btfs - Man Page

mount torrent files or magnet links as a file system

Synopsis

btfs [options] metadata mountpoint

Description

btfs allows one to mount any torrent file or a magnet link as a file system. The contents of the files will be downloaded on-demand as they are read by applications.

Options

-v   --version

print version

-h   --help

print help

-b   --browse-only

download metadata only

-k   --keep

keep files after unmount

--data-directory=DIRECTORY

directory in which to put btfs download data. default is $HOME/btfs, or /tmp/btfs if unavailable

--min-port=PORT

start of listen port range

--max-port=PORT

end of listen port range

--max-download-rate=RATE

maximum download rate (in kilobytes per second)

--max-upload-rate=RATE

maximum upload rate (in kilobytes per second)

Examples

mounting a torrent file:
 btfs video.torrent ~/mnt

mounting a magnet link:
 btfs 'magnet:?xt=urn:btih:...' ~/mnt

unmounting:
 fusermount -u ~/mnt

Bugs

Please report any bugs to https://github.com/johang/btfs.

Authors

BTFS has been written by Johan Gunnarsson <johan.gunnarsson@gmail.com>

This man page was written by Donat Kh. <donat@opmbx.org>