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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
This list is compiled based on user feedback and functionalities. If you are looking for a torrent client which is less resource hungry, gives top speed, has lots of speed then rtorrent is the one you are looking for. If you are a newbie and dont want to play with configurations then deluge is the best bet. If you are obsessed with good looks are doesnt have a freesoftware ideology to guide you the vuze suites you. If you are looking for a truly light weight GUI then you have to check out bittornado. Read on to find more
Commandline torrent client written in c++. Offers good speed and a lot of option. For a newbie bit difficult to configure. Support encryption, DHT, Peer Exchange,Prioritization,Selective downloads... Some webbased front-ends are also availbale like ntorrent,rtGUI.