did you make any progress with the screen package for LS1? I would
love "screen" in combination with the Bittorrent package from Wiki
(which works great!). This tool would really solve all my needs at the
moment. See http://mandrivausers.org/lofiversion/index.php/t17941.html
for details on the easy usage of "screen".
I would really appreciate your efforts for the package!
--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com
> Darn, you beat me to it! Screen is the easiest way to run programs
> the background. Just add "screen" before the program you wish to
> To resume the program use the command "screen -r". I am working on
> putting together a screen package for the PPC LinkStation. I'll post
> it on the LinkStationWiki when I'm done.
> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "James Stewart"
> <wartstew@y...> wrote:
> > There is the utility called "screen" which lets you "background"
> > entire shell (telnet) session, as well as have multiple sessions
> > running, then be able to reconnect to them later. Someone got it
> > working on the original LS1 a while back. I have it on my
> > Debianized one (but hardly used it because I use a graphical VNC
> > desktop instead).
> > If you are interested in it and can't get it going, let me know
> > I might be able to come up with a version that will run for you
> > you have an LS-1. For an LS-2 you might need to hunt down an
> > owner to test it.
> > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "superg00fy"
> > <supergoofy@k...> wrote:
> > > Hi, I've installed the BitTorrent package from the wiki, but I
> > > haven't found a way to make my download to stay in background!
> > > There is also an utility to monitor all the downloads always
> > > written in Python, but that make use of a simple GUI, so it
> > > must be changed to work in text-mode/web.
> > > Unfortunately it was made for gentoo, ... So I just wanted to
> > > if anyone already has tryed it and adapted to the linkstation
> > Also I think some people are doing it this way, at least running
> > some sort of bittorrent client that runs in the background like
> > this. As far a Python, it is an "interpreted" lanquage. So this
> > means you don't need to worry about what OS it was "compiled" for
> > any thing like that, you "just" have to get the Python
> > installed and running.
> > Someone should to a HowTo on running bittorrent in the
> > I would be interested because it seems cleaner to me than running
> > in a background-able shell or VNC environment.