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BTFS(1) General Commands Manual BTFS(1)

NAME

btfs - 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>