Weboorrents is a console application able to search for torrents on supported trackers and to download the .torrent files.
It supports the following websites:
You can run Weboorrents without any parameter to get an interactive prompt, or specify a command to run it directly and exit just after.
In this page we will use the interactive mode:
$ weboorrents Welcome to weboorrents Copyright(C) 2010-2012 The Weboob Team This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, version 3 of the License. Type "help" to display available commands. Loaded backends: weboorrents>
help command to see what are the available commands.
For more information about common options of console applications, read this documentation.
The first time you launch weboorrents, it will ask you what backends you want to add and configure.
You can also use the
backends command to manage them, and to enable only specific backends.
Search a torrent
You can do a research with:
weboorrents> search ass to mouth
Information on a torrent
weboorrents> info <# or ID>
Get the .torrent
When you have the ID of a torrent, you can download the
.torrent file and save it to a file:
weboorrents> getfile <# or ID> FILENAME
-, the file will be written on stdout. It’s useful to pipe to another program.