want.

    The libTorrent and rTorrent Project - Trac

  3. #3
    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    101
    i wil give it a look but i would like a graphical client
    Oxtail75
    I Live In a Linux household the only windows i own are the ones u look out of

    Arch with Gnome (Desktop)
    Arch with fluxbox (Laptop)
    FreeBSD 6 (Server)
    CENTOS 5 (the other 4 PCS)
    Linux user number 447395

  4. $spacer_open
    $spacer_close
  5. #4
    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Maldives
    Posts
    126

    deluge

    i think deluge will run on thats specs. it a very good torrent client.

  6. #5
    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    101
    dost it requie gkt or q3 as i am runing it it on icewm and dont wont a to hog the cpu
    Oxtail75
    I Live In a Linux household the only windows i own are the ones u look out of

    Arch with Gnome (Desktop)
    Arch with fluxbox (Laptop)
    FreeBSD 6 (Server)
    CENTOS 5 (the other 4 PCS)
    Linux user number 447395

  7. #6
    Linux Newbie Tutku's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Izmir / Turkey
    Posts
    167
    deluge depens Python and gtk. I don't have any Desktop Environment i only use Fluxbox. Under Fluxbox, deluge doesn't exhaut my cpu.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •