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(ruTorrent) Using autodl_irssi to select trackers  Print this Article

In this section, you will learn how to use your autodl_irssi, which is a feature of ruTorrent, to select a tracker of your choice.
(We will be using the ruTorrent theme OBLIVION in this tutorial)


First off, lets get ourselves acquainted with what autodl_irssi is. Here is the official explanation of what it is.

Here is an excerpt from SourceForce:

"autodl is a plugin for Irssi which monitors torrent IRC announce channels, downloads torrent files based on a user-defined filter, and then sends the torrent files to a local or remote torrent client.
Supports several different private trackers."


In Other Words: it is an IRC chat scrubber that detects announcements of torrents, which, once detected, automatically sends them to your torrent downloader

of choice, and begins to download them, according to your download options.


Right. now that we have the definition out of the way. lets have a look at what it actually looks like, and how to use it!


Step 1: Please go ahead and click the  button. which can be found  
here .

 

Step 2: Next, we will want to choose the TRACKERS option, which will be found here:.

Step 2a: Once you have done this, you will see a pop up, like this:


Excellent! we are 3/4's of the way there, just in 2 simple clicks!



Step 3: Find the tracker that you want to use! In this case, we'll use IPT, otherwise known as IPTorrents. use the following scroll bar, to select the tracker you want. as seen here 
Step 4:Once you have found your tracker. it is time to insert your credentials!(For this tutorial, we will be using FAKE credentials. Also, please note: not every tracker will look the same when you enter credentials. Please see your individual tracker for possibile tutorials on what to do. In this case, IPTorrents requires a PASSKEY, and, also provides a tutorial in itself, of how to successfully use their services. We will not cover that here).

Please enter your credentials here: 

 

Step 5: You are done! Congratulations! You have successfully setup your tracker. There is still much more to learn, in order to fully utilize your autodl_irssi plugin! But dont worry, we'll get to that in the next tutorial!

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