I've tried many torrent clients available in the repositories, but haven't found any that support the multi-tracker extension (BEP-012) the way it is implemented in uTorrent.

That is, when there is a list of trackers, uTorrent uses peers from all of them, but linux clients use only from the first available tracker.

Is there any command-line clients (preferably native Linux) that support the libtorrent multi-tracker feature the way uTorrent does?

  • use utorrent for linux – Ashu May 16 '12 at 4:49
  • even if multi tracker feature is not being used you still get the same speed usually so y the need for worry – Ashu May 16 '12 at 5:46
  • No, that's not happening. If the first in the list is a tracker abroad, I'm having slow peers. If the second is local or nearby, I'd have fast peers, but the second tracker is never polled since the first is alive. – mbaitoff May 16 '12 at 6:03
  • i never had that prob... but i think there is something like tracker preference – Ashu May 16 '12 at 6:07
  • I had that problem many times, especially with long tracker lists. An I don't want to manually shuffle the list to search for good peers - I want that performed by the program. – mbaitoff May 16 '12 at 6:20

Deluge supports multi-tracker torrents, and it has a command-line client available in the Ubuntu repositories, deluge-console Install deluge-console

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  • Does it support multi-tracker extension the way the utorrent does? That is, announcing to multiple trackers at a time? – mbaitoff May 20 '12 at 15:34

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