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BIGLYBT(1) User Commands BIGLYBT(1)


BiglyBT - a BitTorrent client


biglybt [options] [torrent [torrent ...]]


BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer file distribution tool.

BiglyBT offers multiple torrent downloads, queuing/priority systems (on torrents and files), start/stop seeding options and instant access to numerous pieces of information about your torrents.


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Run <uis>. ',' separated list of user interfaces to run (swt, console, telnet). The first one given will respond to requests without determinable source UI (e.g. further torrents added via command line).

Shutdown an existing instance of BiglyBT

Shutdown an existing instance of BiglyBT

Restart an existing instance of BiglyBT

Show the BiglyBT interface

Share a resource

Specify the absolute save location for the torrent(s)


The user guide, which may be accessed from the Help menu within the program.

December 2019 BitTorrent client