Commands tagged torrent (3)

  • This one-liner greps first 30 direct URLs for .torrent files matching your search querry, ordered by number of seeds (descending; determined by the second number after your querry, in this case 7; for other options just check the site via your favorite web-browser). You don't have to care about grepping the torrent names as well, because they are already included in the .torrent URL (except for spaces and some other characters replaced by underscores, but still human-readable). Be sure to have some http://isup.me/ macro handy (someone often kicks the ethernet cables out of their servers ;) ). I've also coded a more user-friendly ash (should be BASH compatible) script, which also lists the total size of download and number of seeds/peers (available at http://saironiq.blogspot.com/2011/04/my-shell-scripts-4-thepiratebayorg.html - may need some tweaking, as it was written for a router running OpenWrt and transmission). Happy downloading!


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    wget -U Mozilla -qO - "http://thepiratebay.org/search/your_querry_here/0/7/0" | grep -o 'http\:\/\/torrents\.thepiratebay\.org\/.*\.torrent'
    sairon · 2011-04-15 15:01:16 18
  • usage: tpb searchterm example: tpb the matrix trilogy This searches for torrents from thepiratebay and displays the top results in reverse order, so the 1st result is at the bottom instead of the top -- which is better for command line users


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    tpb() { wget -U Mozilla -qO - $(echo "http://thepiratebay.org/search/$@/0/7/0" | sed 's/ /\%20/g') | grep -o 'http\:\/\/torrents\.thepiratebay\.org\/.*\.torrent' | tac; }
    Bonster · 2011-10-26 12:15:55 16
  • exiftool can also extract the 'comment' into a file :) Show Sample Output


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    exiftool '-comment<=ubuntu-11.10-alternate-i386.iso.torrent' hello.jpg
    dp3XTg · 2012-03-12 04:42:15 6

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