Schedule your torrents in Ubuntu

Schedule your torrents in Ubuntu

This blog post is intended to help BSNL broadband users using the 500c Plan. It has become really tiresome for me to wake up every day at 2 in the morning to start my downloads. Setting up cron is a bit of a pain in the @$$ – especially for beginners. Some torrent clients like Ktorrent has built in options to schedule torrent. But my favorite torrent client is Deluge and it doesnot have such an option. I thought of a really simple way to schedule torrents. You will be able to do this if you know basic maths.

Say, the time is 12:05 when you go to sleep. Run sleep 2h && your torrent client. The client will start at 2:05. Now if you sleep at 11:40 run

sleep 2h && sleep 20m && deluge

it will run at 2:00.

Enjoy your sleep!!

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43 Responses to “Schedule your torrents in Ubuntu”


  1. 1 Syam August 11, 2009 at 7:46 pm

    Your post inspired me to post the method that I’ve been using to schedule KTorrent: http://solidsmoke.blogspot.com/2009/08/scheduling-ktorrent.html

  2. 2 Shabin August 11, 2009 at 8:30 pm

    Yaaar……….
    Use Auto poweron & shutdown in XP!!!!

    It s the best way ‘coz u can save electricity.

    search for Auto power-on & shutdown in torrentz.com
    it even has option for scheduling terminating or beginning a program or shutdown!!

  3. 3 Alex P August 11, 2009 at 11:45 pm

    I had been using the add-on Bandwidth Scheduler available with KTorrent. It works well.. Will try this as well.. :)

  4. 4 newsgroupsdirect December 8, 2009 at 10:49 am

    Torrents aren’t safe, use newsgroups, try it free..

  5. 5 Direct Download December 16, 2009 at 8:38 pm

    Can’t be safe on torrents anymore, private trackers are getting hit now. Usenet is the way to go for sure..

  6. 6 Famous April 25, 2010 at 8:14 pm

    I’ve had 2 friends get noticed for illegal downloading on torrents…

  7. 7 Shahal Tharique May 8, 2012 at 2:43 am

    Its’ possible in deluge, Go Preferences -> Plugins-> Tick Scheduler ->Click Apply. Simple as that.

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    You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this matter to be actually something which I think I would never understand.

    It seems too complicated and extremely broad for me. I’m looking forward for your next post, I’ll try to get the hang of it!

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