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6 Torrent clients for Linux

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When people talk about BitTorrent probably thinks to download movies and music, often illegally and without permission of the copyright.But there is also a legitimate and legal torrenting you can do, especially on Linux.Forexample, most Linux distributions are available through the same ISO images via BitTorrent.

Having a good BitTorrent client is imperative if you are a Linux user,what is the right one depends on what you do and how you plan to use the sources.With this in mind let's look at some of the best BitTorrent client available for Linux.

Transmission

One of the most common torrent client platform,you will find it on Linux and Mac OSX,and has a native interface for Qt, GTK+, the command line and web interface.But wait,there's more! Transmission also has a lot of third-party tool sthat work and interact with the program, including Transdroid-a remote client for Android through which control the transmission from the phone. Most Linux distributions have support for the package of transmission.

Transmission is designed for easy, powerful use.

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